For Romans elegiac poetry was love poetry.
Romans also had really bizarre ideas about love.
They were really into adultery. Tended to think that you could only have a happy fling when it was with
someone that was not your wife.
Nothing in excess Know theyself : Apollo's catch phrases.
-Cresus: If you invade Persia, a mighty empire will fall.
Delphi: Competition and Wealth
Delphi was Apollo's, but first Themis, and before that Gaea.
Tholos: a round building/
Epimetheus: first husband. Of Pandora.
Pandora: first wife. Naive.
Prometheus: Potter and Creator.
Plays and Tragedies were part of a religious thing. In honor of Dionysus.
Greek Tragedies are in groups of 3. Typically, we only have 1 of
Linked with Dionysus.
Ecstasis: standing outside of yourself.
Two kinds of gov't : democracy and oligarchy
Prologue: Entry song
Parodus: choral entry song
Epeisode : pro