Adeimantus of Collytus, Brother of Plato


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What does Collytus mean in Adeimantus' full name?

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1. Where in the historical records is Adeimantus mentioned?

2. What is Adeimantus' concern in The Republic?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A student of Socrates, Adeimantus appears in multiple Ancient Greek written works. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of him through questions on his role in his famous relative's writings.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test your understanding of:

  • The life of Adeimantus
  • Historical writings that mention Adeimantus
  • Adeimantus' role and concerns in his relative's works

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Adeimantus of Collytus
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the life of Adeimantus
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Adeimantus' function in Ancient Greek philosophical writings

Additional Learning

Strengthen your knowledge of Adeimantus of Collytus by watching the related lesson. It covers the following objectives:

  • Learn where and when Adeimantus lived
  • Discover how much is actually known about Adeimantus' life
  • Understand Adeimantus' role in his relative's work
  • Identify important Ancient Greek philosophical works