Pericles in 'Peace'

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1. Who did Athens/Pericles bribe 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'
  • 'they plotted against you and went and bribed the Boetian leaders to go to war'
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2. 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

3. What was Pericles responsible for making?

  • Parthenon
  • Pnyx

4. Who did Pericles employ to sculpture it?

  • Cleonymous
  • Eucrates
  • Phidias
  • Cratinus

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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