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The Trial and the Death of Socrates

The Trial and the Death of Socrates Publisher: NAXOS
Author: Plato
Narrator: Full Cast Production
Length: 4 hours 40 minutes (Unabridged)
Download Price: $18.49
Format: Encoded Windows Media
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The trial and death of Socrates remains a powerful document not least because it gives a first-hand account of the end of one of the greatest figures in history. In Apology Socrates defends himself before the Athenian court against charges of corrupting youth. Phaedo is the account, by a young man, of the actual last words and moments of Socrates. These are presented with scene-setting introductions to the historical situation.

 

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