Feb 15th - Humanities 111 CLASSICAL GREECE III Theater of Dionysus ancient Mystery Religion of the Cult of Dionysus Agora lower city meeting place

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Humanities 111 February 15, 2008 CLASSICAL GREECE III Theater of Dionysus: ancient Mystery Religion of the Cult of Dionysus Agora: lower city, meeting place, marked with boundary stones as sacred area Panathenaic Festival: every 4 years, celebrated birth of Athena, Athens’ civic deity Orders of Columns: Doric = mainland Greeks, masculine, austere, plain, massive Ionic = Asia Minor, feminine, decorative, elaborate, finer Corinthian = Greek development, used by later cultures Doric + Ionic = balance (mas/fem; Dorian/Ionian) = order Acropolis (high city): rebuilt during the second half of the fifth century BC Persian Wars, Delian League, funds used by Pericles to rebuild Acropolis Pericles: “Buildings live on long after man’s deeds are forgotten.” Propylaea: fore gates; Museum = temple of the Muses (inspiration) Statue of Athena Promachus: made with bronze of the defeated Persians Temple of Athena Nike: Nike = victory (Greeks over the Persians) Erectheum: Parthenon:
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2009 for the course HUM 111 taught by Professor Sorrell during the Spring '06 term at Pepperdine.

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Feb 15th - Humanities 111 CLASSICAL GREECE III Theater of Dionysus ancient Mystery Religion of the Cult of Dionysus Agora lower city meeting place

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