The Arts of Greece
How did Pericles strengthen democracy?
The Arts were very important and big during the Golden Age of Athens. Athenians made many very important accomplishments during this age.
The Parthenon is Pericles's greatest accomplishment. Completed during the Golden Age, it was a reconstruction of Acropolis. It was built to honor the protector of Athens, Goddess of Wisdom, Athena.
Democracy was very big around the Golden Age of Athens. Pericles introduced reforms that strengthened democracy, as well as society there in Athens.
Greek Gods and Goddesses.
The influence of Greek Gods and Goddesses.
Zeus: God of Gods and The Sky.
Poseidon: God of The Sea.
Demeter: Goddess of The Harvest.
Hermes: Messenger of the Gods and Goddesses.
Ares: God of War.
Athena: Goddess of Wisdom.
Apollo: God of The Sun.
Artemis: Goddess of The Hunt.
Hephaestus: God of The Forge.
Aphrodite: Goddess of Love and Beauty.
Hera: Goddess of Family and Childbirth.
Dionysus: God of Wine.
People honored the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece by sacrificing animals, praying in temples, and giving gifts to the Gods and Goddess at alters.
The Search for Knowledge.
Philosophers changed the thinking of Ancient Greece by making them question their beliefs. Aristotle did that as well, just as Plato and Socrates did long ago. Similar to his teacher Plato, Aristotle made a school to pass on his religion and beliefs.
Plato taught Aristotle his ways of philosophy. Plato, in his turn, was taught by Socrates, Plato made a school to pass on his beliefs.
Socrates challenged the values of the people Athens by telling them about their minds. This confused alot of them and turned them against their religions. He was forced to commit suicide because of his acts.
Writing was one of the Visual Arts of Ancient Greece.
Acting was one of the Dramatic Arts of Ancient Greece.
Sculpting was one of the Visual Arts of Ancient Greece.