Athenian State Prison (Athens, Greece)

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Title

Athenian State Prison (Athens, Greece)

Subject

Agora (Athens, Greece)
Athens (Greece
Attikē (Greece)
Socrates, 469-399 B.C.

Description

This photograph depicts the ruins of the Athenian State Prison. Located just south of the agora, and built in 450 BCE, this building housed the most famous of all Classical philosophers, Socrates, and was the location of his suicide by the ingestion of hemlock in 399 BCE.

Creator

Proctor, Christopher

Date

30-May-2007

Rights

Noncommercial Reuse: The author of this work gives permission for this digital image to be reused
without modification for research and educative endeavors. Please cite the digital resource according to the convention provided by Omeka.

Format

image/jpg
544 KB
1280 x 960 pixels
72 PPI

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

CG0021

Coverage

Attikē (Greece)
450 BCE - 399 BCE

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