Results 1 – 15 of 15 DISCURSO FUNEBRE DE PERICLES 2¦ED by Tucídides; Varona Codeso, Patricia; Varona Codeso, Patricia and a great selection of related. Pericles’ Funeral Oration is a famous speech from Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War. The speech was delivered by Pericles, an eminent Athenian . Discurso fúnebre de Pericles. Por Philipp Foltz ().

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There are several different English translations of the speech available. An Evaluation” Charles E. That if anyone should ask, they should look at their final moments when they gave their lives to their country and that should leave no doubt in the mind of the doubtful.

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Funeral oration ancient Greece. The freedom we enjoy in our government extends also to our ordinary life.

Then a funeral procession was held, with ten cypress coffins carrying the remains, one for each of the Athenian tribesand another for the remains that could not be identified. Nevertheless, Thucydides was extremely meticulous in his documentation, and records the varied certainty of his sources each time. The speech begins by praising the custom of the public funeral for the dead, but criticises the inclusion of the speech, arguing that the “reputations of many brave men” should “not be imperilled in the mouth of a single individual”.

Yana Usage on ja. The style is deliberately elaborate, in accord with the stylistic preference associated with the sophists. Summary [ edit ] Description Discurso funebre pericles. This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. The Invention of Athens. It is uncertain to what degree, if any, Lincoln was directly influenced by Pericles’ Funeral Oration.

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A Historical Commentary On Thucydides. The work of art itself is in the public domain for ciscurso following reason: Retrieved from ” https: The bones were kept for the funeral at the end of the year.


The New York Review of Books. Simon discursoo Schuster pp. Retrieved from ” https: Thucydides’ Greek is notoriously difficult, but the language of Pericles Funeral Oration is considered by many to be the most difficult and virtuosic passage in the History of the Peloponnesian War.

Pericles then turns to the audience and exhorts them to live up to the standards set by the deceased, “So died these men as becomes Athenians.

Retrieved 1 January Democracy Usage on es. The last part of the ceremony was a speech delivered by a prominent Athenian citizen.

Where their system of democracy allowed them to have a voice amongst those who made important decisions that would affect them. Significantly he begins recounting the speech by saying: At this point, however, Pericles departs most dramatically from the example of other Athenian funeral orations and skips over the great martial achievements of Athens’ past: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Pericles begins by praising the dead, as the other Athenian funeral orations do, by regard the ancestors of present-day Athenians 2. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or less. Description Discurso funebre pericles. University of Michigan Press. Thucydides says early in his History that the speeches presented are not verbatim records, but are intended to represent the main ideas of what was said and what discursk, according to Thucydides, “called for in the situation”.

Thus, choosing to die resisting, rather than to live submitting, they fled only from dishonour Although Thucydides records the speech in the first person as if it were a word for word record of what Pericles said, there can be little doubt that he edited the speech at the very funebr.

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Peter Aston wrote a choral version, So they gave their bodies[22] published in To help make his point he stated that the soldiers whom he was speaking of gave their lives to a cause to protect the city of Athens, its citizens, and its freedom. Thucydides and the Tradition of Funeral Speeches at Athens.


Finally they were buried at a public grave at Kerameikos. The Funeral Oration is significant because it differs from the usual form of Athenian funeral speeches.

Pericles’ Funeral Oration

See Ziolkowski, John In the climax of his praise of Athens, Pericles declares: Several funeral orations from classical Athens are still extant, which seem to corroborate Thucydides ‘ assertion that this was a regular feature of Athenian funerary custom in wartime. Because as they are described by Pericles, Athenian citizens were distinct from the citizens of other nations — they were open minded, tolerant, and ready to understand and follow orders.

This photographic reproduction is therefore also considered to be in the public domain in the United States. There, far from exercising a jealous surveillance over each other, we do not feel called upon to be angry with our neighbour for doing what he likes This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Wills never claims that Lincoln drew on it as a source, though Edward Everettwho delivered a lengthy oration at the same ceremony at Gettysburg, began by describing the “Athenian example”.