Anaxagoras, Phidias, and Aspasia
Lecture no. 13 from the course: Famous Greeks
Taught by Professor J. Rufus Fears | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Pericles is an intellectual as well as a political leader. His Athens is a place of unprecedented creativity, resulting in works of art, philosophy, and literature that are still admired, debated, and studied today. The names of Anaxagoras, Phidias, and Aspasia (5th century B.C.) represent the leading intellectual, artistic, and cultural currents of this golden age.