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arthi mt paper notes - MT Essay Notes #2 Connely:...

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MT Essay Notes #2 Connely: Parthenon, looks @ greek myth Parthenon, east frieze, slab V: Royal family preparing for the sacrifice of the youngest daughter, not mythical Sacrifice of 3 daughters to save Athens Part of panathenaic procession in celebration of athena’s birthday festival Affect: gives women more importance Male water carriers (69) Art as agalma, “pleasing gift for the gods” (71) Story preserved in Erectheus: King Erectheus consults oracle at Delphi to learn how he might protect athens from attack from Argos, must sacrifice his daughters- daughters had oath (loyalty) Woman at center is generally identified as the priestess Athena, only slightly taller than the other girls (and man) (73) Youngest daughter=virgin, must be sacrificed to save Athens from attacks of Argos Kampen: The Muted Other (Ara Pacis) looks at gender in art women=other, nature, fertility, motherhood, uneducated (better themselves by taking on role as a woman. .political, but now gender),
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