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1. Menander (important writer) - influential– Old Cantakerous a. Chora – Shrine to God PAN b. KNEMON i. Basic peasant ii. Working class iii. Farmer iv. Always working – characteristic of peasants – work as early as possible and for as long as possible – health allows v. He doesn’t like anyone except for his daughter c. SOSTRATOS i. Aristocrat ii. Upper class iii. Polis – place of living iv. Chora – propose marriage v. Leisurely vi. Falls in love with daughter of Knemon – b/c of PAN 1. b/c the GIRL is very pious and wonderful to the nymphs d. CHAIREAS i. Aristocrat ii. Social role – Parasite (aristocrat who lost access to wealth – instead of getting job – links to another aristocratic family) iii. Gopher e. SIKON i. Urban slave ii. More privileged and trained slave “mogeiros” iii. Cook f. GORGIAS i. Knemon’s step-son ii. Farmer iii. Lower-working class g. SIMICHE i. Servant ii. Lower class iii. Knemon’s servant h. KALLIPIDES i. Sostrato’s father
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2009 for the course REL 121 taught by Professor Hocke during the Fall '08 term at USC.

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