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Pericles
Funeral Oration

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Pericles was a famous Greek general. He gave a speech in Athens, a public speech, honoring the many warriors who were killed in battle. Scholars found a written record of this speech. It is an incredible speech. It talks about democracy and Athenian patriotism. It shares a great deal about life in Athens and events in Greek history.

Even though it was written a couple thousand years ago, it is still a moving and powerful speech today.

Pericles' Funeral Oration Summary

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