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Golden Age of Greece




The Golden Age of Greece began with the brilliant victory of the Greeks over imperial rule of Persia during the the Persian War from 546 to 479 B.C. This era declined when the inglorious civil battle of the Peloponnesian War took place from 431 to 404 B.C.

In the Golden Age of Greece the Grecian states in the peninsula achieved a high status in culture and political constancy. This Age is sometimes called the "Periclean Age," after the honorable Pericles who was the leading statesman of the Athens' at that time.

During this period Greece achieved tremendous success in the arenas of government, art, philosophy, drama and poetry. This Era showed the birth of democracy in Athens. The Greek theater had promoted some of its renowned playwrights, and globally famous philosophers such as Socrates and Plato who almost terminated the conventional thought processes of men.

The Golden Age in Greece upheavaled architectural innovations like the Parthenon art and sculpture that is still admired down the centuries. The polytheistic society also have excellent records in the field of science and medicine, poetry and registered history.

Golden Stone Age of Greece as it is often called is because of the intricate statues and pottery based on the styles of the Kouros and the Kore. The tale of The Blinding of Polphemus and Cyclops is a famous element for these art works. Golden Age of Greece has been a very artistic and innovative period in Grecian culture.


 

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