Cimon defeated the Persians in the Battle of Salamis-in-Cyprus, but died of ....
According to Plutarch, Pericles was so afraid of the oncoming trial that he did not
Ancient Greek statesman Pericles, leader of Athens from 460–429 B.C.,
organized ... In 461, he assumed rule of Athens—a role he would occupy until his
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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 ... named
Hippocrates, who had a cure for the plague; and he wrote to him, imploring his
Pericles (495–429 BCE, whose name means "surrounded by glory") was a ... that
the period in which he led Athens has been called the 'Age of Pericles'. ...
acceptance of fate, especially after the death of Pericles' sons) and Socrates, the
man ... Further, not only did citizens participate in a direct democracy wher...
Occupation: Statesman and General; Born: 495 BC in Athens, Greece; Died: 429
... One of the first things he did was sponsor the playwright Aeschylus and his ...
Pericles was the leader of Athens at the time of the building of the Parthenon and
the Peloponnesian War. ... He was also leader of Athens during the
Peloponnesian War, but he died of the plague that ravaged the city. ... Why Did
Pericles himself first gained fame in the spring of 472, when he provided and ... if
that were assured, Athens did not have to account for how the money was spent.
... had died at one of the opening battles of the Peloponnesian War, he took the ...
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.