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Plato and Aristotle

The School of Athens or Scuola di Atene is a painting by the Italian High Renaissance artist Raphael Sanzio (April 6 or March 28, 1483 – April 6, 1520). Close up Plato (left) holding the Timaeus (Leonardo da Vinci) and Aristotle holding the Ethics.


Fresco, 500 × 770 cm

Painted between 1510 and 1511

Vatican City, Apostolic Palace


Part of article "What is Science?," on

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Taken on August 17, 2008