Socrates is often considered the first great philosopher of the ancient world. He was born sometime around 470 B.C. in Athens and lived through the.
1100 BC: Delphi is the capital of a league of Greek cities (including Sparta and Athens) 399 BC: the catapult is invented in Syracuse by Dionysius the Elder.
Year 399 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Tribunate of Augurinus, Longus, Priscus, Cicurinus, Years : 402 BC ; 401 BC ; 400 BC ; 399 BC; 398. Philosophers - Socrates 469 BC - 399 BC