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Unformatted text preview: Delos Roman expansion: the Hellenistic kingdoms Roman conquest of the Seleucid Empire province of Syria (64) Parthian Empire Cleopatra VII, last monarch of Ptolemaic Egypt Julius Caesar Marcus Antonius province of Egypt (30 BCE) Hellenization of Roman culture attraction and repulsion philhelllenism: example of Scipio traditionalist reaction: example of Cato Roman claim to Trojan descent (Aeneas) conquest as payback Aeneas & the Caesars Greek influence on Latin literature Roman epic example: Aeneid of Virgil Roman philosophy and rhetoric examples: Cicero, Lucretius Roman drama examples: Terence, Plautus and Greek New Comedy Greek influence on Roman architecture temples theaters Greece under the pax Romana general picture Athens Delphi, Eleusis Olympia, Sparta...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course CLA 2100 taught by Professor Marks during the Fall '07 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '07
- The Aeneid