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What is the contribution of Pericles in Greek civilization?

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Pericles was a great leader of Athens who firmly rooted the principles of democracy through his reforms. He believed in equal rights for justice to all people. He was a great proponent for the arts, literature, music and philosophy. He encouraged plays and music performances. The illustrated Iliad and Odyssey were composed during his period. He also promoted science, astrology and maths. He is associated with the growth of architecture- famously the temple of Goddess Athena. Famous Greek philosophers, mathematicians and historians are linked to the Pericles period. It is thus considered to be the Golden Period of the Greek Civilization.


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