Trial and execution of Socrates

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Historical Context Note

The philosopher was convicted of corrupting the young and of professing impious beliefs. His teachings and his condemnation deeply marked the history of Greek philosophy.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Trial and execution of Socrates". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=11248, accessed 01 August 2014.]