CLAS220Day38LectureGuide - 1 Classics 220: Lecture Guide,...

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1 Classics 220: Lecture Guide, Day 38 Life in the Provinces and the cursus honorum 1. Sex and Sexuality in the Roman World A. Phallus- a protective image sometimes put on the walls of peoples homes. Sometime used to provoke laughter. Often a sign of fertility B. Describe some of the sexual objects one might find in a Roman home: 2. Ovid C. Who was Ovid? Give his dates and list a few of his works: 43 BC- 17 AD. One of Latin poetry’s big three (alongside virgil and Horace) Works: metamorphoses (myths) amores (love poems) fasti (roman calendar) “The art of Love” parody of didactic (teaching) poetry = D. Why was Ovid banished? To where was he banished? How long did he stay there? In 8 AD. . Ovid tells that he was banished because of “a poem and a mistake”. . people argue the mistake is that he knew of a plot against Agustus 3. Pliny E. Who was Pliny? Give his dates and identify his famous relative:
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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 University of Arizona- Tucson.

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