4.7 - 7. Ancient Greece & the Modern World From the Ancient...

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From the Ancient World to the Modern World Byzantine Empire repository of ancient texts and traditions Europe: loss of Greek in the West (latin translations ) Renaissance (1400-1600) Byzantine scholars greateter than Europe (fall of Constantinple in 1453) Humanism: Europe begins looking outward Studying of the humanitities (= greek and latin classics ) Greek culture as a source gathering and publication of ancient greek manuscripts the Europeans travel Greece(under control of Ottomans) : draw the monuments: vases and sculpture, look at how they did things and used that as there own ideas Greek art as a model (techniques, subjects) Translated art into newer more European model Hellenic Influences literature drama everyone uses greek drama took the greek distinction of forms: tragedy & comedy; dramatic unity this means what makes a good drama is a unified drama this was the influence of Aristotle)
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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.

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