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Unformatted text preview: 2-20-08ROMENUNC EST BIBENDUM: Now is the time to DRINK!Amor vincit omnia: love conquers allDues ex machina: God from the machineDisiecta membra: parts tossed all over the placeAbsit omen: let there be no bad omen in it (knock on wood)Ars longa vita brevis: art lasts a long time, life does not novus orbis: new worldex oriente lux, ex occidente lex: from the east comes light from the west comes lawdixi: I have spoken copia: an element of style were dealing with in this unit (tacetus, boethius, ovid etc)(cornucopia (horn of plenty) abundancesententia: a very condensed sentence. (tattoo) they make a wilderness, and call it peaceepic simile: complaint:formal statement of someones complaint panegyric: any speech designed to give a person praisepriamel: allegory: (boethius) narrative that works on 2 levels. Simple story/underlying profound stichomythia: dramatic device from Seneca/boethius. Play write has to present something to audience using short lines. Catalogue: long list of things.Adynation: world turned upside down, doing the impossible Ecphrasis: a formal description of somethingOvid: born 43 BC after war (civil) and as caesars coming to powerFull namePublius ovious Naso 43-17 ADFrom Sulmo, mountain citye East of Rome1st of our poets to grow up during augustus principatetraditional education but would rather be poet than lawyer or senatorlight hearted and greek mythologygot on wrong side of augustus because augusturs was trying to promote good family valuesOvid was very scandalous relegation: sent away and can not come backars amatoria: the art of loveremedia amoris: the cure of lovemedicamina faciei faminae: how to put on make upamores: love poems (he writes to corinna) heroides (were reading 5 of 20)fasti: the roman calendar (tries to trace early roman traditions through each month) his epic: the metamorphoseshis sad poems: Tristia, epistulae ex ponto epistolary poetry: they are supposed to be lettersletters from famous heroines to the men in their lives:Penelope to Ulysses (odysseus)Phyllis to demophoonBriseis to AchillesPhaedra to hippolytusOenone to ParisWhat is Ovid doing in these poems?Letting us hear the female side of the heroic myth. The woman in the story gets a chance to xpress her feelingsIn contrast to the traditional epic which always celebrates the mens deedsHeroides I, III, V: the Homeric lettersPenelopes letter to UlyssesBriseis letter to AchillesOenones letter to ParisReviewing the mythology of the trojan war?THE MAJOR CHARACTERSAt troy (in NW turkey, near the coast)Priam, king of TroyHecuba, his queenTheir royal children:HectorParisCassandra Lots more Paris was exposed as a baby: the omen (hecuba dreamed she gave birth to a fire ball and troy went up in fire, he was given to be killed and exposed in order to overt the omen. The baby was not killed but found by a bear which raised it until raised by shepards)raised by sheperds: a slaverelationship with the nymph Oenone The judgment of Paris:Minerva, juno, venus...
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