In this Time magazine article, a man named Stephen Miller, who is an American archeologist is incredibly irritated by the fact that the government in Greece isnt generating enough revenue throug
Often times, many of a countrys treasures are not able to be appreciated by its citizens.
Why you ask? The answer is because these treasures are not in their rightful country. Years ago,
Delos Group Paper: The Movement of the Treasury
Even though Delos was an extremely sacred island with many positive attributes there
have been a few setbacks and mistakes that have caused negative outcomes for the
Arthur Evans was born in 1851 in Hertfordshire England, and was raised with archaeologists. He visited Crete for the first time in 1894 where he met with Minos Kalokairinos and visited the site
analyzed throughout generations. They are sometimes considered the
Oedipus the King Questions
How to we see the theatric element of irony present throughout the play?
How is hope used throughout the play?
What does Antistrophe mean by Gods service perishes?
How is Oedipus treatment of Teiresias reflective of
Noah White (u0978247)
Euripides Herakles is quite an interesting Greek tragedy full of metaphorical elements
and varying themes. The experience of Greek theatre opened up an entire new outlook on the
world of poetry and literature for m
Democracy in Ancient Greece
Early Athenian Government
o Basileus disappears
o Powers begin to disperse (Council of Elders)
9 Athenian Archons
o Archon - leader
o Annual elections
o Elected from small pool of Eupatrids - well-fathered (not very
Current(-ish) Events Paper
November 17, 2016
Unearthing the Ancient Port of Naukratis, a Bridge between Egyptian and Greek Civilization
- Greek Architecture Today
- What are the characteristics of Greek Architecture?
- Where do we see Greek influence in our modern day structures?
- Why do we observe the Greek elements that we do in buildings today?
- Before looking at
The Persian Wars
Cyrus the Great
o Founded Persian Empire
o Babylonian Captivity (liberates jews)
o Starts skirmish in Lydia?
o Conquers Egypt
o Expands empire
o Battle of Marathon
o Battle of Thermopylae
Persia vs Gre
November 22, 2016
CL CV 1550
Lessons from the Ancients
As we began the semester, we discussed what mythology is and the mindset that we
should have not only while we are studying mythology, but always. This mindset helps us to live
October 16, 2016
Which Greek deity would you most like to have as the ruler of your country?
I think that Athena would be a great leader of a country. If she were leading my country, I
would feel very safe. Athena is the goddes
Zeuss symbol is the thunderbolt.
Disney did a great job in making this
apparent in the film.
Zeus, according to mythology,
controls the weather which, as we
mentioned, was very important for
the agricultural population of Gre
In Hesiod, the birth of gods and the succession of gods is intertwined.
With so many gods, powers, and forces in the world (which a polytheistic system
supposes), is there an underlying unity or a power that contr
The Iliad Notes
What does Homer emphasize?
The quarrel between Agamemnon and Achilles
Achilles rage & revenge
The consequences of that rage: Achilles gets as much suffering as he gives.
The Iliad is a tragedy
That it questions the heroic code it
Joseph Campbells outline of the heroic journey:
Departure, Adventure, Return (birth, death, resurrection)- or, in more detail
1. Call to Adventure in Ordinary Time
2. May refuse call, but will be drawn in
3. Meeting of Mentor
The Odyssey is Homers epic tale of Odysseus journey home to Ithaca and his
homecoming after the Trojan war.
The term odyssey now means a journey, often a journey of discovery.
Originally it simply meant about Odysseus.
A slight dig
Jason and the Argonauts Notes
Jason, like most heroes, is sent on a quest:
He must capture the golden fleece and return it to Pelias, king of Iolcus.
Pelias will yield his kingship to his nephew Jason
The throne belongs to Jason by r
What is Demeters nature and domain?
Fertility and life, abundance, growth
Introduces agriculture and the production of grain after advent of the seasons
Compassionate mother goddess and a savior to humans (like Mary in Catholic pra
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