Ancient Greece's history
Accomplishments of Pericles
The accomplishments of Pericles, the Athenian leader, helped democracy by making the Athens a beautiful city. The Acropolis, the religious center of the Athens, had been destroyed in 480 B.C, during one of the cities many wars. Pericles decided to rebuild the Acropolis and create new buildings to glorify the city.
The builders of the new Acropolis brought Greece to its highest point in architecture. Their most significant work was the Parthenon, a temple made for Goddess Athena. The temple was made of fine marble. Rows of columns surrounded it at all times. A statue rose 40 feet up in the air.
They made pottery as a symbol of religion. Most of the pottery was made to show the present, past, and future.
This is the building that Pericles rebuilt with the rest of the city.
This is the theater of the Athens.
They used this building to perform stage acts such as comedy and tragic plays.
The Worshiped Gods and Goddesses of Greece.
Influence of the Greek Gods
All of us
Search for Knowledge
This shows their philosophy of life.
Aristotle, Plato, and Socrates
Socrates taught Plato what he knows. After Socrates' death it forced Plato to quit believing in democracy. And Plato taught Aristotle what he knows.
Visual and Dramatic Arts
This is a spot of popularity. Many people come to visit. The Greeks are thinking about making a museum.
The theater was made to host tragedies or dramatic plays, and comedies.
They hosted dramatic plays.