Episode 4: Pericles

In by Barry Strauss

Episode 4: Pericles

Would you die for democracy? That’s what Pericles of Athens asked his countrymen to do in 430 BC in the most famous Funeral Speech until Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. He and Aspasia were the first power couple in the history of democracy.

Barry StraussEpisode 4: Pericles