Idea of Proof (Thales' Theorem)
Physical Explanation of Phenomena
Male agoge, beginning at 7. Dining Hall at 20. Family at 30.
Laws to discourage wealth (division of property, syssitia dining, prohibition on trade and craft, iron currency)
Solon (democracy), Peisistreids (tyrants 546-510), Cleisthenes (democracy)
Ionianian Revolt (499-493)
Persian Invasions(490,480). Marathon (490), Thermopylae (480), Salamis. Athenians emerge as leaders of the Delian League.
Elected leader of Athens, 445-429BC.
Populist (laws favoring Athenian poor)
Wife of Pericles, friend of Protagoras, Anaxagoras, Zeno.
Hetaera, advised Pericles
Frivolous Embargo against Megaria leads to Spartan ultimatum.
431 Pericles evacuates Attica to Athens. Funeral Oration.
430 Plague. 429, Kills Pericles.
Total defeat, after executing their own naval leaders, by starvation and siege, 404
Rule of thirty Tyrants. Restoration of Democracy in 403.
Fought under Pericles
Criticized execution of naval leaders
Refused to carry out executions under the tyrants
Was a friend and a teacher of Critias, Alcibiades
Born a few years before the plague.
Nephew of one of the tyrants Charmides, more distant relation of Critias
Friend of Socrates.