Not far from where the Acropolis stands today, during a mild Mediterranean winter around 431 BC, Pericles gave a funeral oration to honor Athenians killed in the war against Sparta. His eulogy was sculpted into a powerful political defense of Athenian democracy in contrast to the autocratic Spartan regime. In that valedictory speech, Pericles crystallized […]
About Michalis Pattakos
Michalis Pattakos is a lawyer in Athens, Greece, focusing mainly on antitrust law. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School (LL.M. 2009) and he was researcher at Harvard Law School (VR 2010).