less of Lycon than Meletus and
Anytus. Lycon was an orator whose son, by one
account, was corrupted by Callias (this "corruption" was not just moral and
philosophical but sexual as well)! Because Callias was an associate of
Socrates, Lycon may have held a vague grudge
against Socrates, giving him a motive for the
prosecution. Any certainty regarding this, however, is impossible.