HIEU201Lecture07

HIEU201Lecture07 - HIEU 201 Sept 10th 2008 The Age of the...

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HIEU 201 Sept 10 th , 2008 The Age of the Polis in Greece Ages of Human History Women (Pandora) – Zeus is angry at technology because they are dangerous, so women were created as distraction Earth other (Gaia) – One key piece of the Pantheon a. Homer i. The Iliad – Not even Zeus can change the fate of things; ii. The Odyssey iii. The Hymns b. Hesiod (~700 BC) i. Theogony ii. Works and Days 2. Trade, Colonies and War a. i. Heir of the Phoenicians to trade ii. Most things seem to be driven by trade and colonizing to ensure? b. i. ii. Homer depicts the combat as one on one: Ideal single Combat iv. Ideal of holding one’s place at any odds v. Homeric ideal of individual combat translated to competition within the phalanx & honor of the
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2009 for the course HIEU 201 taught by Professor Ridenhour during the Spring '08 term at UVA.

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HIEU201Lecture07 - HIEU 201 Sept 10th 2008 The Age of the...

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