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Feb%2022%20-%20Archaic%20Greece - -Political make up-...

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1 Archaic Greece (c. 850-700 BCE) -  The “Dark Ages” - Most of the hallmarks of Classical Greek culture originate here -  Massive depopulation at the end of the Bronze Age - Occupation sites 13 th  (320)  12 th  (130)  11 th  (40) -  9 th  century economic recovery - Reopening of Near Eastern trade links - Phoenicians      
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4 Archaic Greek Society -  Geographic influence -  Particularism -  Frogs along a pond – The importance of the Aegean -  Pan-Hellenism - Pan-Hellenic festivals  -  Olympia (700’s) and Delphi -  Linguistic dialects -  Ionian (Attic) -  Dorian  -  Aeolian -  Arcadian
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7 The Greek  Polis -  Contrast with the Mycenaean Palace - Where did it come from?  -  Phoenician connection -  Synoecism  - Villages of Attic merge into Athens - The role of warfare Hoplites  and the  phalanx
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Unformatted text preview: -Political make up- Typical features- Assembly of male citizens- Culture of exclusion- Elected magistrates- Executive and judicial functions- Early stages Aristocratic birth requirements - Aristocratic council 8 9 10 11 The Greek Alphabet- Adopted from the Phoenicians- Commercial incentive- Use in the epic and religious traditions - Increasing scope of use verses Linear B- Linear B = Just an administrative text- Alphabetic Greek- Administrative texts- Epic poetry - Personal signatures and records - Graffiti 12 Remembrances of Mycenaean Greece- The cultural importance of the Homeric epics- Artistic themes- Political authority- Aristocratic status- The cult of Heroes- Example: Ajax and Kassandra Lokris 13...
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