Pericles's Funeral Oration

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Pericles's Funeral Oration

Pericles's Funeral Oration is a famous speech attributed to Pericles in Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War. Pericles, an eminent Athenian politician, delivered it at the end of the first year of the Peloponnesian War as a part of the annual public funeral for the war dead.

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