September 18th 2015
Achilles hunts down hector conflronting him for killing patroclus, and they
argeed to a one on one fight.
Achilles penthesilea amazon women who Achilles killed but as she died her
helmet fell off and he fell in love
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Lecture 22 - Literature !
- around 300 - development of early Roman literature !
- Livius came to rome as a slave of war, but into the roman body and contributed to the
development of latin literature. Not much of his
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Lecture 16 - Roman History !
- Pomerium - sacred boundary of the city and no one shall cross it in aggression !
- romulus puts his obligation to his state and kills his brother as he crosses !
- Romulus then establishe
Monday, October 27, 2014
Lecture 18 - Rome!
- Rome found as a monarchy, worked for a while, reassembled as a republic - worked
well until Roman Empire that the system could not deal with the changes!
- Cesar emerged to establish power for himself
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
- Chaeronea 338 BC!
- Phillip conquers southern Greece!
- His son, Alexander (later named the Great) would take and improve on his ambition to
conquer all of the Persian Empire.,!
- Lysander of
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Lecture 10 - Athens Democracy !
- Attica: Athens -> Polis!
- Kekrops - the Athenians were not always democrats. Suggest that they were ruled by
Kings. While reconstructing their history, begins with Kekrops (rst King of
Friday, October 3rd, 2014
From worship of Dionysus!
-theatre and literature evolve from worship of Dionysus!
-myths as inspiration, especially tragedies!
-shape societal views, etc.!
Tragos + ode = goat song > goat men would be th
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Lecture 8 - Persian war and Salamis!
- Xerxes led the battle !
- Delphi told Spartans that they must participate in the war!
- 1 of their two Kings, had the unusual (that young boys had, not Ki
Monday, September 29, 2014
Lecture 9 - Sparta and Athens !
- agog - begins with !
- hoplite - specic kind of heavy infantry soldier (backbone of spartan military) . takes
his name from the shield he carries (hoplon)!
- shield enforces massive
Monday, September 22, 2014
Lecture 7 !
- distance ran was about the distance a Persian could re his bow!
- Athenians begin advancing (about 200 m away from the Persians, they sprint directly
at the Persians)!
- they are able to close the distance
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Lecture 19 - Familia Romana !
- dies lustricius -> had a sort of baptism in which they were given a name. On this day,
a Roman would receive 3 names; a 3 name system [girls were only given one name only needed to be id
Bronze age: Minoans:
Minoan culture flourished / peaked at 2000-1600
One of the most important city mycen
Linear a still undesifered Minoan culture
Replaced by linear B Mycenaean culture
Dark age 110
September 14th 2015
The greeks before history: 12000-1200 BC
The dark age 1200-800bc
Prehistoric begins that lived in the greek pensulia
Around 10000ca Neolithic come in the wake of retreating ice caps new
Lived in caves until 3000bc
September 28th 2015
Isolated by mountain range
Dorian invasion /migration from north in 10th century
Athens were different ethnic group attics. Spartans were dorians
Dorians invaded after the age of heros.
Lycurgus 8th century BC (ancient sou
Prehistory of the Greek Peninsula: ca 40,000 years ago
Around 10,000ca 3000Bs Neolithic, come in the wake of retreating ice caps
Lived in caves until 3000bc modern humans
Many monsters are part of the history of this time
Persian wars: conclusion:
The war with Persia colonization of ionia (11th-8th BC)
Ionian rational revolution where philosophy and history began
Cyrus and Lydian babylonian captivity freeing the jews.
Cyrus was not always a negative tyrant.
November 25th 2015
Roman architecture and engineering
Golden house of nero after fire of rome, nero constructed the donius aerius
from where other land had burned down.
Insula apartments. More than modern city then in reinassiance densily
4TH Century Contd:
zeno of citium and stoicism:
- philosophy that zeno founded
art during 4th century:
- losing argument that is was decline in art. Similar to the dark age, became
- Ideal of ploykleitos doryphorors or diadoumes.
Borrowed and adapted from others. Glacius short stapping sword used by
gladitors. Took greek myth. What they borrow is used to make state stronger.
Parthenon was very similar to panthenon. Originally Parthenon was bl
Friday 27th 2015
Romans continued class1000
Constantine accepted Christianity to win at the bridge.
Romans became meek sheep, rather than the she wolf lupa.
The huns ca. 350 huns were moving in from china/ asia. And are displacing
people all over, the
Friday, September 12, 2014
Lecture 3 - Hesoid !
Homer, Iliad 800BC RECAP:!
Crete, Minoans, (artisans) to the bronze age, but replaced by Mycaenians, then we discussed
the archaic poet, Homer who wrote about this period. !
Where Homer says
Wednesday. September 10th, 2014
Lecture 2 - The Greek 8th Century BC Renaissance !
- Mycenaeans (1600-)!
- Hittites vanish the scene!
- and Egypt is even threatened !
- some relationship to to biblical traditions? Samuel 1.17 and goli
Rome and the Jewish World
Romes interaction with the Jewish World has a profound effecto n the Western
6th century BC first time going to bring Jewish history into the GrecoRoman world. Babylon 6th Century BC, temple at Jerusa
Sullas Second March on Rome
M Licinius Crassus (32)
Gn Pompeius (23)
Mos Maiorum for partum auctoritas
Quaestor 30 yrs old (increase to 20 for new provinces)
Praetor: 39 (increase from 6 to 8 now; new
C Hostilius Mancinus
L Hostilius Mancinus
P Cornelius Scipio Africanus
P Cornelius Scipio
Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus Numantinus
CorneliaTiberius Sempronius Gracchus
ARatus and the Achaean League
Mt. Ithome of Messenia
Natural fortification point because it is the largest mountain.
Lissos: port on Adriatic
Treaty of Phoenice (205)
Ptolemy IV dies and the advisors
Primarily urban life, culture of city builders and city livers. Decision to live in cities affects
the way people live.
Cited and founded a great deal of cities that are important todayCapital of
England is London, founded by the Romans.
- Cn Pompeius Strabo (con 89)
- Publius Sulpiciius Rufus (Trib Pleb 88)
- Asiatic Vespert (88)
- Athens (allied with Mithridates, sacked by Sulla 86)
L Valerius Flaccus (suffect con 86 with Cinna)
G Flavius Fimbria (legate 86; commander 85; suicide 84
M Porcius Cato
Mommsen + Badian vs. Harris + de Sanctis
206, last major attempt to get reinforcements to Hannibal
Hasdrubal dies at the hands of Scipio Afri
CLAS1000 Final Exam
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CLAS 1000 - Test review
Section 1 - matching term with definition/significance (4 marks)
Section 2 - define term and state significance (6 marks)
Section 3 - identify a selection of images and texts/passages (5 marks)
Section 4 - essay question (1