From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Potone (/pəˈtni/; Greek: Πωτώνη Pōtōnē; born before 427 BC) daughter of Ariston and Perictione, was Plato's older sister.[1] Her mother was Perictione and she was born in Collytus, just outside Athens. She married Eurymedon of Myrrhinus, by whom she bore Speusippus.[2]

Roger Scruton's mock Platonic dialogue, Perictione in Colophon, introduces a daughter of Potone, Perictione.


  1. ^ Diogenes Laërtius, iii. 4
  2. ^ Diogenes Laërtius, iv. 1