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Thinkers of Ancient Greece- Socrates

Review for English 9 Honors Quiz
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Where did Socrates live
Athens
How long ago did Socrates live
400 years before Christ
What did he spend most of his life doing
Asking questions about people's beliefs and values
What was Socrates the first person in history to do
To build his life around examining questions like these
What was one of Socrate's quotes
Know yourself. The unexamined life is not worth living
Socrates was a great what
Teacher
What did Socrates ask
Questions
How did Socrates teach/What is the Socratic Method and what did it result in
By asking his students questions about their own opinions and beliefs resulting in students being able to build firmer, wiser beliefs
What did his students come to realize
That they could not explain or defend many things that they were once so sure of
Socrates was a ___ hero
War
What did the people of Athens think of Socrates and why
They disliked him because they felt he was teaching young people to reject important truths
What did the people of Athens do about Socrates
They ordered him to stop teaching but he refused
What did the people of Athens do when Socrates refused to stop teaching
They put him on trial and sentenced him to death
What was Socrates given to drink
A cup of Hemlock, a poison
What was a cup of hemlock equivalent to
Our electric chair
Did Socrates drink the hemlock
Yes, he drank it rather than to stop teaching and questioning