The arts of ancient Greece


Pericles and the democracy

Pericles instated reforms to strengthen the democracy. His most valuable reform was having the city pay a salary to its officials making it possible for poor citizens to hold offices.

Ancient Greek religious beliefs

Gods and Goddesses

Greeks built temples to honor their gods and goddesses. Gods and goddesses had human forms but, also human characteristics. Gods have human form and characteristics but they are also immortal.

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Visual and Dramatic arts

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The Parthenon

The Parthenon was the greatest accomplishment of pericles.