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Pericles and the ancient Greeks

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Published by Raintree/Steck-Vaughn in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Athens (Greece)
    • Subjects:
    • Pericles, 499-429 B.C. -- Juvenile literature,
    • Greece -- History -- Athenian supremacy, 479-431 B.C. -- Juvenile literature,
    • Athens (Greece) -- History -- Juvenile literature,
    • Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the culture and daily life in Greece during the time of Pericles.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesLife in the time of Pericles and the ancient Greeks.
      StatementMichael Poulton ; illustrations by John James.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesLife in the time of
      ContributionsJames, John, 1959- ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF215 .P77 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p. :
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1704580M
      ISBN 100811433528
      LC Control Number92005817


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In this wonderfully approachable, historically rich novel, Athens is brought vividly to life in a mystery engaging from the first page to last/5(58). Get this from a library. Pericles and the Ancient Greeks. [Michael Poulton; John James] -- Discusses customs, beliefs, politics and leisure in Greece during the time of Pericles.

Includes glossary. "A Mirabel book"--Title page verso. Includes index. Description: 63 pages: illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm.

Series Title: Life in the time of. Other Titles: Life in the time of Pericles and the ancient Greeks. Responsibility: Michael Poulton ; illustrations by John James. Pericles, (born c. bce, Athens—diedAthens), 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   Bust of Pericles bearing the inscription “Pericles, son of Xanthippus, Athenian”.

Marble, Roman copy after a Greek original from ca. By Copy of Kresilas (Jastrow ()) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. N.S. Gill is a Latinist, writer, and teacher Pericles and the ancient Greeks book ancient history and Latin. She has been featured by NPR and National.

Start studying Book of the Ancient Greeks. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Pericles (pĕr´Ĭklēz), c– BC, Athenian was a member of the Alcmaeonidae family through his mother, a niece of Cleisthenes.

He first came to prominence as an opponent of the Areopagus () and as one of the prosecutors of Cimon, whom he replaced in then on he was the popular leader in Athens. As strategos, or military commander, c he campaigned. Pericles, the most revolutionary figure ever found in the history Pericles and the ancient Greeks book Ancient Greece was born of a distinguished family about B.C.

probably in the country house of his father in the plain near Athens. Pericles's father, Xanthippos, was a rising general and politician. Pericles leads Athens History Social Science Standards WH Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the early civilizations of Ancient Greece.

Looking Back, Looking Ahead In Section 3, you learned how the Greeks defeated the Persians at Plataea. One lesson the Greeks drew from the war was that File Size: 2MB. Pericles was the most famous and influential Athenian statesman of ancient name means surrounded by glory in ancient Greek.

Pericles was born in the small town of Holargos, north of Athens, in father was Xanthippus, famous for his commandership, which led to the Greek victory over the Persians, at Mycale, in BC.

Ancient Greeks book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Outstanding individuals have the whole world as their memorialPericles 3/5. Contrary to the charges of both ancient and modern critics, Kagan argues that the democracy was a rational, deliberate, and moderate regime, and Pericles is portrayed as the consummate visionary political leader whose great mistake was to expect everyone to think and behave as rationally as he did.

Ancient Greek statesman Pericles, leader of Athens from – B.C., organized the construction of the Parthenon and developed a democracy based on majority rule.

Ancient Greek civilization - Ancient Greek civilization - The Peloponnesian War: The causes of the main Peloponnesian War need to be traced at least to the early s—the Great Gap period—although if Thucydides was right in his general explanation for the war, namely Spartan fear of Athenian expansion, the development of the entire 5th century and indeed part of the 6th were relevant.

The Pericles Commission is a perfectly serviceable mystery set in ancient Greece. Sometimes the explanatory information is shoehorned inelegantly into the narrative, but there is a lot of background to go over for those readers (like me) who aren't aware of many facts of ancient Greek life.

The murder mystery itself, though, left me a little cold/5. For over 20 years, at Athens' height, the city was dominated by the aloof, 'Olympian' figure of Pericles. A magnificent orator with a reputation for scrupulous honesty, Pericles deepened and.

Ancient Greece Greeks Fighting Greeks. Athens and Sparta agreed to a 30 year peace after the Persian War. Athens used this time to build her empire under the leadership of Pericles.

The sea was overrun with pirates. Since the Athenians had the best navy in Greece, they said they would get rid of the pirates. The rest of the ancient Greek city-states would be classified as “macho” societies nowadays, with Sparta being disapproving of men who engaged in homosexual activities.

It was a general characteristic of macho societies that being dominant (or “giving”) was noble, while being submissive (“receiving”) was the : Theodoros Karasavvas. In those ancient times, the ocean meant separation; it cut off the known world from the mysterious unknown, but the Mediterranean did not divide; it was, on the contrary, the chief means of communication between the countries of the ancient world.

For the world was then the coast around the sea, and first the Phoenicians and later the Greeks. The first known public event in Pericles' life was the position of "choregos." Choregoi were the producers of ancient Greece's theatrical community, selected from the wealthiest Athenians who had a duty to support dramatic productions.

Choregoi paid for everything from staff salaries to. The Age of Pericles The city of Ancient Athens reached its peak during the leadership of Pericles from to BC, called the Age of Pericles.

During this time, Pericles promoted democracy, the arts, and literature. He also built many of the cities great structures including rebuilding much of the Acropolis and building the Parthenon.

Pericles on his deathbed from The Greeks documentary One of the victims of the plague that swept Athens in BC was Pericles himself. According to the historian Thucydides. Pericles was a famous Greek general. He gave a speech in Athens, a public speech, honoring the many warriors who were killed in battle after the first year of the Peloponnesian War.

It was the custom at the time to honor the dead each year who had died defending their city-state, the city-state of Athens. Scholars found a written record of this.

A former dean of Yale College, he received his Ph.D. in from The Ohio State University. His publications include The Archidamian War, The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition, Pericles and the Birth of the Athenian Empire, On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace, and The Peloponnesian War.

In he was the recipient of. Start studying MPOA Book of the Ancient Greeks - Lessons Facts to Know. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Pericles. Pericles was born around BC. He was a member of the tribe Acamantis. His father was one Xanthippus, an Athenian general who had been in command at the battle of Mycale at the end of the Persian Wars.

His mother, Agariste, was a niece of the great Cleisthenes, the man who had first established the democratic system in Athens. Pericles was an important statesman. He persuaded the people of Athens to get a navy and was the brains behind them winning the battle of Salamis.

In Addition he sponsored building projects like building the Parthenon and “glorifying” Athens, whic. Free Printable Worksheets Designed to Supplement Classroom Textbook: Chapter 4: The Ancient Greeks.

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A digital copy of the text can be found here. The Lacedaemonians beginning to show themselves troubled at the growth of the Athenian power, Pericles, on the other hand, to elevate the people's spirit yet more, and to raise them to the thought of great actions, proposed a decree, to summon all the Greeks in what, part soever, whether of Europe or Asia, every city, little as well as great.

Ancient Greece was a Greek civilization belonging to a period of Greek history that lasted from the Archaic period of the 8th to 6th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (ca. AD). Immediately following this period was the beginning of the Early Middle Ages and the Byzantine era.

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In lessons, we learn of the Trojan War, the Rise of Sparta, the Democracy of Athens, the Grecian-Persian Wars, the Peloponnesian War, the. Pericles’ democracy established the need for training in public speaking. Greek assemblies debated old and new laws on a yearly basis. The courtrooms that Solon reformed now bristled with litigation.

Pericles’ juries numbered between and 2, people, so speaking at a public trial was similar to speaking at a. Thucydides was a Greek historian who was born in Alimos between the years and B.C and died between and B.C. He is known for his book The History of the Peloponnesian War which details the war between Sparta and Athens in the 5th Century.