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Death of Socrates.

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Title
Death of Socrates.
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Personalities -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1882
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Topics
Grief
Prisons
Greeks -- To 499
Suicides
Philosophers -- To 499
Socrates
Poisoning
Genres
Portraits
Notes
Content: Socrates a greek philosopher was accused of impiety and condemned. He killed himself by drinking hemlock in 399 B.C.
Source note: A pictorial history of the world''s great nations, from the earliest dates to the present time. (New York : Hess, c1882) Yonge, Charlotte Mary (1823-1901), Author.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Crease at upper left corner of image.
Extent: 1 print : b ; 15.6 x 20.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 693276c0-c5bf-012f-fd92-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1882: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Death of Socrates." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ea7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Death of Socrates." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 31, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ea7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1882). Death of Socrates. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ea7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Death of Socrates.