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34 minutes ago, Roman Collector said:

That is interesting, but didn't people already know he was buried in the Academy? 


Yes. Diogenes said so (D.L. 3.41). But they didn't know exactly where. Presumably, they still don't, but they're a bit closer.

3.41  He [Plato] was buried in the Academy, where he spent the greatest part of his life in philosophical study. And hence the school which he founded was called the Academic school. And all the students there joined in the funeral procession.

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“We knew Plato was buried at the academy, which was very large, but thanks to the scans we now know he was buried in a garden in a private area, near the sacred shrine to the Muses,” Prof Graziano Ranocchia

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