Ruins of Socrates Prison

Ruins of Socrates Prison


Athens, Greece (GR)
Socrates, Greek philospher and devine teacher was born 469 BC. In 399 BC he was convicted of denying the gods recognised by the state and corrupting the young. Serving thirty days imprisonment, he drank the "Cup of hemlock" after having refused an escape from prison, which was arranged by his friend Crito.
Socrates, Greek philospher and devine teacher was born 469 BC. In 399 BC he was convicted of denying the gods recognised by the state and corrupting the young. Serving thirty days imprisonment, he drank the "Cup of hemlock" after having refused an escape from prison, which was arranged by his friend Crito.
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