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Parisa’s Lecture 1 Notes - September 6 2019 TEST # DATE & LOCATION PORTION OF FINAL GRADE TESTABLE MATERIAL 1 in tutorial Oct 4 15% Cohen, Aeschylus (readings and lectures Sept. 6 – 27) 2 in tutorial Nov 8 15% Luther, Spinoza, Lessing (readings and lectures Oct. 4 – Nov. 1) 3 Fall exam period 15% Beccaria, Robespierre, Kant (readings and lectures Nov. 8 – 29) 4 in tutorial Feb 7 15% Brown, Arendt (readings and lectures Jan. 10 – 31) 5 in tutorial March 13 15% TRC report, Maracle’s Celia’s Song (readings and lectures Feb 7 – March 6) 6 Winter exam period 15% Bala’s The Boat People (readings and lectures March 13 – April 3) First test on Cohen 25-30 mins of writing Worth 15% of final grade One question Goal is to write for the whole allotted time The question is basically a combo of the four study questions Incorporate four study questions from Cohen into test answer Paragraph breaks - not wall of text Standard format for tests is four questions What kind of democracy existed in ancient Greece? 600-300 BCE - Classical Age when democracy emerged Everything early there was a different organization of law and morality 3000-1200 BCE - Bronze Age Society was organized around palaces Kings/queens ruled One person called the shots, made decisions One person controlled arms, weapons, have the power to defend the borders, invade, punish people Rulers were seen as divine beings, god on earth Because of the drastic difference between them and the commoners Monarchs had religious people around them like priests
Religious people around them played up this story and the propaganda of the ruler being divine Bronze is hard to mine and the monarchs and those in power were able to monopolize on that Athens was the centre of the world in the bronze age Spoke different dialects Cultural difference Mycenae goes from being the centre of Greece to Athens being the centre of Greece Extreme inequality, average people are nothing, rulers are god 1200-800 BCE - Early Iron Age Also known as Greek dark ages Drop in archeological evidence of people existing Little economic activity Less migration Less interaction Trade routes go into disuse With difficulties, people start to live closer to together and rely more on each other Less palaces and fortresses Iron became a cheaper more available metal when they figured out how to infuse it with carbon and make steel More access to weapons Cheaper to make them Changes how wars were fought More evidence that war was coordinated in larger numbers More literacy Rulers lose their god status 800-600 BCE - Archaic Age Consequences of Iron Age Impact of bigger war and armies Hoplites - solider citizens If you are staking your life on the battlefield, have weapons and teaming up with others, then your voice matters and you can participate in decision making Tyranny - lawlessness, ruling over someone but not bond by any law

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