Religion, Philosophy, and the arts
How did Pericles strengthen the democracy?
Three pictures that represent the golden age of Athens
Pericles was the the most important leader at this time.
Pericles ordered this temple to be built to honor Athena.
The golden age of Athens was made up of a lot of democracy.
The influence of Greek Gods
My god that i pick is the all mighty ZEUS. Zeus is the king of all gods. He ruled on mount. Olympus. Zeus is the brother of Poseidon and Hades he is married to Hera. He has many children that are other gods, goddesses, and even mortal. His relationship with Hera was not very stable there were many fights and arguments. Zeus is the king of all gods and goddess.
The search for knowledge
There had been many ideas about the universe and the world but around 400 B. C. Democroties a Greek philosopher thought that everything was made up of atoms, 2000 years later he was proved right.
Socrates was a philosopher who challenged the ideas of Athens and it's society. He went around asking people questions that made them think. in 399 BC he was trialed and punished to death by force suicide. For dishonoring the gods and mis leading young people.
Plato and Aristotle
Plato and Aristotle spread their idea buy creating their own schools and teaching their idea there.
Visual and dramatic arts.
The Athena parthenon
Pericles built this temple to honor Athena.
They wore masks while performing comic or drama plays.
Ancient Greeks theatre.
This is where they performed their comedie plays.
There is no doubt that Pericles made Athens a truly beautiful city.
How Greeks use visual and dramatic arts in there lives.
They used dramatic and comedic arts to entertain themselves. Comedies made fun of well kown politicians and other people. Dramas included tragedies which is why people loved it they loved the sudden drama.
what i enjoyed about ancient greece
We should really have a mythology topic to do. : )