Socrates' Prison

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Jasmine Sahu
published on 25 July 2017

The (alleged) prison of Socrates on Filopappou Hill in Athens

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About the Author

Jasmine Sahu
A student of Classics with a love of Cicero, Fifth Century Athens and power politics in Ancient Egypt. Currently studying for a BA in Classics with Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford, her exploration of the Ancient World has only just begun.

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Sahu, J. (2017, July 25). Socrates' Prison. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Sahu, Jasmine. "Socrates' Prison." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 25, 2017.

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Sahu, Jasmine. "Socrates' Prison." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 25 Jul 2017. Web. 28 Mar 2023.