Athenian Democracy Pros and Cons
- What virtues does Pericles find in the Athenian constitution?
- Against what criticisms is he defending it?
- What are the author’s objection to democracy?
- How would a defender of the Athenian constitution and way of life meet his complaints?
- To what extent do these descriptions agree?
- How do they disagree?
references: Pericles’ funeral oration and Athenian democracy- an unfriendly view