Pericles was arguably the most prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator
and general .... Cimon defeated the Persians in the Battle of Salamis-in-Cyprus,
but died of disease in 449 BC. .... ...
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... Did You Know? ... In 443 he was elected strategos (one of Athens' leading
generals), a position he held, ... The Peloponnesian War and the Death of
Pericles became prominent first in the law courts, where he prosecuted the
leading statesmen and finally Cimon, the leading conservative power. ... He was
fined but reelected general for 429, the year of his death. .... He died six months
Pericles was born in 495 B.C. into the wealthy family of the Alcmaeonids. ...
statesman for Athens during The Peloponnesian War until his death in 429B. ...
not over reaching he was able to maintain that Empire something later leaders
did not ...
495 bc, Athens—died 429, Athens) Athenian statesman largely responsible for
the ... but he probably did support the democratic leader Ephialtes in this period,
Pericles (roughly 495-429 BC) was an extremely influential statesman, orator,
and general of ancient Athens. He organized the Athenian Empire and ...
Occupation: Statesman and General; Born: 495 BC in Athens, Greece; Died: 429
BC ... Pericles grew up in the Ancient Greek city-state of Athens. ... One of the first
things he did was sponsor the playwright Aeschylus and his play The Persians.
The funeral oration that he has Pericles deliver in honor of the dead during the
first ... There has never been a time when they did not inhabit this land, which by
He walked over and asked them whether the women in their country did not bear
.... Pericles finally ran to his bedside and begged Anaxagoras not to die, and ...
Pericles was the leader of Athens at the time of the building of the Parthenon and
... He was also leader of Athens during the Peloponnesian War, but he died of ...