CLAS220Day41LectureGuide

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Classics 220: Lecture Guide, Day 41 Apuleius, Rhetoric and... Medicine (?) 1. Apuleius A. Give his dates and a few facts about his life: Lucius Apuleius. 123-180 AD. From North African city Madaurus. He inherited a lot of money and power from his father Went to Athens and Carthage to study.. really got into philosophy Made a trip to Rome and got some experience as an orator. B. Give his main works and a brief description of each: Apology: Defense speech on charges of using magic to seduce his wife The Golden Ass: (AKA. Metamorphoses) Only Latin novel that survives in full Florida: Collection of snippets from his best speeches 2. The Second Sophistic C. What was the Second Sophistic? Why was it so named? Greek cultural movement, 2 nd and 3 rd centuries First sophists refers to the period of the sophists in classical Greece (5 th and 4 th centuries) Movement characterized by archaism: deliberate return to the styles of the past D. Briefly characterize Greek oratory in the Classical Period and under the Roman Empire:...
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This note was uploaded on 07/01/2009 for the course CLASS 220 taught by Professor Baushatz during the Spring '08 term at Arizona.

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