The Trial and Death of Socrates: By Plato
The trial of Socrates refers to the trial and the subsequent execution of the Athenian philosopher Socrates in 399 BC. Socrates was tried and convicted by the courts of democratic Athens on a charge of corrupting the youth and disbelieving in the ancestral gods. The trial was described by two of Socrates' contemporaries, Plato and Xenophon, and is one of the most famous trials of all time. The trial, last days, and death of Socrates are presented in this volume through four works of Plato. These works are the Euthyphro, Apology (i.e. Defense Speech), Crito and Phaedo (Socrates' Death scene) .
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Review: The Trial and Death of Socrates: Four DialoguesUser Review - David Sarkies - Goodreads
Thoughts from Socrates' trial and execution 13 October 2012 While I have written commentaries on collections before I have since tried to steer away from doing that to instead write about the ... Read full review
Review: The Trial and Death of Socrates (Four Dialogues) (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)User Review - Jeffrey Falk - Goodreads
This is of interest more for historical than philosophical reasons (though it is of interest for both reasons). Plato's audacity in systematizing philosophy at its (and Western civilization's) dawn ... Read full review