1. What was controversial about this sculptor?
- He allegedly took some of the gold and ivory that was to be placed on the statue of Athena
- He sculpture Zeus offensively
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2. Who did Athens/Pericles bribe to go to war?
- 'they plotted against you and went and bribed the Boetian leaders to go to war'
- 'they plotted against you and went and bribed the Spartan leaders to go to war'
- 'they plotted against you and went and bribed the Megarian leaders to go to war'
3. What happened to him because of this?
- He was fired by Pericles
- He was prosecuted
- He was killed
4. What is a quotation that can back this up?
- 'and so before anything could happen to him' - Hermes
- 'die, die, die.' - Leader
5. Why do some Historians believe this to be true and not just hyperbole?
- Aristophanes was just a cool dude who didn't use Hyperbole at all
- Pericles was a very shrewd politician who was capable of such a trick.
- Pericles said so in his will
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