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Pericles was a prominent statesman, orator, and naval general of Athens during the city-states's Golden Age, from 448BCE until his death in 429. Pericles was a promoter of the arts (particularly plays), architecture (it was under his patronage that the Parthenon was built), and the principles of democracy, but he was also an instigator of war: Pericles is widely held to be responsible for maneuvering Athens into the disastrous Peloponnesian War with Sparta. ericles was a prominent statesman, orator, and naval general of Athens during the city-states's Golden Age, from 448BCE until his death in 429. Pericles was a promoter of the arts (particularly plays), architecture (it was under his patronage that the Parthenon was built), and the principles of democracy, but he was also an instigator of war: Pericles is widely held to be responsible for maneuvering Athens into the disastrous Peloponnesian War with Sparta. ericles was a prominent statesman, orator, and naval general of Athens during the city-states's Golden Age, from 448BCE until his death in 429. Pericles was a promoter of the arts (particularly plays), architecture (it was under his patronage that the Parthenon was built), and the principles of democracy, but he was also an instigator of war: Pericles is widely held to be responsible for maneuvering Athens into the disastrous Peloponnesian War with Sparta. ericles was a prominent statesman, orator, and naval general of Athens during the city-states's Golden Age, from 448BCE until his death in 429. Pericles was a promoter of the arts (particularly plays), architecture (it was under his patronage that the Parthenon was built), and the principles of democracy, but he was also an instigator of war: Pericles is widely held to be responsible for maneuvering Athens into the disastrous Peloponnesian War with Sparta. ericles was a prominent statesman, orator, and naval general of Athens during the city-states's Golden Age, from 448BCE until his death in 429. Pericles was a promoter of the arts (particularly plays), architecture (it was under his patronage that the Parthenon was built), and the principles of democracy, but he was also an instigator of war: Pericles is widely held to be responsible for maneuvering Athens into the disastrous Peloponnesian War with Sparta. ericles was a prominent statesman, orator, and naval general of Athens during the city-states's Golden Age, from 448BCE until his death in 429. Pericles was a promoter of the arts (particularly plays), architecture (it was under his patronage that the Parthenon was built), and the principles of democracy, but he was also an instigator of war: Pericles is widely held to be responsible for maneuvering Athens into the disastrous Peloponnesian War with Sparta. ericles was a prominent statesman, orator, and naval general of Athens during the city-states's Golden Age, from 448BCE until his death in 429. Pericles was a promoter of the arts (particularly plays), architecture (it was under his patronage that the Parthenon was built), and the principles of democracy, but he was also an instigator of war: Pericles is widely held to be responsible for maneuvering Athens into the disastrous Peloponnesian War with Sparta. ericles was a prominent statesman, orator, and naval general of Athens during the city-states's Golden Age, from 448BCE until his death in 429. Pericles was a promoter of the arts (particularly plays), architecture (it was under his patronage that the Parthenon was built), and the principles of democracy, but he was also an instigator of war: Pericles is widely held to be responsible for maneuvering Athens into the disastrous Peloponnesian War with Sparta. ericles was a prominent statesman, orator, and naval general of Athens during the city-states's Golden Age, from 448BCE until his death in 429. Pericles was a promoter of the arts (particularly plays), architecture (it was under his patronage that the Parthenon was built), and the principles of democracy, but he was also an instigator of war: Pericles is widely held to be responsible for maneuvering Athens into the disastrous Peloponnesian War with Sparta.

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