Hum Lecture- Feb 29, 2008

Hum Lecture- Feb 29, 2008 - Feb 29, 2008 Euripides' Ion...

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Feb 29, 2008 Background: Autochthony is indigenous status to a place and patriarchy is the genetic descent can be tracked through the male Patriarchy Athens and Patriliny Society 1. Patriliny society or system is traced descent through the father line 2. Inheritance is given only to the sun 3. The female contributes with the dowry Female Chastity 1. Inheritance -Many Athenians make the point the adultery is a socially dangerous crime because it threatens to disrupt the line of inheritance. -city took a keen interest in tracing descent, because it regulated citizen Athens and Ionia Athenian Hegemony 1. Naval Power Athenians had the biggest navy in the Mediterranean, but didn’t brag 2. Metropolis and Colony Athenians claimed that all the Greeks were originated from Athens. Claim that Ion wasn’t Athenian by birth Second claim with patriarchal society Ion’s Genealogy 1. Herodotus’s Testimony or Version Late development of Ion being Athenian in the story
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HUMANITIES 2 taught by Professor Edwards during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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Hum Lecture- Feb 29, 2008 - Feb 29, 2008 Euripides' Ion...

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