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Author Azoulay, Vincent.
Title Pericles of Athens / Vincent Azoulay ; translated by Janet Lloyd ; foreword by Paul Cartledge.
Publication Info. Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2014]
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Description xiv, 291 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note "Originally published in France as Périclès: La démocratie athénienne à l'épreuve du grand homme, Armand Colin, 2010."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-285) and index.
Contents An ordinary young Athenian aristocrat? -- The bases of Periclean power : the strategos -- The bases of Periclean power : the orator -- Pericles and Athenian imperialism -- A Periclean economy? -- Pericles and his circle : family and friends -- Pericles and Eros : caught between civic unity and political subversion -- Pericles and the city gods -- After Pericles : the decline of Athens? -- The individual and democracy : the place of "the great man" -- Pericles in disgrace : a long spell in purgatory (15th to18th centuries) -- Pericles rediscovered : the fabrication of the periclean myth (18th to 21st centuries).
Note Translated from the French.
Subject Pericles, approximately 495 B.C.-429 B.C.
Statesmen -- Greece -- Athens -- Biography.
Athens (Greece) -- Politics and government.
Genre or Form Biography.
Added Author Lloyd, Janet, 1934- translator.
Cartledge, Paul, author of foreword.
Added Title Périclès. English
ISBN 9780691154596 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691154597 (hardcover : alk. paper)