Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the editor present Socrates' defense first in this collection of Socratic dialogues?
2. According to the editor how does Xenophon's "Conversations of Socrates" compare to Plato's "Apology"?
3. What were the main charges that Socrates was accused of at his trial?
4. What does Xenophon note at the opening of Socrates' defense, and whom does he cite as an important source of information?
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