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Socrates' prisonin Athens, Greece

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One more place of interest to visit is the Socrates’ prison. This is the place where outstanding philosopher made his last days pass.
Socrates' prison, Athens
"We don’t know what the death is, it is not reasonable to be afraid of it", said Socrates when he was sentenced to death. His learners were concerned about their mentor’s fate and offered to set him free. But the philosopher turned the offer down. "The law is harsh, but it is the law" said the wise.

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The legend goes that exactly in this cave Socrates spent his last days, but nobody knows for sure whether he drank the poison here or not.

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