Pericles in 'Peace'

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1. What was this used for?

  • To honour Athens' patron goddess and to commemorate the recent Greek victory over the Persians.
  • To be the primary place of worship and healing for Athenians
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2. 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

3. What was Pericles responsible for making?

  • Parthenon
  • Pnyx

4. Who did Pericles employ to sculpture it?

  • Cleonymous
  • Eucrates
  • Phidias
  • Cratinus

5. 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'

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