Pericles’ Funeral Oration (Perikles hält die Leichenrede) by Philipp Foltz (). Pericles’ Funeral Oration is a famous speech from Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian. Pericles was a prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator and general of Athens during For other people with the same name, see Perikles (name). For other uses, see Pericles (disambiguation) and Perikles (disambiguation). Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr im Fachbereich Geschichte – Weltgeschichte – Fruhgeschichte, Antike, Note: 1,3, Europa-Universitat Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder).

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However, when Pericles took the floor, his resolute arguments put Thucydides and the conservatives firmly on the defensive.

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A History of the Classical Greek World: Journal of Hellenic Studies. City states Politics Military. Critics of Gefallenenrsde strategy, however, have been just as numerous as its supporters.

Therefore, gefa,lenenrede proceeds gefallenenreee point out that the greatest honour and act of valour in Athens is to live and die for freedom of the state Pericles believed was different and more special than any other neighbouring city. Interpretative Comments on the Pericles’ Funeral Oration.

In exchange for retracting the Megarian Decree, the Athenians demanded from Sparta to abandon their practice of periodic expulsion of foreigners from their territory xenelasia and to recognize the autonomy of its allied cities, a request implying that Sparta’s hegemony was also ruthless. In dieser Arbeit wird zum einem aufgezeigt werden, wie eine Quelleninterpretation gestaltet werden kann, zum anderen wird dies an der Leichenrede des Perikles, unter einer gewahlten Fragestellung geschehen.


Pericles’ Funeral Oration – Wikipedia

Pericles of Athens and the Birth of Democracy. Thucydides says early in his History that the speeches gefallehenrede are not verbatim records, but are intended to represent the main ideas of what was said and what was, according to Thucydides, “called for in the situation”.

The Story of Athens. See original text in Perseus programdee translation from Plato Finally, Pericles proposed to reimburse the city for all questionable expenses from his private property, with the proviso that he would make the inscriptions of dedication in his own name. Retrieved from ” https: See original text in Perseus program translation Cicero, De Oratore.

His early years were quiet; the introverted young Pericles avoided public appearances, instead preferring to devote his time to his studies. The Funeral Speech over the Fallen.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views Read Edit View history. The following other wikis use this file: A Legacy of Learning. Although Aspasia was acquitted thanks to a rare emotional outburst of Pericles, his friend, Phidias, died in prison and another friend of his, Anaxagoras, was attacked by the ecclesia for his religious beliefs. See original text in Perseus program translation Plutarch.

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After Cimon’s ostracism, Pericles continued to promote a populist social policy. The causes of the Peloponnesian War have been much debated, but many ancient historians lay the blame on Pericles and Athens. Pericles is said to have initiated both expeditions in Egypt and Cyprus, [44] although some researchers, such as Karl Julius Belochargue that the dispatch of such a great fleet conforms with the spirit of Cimon’s policy.


From Thucydides to the Nuclear Age. Kakridis believes that Thucydides altered Pericles words.

Pericles’ Funeral Oration

His periklea nobility and wealth allowed him to fully pursue his inclination toward education. A common criticism is that Pericles was always a better politician and orator gefaloenenrede strategist. Peter Aston wrote a choral version, So they gave their bodies[22] published in Marble, Roman copy after a Greek original from c. Pericles was born c. This promise was prompted by his concern that Archidamus, who was a friend of his, might pass by his estate without ravaging it, either as a gesture of friendship or as a calculated political move aimed to alienate Pericles from his constituents.

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This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat There are several different English translations of the speech available. Any item with “FREE Shipping” label on the search and the product detail page is eligible and contributes to your free shipping order minimum. Creating a Democratic Public.

Periklfs, the “serious purpose” namely the bribery was so obvious to the auditors that they approved the expenditure without official meddling and without even investigating the mystery.

Some contemporary scholars call Pericles a populist, periklfs demagogue and a hawk, [] while other scholars admire his charismatic leadership. Pericles and his friends were never immune from attack, as preeminence in democratic Athens was not equivalent to absolute rule.