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...cratic government that replaced all the rulers. In 450 B.C. Pericles, an Athenian general, used the "states" money to support new age thinkers, artist, writers, and architects. Pericles believed if he gave the people jobs and made monuments so grand that others would look upon him and the city with great respect. The most famous of the general 's ideas is the Parthenon. The two architects and the sculptor that built the Parthenon, Iktinos, Kallikrates, and Pheidias, built it on a base of rock called the Acropolis which was left of the earlier buildings that once rested there. Sculptures of this age no longer looked unreasonable, instead, they took on the more realistic face. Pottery was utilized in may different forms. People gave little glass dolls as presents to the gods and to children. They also made pots, jars, vases that were designed with religious sceniarios.
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