CLST 102 Introduction to
Dr. Fabio Colivicchi
Office: Watson 502
Office Hour: Tuesday 9:30 10:30 AM
and by appointment
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- Along shore, maritime civilization (Mediterranean Aegean sea)
The kingdom of Alexander in 323 BCE
Sources: written (events that people perceived, very selective, produced by elites)
- Inscription (txt from past)
o Laws, decrees, offic
Chp 1, 1-16
The basis of Athenian history
The first incident able to recount in the political history. It tells how a one-time
Olympic victor called Hylon attempted a coup (illegal seizure of power from
government) during a major religious festival. It fa
Back to Pompeii
The forum Area of Pompeii
Recall Forum is political/commercial center of the city.
The Forum itself:
We are unsure if the forum itself was paved or grassed.
We assume it was paved.
Columns around forum remnants of the Portico.
Resina (modern day Italian city) was built on top of Herculaneum.
Was positioned approx.7 km from the Volcano. It was buried the deepest, even more so
In the 18th, 19th, and 20th century, no bodies were found. Why? Did everyon
Wrote 2 volumes of Pompeiana (1817-18, later edition 1832)
Inspired a lot of people to go to Pompeii.
Trained as lawyer and numismatist (studies ancient coins)
Worked in Naples Museum
Roman Atrium House
Around it, vendors would set up shop.
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Not very much light, so this was very important.
Implivium: Hole that collected water
Compliuvium: Hole that allowed a lot of light in.
750 BC to 600 BC many colonies being established in Italy. Most were in the Bay of Naples
and extended south to Sicily, but none in the northern Italy?
The Etruscans based in North Italy controlled it.
In the south, the land was very fertile, led
Eruptions were huge, Vesuvius hits Pompeii, Herculaneum, south. Most of the mud and lava
from the volcanic eruption was in the direction of Herculaneum.
When excavating, you make a trench.
First Phase: Volcano erupted sequence, foot and a half of pumas,
After 79, the Romans abandoned Vesuvius (smartly).
Dominico Fontana: Between 1594 and 1600, Domenico Fontana dug an underground
channel to divert the Samoa through Pompeii, but no further investigations in the area were
made until in the 18th century.
Artifacts: Study of the past using human artifacts.
Very mountainous Affects where people live
Nowhere in Greece are you more than 50-60km to the sea
Two major factors that help to shape Greece
Almost entire country surrounded by sea.
September 8th, 2014
Archaeology Studying ancient civilizations with a focus on material remains. Search for
buried treasure, how do we find it, where do we look; began as a search for loot, then
becomes more scientific.
Treasure not things that have monet
Turning point of archeology
We start here because this is where it all began: First site that was found/uncovered in
whole roman world.
The volcanoes eruption allowed for the existence of Pompeii as we know it today (preserved
Week 3 Lecture 2
Decline, Continuity, and Recovery
- In the two centuries after 1200 BCE and all over the Greek world, towns and villages were left
abandoned, as the inhabitants died or wandered away from the settlements
- By 1050 BCE, the population may
Week 2 Greek History
Higher density there is a need for law.
Denser populations have more disease regimes and precondition. Hunter
Gatherers wiped out.
Neolithic revolution reaches Greece ca.7000 BC.
Arrival Indo-European language. Between
Greek History Week 3.
Mycenaeans perfected building techniques
Were manning ships of Minoan ships
Mycenaean palace complexes were smaller, less well built and located on a hill.
Mycenaens made the megaoron, a large rectangular hall.
Greek History Lecture 1.
Cost of transportation was high.
Americans shipped trucks to move resources in WW
Cheaper to transport over sea than over land
Allerian peninsula, very mountainous. Settlements are isolated by
geography. Doesnt allow cohesion.
Early Greece and the Bronze Age
- With withdrawal of the ice, we see the beginning of agriculture
- Towns and urban units
- Need for law
- Small bands of hunter-gatherers outnumbered by the farmers
- Disease regime kills off hunter gatherers
- Put CLST200 in subject line of email
- Office: D130 Mac-Corry Hall
- Really fact based course, lots of names
- Some dates but not too many
- Connecting people places and dates
- Grading Scheme 1
- 2 midterms (25% each) and a final (50%
Early Rock n Roll week 5 Music.
White artist covering a black artist.
Mix of R&B, country, boogie woogie piano.
12 Bar sections
Up to rock n roll- women
Selling to white audience.
R&R women dec
Pandora, hesoid and zeus myth
The first woman on earth was Pandora.
the giver of everything
Hesiod theogony, (textbook, 89)
he talks about that during sacrifices, the meat would be burned over the altar,
the best part would be eaten by the people an
oracles were not common and were often far away so people used the service of a
seer, a person who knew the activities of the gods
priest is an ocial position
seer is not an ocial position
Melampos was the first see
Myth and Religion
Dr. Zaccagnino Cristiana
Office: Watson Hall 509
Office hour: Mondays 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
or by appointment
Stephen L. Harris,
Gloria Platzner, Classical
Public officials in Athens
There were 600-700 officials in the 4th century BCE, more in 5th century
5% of the total population with political rights held offices every year in the 4th century
Some of the important officials: The Eleven
Acted as a poli
Attendance and participation of Athenian democracy
o A quorum of 6,000 votes was required for especially important
o In the 4th century, there were four meetings in each of the 10 months,
plus emergency meetings as needed. The first meeting was f
The road to democracy
Athenian statesman and lawmaker
Political reform which was later deemed as the origin of
Based his constitution on wealth in the form of land ownership
Four classes of citizens
Highest offices were reserved to
o The primary weapon was the spear; and the secondary weapons were stabbing
sword and slashing sword
o Often accompanied by slaves to carry their equipment for them
Hoplite fighting and warfare
o Two types (difficult to say which made up more of
Human obligations, values, and concerns
o Standards are not taught by people but through life
o Agon aggressive, self-assertive competition
Clear distinction between friends (philoi) and enemies
Friendship was made tangible by th
o Khoros dance/chorus
o Paidotribes trainer
Gymnasion training area
Not only a physical training facility but also a place of
learning and education
o A well-built body = a well-sanctioned mind
o Palaistra wrestling school
o Women stayed home for the largest part
Household activities (many happened in the coutyard)
Food preparation and storage
Administration of resources
Supervision of slaves
Upbringing of children