"Easily readable and thoroughly engaging." New England Classical Journal 20110513 "Tracy has produced a useful short introduction to the sparse sources on Pericles and some of the modern interpretations of his career and personality. -- Susan Downie Mouseion 20100115
About the Author
Stephen V. Tracy is Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, Professor Emeritus at Ohio State University and Professor and Director Emeritus at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. He is the author of several books, including Athens and Macedon: Attic Letter-Cutters of 300 to 229 B.C. (UC Press); Athenian Democracy in Transition: Attic Letter-Cutters of 340 to 290 B.C. (UC Press); and The Story of the Odyssey.