The School of Athens by Raphael at St Peter's Basilica
The Fresco is 500 cm × 770 cm (200 in × 300 in) in size housed in Stanze di Raffaello, in the Apostolic Palace, Vatican City.
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The School of Athens is a depiction of philosophy and represents the truth acquired through reason. Figures representing each subject that must be mastered in order to hold a true philosophic debate - astronomy, geometry, arithmetic, and solid geometry - are depicted in concrete form. The main figures, Plato and Aristotle, are shown in the centre.