Out Raged Newspaper on Greece

By: Micah Freeman

Greeks at War

The Persian wars united Athens and Sparta against the Persian Empire. Athenian victories over the Persians at Marathon and Salamis left Greeks in control of the Aegean Sea. Athens preserved its independence and continued innovations in government and culture.
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Pericles

Pericles extended democracy; most adults males had equal voice. Pericles had Athens rebuilt after destruction in Persian Wars; the Parthenon is an of this reconstruction.

Greek Contributions

Drama: Aeschylus, Sophocles

Poetry: Homer (Iliad and Odyssey)

History: Herodotus, Thucydides

Sculpture: Phidias

Architecture: Types of columns included Doric (Parthenon), Ionian, and Corinthian

Science: Archimedes,