1872 SOCRATES FOR ENGLISH READERS Xenophon's Memorabilia Hardcover
1872 SOCRATES FOR ENGLISH READERS Xenophon's Memorabilia Hardcover. Boards have wear around edges & spine, and has bumped corners. Hinges loose front and back. Pencil on first few pages. Bright top edge gilt.
Socrates (469-399 BCE) is among the most famous figures in world history for his contributions to ancient Greek philosophy. He is considered the father of Western philosophy. Socrates was part of a notorious trial which descended into mob rule. He was found guilty of “impiety and godlessness” and “corrupting the young”. The sentence was death and he was required to carry out his own execution by drinking hemlock. If you are a collector of banned books, this 1872 edition of Socrates for English Readers is anexcellent addition for your library.