How does the picture of Athens drawn by Pericles
resemble the picture given by the Athenians at Corinth?
At the same time, can you notice ways in which Pericles
differs from those Athenians?
But above all, how does Pericles’s view of Athens
compare with how the Corinthians saw it? :
Mention two or three ways in whch this Athens of
Pericles resembles the pictures of human culture that you have seen in
other genres: viz epic (Iliad 18, Odyssey 9)
At the same, what strikes you as particularly new
& different about Athens?
In what respects do the new features of Athens resemble
any modern customs and institutions?