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of world history?
What is a Golden Age? And what made Athens so glorious?
OUTCOMES Determine Importance Acts Like a Historian
THE AGE OF PERICLES
- Identifies examples of arete and eunomia - Understands how the content relates to the aim and essential question
- Analyzes and evaluates examples of arete and eunomia to determine the true purpose - Analyzes and evaluates the content as it relates to the aim and the essential question
BACKGROUND: The oration (speech) that Pericles gave to the citizens of Athens to honor those who died in the Peloponnesian War is one of the classic political speeches in Western Civilization. He has two purposes for this speech: 1) to honor those who have died, and 2) to glorify Athens.
“The Funeral Oration”
PART I: ACTIVELY READ
DIRECTIONS: Read the excerpt and code the text. • Highlight examples of Arete in BLUE • Highlight examples of Eunomia in PINK • Circle any words that you not understand • Write notes in the margins to help you understand the key points
Arete: personal, individual excellence Eunomia: good order in the state / culture PART II: COMPLETE THE WORKSHEET
DIRECTIONS: Using the chart, record examples of the following two concepts IN YOUR OWN WORDS. ***The number of rows does not mean anything – you may not use all of them.
what was the true purpose of this speech? Explain your reasoning. In your opinion. According to Pericles. why was Athens so glorious? Cite examples from the text. .GLOBAL STUDIES HISTORICAL FIGURES: Great Thinkers EQ: How do the ideas and actions of individuals shape the course of world history? ARETE EUNOMIA REFLECTION In your opinion. were there any other purposes of this speech? Explain your reasoning.