CLAS170-Oct10

CLAS170-Oct10 - CLAS170-Oct10 The gathering of the troops...

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CLAS170-Oct10 The gathering of the troops -all suitors of Helen swore an oath to Tyndareus -campaign organized by Agamemnon -all heroes gather at the port of Aulis -except two: Achilles, Odysseus Recruiting Odysseus -Odysseus feigns madness -ploughs fields with salt -palamedes proves Odysseus’ sanity -puts Telemachus in front of the plough -Odysseus carries grudge against Palamedes -when at Troy, Odysseus accuses Palamedes of spying for Priam (Virgil in Aeneid) -Palamedes put to death Sacrifice of Iphigenia -Agamemnon offends Artemis -Boasting OR -by killing a deer sacred to Artemis -Calchas, prophet, calls for the sacrifice of Agamemnon’s daughter -Omen at Aulis -nine years of War (8 fledgelings + other) -Troy taken in tenth year Sacrifice of Iphigenia at Aulis, Pompeii -Odyesseus tells Iphigenia that she will wed Achilles -Artemmis substitutes a deer -Clytemnestra disconsolate - Lucretius p 3001-301 lines 80-101 in anthology Philoctetes -Sone of Poeas -Poeas inherited the bow of Hercules -The bow never misses its mark -Bittenby a snake on Chryse
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course CLAS 170 taught by Professor Staley during the Fall '07 term at Maryland.

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