o During sacrifice/offering
o Including a reminder of sacrifice/offering
o Reminder of gifts or reminder of previously granted requests.
o Paian to Apollo
Delphi, 2nd Centur
Who cant experience them?
o Women who have just given birth or committed adultery.
o Blood and dirt are considered impure.
o Men who have recently killed someone in battle.
o People arent allowed to have sex in a sanctuary.
o It comes from the Latin word sanctus which means holy.
o It also came to mean a protected place.
o It means holy place.
o The boundary that separates the sanctuary space from the outside.
New Beginnings: Sanctuaries and Hero Cult
Development of Sanctuaries
o Formalized Sacred Space; 8th Century B.C.
o The sanctuaries are separated from the secular world unlike in earlier periods
when they were parts of palaces.
Evidence of Sanctuaries
o (1190-1020) LHIIC Submycenaean
o (1020-900) Dark Ages
o (900-700) Geometric
o (700-600) Orientalizing
o Foreign Contacts
o Representational Art
o Alphabetic Writing
o Formalized Sacred Space
Dark Age: Greece
o No Written Lists
o Religion of Common People
o Variations in Religious Practices
What deities are more important than others?
o Places: No more palaces/places associated with palaces
o MH/LH I(1550-1500); Grave Circle B
o LM II (1450); Mycenaeans on Crete
o LM IIIA (1375); Cretan palaces destroyed
o LH IIIB (1250); Lion Gate
o LH III B-C (1200); destructions
o LHIIIC (1150); warrior krater
Cult Rooms at Mycena
o Examples include the ones from the Dark Age period such as
Agamemnon from epics such as the Iliad.
o Monument of the Eponymous Heroes
They were picked by the Delphic oracle as the hero of each
individual tribe in Athens.
o Some her
o To act piously
To be doing those pious things well
To not be behaving with right piety.
o Theous Sebasthai
To behave piously to the gods.
o Having performed the customary rites.
Religions of Ancient Greece
o A system of belief encompassing theology, sacred writings, myths,
personal faith, morality, and cult practice.
o The formal, external means of expressing religious reverence;
o Homeric verb that means to miss the mark
o It means that someone makes an intellectual mistake.
o Breaking the circumstances of the gods and man.
o A good character the falls into bad circumstances because of a
o He is the son of Theseus and Hippolita.
o Horses signify passion in ancient Greece.
o He is sent to live with his great-grandfather in hopes of inheriting rule of the
o A bull comes out of the sea and spooks the horses that
Tragic Dialectic Seidensticker
The moment in which there is a plot reversal within a series of
circumstances that are turning into their opposite.
In King Oidipous, Oidipous realizes that he has fulfilled the
prophecy and changes
o It means king or chieftain.
o They didnt have total control over their men.
o Agamemnon, Menelaus, Ajax, Achilles, Odysseus, Sarpedon, etc.
They are part of a confederacy to get Helen back.
Paris of Troy
o The Golden Apple that Eris set
The Iliad Book One The Iliad is written in dactylic hexameter. o Dactyl means finger. Peleus o At his wedding with Thetis, the war of Troy begins. o The Golden Apple The goddess Iris wasnt invited to the wedding and brought the golden apple, meant for the
The Odyssey Book One The Odyssey starts off ten years after the fall of Troy. First Line of the Odyssey: o Greek: Andra moi ennepe mousa polytropon has mala polla plangthe o English: Man for me speak of muse of many turns who through so much wandered. Pos
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