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Philosophy, sex and political purges in ancient Greece

The death of Socrates in 399 BC at the hands of the Athenian state is an event that continues to create controversy in modern culture. Although any philosophy student could tell you that Socrates was put to death by his own people, the deeper reasons

14th February, 2009

Why Socrates Died

By Robin Waterfield

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