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Political Science
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Clifford Orwin

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READING/STUDY GUIDE #1 POL200 Thucydides: “Pericles' Funeral Oration” Pericles was a great Athenian statesman (c.495-429). The Periclean Age refers to the time when Athens was at the height of its power, wealth, and prestige. This speech is famous because it a) contains all the ideals and aspirations of the Periclean Age and b) it was given in the first year of the Peloponnesian War (the war between Athens and Sparta, 431-404) which was to mark the decline of Athens as a great power. Think of this speech as the Athenian version of the Gettysburg Address. • What are the qualities that Pericles believes makes Athens a great city and worth dying for? -
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