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Athens The Truth about Democracy Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Part 1

S01 E01

Jul 21, 2007
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Part 1 Jul 21, 2007 Episode 1 charts the epic story of Athens' victory in one of the greatest sea battles of the ancient world, when the Athenian triremes defeat Xerxes' mighty Persian fleet at Salamis, and reveals the real story of the building of the greatest monument of this first democracy - the Parthenon - as a symbol of Athenian power.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Part 2
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Part 2 Episode 2 looks in detail at the extraordinary new ideas of the new democracy, against the powerful and dramatic story of Socrates, celebrated as one of the authors of the new thinking but who ultimately pushed even democracy beyond its limits and was put to death by his own city.

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