Pericles

Pericles was born in 495 BC and from a early age he showed signs of greatness. He is the most prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator and general of Athens during the Golden Age specifically, the time between the Persian and Peloponnesian wars.

Pericles

Bust of Pericles bearing the inscription “Pericles, son of Xanthippus, Athenian”. Marble, Roman copy after a Greek original from ca. 430 BC Plus

Pericles 495 – 429 BC was a prominent and influential Greek statesman and general of Athens during the city's Golden Age

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Marble portrait bust of Perikles    Roman, 2nd century AD  Said to be from Hadrian’s Villa at Tivoli, Lazio, Italy    “This is a Roman copy of an original portrait which was perhaps created in Perikles’ own day, or shortly after his death. However, it probably bears little physical resemblance to Perikles’ actual appearance, showing an ideal type of the mature soldier citizen, wearing a helmet pushed back on his head.”

Marble portrait bust of Perikles Roman, century AD Said to be from Hadrian’s Villa at Tivoli, Lazio, Italy The British Museum “This is a Roman copy of an original portrait which was perhaps.

Pericles

Portrait herm of Pericles. Roman replica of a Greek portrait statue made by Kresilas in ca. BC for the Athenian Acropolis, from Tivoli.

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