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2. Why do some Historians believe this to be true and not just hyperbole?

  • Pericles was a very shrewd politician who was capable of such a trick.
  • Pericles said so in his will
  • Aristophanes was just a cool dude who didn't use Hyperbole at all

3. Why was this person and Pericles accused of Hybris (comparing oneself to the Gods)

  • He sacrificied an animal to themselves instead of a God
  • He sculpted some of the figures on her shield in the likeness of himself and Pericles
  • He carved his and Pericles names into statues

4. What is a quotation that can back this up?

  • 'and so before anything could happen to him' - Hermes
  • 'die, die, die.' - Leader

5. In the Acharnians, what is Pericles accused of for starting the war?

  • His mistress Aspasia was being dragged into disrepute over the stealing of two of her prostitutes by the Megarians
  • He wanted to get complete power over Sparta so he could assert his dominance


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