In the 10th book of Plato’s “Republic” Er, having been killed in battle comes to life again on the twelfth day and relates what he had seen in the other world. The story is told to illustrate the rewards that await the just after death. The episode is from the “Myth of Er, the son of Armenius.” In ancient times Greeks believed  Armenius was the founder of the Armenian nation.

 

In the 10th book of Plato’s “Republic” Er, having been killed in battle comes to life again on the twelfth day and relates what he had seen in the other world. The story is told to illustrate the rewards that await the just after death. The episode is from the “Myth of Er, the son of Armenius.” In ancient times Greeks believed  Armenius was the founder of the Armenian nation.

 

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