Socrates Accomplishments

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Socrates was born in 470 BC, in Athens and belonged to the tribe Antiochis. His parents were Sophroniscus and Phaenarete. Socrates married Xanthippe, who was remembered in particular of having an undesirable temper. She gave birth to three sons, Lambrocle, Sophronisco and Menexenio. Socrates initially worked as a stonemason, and there was a tradition in antiquity, which was not credited by the modern scholarship, that Socrates created the statues of the Three Graces, who stood near the Acropolis until the 2nd century AD. Xenophon says that because young people were not allowed to enter the Agora, they used to gather in workshops that surrounded it. Socrates often visited these stores to chat with the merchants. Many of the beliefs traditionally
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