When he is on trial for heresy and corrupting the minds of the youth of Athens, he uses his method of elenchos to demonstrate to the jurors that their moral values are wrong-headed.
But he is, of course, most famous for being a philosopher and for being a teacher. But if anyone says that this is not my teaching, he is speaking an untruth.
Then came the second part. Unlike some other famous Greek philosophers, Socrates didn't write down his thoughts and ideas. There is little known about her except for Xenophon's characterization of Xanthippe as "undesirable.
Wherefore, O men of Athens, I say to you, do as Anytus bids or not as Anytus bids, and either acquit me or not; but whatever you do, know that I shall never alter my ways, not even if I have to die many times 29dc. Xenophon was a historian who wrote about the events in Socrates' life.
Young men and scholars in Athens began to gather around Socrates to have philosophical discussions.