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March 6, 2008 Athens in the Archaic and Classical Periods 20 th of June to about 6 th or July – Summer School Abroad Program wlee@unc.edu , 1350 cost and then airfare, Albania Athens- Located near the sea but not on the sea. - occupied through the dark ages of the Mycenaean period - experienced an explosion of population during the synokism - Acropolis- sacred fortification, place to go to if you were in trouble o Gave sanctuary - Agora- garden Athens -560-526 BC Peisistratos is tyrant -526-510 BC unpopular rule of the sons of Peisistratos -510-508 BC overthrow of tyrants and establishment of democracy Agora- Mess of stone now, central city then. - Old Bouleuterion- council house, meeting hall - Archaic Temple of Apollp Patroos o Casting pit for Kuros cult statue - Royal Stoa- simple hall, collinade or place to get out of the sun and conduct business o This is where the king archon would pass judgment on human issues - Alter of the Twelve Gods- center of the “world”, everything measure from there
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