The Iliad Books 22 and 24 Lecture

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19:00 Iliad Beginning Begins in anger The initial reason for the war seems far removed Iliad Book 22 Hector kills Patroclus, and wears akhillies’ armor He runs from akhillies during their fight, or at least before the fight Gods intervene a lot, Athena helping akhillieus kill hektor Epic Similes Long similes that last many lines Cause the reader to pause and reflect Detailed comparisons Book 22: Lots of epic similes. Imagery focused on hunting Page 241: the golden scales of zues. o The description used several similies  Ancient Greek Theater An art form Three important tragedians in 5 th  century B.CE o Aeschylus o Sophocles o Euriphides Staging an ancient Greek play o Plays performed in an outdoor theater o Plays performed by a chorus and three actors (regardless of the # of  parts) o Plays performed for religious festivals worshipping Dionysus (god of wine  and revelrary) 
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course HU HU101 taught by Professor Kellet during the Fall '10 term at BU.

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