Alkibides/Alcibides

(450-404 BCE)

Companion and follower of Socrates, an Athenian general during the Peloponnesian War, and one of the most infamous Athenians of the 5th Century.

No doubt Alkibides negative reputation is responsible, in some part, for the charge of “corrupting the youth” brought against Socrates at his trial in 399 BCE. Also, see Kritas (Critias).

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