Timaeus, by Plato

Here we present the text of Plato’s dialogue the Timaeus (ti-MAY-us), translated by Thomas Taylor.

One of Plato’s most influential dialogues, the Timaeus is the source of the famous story of the lost city of Atlantis, the nature of the world, the arrangement of the heavens, and more.

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