Humanities 03.14.08

Humanities 03.14.08 - Humanities 03.14.08 I II III IV V VI Political a Successful Hellenistic states because embodied personal leadership somebody

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Humanities 03.14.08 I. Political a. Successful Hellenistic states because embodied personal leadership - somebody at the top who would make the decision (monarchy to a higher power); cultural influence i. Old monarchy - concern with smaller areas; no cultural importance ii. One person rule; military conquest; iii. Alexander - knowledge and power relation 1. Intellect and power to regulate; reasoning b. Empires create large areas of free trade - no taxes i. Money was the source of their power ii. War against other Hellenistic states to gain a large area of free trade II. Artistic effects a. Classical Greek arts - showed that you were important III. Schooling a. Academies b. Athens c. Egypt - library of Andrea i. World largest research institution IV. Language a. Common language - Greek i. Cultural advantage ii. Lasted for 2000 years iii. After the roman conquest - the language became Latin 1. Language of law 2. Not the language of science or most of the empire iv. It is a language that deal in the specialized areas v. Universal language advance yourself in the world (similarly to today’s universal language English)
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vi. The spread of Christianity
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2009 for the course HUM 607918 taught by Professor Cox,steven during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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Humanities 03.14.08 - Humanities 03.14.08 I II III IV V VI Political a Successful Hellenistic states because embodied personal leadership somebody

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