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Midterm Guide

Midterm Guide - Midterm Guide Knemon an independent peasant...

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Midterm Guide Knemon - an independent peasant who lives in the chora and who lives a life of toil Peasant - people who live in the chora. 80-95% of population. Usually farmers who produces for people in the polis Chora - agriculturally productive land that spans around 6-10 miles outside of the polis. where peasants live. Also the place where Daphnis and Chloe grew up - tenants, slaves, independent slaves - Dionysophanes owns land in chora. Lots of aristocrats own land here Kyrios - the person, usually the father, who has the responsibility to marry off his daughter to the most suitable husband - Kneamon has the responsibility of the kyrios and he gave this responsibility to Georgias, his step-son. Pan - a diety of agriculture. Mageiros - a special slave who is hired to cook meat. They have three responsibilities: to sacrifice the animal, to butcher it, and then to cook the meat - Sikon is an example of a magerios, he was hired by sostratos’ household to offer sacrifice Exposure - couples who don’t just had a baby but don’t want to take care of it expose the baby by taking it to the town dump. Lamon - a slave peasant of dionysophanes. A goatherd who found daphnis and took him back to his home and raised him Syntrophos - special kind of slave that are bought when an aristocratic family has a baby and this slave grows up with the aristocratic child. They become really close and will develop a special kind of relationship - Eudromos is Astylos’ syntrophos Aristocratic household - composed of two parts: polis(urban) and chora (rural) - polis is where immediate family lives eg. Dionysophanes, wife and son, also includes parasites like Gnathon - chora is where the household’s slaves and tenants live eg. Slave (lamon and family), tenant (Chloe’s family) - typical household has around 100 people.
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Eros - the god of love Kottalos - a primary curriculum student who is dyslexic. His mom wants him to be a scribe but he cant. Teacher and mom are both frustrated with him. Says he is going to do better but story ends with promise without much hope of fulfillment. Primary Curriculum - children ages 7 to 11 are taught reading and writing Homer as a social marker - students were assigned to memorize passages from iliad. This introduced a narrative world for students to inhabit. These stories gave them an idea of how to behave as greeks and to embody in themselves some virtues seen in these poems. People are expected to read homer throughout their life and be able to quote lines from Homer in any situation Agamemnon vs. Achilles Paidagogos - male slave, typically older, walk him from home to gym for school, go bk n forth with him, see that boy did hw, was a shadow role, wasn’t in charge of educating boy but seeing so he is out of trouble, n he did stuff he should be doing.
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