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Pericles and the golden age of Athens

Evelyn Abbott

Pericles and the golden age of Athens

by Evelyn Abbott

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Published by G. P. Putnam"s sons in New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pericles, -- 499-429 B.C.,
  • Athens (Greece) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Evelyn Abbott.
    SeriesHalf-title: Heroes of the nations, ed. by E. Abbott, Heroes of the nations
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 379 p.
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13543382M

    Pericles, (born c. bce, Athens—died , Athens), Athenian statesman largely responsible for the full development, in the later 5th century bce, of both the Athenian democracy and the Athenian empire, making Athens the political and cultural focus of Greece. His achievements included the construction of the Acropolis, begun in   The definitive biography of the legendary "first citizen of Athens"Pericles has the rare distinction of giving his name to an entire period of history, embodying what has often been taken as the golden age of the ancient Greek world. "Periclean" Athens witnessed tumultuous political and military events, and achievements of the highest order in philosophy, drama, .

    Pericles and the Golden Age of Athens. G. P. Putnam's Sons. Brock Roger, Hodkinson Stephen (). Alternatives to Athens: Varieties of Political Organization and Community in Ancient Greece. Oxford University Press. ISBN Gardner, Percy (). Ancient Athens. Grant, Arthur James (). Greece in the Age of Pericles. John ance: Athens. describing Pericles’ rule over Athens, Greek historian Thucydides wrote “In name democracy, but in fact the rule of one man.” The “Age of Pericles” was Athens’s Golden Age, and the city blossomed under his leadership. Pericles wanted Athens to be a model for the world. He made it a centerpiece of art, philosophy, and Size: 2MB.

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THIS sketch of the Age of Pericles consists of two parts: in the first and larger part I have endeavoured to trace the growth of the Athenian empire and the causes which alienated Athens and Sparta; in the second I have given a brief account of the government, the art and literature, the society and manners of the Periclean by: 1.

Pericles led Athens into its Golden Age of magnificent architecture, fine arts, democracy and philosophy. Then the Peloponnesian War brought the lights down on that brilliant performance. But much of their Golden Age remains, and we are devoted to bringing it to life again.

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Read this book on Questia. This sketch of the Age of Pericles consists of two parts: in the first and larger part I have endeavoured to trace the growth of the Athenian empire and the causes which alienated Athens and Sparta; in the second I have given a brief account of the government, the art and literature, the society and manners of the Periclean Athens.

AJ Sedillo Period 7 The Golden Age of Athens The Golden Age of Athens was from BC to BC, during this time there were many aspects that helped Athens become a strong and notable society. A few being achievements in philosophy, democracy and their dedication to their religion.

Pericles, a wise and able statesman who led Athens during. Pericles has the rare distinction of giving his name to an entire period of history, embodying what has often been taken as the golden age of the ancient Greek world.

“Periclean” Athens witnessed tumultuous political and military events, and achievements of the highest order in philosophy, drama, poetry, oratory, and architecture. Book Description: Pericles, Greece's greatest statesman and the leader of its Golden Age, created the Parthenon and championed democracy in Athens and beyond.

Centuries of praise have endowed him with the powers of a demigod, but what did his friends, associates, and fellow citizens think of him. The more we learn about the Golden Age of Athens, the more fascinating it becomes. For additional reading: Plutarch's Lives of Themistocles, Pericles et al -- The Harvard Classics ( Hugh Clough) New York: Grolier, The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Life and Times of Pericles and the Golden Age of Athens by Evelyn Abbott at Barnes & Noble.

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While he was not a king or dictator in charge of Athens, Greece, Pericles was the foremost statesman of Athens from Pericles was repeatedly elected to be one of the as the golden age of the ancient Greek world. “Periclean” Athens witnessed tumultuous political and military events, and achievements of the highest order in philosophy, drama, poetry, oratory, and architecture.

Pericles of Athens is the first book File Size: 1MB. The Athens of Pericles: The actual rise of Athenian democracy has just begun when Pericles aside ostracism by the main political rival, the conservative Cimon.

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"Periclean" Athens witnessed tumultuous political and military events, and achievements of the highest order in philosophy, drama, poetry, oratory, and architecture/5(2).

The Golden Age of Athens Athens’s Golden Age lasted for most of the s BCE. It was during this period that many of Greece’s most famous and influential writers and thinkers lived.

The fields of history, philosophy, and medicine were developed as areas of study. Pericles. Pericles governed Athens from until B.C and this was called the Age of Pericles. His governance has three goals which are: to strengthen Athenian democracy; to .Pericles has had the rare distinction of giving his name to an entire period of history, embodying what has often been taken as the golden age of the ancient Greek world.

"Periclean" Athens witnessed tumultuous political and military events, and achievements of the highest order in philosophy, drama, poetry, oratory, and by: 7.The Golden age of Athens Fifth-century Athens refers to the Greek city-state of Athens in the period of roughly BC BC.

This was a period of Athenian political hegemony, economic growth and cultural flourishing formerly known as the .