The Greeks

The Trial of Socrates

We’ve got a front row seat for a riveting performance that depicts the trial of Socrates. Though we remember him as an iconic early advocate of free speech, in his day Socrates was ultimately sentenced to death for pushing the rules too far.

 
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More than 3,000 years ago, a unique constellation of circumstances, events, resources and people coalesced in a corner of the Aegean and changed the course of human history forever. This three-part series will dig into the past to expose the present, seek to understand the Greeks to understand ourselves, and plumb today’s greatest minds to tell this epic story anew.
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