dec. 7 greek notes - WEEK 15: CONCLUSIONS (12/7) What...

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WEEK 15: CONCLUSIONS (12/7) What happened next? the death of Athenian democracy is significant b/c it’s really death of democracy in western world, 322 BC sack of Delphi by Gauls, 279 BC Romans slowly sack Corinth (symbolizes Greek entirely being a Roman subject which allows Greek culture to move West towards Rome), 146 BC Pyrrhus of Epirus, the Macedonian Wars Roman province, 146 BC - AD 330 Graecia capta ferum victorem cepit (Horace) >> greek is in political chains and romans are in cultural chains sack of Athens, 88 BC Battle of Actium, 31 BC – agustus defeats cleopatra AD 54, Christianity is on the rise and St. Paul visits Athens to write famous letter Roman Athens : The Arch of Hadrian ( "city of Theseus" / "city of Hadrian" ), the Olympeion , the Odeon of Herodes Atticus >> this is Romans adding their own legacy of Athenian culture and art Byzantine Greece , AD 330 - 1204, 1311-1453 -- roman empire becomes divided b/w E. and W..Byzantine is the east building of Constantinople economic prosperity, artistic revival
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