Classis 30 Lecture 23

Classis 30 Lecture 23 - Classis 30 Lecture 23 05/25/07...

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Classis 30 Lecture 23 – 05/25/07 Jumping from the Greek era to the Roman era (about 500 years into the future) Statue of Aeneas fleeing Troy from Book 1 of the Aeneid o Carrying his father Anchises on his shoulders o Aeneas’s son, Ascanias, is behind him o Anchises is carrying small statues known as the Household gods Neoptolemus is finally getting a role in mythology in the second picture o Ego driving the savage warrior o Fighting for himself Did the Romans have their own myths? o Self-consciousness because it feels like they came “second” o Differentiate from Greeks through the story of Romulus and Remus o Greek Mythology (Trojan War: Greek Gods) o Roman Mythology (Romulus and Remus; household gods) Horace, Epistles 2.1.156-57 o “Conquered Greece took her uncultivated conqueror captive and invaded rustic Latium with the arts” Cross pollination: Greece invades the arts of Roman Culture o Very subconscious about having the compete with the Greeks Greek God
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