Crito

Following on from the the trial of Socrates which is chronicled in the Apology, Crito depicts a conversation between Socrates and his wealthy friend Crito. Crito pleads with Socrates to go into self-exile to escape a wrongful verdict. Socrates will not go along with the escape plan because of his virtue as an Athenian and the loyalty to the state that follows. Regardless of the fairness of the trial, Socrates' respect of the laws of Athens ensures that evading the verdict is never a consideration for him.

Join us as we follow the argument on both sides in this life and death drama. For Socrates, life was a lesson so he consequently "turned his last breath into an argument and his last hour into evidence".

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