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Unformatted text preview: Mythology 9/8/05 25 Multiple Choice Questions 1. Greeks The People a. Megale Hellas (Big Greece Italy) b. Hellenes c. Ships were very important 2. Time a. Appear in 2000 B.C. b. Mycenaean Period (1600-1200 BC) i. Spoke Greek, Greek institutions, well established Greekness ii. Mycenae was the central, most important city iii. Presumably, conquered by Dorian Greeks c. June, 1184 BC - Fall of Troy i. End of sacred time ii. Lines up well with the end of the Mycenaean Period d. Doric Period (Dark Ages) e. (1050-950 BC) i. Greeks colonize Mediterranean ii. Found ktisis (colony) from metropolis (mother city) iii. Motivation: Not economic, not religious f. Archaic Period (700-480 BC) i. Epic poetry finds a central place in Greek life ii. Rise of writing, perhaps created to copy down epic poetry iii. Immergence of democracy, agriculture (olive oil) iv. Pan Hellenism 1. Greeks feel a sense of Pan-Hellenism while paradoxically fighting more wars with each other 2. Creation of the 4 Year Pan-Hellenic Festival rituals as sacrifice and games (eg The Olympic Games)...
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