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Socrates re-tried

On Friday 10 US and European judges heard arguments by Greek and foreign lawyers to determine whether Socrates was guilty of evil-doing, impiety and corrupting the young. The Times of India article is here. 800 people bought tickets to watch the event in Athens and many more watched live on-line as the judges returned a 5-5 decision. Under ancient Athenian law, that meant he was not convicted.

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