Athens—Civic Buildings and Civic Identity
Lecture no. 12 from the course: Cities of the Ancient World
Taught by Professor Steven L. Tuck | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Leap forward to classical Athens in the Golden Age of the 5th century B.C. Tour some of the city’s most well-known landmarks, including the Agora, the Acropolis, and the Parthenon. Learn about the Periclean building program in the years following the Persian Wars, and examine some of the city’s great statues and friezes.