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People - Ancient Greece: Echecrates
He was an Ancient Greek Pythagorean philosopher.

Echecrates in Wikipedia Echecrates (pronounced eh-CHEHK-rah-tees) was, according to Plato, a Pythagorean philosopher from the ancient Greek town of Phlius.[1] He appears in Plato's Phaedo dialogue as an aid to the plot. He meets Phaedo, the dialogue's namesake, some time after the execution of Socrates, and asks Phaedo to tell him the story of the famed philosopher's last hours.[2] Phaedo's presentation of the story comprises most of the dialogue's remainder, though Echecrates interrupts at times to ask questions relevant to the retold discussion.[3] Little is known about Echecrates other than what Plato reveals, thus he is mentioned in very few works. His status as a Pythagorean,[4] and his general concern and respect for Socrates are all that can be discerned of his philosophical beliefs.

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