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Agathon (448–402 B.C.)

Agathon (ag’a-thon). A Greek tragic poet (448–402 B.C.). He was a close friend of Euripides and of Plato, and the famous ‘Symposium’ of Plato immortalizes the banquet given on the occasion of Agathon’s dramatic triumph, 416 B.C. One of his plays was called ‘The Flower.’