Axial Ages

Axial Ages - Panels attached in the back eisodos eisodos...

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Unformatted text preview: Panels attached in the back eisodos eisodos Axial Ages- A transformative period of time that changes things forever o 800 – 200 BCE The beginning of an axial period that extends until about 1000 years later- Individual Consciousness o Principle of subjectivity - After this time period, the two species of political beings are hard to differentiate from one another- 16 th and 17 th Century o Axial period Greek Tragedy- Greeks looked beneath the surface of their world o They believed that it was their job to critique- The polarities of Euripides- Reason Madness- Law – Customs - Humans – Gods- Theater of Dionysus o 15000 – 18000 people would attend festivals Athens and other surrounding city states would come to watch • A part of their culture and customs- Only 3 poets would be granted state for the festival o They would present their tragedies- Satyr o An ancient Greek form of tragicomedy- Prologue o An actor will come out onto the center of the floor and read the prologue and stay...
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2010 for the course POLI 1001 taught by Professor Eubanks during the Fall '05 term at LSU.

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