Allegory of the Cave


 S U N
Sun, Moon, and Heavens Above Earth

Universal Forms in Transcendent Realm


Ground Outside Cave Illuminated by Sun and Moon Above

Particular Objects in Natural World

/ / opening to cave below

/ / opening to the earth above
F I R E 
Statues Carried Along Parapet

Images of Objects from Visible World


Images on Wall

Shadows of Statues Carried in front of Fire