“I think there is a real difference, as Pericles and Machiavelli said, between leading and being led,” she said.
And these men and women are Athenians of the time of Pericles or Demosthenes!
The Odeum of Pericles was built in imitation of the tent of Xerxes.
If only they had not made such fools of their women, I should like to have lived at Athens in the time of Pericles!
The testimony of Pericles, Alcibiades, and Plato, confirmed the truth of his words.
I am looking forward, I must tell you, Pericles, to a great improvement in our military affairs when you are minister of war.
Pericles has borne all his misfortunes with the dignity of an immortal.
Campe told them tales of history—of Achilles, Pericles and Cæsar.
Pericles had not visited his son since his return to perfect consciousness.
Marina, in Pericles, is only fifteen at the end of the play; and Perdita only sixteen, as we learn from the prologue to act iv.
A statesman of ancient Greece, who tried to unite the country under the leadership of his own city, Athens. Pericles also promoted democracy within Athens. His rule is sometimes known as the Golden Age of Greece. Many magnificent buildings, including the Parthenon, were built under his administration. He led the Athenians at the beginning of the Peloponnesian War but died soon afterward.