The City Symbol Timeline in The Republic
The timeline below shows where the symbol The City appears in The Republic. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...gods committing impious actions, stories which might influence the citizens to act badly. Therefore, the city must only use stories depicting good behavior so as to influence the citizens of the... (full context)
...must protect the education system since it determines the quality of the citizens and the city. Wives and children of guardians are held in common. With properly educated citizens, and the... (full context)
...equivalent kinds of human soul for each government. Socrates imagines a gradual failure of the city as it passes through each government. Because the city is human, it is imperfect and... (full context)