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Athens from Cleisthenes to Pericles

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Athens from Cleisthenes to Pericles
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520069234
ISBN-13: 9780520069237
Number of pages: 216

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By the mid fifth century B.C., Athens had become the most powerful city-state in Greece: a rich democracy led by Pericles that boldly gained control of an empire. The authors unravel the intricacies of the conflicting ancient sources to show how the development of both democracy and empire were interdependent in Athens's multifaceted evolution.

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