A fun and engaging cooperative simulation game based on real history. Ancient Athens has been destroyed in the Persian Wars and the city and its civilization will have to be rebuilt. Students actively engage and assume the roles of Athenian leaders like Pericles and make the tough decisions about what direction to take their city. Along the way they will have to convince a group of other leaders to adopt their ideas and make compromises with others. The project includes detailed instructions, lists of resources and accompanying questions to use as an assessment.