4 - -Aristotle always thought that life had meaning Avid wrote porn wrote metamorphosis to try to get back to where he was excited from the four

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-Aristotle always thought that life had meaning - Avid wrote porn, wrote metamorphosis to try to get back to where he was excited from - the four ages - teresias last class Avid: Greek myths that he translated Pyramus and Thisbe What changes in Pyramus and Thisbe? change in fruit love page 4, paragraph 5, “And sat beneath the tree; love made her bold.” love made her bold We have the notion that: if you really love someone, you somehow rise above yourself That the other person is more important than you Not much love in the Greeks LOVE leads to a lesson Lesson learned for both: Gods Parents Transformative power of love Where an individual loves another more than life itself THEME: importance and significance of love (in Rome) Cicero: On the Good life Cicero-- rhetoric: art of persuasion Cicero was the greatest persuader Writing in the time the Republic is dying Frequently in poiitical trouble Exiled from Rome a couple of times Translator Translated some of the classical Greek into Latin Was skeptical Hated Epicureanism Believed that there was something that transcended everyday life
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2009 for the course HUMN 220 taught by Professor Evans during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Geneseo.

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4 - -Aristotle always thought that life had meaning Avid wrote porn wrote metamorphosis to try to get back to where he was excited from the four

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