Quotes by Pericles

About Pericles:

Pericles was arguably the most prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator and general of Athens during the Golden Age— specifically the time between the Persian and Peloponnesian wars. He was descended, through his mother, from the powerful and historically influential Alcmaeonid family.

Author Bio

  • NamePericles
  • DescriptionGreek statesman, orator, and general of Athens
  • Born495 BCE
  • Died429 BCE
  • CountryClassical Athens
  • ProfessionPolitician