Trial and execution of Socrates

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

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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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Bouchard, Elsa. "Trial and execution of Socrates". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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