Historical & Fictional Characters in
Sophronikos, Son of Sokrates
Antisthenes-philosopher, follower of Sokrates.
Dexileos of Thorikos-(mentioned only-killed in battle-for more click here).
Gryllos/Diodoros-twins of Xenophon and his wife Philesia.
Hierophanes-aristocrat, horseman, Phylarch of Antiochis.
Iphikrates-famous Athenian general who, along with his well-trained peltasts, inflicted a serious attack on a Lacadaemonian garrison at Lechaion.
Kallias-son of Hipponikos of Alopeke; wealthy general commanding the Athenians garrisoned at Korinthos.
Kleinas-son of Axiokhos, friend/beloved of Kritobulos.
Kriton of Alopeke-wealthy, close friend of Sokrates.
Kritobulos-son of Kriton, a friend of Sokrates.
Kritias-(mentioned only) famous leader of the Thirty, first cousin of Plato's mother Perictione.
Lamprokles-eldest son of Sokrates.
Lysias-metic, orator, speech-writer, younger friend of Sokrates, brother of Polemarchos (murdered by the Thirty).
Menexenos-youngest son of Sokrates.
Myrto-(mentioned only) grand-daughter (?) of Aristides the Just; wife (?) common-law wife (?), concubine (?) of Sokrates. Click here.
Neaira-one of the famous hetairai (call girls) of ancient Hellas.
Pasion-ex-slave, banker, one of the richest men in Attica.
Phaedo of Elis-freed, aristocratic young man, taken as a slave in the Spartan-Elean war (ca. 402/01 BCE).
Philesia-young wife of Xenophon.
Plato-(mentioned only), young follower/ admirer of Sokrates, author of The Apology, Krito, Phaedo, et.al.
Perictione-mother of Plato, Adeimantos; wife of Ariston, and later Pyrilampes.
Polemarchos-(mentioned only) metic, son of a wealthy arms merchant, brother of Lysias the speech writer, murdered by the Thirty.
Rhamphias-grandfather of Spartan Captain Rhamphias.
Simon the Cobbler-(mentioned only), friend of Sokrates, shoemaker/leather worker.
Sokrates-(mentioned only) son of Sophronikos of Alopeke.
Sophronikos-middle son of Sokrates.
Speusippos-nephew of Plato, son of Eurymedon I.
Theramenes-(mentioned only) Athenian statesman, moderate oligarch, executed upon Kritias' command during the reign of the Thirty.
Thrasybulos-Athenian general, led the resistance against the oligarchs/Thirty, restored democracy in Athens.
Tolmides-herald for the 10,000 Greeks marching home in Xenophon's Anabasis.
Xanthippe-(mentioned only) wife (?), common-law wife (?), concubine (?) of Sokrates. (Sokrates' family life here.).
Xenophon of Erchia-Athenian aristocrat, horseman, author of the Anabasis, Hellenika, and other works., admirer of Sokrates.
Antikles-son of Glaukos.
Aristodemos-adopted son of Kassandra.
Aristogoros-father of Diokles, uncle to Dexileos and Arrichion, deme Thorikos.
Arrichion-brother of Dexileos, cousin of Diokles, horseman.
Demaratos of Lepreon-cousin to Nastes.
Diokles-son of Aristogoros, horseman, cousin to Dexileos, young knight
Eris-daughter of Grandmother, sister of Philetor
Grandmother-mother of Philetor, Telezia, Eris.
Isidor-son of Glaukos.
Kassandra-prostitute, one of the pornai.
Kleon-son of Kallikles of Kerameis, a potter.
Korinna-young slave girl awarded to Philetor after a lawsuit.
Leocedes-son of Simon the Cobbler.
Lysandra-Kleon's mother, wife of Kallikles.
Melampos-slave on Xenophon's estate in Skillus.
Metias-metic, rich Aethopian merchant.
Nastes of Lepreon-Lepreate soldier (Lacadaemonian/Spartans)
Philetor-son of Kebes of Kerameis, potter.
Pylas-slave, owmed by the metic Timias.
Rhamphias-Spartan captain, son of the famous (historical) Spartan General Klearchos initially in command of the ten thousand soldiers Xenopohon writes about in his book, Anabasis.
Simon-grandson of Simon the Cobbler.
Telezia-daughter of Grandmother, sister of Philetor
Teucer of Milos-son of Teleklytos of Milos.
Timias-foreign metic, potter.