Theban Krat (Krates)( Greek philosopher)
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Biography Theban Krat (Krates)
Krat Thebes; Krates, IV / III Centuries. BC. e., Greek philosopher. Student Diogenes Sinop. After the distribution of money from the sale of property, led a life of wandering Cynics, shocking his contemporaries behavior. Pupil to. a founder of the Stoic school of Zeno Kifeonsky. From the works to. preserved only scattered fragments. Among other things, he wrote a parody, . which mocked philosophers, . Sumu (Pera), . describes life Cynics, . as well as a parody of fashion in contemporary literature works, . representing the image of the ideal state, . such as Atlantis in Plato's Critias,
. K. was also the author of the parody of poetic hymns and elegies of Solon, and possibly also on the tragedy. Been lost letter K, not inferior, as far as is known, stylistically letters of Plato. But under his name preserved in 36 letters II. n. e. does not represent any value.