ANCH026_Lecture06

490 480 bce heracles fighting against 3 amazons vase

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Unformatted text preview: ization Theseus fighting a centaur, c. 490-480 BCE Heracles fighting against 3 amazons Vase painting from Vulci (Italy), c. 520-490 BCE The “Eighth Century Renaissance” and Early Archaic Period •  Changes in economy and agriculture •  Literacy •  Emergence of a Greek identity (cf. Homeric epics) •  Rise of the polis •  Colonization The “Eighth Century Renaissance” and Early Archaic Period •  Changes in economy and agriculture •  Literacy •  Emergence of a Greek identity (cf. Homeric epics) •  Rise of the polis •  Colonization •  Rise of panhellenic sanctuaries Delphi •  Legitimacy of an action/a decision •  Legitimacy of an action/a decision •  Strengthens authority at home •  Legitimacy of an action/a decision •  Strengthens authority at home •  Power of Delphi as an institution •  Legitimacy of an action/a decision •  Strengthens authority at home •  Power of Delphi as an institution •  Meeting place •  Information trade Importance of the sanctuary Frieze from the Treasury of the Siphnians PANHELLENIC GAMES Olympics (Olympia) every 4 years since 776 BCE Pythian Games (Delphi) every...
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