1. Who did Pericles employ to sculpture it?
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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 is a quotation that can back this up?
- 'and so before anything could happen to him' - Hermes
- 'die, die, die.' - Leader
4. 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'
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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