Classics 370 3/27 notes

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Classics notes QOD who is responsible for the destruction of Medea’s family? Girls and Zeus -Zeus the great philanderer Europa: Bull, Crete, intercourse -Who Girl- no experience with men Parents- protecting the daughter: reputation and dignity Man o Cato the elder, 2 nd century BC Rome- strong idea of what it was to act correctly or incorrectly o Ran into man in front of brothel, said keep up the good work- not with well born your girls, leaving them pure Action- taking girl out of protective environment, then moving her into his own world: sexual assault -Menander Comedies, 4 th cent BC Athens Epitrepontes (men in arbitration) o Woman gets pregnant 6 mo after marriage- separated from husband- at a fair 9 month ago and sexually assaulted, husband says he was at the same for and he did the same thing to that girl: all end in happiness o Women don’t have control over their own bodies- difficult for women in these times o Forced them to live in a society where they are subject to whatever men
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course CLASSICS 370 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '07 term at Wisconsin.

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