Four Texts on Socrates: Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito and Aristophanes' Clouds Setting & Symbolism

Thomas G. West
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Athens

The ancient Greek city where Socrates lived and died; it is also the city setting for all four texts in the book.

The Court House

Where Euthyphro and Socrates meet in The Euthyphro; they discuss the nature and definition of piety.

The Prison

Where Socrates is placed after the Apology and during the Crito.

The Court Room

The setting of the Apology, where Socrates is charged with his crimes of impiety and corrupting the youth.

Prytaneum

One of the finest housing districts in Athens, where Socrates requested to be fed freel meals as punishment for his crimes.

The Clouds

The only gods that Socrates of The Clouds believed in.

Hemlock

The poisonous drink Socrates received to bring about his execution.

Free Meals

Socrates' suggestion for his own punishment in the Apology. He believes that he deserves free meals served to him in the Prytaneum.

Piety

The subject...

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