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Charmides         
ATHENIAN POLITICIAN
Charmides (; ), son of Glaucon, was an Athenian statesman who flourished during the 5th century BC.Debra Nails, The People of Plato (Indianapolis: Hackett, 2002), 90–94.
Charmides (poem)         
  • [[Aphrodite of Knidos]], by [[Praxiteles]]
1881 POEM BY OSCAR WILDE
Charmides was Oscar Wilde's longest and one of his most controversial poems. It was first published in his 1881 collection Poems.
Charmides (dialogue)         
WORK OF PLATO
The Charmides (; ) is a dialogue of Plato, in which Socrates engages a handsome and popular boy named Charmides in a conversation about the meaning of sophrosyne, a Greek word usually translated into English as "temperance," "self-control," or "restraint." When the boy is unable to satisfy him with an answer, he next turns to the boy's mentor Critias.