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The Golden Age of Athens
c. 479-404 BCE
Beginnings of Democracy
Solon of Athens
Merry-Joseph Blondel, 19th c.
Pisistratus
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 1834
Cleisthenes, Modern Bust
The Persian Wars
499-449 BCE
Leonidas at Thermopylae
Jacques-Louis David, 1814
The Peloponnesian War
431-404 BCE
Pericles’s Funeral Oration
Philipp von Foltz, 1853
The Plague in Athens
Michael Sweerts, 17th c.
Golden Age Athens
The Classical Orders
The Acropolis
Reconstruction of the Acropolis
Leo von Klenze, 1846
Athena Parthenos (Reconstruction)
Phidias, c. 440 BCE
The Parthenon
c. 448-430s BCE
Metopes: Battle of the Lapiths
and the Centaurs
East Pediment Sculptures
Frieze
Cavalcade
Procession of Figures
Sacrifice
Phidias Showing the Frieze of the Parthenon to His Friends
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1868
The Erechtheion
c. 421-407 BCE
Porch of the Maidens (Caryatids)
The Temple of Athena Nike
437-424 BCE
The Temple of Athena Nike
The Agora
Reconstruction of Ancient Athens
Temple of Hephaistos
Middle Stoa
Reconstruction of the Stoa of Attalos
(Agora Museum)
Stoa of Attalos, Interior
Sculpture
Kritios Boy
Kritios, c. 480 BCE
Doryphoros (Spear-Bearer)
Polykleitos, c. 450-440 BCE
Discobolus (Discus Thrower)
Myron, c. 450 BCE
Aphrodite of Knidos
Praxiteles, c. 350-300 BCE
White-Ground Ceramics
Achilles Painter, Muse and Maiden
c. 445-430 BCE
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
The Golden Age of Athens
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  1. 1. The Golden Age of Athens c. 479-404 BCE
  2. 2. Beginnings of Democracy
  3. 3. Solon of Athens Merry-Joseph Blondel, 19th c.
  4. 4. Pisistratus Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 1834
  5. 5. Cleisthenes, Modern Bust
  6. 6. The Persian Wars 499-449 BCE
  7. 7. Leonidas at Thermopylae Jacques-Louis David, 1814
  8. 8. The Peloponnesian War 431-404 BCE
  9. 9. Pericles’s Funeral Oration Philipp von Foltz, 1853
  10. 10. The Plague in Athens Michael Sweerts, 17th c.
  11. 11. Golden Age Athens
  12. 12. The Classical Orders
  13. 13. The Acropolis
  14. 14. Reconstruction of the Acropolis Leo von Klenze, 1846
  15. 15. Athena Parthenos (Reconstruction) Phidias, c. 440 BCE
  16. 16. The Parthenon c. 448-430s BCE
  17. 17. Metopes: Battle of the Lapiths and the Centaurs
  18. 18. East Pediment Sculptures
  19. 19. Frieze
  20. 20. Cavalcade
  21. 21. Procession of Figures
  22. 22. Sacrifice
  23. 23. Phidias Showing the Frieze of the Parthenon to His Friends Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1868
  24. 24. The Erechtheion c. 421-407 BCE
  25. 25. Porch of the Maidens (Caryatids)
  26. 26. The Temple of Athena Nike 437-424 BCE
  27. 27. The Temple of Athena Nike
  28. 28. The Agora
  29. 29. Reconstruction of Ancient Athens
  30. 30. Temple of Hephaistos
  31. 31. Middle Stoa
  32. 32. Reconstruction of the Stoa of Attalos (Agora Museum)
  33. 33. Stoa of Attalos, Interior
  34. 34. Sculpture
  35. 35. Kritios Boy Kritios, c. 480 BCE
  36. 36. Doryphoros (Spear-Bearer) Polykleitos, c. 450-440 BCE
  37. 37. Discobolus (Discus Thrower) Myron, c. 450 BCE
  38. 38. Aphrodite of Knidos Praxiteles, c. 350-300 BCE
  39. 39. White-Ground Ceramics Achilles Painter, Muse and Maiden c. 445-430 BCE
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