HIEU201Lecture08

HIEU201Lecture08 - HIEU 201 September 12, 2008 Classical...

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HIEU 201 September 12, 2008 Classical Greek Culture: 1. Athenian Women: a. Thesmophoria b. Lysistrata: PBS Staging: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtWcjLnGBlM 2. The Persian Wars: 499-479 BC a. Revolt against Persians lead by Miletus (499) b. Battle of Marathon (490) c. Hellenic League of Defense i. ii. Battle of Thermopylae (480) iii. Battle of Plataea (479) 3. Peloponnesian Wars (431-404) a. Delian League vs. Peloponnesian League (Athens vs Sparta) 4. Archaic vs. Classical Art 5. Greek Drama a. Tragedy as communal event i. Catharsis? ii. Pathos methei b. Sophocles i. Oedipus c. Aeschylus i. Orestia Trilogy: Agamemnon, Cup Bearers, Eumenides d. Sophocles i. Antigone e. Euripides i. Bacchae 6. Philosophy: The Presocratics a. Thales (ca. 624 BC–ca. 546 BC) i. "Philosophy begins with Thales (Betrand Russel).” ii. "Thales", says Cicero, "assures that water is the principle of all things; and that God is that Mind which
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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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HIEU201Lecture08 - HIEU 201 September 12, 2008 Classical...

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