Pericles of Athens: Facts, Achievements & Death


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Who was Pericles?

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1. What is a city-state?

2. What did Pericles use as the foundation of the Athenian Empire?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet combo will help see what you know about life and times of Pericles in Athens.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • City-states
  • The foundation of the Athenian Empire
  • Parthenon
  • Orations of Pericles

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Pericles
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Athenian Empire
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Peloponnesian War and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The contributions of Pericles and Athenian culture will be covered in the lesson titled Pericles of Athens: Facts, Achievements & Death. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Details the start of the Athenian Empire
  • Defines city-state
  • Explains Pericles' military career
  • Covers his death from a plague in 429 BC