Plato: Hippias Minor
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Plato: Hippias Major

Hippias Major or Greater Hippias (Greek: Ἱππίας μείζων) is a dialogue by Plato on the subject of beauty. Socrates' chief interlocutor is the sophist Hippias of Elis, who also features in the Hippias Minor.

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Free Online Texts

Gutenberg: Ιππίας, Μείζων και Ελάσσων. Greek text, multiple formats.

Perseus: Greek text, edited by John Burnet (1903). English text, translated by W.R.M. Lamb (1925).

Wikisource: Greater Hippias, translated by Benjamin Jowett. Multiple formats.

Other Resources

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Hippias - short biography of the historical sophist.

Librivox: Apocrypha of Plato - audiobook.

Philpapers: Hippias Major - open access papers.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Plato's Shorter Ethical Works, by Paul Woodruff.

Wikipedia: Hippias Major.

The Great Conversation: Further reading at Tom's Learning Notes

Plato: Hippias Minor.

Ancient Greek resources: learn to read Greek classics in the original.

Bloom's Western Canon: Plato's Dialogues are listed.


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