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Contents List of Passages Translated 00 List of Illustrations 00 Abbreviations and Primary Sources 00 Preface 00 Introduction A Brief History of Athens in the Fifth Century 00 Chronology 00 The Life of Pericles 00 The Primary Sources Pericles' Writings 00 The Archaeological Evidence: Inscriptions and Ostraca 00 Portrait Busts 00 The Building Program on the Acropolis 00 Thucydides' Portrait of Pericles I: Prelude to War 00 Thucydides' Portrait of Pericles II: The First Campaign and the Funeral Oration 00 Thucydides' Portrait of Pericles III: Plague, Last Speech, and Final Tribute 00 Aristophanes and Old Comedy: Caricature and Personal Attack 00 Herodotus 00 Protagoras 00 Sophocles' Oedipus: In the Image of Pericles 00 Lysias, Xenophon, and Plato 00 Afterword The Legend of Pericles 00 Plutarch and the Biographical Tradition 00 Appendix: The Dryden translation of Putarch's Life of Pericles 00 Recommended Reading 00 Glossary 00 Index 00
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Pericles, ca. 495-429 B.C.
Athens (Greece) -- History.
Statesmen -- Greece -- Athens -- Biography.
Orators -- Greece -- Athens -- Biography.