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The Last Days of Socrates Characters & Character Analysis

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Important People

Socrates

This Athenian was born in 469 BC. He was very loyal to his homeland. During his adult life he developed a reputation within Athens. He made both friends and enemies by meeting and speaking with people. He was outspoken but also humble, curious, prepared to discover that he had been mistaken. He never did get a higher degree or certificate of education, but spent a lot of free time chasing after teachers and drawing them into conversation.

He lived through a military campaign in which Athens confronted the Spartans.

He is advertised as the focal point of these books but in truth he is not. Although when alive his numerous conversations provided plentiful attention and relationships with others, when one pays attention to what he is saying it is plain that he is dealing with timeless concerns that affect all of us. In that respect, the works of...

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