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 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 ...
Death of Pericles from The Story of the Greeks by H. A. Guerber. ... The Spartans
had been awed and frightened by the eclipse, but they did not give up their ...
Then he immediately set out for the plague-stricken city of Athens, where he
Pericles (roughly 495-429 BC) was an extremely influential statesman, orator,
and general of ancient Athens. He organized the Athenian Empire and ...
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 ...
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.
He soon left their political camp, probably on the question of relations with Persia,
... but he probably did support the democratic leader Ephialtes in this period, and
.... the death of his two legitimate sons, their son Pericles had to be legitimated.
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
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 ...