“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 testimony of Pericles, Alcibiades, and Plato, confirmed the truth of his words.
If only they had not made such fools of their women, I should like to have lived at Athens in the time of Pericles!
Pericles has borne all his misfortunes with the dignity of an immortal.
I am looking forward, I must tell you, Pericles, to a great improvement in our military affairs when you are minister of war.
Pericles had not visited his son since his return to perfect consciousness.
Campe told them tales of history—of Achilles, Pericles and Cæsar.
Pericles was usually represented with a helmet, to cover the deformity in his skull.
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.