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Author Azoulay, Vincent.

Title Pericles of Athens [Axis 360 electronic resource].

Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (313 p.)
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; List of Figures; Foreword: Introducing Azoulay's Pericles; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 An Ordinary Young Athenian Aristocrat?; CHAPTER 2 The Bases of Periclean Power: The Stratēgos; CHAPTER 3 The Bases of Periclean Power: The Orator; CHAPTER 4 Pericles and Athenian Imperialism; CHAPTER 5 A Periclean Economy?; CHAPTER 6 Pericles and His Circle: Family and Friends; CHAPTER 7 Pericles and Eros: Caught between Civic Unity and Political Subversion; CHAPTER 8 Pericles and the City Gods; CHAPTER 9 After Pericles: The Decline of Athens?
CHAPTER 10 The Individual and Democracy: The Place of the "Great Man"CHAPTER 11 Pericles in Disgrace: A Long Spell in Purgatory (15th to 18th Centuries); CHAPTER 12 Pericles Rediscovered: The Fabrication of the Periclean Myth (18th to 21st Centuries); Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Pericles has had the rare distinction of giving his name to an entire period of history, embodying what has often been taken as the golden age of the ancient Greek world. "Periclean" Athens witnessed tumultuous political and military events, and achievements of the highest order in philosophy, drama, poetry, oratory, and architecture. Pericles of Athens is the first book in more than two decades to reassess the life and legacy of one of the greatest generals, orators, and statesmen of the classical world. In this compelling critical biography, Vincent Azoulay provides an unforg.
Subject Athens (Greece) -- Politics and government.
Democracy -- History.
Pericles, approximately 495 B.C.-429 B.C.
Statesmen -- Greece -- Athens -- Biography.
Pericles, approximately 495 B.C.-429 B.C.
Statesmen -- Greece -- Athens -- Biography.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Lloyd, Janet.
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Azoulay, Vincent Pericles of Athens Princeton : Princeton University Press,c2014 9780691154596
ISBN 9781400851171 (electronic bk.)
1400851173 (electronic bk.)
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