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Socrates and his society come to life in The Hemlock Cup

How do we examine the life of the man who told us the unexamined life is not worth living? British historian, author and broadcaster Bettany Hughes does just that by bringing to life the social, political, economic, literary and military realities of Socrates’ society. “I mainly did it by describing the sights, sounds, mores and facts that surrounded him,” Hughes ...

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