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Socrates applied his method to the examination of the key moral concepts at the time, often called the five cardinal virtues, namely, piety, wisdom, temperance, courage, and justice.
Socrates appeared in other plays by Aristophanes, and also in plays by Callias, Eupolis and Telecleides, in all of which Socrates and the Sophists were criticised for “the moral dangers inherent in contemporary thought and literature”.
Socrates lived during the time of transition from the height of Athenian Empire to her defeat by Sparta and its coalition in the Peloponnesian War.
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 Socrates
Socrates was particularly interested in what are often called the five cardinal virtues (held to be such by Socrates' Greek contemporaries), namely, piety, wisdom, temperance, courage, and justice.
Socrates left no writings; we know him only from the writings of his contemporary Xenophon, references to his military career in Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War though he was also presented as a caricature of a generic sophist by his contemporary Aristophanes in his play The Clouds.
Socrates lived during a time of transition from the height of Athenian Empire to her defeat by Sparta and its coalition.
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 Socrates Scholasticus biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Socrates Scholasticus was a Greek Christian church historian; born at Constantinople c.
That Socrates later profited by the teaching of the sophist Troilus, is not proven; no certainty exists as to his precise vocation, although it may be inferred from his work that he was a layman.
Socrates' work on church history was first edited in Greek by Robert Estienne, on the basis of Codex Regius 1443 (Paris, 1544); a translation into Latin by Johannes Christophorson (1612) is important for its various readings.
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 Socrates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For this, Socrates is customarily regarded as the father and fountainhead for ethics or moral philosophy, and of philosophy in general.
Socrates himself attested that he, having learned to live with Xanthippe, would be able to cope with any other human being, just as a horse trainer accustomed to wilder horses might be more competent than one not.
Socrates lived during the time of the transition from the height of the Athenian Empire to its decline after its defeat by Sparta and its allies in the Peloponnesian War.
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 Bambooweb: Socrates
Socrates (470 - 399 BC) (Greek and#x;Σωκράτης and#x;Sōkrátēs) was a Greek (Athenian) philosopher and one of the most important icons of the Western philosophical tradition.
Socrates applied his method to the examination of the key moral concepts at the time, the virtues of piety, wisdom, temperance, courage, and justice.
Socrates appeared in other plays by Aristophanes such as The Birds because of his being a philodorian, and also in plays by Callias, Eupolis and Telecleides, in all of which Socrates and the Sophists were criticised for "the moral dangers inherent in contemporary thought and literature".
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Socrates (June 4, 470 – 399 BC) (Greek Σωκράτης Sōkrátēs) was a Greek (Athenian) philosopher and one of the most important icons of the Western philosophical tradition.
The method of Socrates is a search for the underlying assumptions, or axioms, which may unconsciously shape one's opinion, and to make them the subject of scrutiny, to determine their truth or falsity.
Socrates, although no sculptures of him were ever made by people he knew, has been depicted as a rather ugly man in sculptures and busts of him; these portrayals are largely based on descriptions by his disciples, namely Plato.
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 ipedia.com: Socrates Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Socrates (470 - 399 BC) (Greek &#x;Σωκράτης &#x;Sōkrátēs) was a Greek (Athenian) philosopher and one of the most important icons of the Western philosophical tradition.
Socrates' method of elenchos consists of questions and answers about the definitions or logoi (singular logos), seeking to characterise the general characteristics shared by various particular instances.
In view of such inadequacies, Socrates himself professed his ignorance, but others still maintained their knowledge claim, whereby Socrates claimed that he being aware of his ignorance is wiser than those who, though ignorant, still claimed knowledge -- a claim which seems paradoxical at first glance.
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 GraciousCall.org - Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Series II, Vol. II
Socrates always remained a resident of Constantinople, and was evidently proud of his native city, and fond of alluding to its history as well as its actual condition.
Why Socrates did not continue his history later is not known, except perhaps because, as he alleges, peace and prosperity seemed to be assured to the church, and history is made not in time of peace, but in the turmoils and disturbances of war and debate.
Socrates, however, was not lacking in good humor and satire, as well as in appreciation of short and pithy utterances; he often quotes proverbs and epigrammatic sayings, and knows the influence of the anecdote and reminiscence in interesting the reader.
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 Socrates
The matters that are suitable for treatment by the Socratic Method are those as to which we have already enough knowledge to come to a right conclusion, but have failed, through confusion of thought or lack of analysis.
Socrates asked question to all especially to the experts of any field to define exactly the subject matter of their knowledge and expertise.
In conclusion, Socrates was a son of Stone cutter and a midwife.
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 Socrates Scholasticus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
That Socrates later profited by the teaching of the sophist Troilus, isn't proven; no certainty exists as to his precise vocation, although it may be inferred from his work that he was a layman.
On the title-page of his history, he is designated as a scholasticus or lawyer.
Socrates' work on church history, Historia ecclesiastica was first edited in Greek by Robert Estienne, on the basis of Codex Regius 1443 (Paris, 1544); a translation into Latin by Johannes Christophorson (1612) is important for its various readings.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Socrates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The general character of the work of Socrates can be judged from his attitude on doctrinal questions.
Socrates had a restricted idea of the scope and function of history.
The objection most frequently made in respect to Socrates as a historian is that he was too credulous and that he lent too ready an ear to stories of miracles and portents.
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 Sozomen
The source for about three-fourths of his material was the writings of Socrates Scholasticus.
For example, Socrates, in I., x., relates an anecdote which he had heard, and says that neither Eusebius nor any other author reports it, yet this anecdote is found in Sozomen, I., xxii., the similarity of diction showing that the text of Socrates was the source.
The spirit and interest of Sozomen's history is clearly apparent; he follows the thread of the narrative of Socrates but seeks to improve upon and to excel his original by elegance of diction, and by the use of excellent sources of which he makes skilful use.
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 Wikinfo | Socrates
His most important contribution to Western thought is his method of enquiry, known as the method of elenchos or Socratic method, which is a foundation for much of later Western philosophy.
Socrates left no writings; we know him only from the writings of his contemporary Xenophon, references to his military career in Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War and the satirical distortions of the likewise contemporary Aristophanes.
Socrates may have been a sculptor or stone mason of some kind by trade.
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 Science, civilization and society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Knowledge about the life of Socrates Scholasticus comes exclusively from his work Historia Ecclesiastica (Church History), which is, however, one of the most reliable works of historical writing.
XXIV 9 of this work he was educated by two Greek grammarians, Helladius and Ammonius Grammaticus, who had been Egyptian priests in Alexandria but had to flee to Constantinople after an attack upon the temples by Christians in 390.
Socrates himself converted to Christianity and became a legal consultant.
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 Socrates --  Encyclopædia Britannica
also called Socrates Scholasticus Byzantine church historian whose annotated chronicles, Historia ecclesiastica (“Ecclesiastical History”), are an indispensable documentary source for Christian history of the 4th- and 5th-century patristic period.
Socrates, who lived from about 470 BC until he was put to death in 399 BC, must be regarded as one of the greatest teachers of ethics.
Lesson plan focusing on Crito, in which Socrates argues against the idea that he should escape the penalty of death imposed on him by Athens, laying the groundwork for future debates over the rights of the individual and the rule of law.
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 Publisher description for Library of Congress control number 96010154   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Socrates of Constantinople: Historian of Church and State is the first detailed study of Socrates' history--it describes the historical situation in which he wrote his work, and it pulls together all the personal information available about the author.
Socrates is sometimes dismissed by modern scholars for being a poor ecclesiastical historiographer.
This study not only calls on scholars to reexamine Socrates of Constantinople but makes the wider arguments that the ancients were far less concerned with genre than are modern scholars, and that ecclesiastical history is a continuation of, not a deviation from, political history.
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 Socrates Dedication Page
Socrates A.D. Socrates of old insisted that he as well as all other men were fools when their opinions were measured by the Truth.
This triumph of Truth over darkness, as lived by the early Christians, was chronicled in the writings of the early Christian historian, Socrates Scholasticus.
Rather, its purpose is to call to mind for all the uncompromising honesty and humility of these two Socrates', and in the hope that their virtues will find a home and a voice here.
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 Nicene/Post-Nicene, Series II, Volume 26
This he carried into effect in other cities as well as in the city named after him, which being previously called Byzantium, he enlarged, surrounded with massive walls, and adorned with various edifices; and having rendered it equal to imperial Rome, he named it Constantinople, establishing by law that it should be designated New Rome.
This Synod assembled at Antioch in presence of the emperor Constantius in the consulate of Marcellus and Probinus...
We have continually included the emperors in these historical details; because from the time they began to profess the Christian religion, the affairs of the Church have depended on them, so that even the greatest Synods have been, and still are convened by their appointment....
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 SOCRATES SCHOLASTICUS FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
history, he is designated as a scholasticus (lawyer).
Socrates' work on church history was first edited in Greek by Robert_Estienne, on the basis of Codex_Regius 1443 (Paris, 1544); a translation into Latin by Johannes Christophorson (1612) is important for its various readings.
The fact that, besides treating of the Church, the work also deals with Arianism and with political events is defended in the preface to book V. Socrates seems to have owed the impulse to write his work to a certain Theodorus, who is alluded
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 Socrates Scholasticus: The Blood Libel in Syria (late 4th Cent.)
Socrates Scholasticus: The Blood Libel in Syria (late 4th Cent.)
This is a version recorded without challenge by Socrates Scholasticus.
And thus the Jewish inhabitants of this place paid the penalty for the wickedness they had committed in their impious sport.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 890 (v. 3)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Greek text of Sozomen appears to have been first published, with that of Socrates and the other Greek ecclesiastical historians, by Rob.
It was also included with the work of Socrates, in the edition of Va-lesius, both in its original publication and in its several reprints ; and in the edition of Reading [socrates, scholasticus].
There are Latin versions by Musculus and Christopherson, which have been repeatedly printed with their versions of the other ecclesiastical historians [ socrates, scholasticus].
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 scrates corrected for socrates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Apparently in accordance with his philosophy of obedience to law, he carried out his own execution (by drinking hemlock, a poison), although it seems a fair assumption that if he hadn't, it would have eventually been carried out by someone else.
You lead me through the field of my own knowledge, and then by pointing out analogies to what I know, persuade me that I really know some things which hitherto, as I believed, I had no knowledge of.
10 to 20% of all internet queries that contain variant spellings to the resources they were really looking for; in this case "socrates" resources.
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 The Ecclesiastical History - Socrates Scholasticus - Microsoft Reader eBook
Scholasticus' history proceeds with the ancestral line of kings, priests, bishops, and popes.
Their doctrinal and political influence is recorded throught the ages and balanced against a more religiously primitive populace.
The spectacular events recounted from personal documents are startlingly pervasive as the history continues to Scholasticus' present day.
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 Holy Cross - Religion-wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This was during a period of renovation of the traditional place of the crucifixion and the building of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre by Macarius, Bishop of Jerusalem, under the instruction of Constantine.
The earliest account of this is given in the Ecclesiastical History of Socrates Scholasticus (b.
The account of the finding of the Cross of Christ by Helena, in the Ecclesiastical History of Socrates Scholasticus.
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 Socrates - OneLook Dictionary Search
Socrates : The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
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 Socrates --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
Socrates --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
A legal consultant, Socrates was the first known layman to write church history.
Incorporating earlier sources verbatim and integrating conciliar proceedings with available letters of emperors and bishops, Socrates compiled a relatively impartial and, in principle, critical account of events that he sometimes embellished with expanded anecdotes from eyewitnesses.
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