Pericles had reached heights of political power never achieved before in democratic Athens but the threat of war looms on the horizon for both the city and Greece as a whole. Listen to the conclusion of the life of Pericles Check the latest episode below. Thanks for listening, hope you enjoyed. Feel free to postContinue reading “Episode 12: The Life of Pericles – Part 2”
At the end of the last episode about the Life of Cimon we mentioned how after the Spartan’ssnubbed Athens’s help in dealing with their Helot slave rebellion, that Cimon lost popularity in Athens, due to to his well-known and long-standing pro-Spartan views and Cimon came out on the losing end of an ostracism vote inContinue reading “Episode 11: The Life of Pericles – Part 1”
Photo Left: By Photo: Brogi – Greece from the Coming of the Hellenes to AD. 14, page 109., CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=94187222 Photo Right: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aristides Episode Summary Aristides and Themistocles came of age as tyranny in Athens was coming to an end and the world’s first democracy in Athens had been recently established! It was a braveContinue reading “Episode 7: The Lives of Themistocles and Aristides”
When Theseus arrives in Athens the city is in crisis. Can this monster-slaying, serial womanizer take his rightful place and set Athens on the path to greatness?