Pericles Quotes

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Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you.

Pericles

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Either because of a genuine fear for its safety after the defeat in Egypt and the revolts of the allies or as a pretext to gain control of the League's finances Athens transferred the treasury of the alliance from Delos to Athens in 454–453 BC. He offered her to another husband with the agreement of her male relatives. Platias and Constantinos Koliopoulos professors of strategic studies and international politics "rather than to submit to coercive demands Pericles chose war".