What charges were leveled against Socrates?

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Socrates was a renowned Greek philosopher who committed suicide by imbibing hemlock while imprisoned. There were three charges set against him. He was charged with corrupting the young, refusing to acknowledge gods that are recognized by the state, and by introducing new gods.
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There are 3 main contemporary Greek sources on Socrates, his pupils Plato and Xenophon and the comic playwright Aristophanes. From them we know that Socrates was accused of corrupting
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Essentially, he outsmarted his persecutor who accused him of being an atheist and, later, accused him of believing in foreign gods - Socrates pointed out that this was a contradiction
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Socrates had to refute accusations that he was an evil-doer, corrupted the
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Corrupting the youth & failing to acknowledge Athenian gods.
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