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Unformatted text preview: Key Terms 04/09/2007 14:37:00 Knemon is a Peasant in the play Old Cantankerous . He is a hard working man that thinks aristocrats are lazy and no good. He works on his farm like a hermit. And doesnt care about anyone but him self. Peasants Vast majority Difference b/w Peasants from slaves.tenant peasant and free peasant Tenant peasants could leave the cora while the slaves couldnt Things they did? Farmers herders, fishermen, hetaira Commentary about the life of a peasant Hard living, gets up when the sun rises, hard work Marriage had to be oked are agricultural workers. People that produce the agricultural products that are consume by themselves and the Polis. Took about 90 people to feed 100. Every 100 people 90 of them were peasants. Chora the productive land that surrounded the polis. 10 miles or more that surrounded the polis. Old Cantankerous takes place in the Chora. Kyrios Is the lead male in a family, wither the husband or father or master in a house hold Examples: knemon is the kyrios in this house hold, although hes an independent farmer Parasite An aristocrat but has fallen on hard times. Could of lost all his money by his fathers shipping disaster. Some one who is Out of funds Carried out important legal matters on behalf family, for example chareacs acts as the intermediary between sostratus and Gorgaius Example: Aristocrats who didnt have money became parasites to other aristocrats Chareaas is a parasite, Sostratus Parasite Sikon Is a slave but a particular kind of slave with special abilities. Example is a mageiros: o trained slave that will do three things sacrifice the animal cuts the animal up so he is a butcher and is also a cook the owner who owned sikon didnt need him every day since they dont eat meat everyday so they hired him out to others. he is used as the sacaficer cook for the pan shrinel Exposure leaving unwanted children either in the wilderness or at the city dump in hopes that possibaly some one else might want the child. If not they they would die. o Happens in Daphnus and Chloe Lamon ( slave) Goat Herder in Daphnis and Chloe. Goat trots off and is nursing a little infant boy that is dressed nicely. First instinct was to take the valuable belongings but decides to take up the boy and raise him and put him off as his own child by giving him a name, Daphnis Syntrophos trophos- nourishmant, a slave who is nourished with some one else. Typically with one of the aristocratic children. When an aristocratic child was born the midwife would tell the father what sex it was and the father would buy an infant the same sex (maybe with its mother) to raise it with the ariostrocratic child....
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This note was uploaded on 09/17/2008 for the course REL 121g taught by Professor Hock during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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Midterm KeyTerms1 - Key Terms 04/09/2007 14:37:00 Knemon is...

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