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This page is part of the "tools" section of a site, Plato and his dialogues, dedicated to developing a new interpretation of Plato's dialogues. The "tools" section provides historical and geographical context (chronology, maps, entries on characters and locations) for Socrates, Plato and their time. For more information on the structure of entries and links available from them, read the notice at the beginning of the index of persons and locations.
This Thucydides, son of Melesias, is the father of the Melesias seen in the Laches in search of a teacher for his son, also named Thucydides (Laches, 179a) ; he is also one of the famed politicians mentioned by Socrates in the Meno to show that great men cannot teach virtue to their sons (Meno, 94c).