Why did architecture and sculpture begin to flourish under Pericles?

did not want ordinary citizens to become beggars living at the expense of the state. Therefore, at his suggestion, temples, public buildings, and fortifications were built in the city. Athens has become the most beautiful city in Greece. The construction provided jobs for many citizens. People of a wide variety of professions were employed at the construction sites – from loaders and donkey drivers to skilled sculptors and architects. The Athenians mastered new types of crafts. Gradually, many of them became specialists.

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