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Historian Bettany Hughes is in Greece, on the trail of the hugely influential maverick thinker Socrates, who was executed for his beliefs.

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1 hour

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Thu 23 Aug 2018 01:00


Role Contributor
PresenterBettany Hughes
Series ProducerRob Cowling
Executive ProducerMike Smith

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