Day: May 15, 2022

  • STOIC CALENDAR: The Trial of Socrates 2022

    On the second day of Thargelion (May 16th in the Julian calendar), 399 BCE, at the age of 70 years old, Socrates was brought to the high court of Athens. According to Plato’s Apology, he was officially charged with two crimes—amorality and impiety: Socrates is a wrongdoer because [#1] he corrupts the youth and [#2]…