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Natalia Kapatsoulia, Filippos Mandilaras

My First History [Η Πρώτη μου Ιστορία (I proti mou Istoria)] (Series): Pericles and the Golden Century [Ο Περικλής και ο Χρυσός Αιώνας (O Periklis kai o Chrysos Aionas)]

The purpose of this book is to present Pericles’ life, from childhood to death, and politics and warfare during Athens’ “Golden Age”, as noted in the subtitle. The front cover shows a helmeted and bearded Pericles before his major construction project, the Parthenon. Builders are shown carrying a Doric capital for the façade’s eighth column, which is missing from the incomplete temple. Yet, we are not in ancient Athens only. At the bottom of the cover, a grou(...)


YEAR: 2011