[Agora Webpage] AgoraPicBk 16 2003: Introduction


Introduction Classical Athens saw the rise of an achievement unparalleled in history. Perikles, Aeschylus, Sophokles, Plato, Demosthenes, Thucydides, and Praxiteles represent just a few of the statesmen ... Thucydides, and Praxiteles ... public life. Figure 1. Plan ... (Fig. 1; and restored

[Agora Webpage] Birth of Democracy: Women


The Unenfranchised I - Women Numerous people resident in Athens and Attica had little part in the political life of the state. Most glaring by modern standards was the exclusion of women, although a similar ... (Thucydides 2.45) Athenian (Attic) ... 34.3-4),