Genius of the Ancient World

Genius Of The Ancient World


Historian Bettany Hughes heads to Greece to detail how the Athenian philosopher, Socrates, secured a reputation as an influential maverick. She also highlights how his contributions as one of the founders of Western philosophy did not please his detractors, as his outspoken defense of his beliefs ultimately led to his execution.
  • program length: 60 minutes
  • episode #102

Sunday, August 12 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

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