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The Greek statesman Pericles then expanded the democracy. He was an Athenian statesman who had an impact on politics that remains today.

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Cleisthenes in 508 BCE.

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Who was the major patron of the Athenian Greek Classical period?

During the Classical period and the Golden Age in Athens Pericles was the major patron of art, architecture and literature. He infused the Athenian people with national pride and promoted larger production from tradesmen, craftsmen and artists.


When system of democracy was introduced in Athens what did this mean who was was not allowed to vote?

The first democracy was a limited democracy introduced by Cleisthenes in 507 BCE after expulsion of the tyrant. Voting was limited to landowners. This democracy was replaced by an oligarchy to lead during the Persian War. A broader democracy of citizens was reintroduced byEphialtes in 461 BCE. He was assassinated and his deputy Pericles introduced radical democracy of all Athenian adult males in 444 BCE after expelling the competing landowner party in the assembly.


He headed Athenian government during golden age?

it was Pericles


What was Cleisthenes known for?

Cleisthenes was important because he was known as the reformer of the constitution of Athens. He also began to point Athens in the way of becoming a democracy. He is known as "the father of Athenian democracy."


Why Athenian democracy was limited?

First, it was limited when established by Cleisthenes in 5008 BCE to landowners (they had a personal stake in good government). When Ephialtes restored democracy in 460 BCE after the Oligarchs had made a comeback during the Persian War he expanded it with the full male populace voting in assembly on issued put to it. Then Pericles radicalised it with the Assembly making all decisions and the Council carrying them out between the fortnightly meetings.

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Who was Pericles and what happened during the period he lived?

Pericles was an Athenian Statesman, he lived in time of the Anicent Athens as he produced democracy and built many famous buildings still standing today.


What was a feature of Athenian democracy during the 5th century?

Nothing.


Who is mostly credited for the reforms in Athens that brought democracy to the country?

After the initial democracy established by Cleisthenes in 508 BCE went into abeyance during and after the Persian invasion, Ephialtes re-established the democracy in 460 BCE. He was assassinated by the aristocrats and his deputy Pericles took over, expelling the aristocratic Themistocles son of Melesias and progressed development into a direct democracy where the citizens directed action meeting in regular assemblies.


During the rule of Pericles Athenian citizens were expected to be actively involved in the political decision making process this form of governing is known as?

direct democracy.


Did the Athenian Democracy have the right to speak?

The limited democracy of Cleisthenes 507 BCE had an assembly of landowners where they could address the assembly. During the radical democracy period, only the citizens had the right to speak in assembly.


What is true about the Athenian government?

In the general context of "government," something true and important about the ancient Athenian government is that, during the Classical Period in Greece, it was organized as a democracy. While it was not a "pure" democracy, since only relatively few citizens were able to vote and hold public office, it was nonetheless the first appearance of democracy in Western Civilization.


Which of the following was a feature of Athenian democracy during 5th century BC?

All male citizens could vote in the city assembly regardless of wealth.


During Pericles' rule Athenian citizens were expected to be actively involved in the political decision-making process. This form of governing is known as?

Direct Democracy


Who was the major patron of the Athenian Greek Classical period?

During the Classical period and the Golden Age in Athens Pericles was the major patron of art, architecture and literature. He infused the Athenian people with national pride and promoted larger production from tradesmen, craftsmen and artists.


Was a feature of Athenian democracy during the 5th century BC?

It developed into a direct democracy - unlike the representative democracy of today, where the electorate elects parliamentarians to make laws, the electorate in Athens met fortnightly in assembly and voted themselves directly on the laws and proposals put before them.


What does the Athenian government give voting rights to?

During the radical democracy period, government was by the assembly of the adult male citizens, who directed on everything. The council carried out its decisions.


Who is Ebulus in the essay The Art of Conversation by Richard Steele?

your speling of the mans name is wrong. its EubulusEubulus, or Euboulos (c.405 BC - c.335 BC) was a statesman of ancient Athens, who was very influential in Athenian politics during the period 355 BC to 342 BC and was notable for his abilities in managing Athenian finances.