Essays Tagged: "Pericles Funeral Oration"

Title:The Crimes of Democracy

ning and approaches to certain issues.also, the literature that was read was "The funeral speech of Pericles"The Crimes of DemocracyWhen you examine "The Funeral Speech of Pericles", and the manner in ... that to the Athenian the fruits of other countries are as familiar a luxury as those of his own." (Pericles' funeral oration, p.10)They wanted a taste and a stake in the resources, (Whether it be oil ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

History of the Peloponnesian War, written by Thucydides, is a work that concerns many aspects of this long combat.

ork that concerns many aspects of this long combat. One of its sections includes the speech made by Pericles in honor of the soldiers fallen in the battlefield. Greeks took the process of the burial v ... e, which struck Greeks during the second year of the war, immediately after the eulogy delivered by Pericles. This is due partially because of the author's desire to preserve the chronological order o ...

(6 pages) 148 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Critical Essay: Pericles' Funeral Oration Speec Explains the views of the Athenians from an ideological stand point.

Critical Essay: Pericles' Funeral Oration SpeechIt can be argued that the Greeks are the most influential civilizati ... vital to life and even moreso to obtain the ever awe inspiring concept that is full human potential.Pericles' Funeral Oration Speech is an extremely beautiful and moving piece ofliterature. The Funera ... uneral Oration was a custom that occurred where the Athenians praisedthe dead after a great battle. Pericles, who was the leader of the Athenian state at theheight of its democratic time, delivers a s ...

(6 pages) 88 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Greek contributions to the Western Civilization

nd think about to this day.One of the things that the Greeks had thought of was democracy. From the Pericles' Funeral Oration they believed the all people should have the right of advancement, politic ...

(1 pages) 62 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Athens Excluded: Metics

state also introduced trial by jury, attempting to prevent arbitrary prosecution and punishment. In Pericles' Funeral Oration, composed by Thucydides, he stated that, "Our constitution is called a dem ... viously not the case in this situation.Politics was an important aspect of the Athenian city-state. Pericles stated in his Funeral Oration that, "We do not say that a man who takes no interest in poli ...

(6 pages) 31 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Religion And Politics In Early Civilization

ep to the law, this is because it commands our deep respect." Excerpted from The Funeral Oration of Pericles. These statements show that the government body, made up of common people, did not get invo ... d with private lives of the Athenians {Greeks}, though they did demand the public laws be followed. Pericles states that the government was a democracy, which it was, and that it was a model for other ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Who Wants to be Next in Line

ieve such a democratic state were and continue to be as individual as the people residing in Greece.Pericles (493 BC - 429 BC) was a statesman of Athens, Greece during this time of political explorati ... Grecian city Sparta. This civil war in Greece had created chaos and sparked worry in the Athenians. Pericles' Funeral Oration was a reminder to them. The great speech was a pep-rally to restate the or ...

(7 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

The Funeral Oration

y AdamsSpring 2014HIS111 deMayoApril 8, 2014"The Funeral Oration" was a eulogy originally spoken by Pericles amidst the Athenian war on Sparta in 431 B.C.E. that was later recalled, and recorded for p ... E. that was later recalled, and recorded for posterity by the famous Athenian historian Thucydides. Pericles, the orator and original writer of "The Funeral Oration," was a very loyal Athenian. He was ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History