essay mid 1

essay mid 1 -...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chora- agricultural zone, surrounds the polis, home of the peasants, extended roughly 6-10 miles outside the polis, dotted with villages, then people walked to there separate fields to work. It took 90 people to feed and clothe 100. Arketia and Ephibate are rituals of transitioning into early adult hood Arkteia– Festival takes place every 4 years. Between the ages of 11-14 girls would participate. They would leave home and go to the temple of Artemis. To please Artemis they would have to play the she bear. At night the would go into a cave like structure and hibernate and learn mysteries, myths, and facts of life. At the end they exchange their girls shorter peplos for a woman’s longer peplos. They would make the transition from kore to parthenos. Ephebic training Age 15-18. Adolescent age of young men in training. Build them into citizens and train them into soldiers. Take tours of them temples to learn about the gods. Then on guard duty to protect the chora. After two years of duty then become citizens. Rhetoric and Sophists
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 10/23/2008 for the course REL 121g taught by Professor Hock during the Fall '07 term at USC.

Page1 / 2

essay mid 1 -...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online