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Truth/Reason Democracy Republic Polytheism Balance 3
Disciplines in the Classical Period Disciplines are the different areas of the humanities in this period. The Objective Assessment will ask you to know this period’s disciplines, describe them, and connect each one to the theme(s) that shape it. Finally, you’ll need to know if a new idea was introduced in each discipline. Discipline Each discipline’s MindEdge Module page is hyperlinked. Description How would you describe this discipline during this period? Are there any new innovations mentioned? Religion Greeks & Romans worshipped multiple gods & goddesses (polytheism); the Romans made their leaders gods after death, while the Greeks didn’t. The Romans adopted the pantheon of the Greek gods and gave them Latin names. Christianity, Judaism, and Islam believe in one god (monotheism). asdf Philosophy Poetry Theater 4
Art Architecture Music Major Works in the Classical Period The Major Works in this period are those that have left a lasting mark on culture since their creation. Today, we look at these works as cultural and historical treasure that represent the best that humans were capable of creating in each period. Major Works of Philosophy Name of the Work Creator Name the work’s creator. Summary Describe the work, including any key words or innovations. Themes Which theme(s) inspired this work? 5
The Republic Plato This work describes the ideal government, which is ruled by a “philosopher-king” who protects & guides those he rules. Republic, Humanism, Truth/Reason Allegory of the Cave Major Works of Poetry The Odyssey Homer This epic poem describes the hero Odysseus’s difficult journey home from the Trojan War, with various gods trying to help or stop him. Polytheism, Truth/Reason, Epic Hero “A Lament for Adonis” Major Works of Theater Oedipus Rex Lysistrata Major Works of Greek Art Venus de Milo 6
Discophoros Laocoön and His Sons Doryphoros (Spear Bearer) Polykleitos The sculptor created it as the visual demonstration of his written text called the “Canon” or the standard. He sought to create the perfectly harmonious and balanced proportions of the human body for other artists to emulate. Contrapposto (weight is shifted to one leg) is used in the pose of the statue making it more life-like. Balance, Polytheism Major Works of Roman Art Augustus of Primaporta Major Works of Greek Architecture The Parthenon Major Works of Roman Architecture The Colosseum 7
The Pantheon Major Works of Music Delphic Hymns to Apollo Cultural Exchange & Diversity in the Classical Period Cultural exchange is the sharing of ideas that occurs when Western, European cultures interact with those outside of itself. Through trade and exploration, Europe’s cultures began to include ideas and goods gained from the wider world.

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