Ion Plato - The Dialogues of Plato - Ion Plato , philosopher in Classical Greece (427-347) This ebook presents "The Dialogues of Plato - Ion", from Plato . A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected. Table of Contents -01- About this book -02- PERSONS IN THE DIALOGUE -03- ION In Plato's Ion (/?a??n/; Greek: ???) Socrates discusses with the titular character, a professional rhapsode who also lectures on Homer, the question of whether the rhapsode, a performer of poetry, gives his performance on account of his skill and knowledge or by virtue of divine possession. It is one of the shortest of Plato's dialogues.