The Golden Age Of Greece

What is the golden age of greece

The period around 400-499 BCE, when Athens was at it height of prestige, wealth, and military power. This term is often used as a contrast with the heroic age of Greece

Important philosophers of Greece


Socrates was a Classical Greek (Athenian) philosopher,credited as one of the founders of western philosophy. Socrates died in 399BC


Plato was a philosopher in classical Greece. He was also a mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the western world


Aristotle was a Greek philosopher born in stagrius in 384 BCE. At the age of 18 he joined Platos Academy in Athens and remained until the age of 37 around 347BCE. His writings covered many subjects like physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zoology.