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From Simon & Schuster, Pericles of Athens and the Birth of Democracy is Donald Kagan's, 20th century history of Athenian democracy, exploration of one of history's greatest subjects.An incisive portrait of Pericles is set against the shifting political trends, international tensions and relations, and intellectual movements of the ancient Greek civilization.
Donald Kagan was a historian and classicist at Yale University specializing in ancient Greece, notable for his four-volume history of the Peloponnesian War
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