Their spirit of profanation and impiety arrived at the extreme pitch.
In the Euthyphro, Socrates is awaiting his trial for impiety.
Euthyphro replies, that 'Piety is what is dear to the gods, and impiety is what is not dear to them.'
Which shows, Socrates, how little they know what the gods think about piety and impiety.
I am sure, therefore, that you know the nature of piety ...