Greyscale image of bust of Plato, larger version.

Plato. The Vatican herm. Though ancient, it is a work of pure imagination: no one knows what Plato looked like.

Source: Wilhelm Windelband, Platon, 3rd ed. (Stuttgart: Fr. Fromanns Verlag [E. Hauff], 1901), frontispiece.

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