FINAL TERMS - WEEK 6: CLASSICAL GREECE (Classical and...

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WEEK 6: CLASSICAL GREECE (Classical and Hellenistic Greece) Darius I Ostracism Thermopylae Plataea Metics Demagogues: not elected, exercised power in city w/informal power voluntary cities, ability to put together coalition, go to guys, know  everybody/how things are done/get programs to do what they want done powerful, unofficial people pulling the strings sway people through rhetoric The Peloponnesian War Socrates Aeschylus (525/524 – 456 BCE) - expresses agony of individual who’s caught in conflict impossible choices which cannot be avoided conflicting obligations w/no escape Orestia, Libation Bearers, Eumerides Euripides  (485-406 BCE) - strong women but w/justified passion - ration animal vs. passions w/results in violence Trojan Women, Medea, The Bacchae acropolis Marathon Xerxes Salamis Delian League: League of Greek cities formed to drive out the Persian invaders. Its leader, Athens, turned it into its own empire. ekklesia Pericles Ionian philosophers Plato Thucydides (ca. 460-395 BCE) 1 st political scientist or historian?
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- Athenian general - goes into exile in Sparta (b/c got into trouble in Peloponnesian Wars) - wants to understand cause of this war     POLITIAL HISTORY WAR OF GREEKS   most important war o was IN war, very good position to write about it. o Writing as it happened human political decisions, how it led to war, how they act in war no romance, chronologies straight, checking stories, human action,  relationship b/w knowledge and virtue - how do people make decisions / What are effects of decisions? - war destroys simple/good/noble in favor of ambitious/power-hungry
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