athens

athenian

POWER

After the Persian war ended in 480 b.c, many city states formed alliance.They wanted to punish the Persians for attacking Greece. They also agreed to help defend each other and protect trade in the Aegean sea.To pay for the defense.Each city state gave money to the alliance.

boys and men in Athens

From a young age , Athenian boys fro rich families worked to prove there body's and minds