Classis, Latin. Means division, class. It is also a time period of Greece, which encompasses 500-300 BCE. This period is also the high point of Athenian culture, Peloponnesian, and the defeat of Athens.
Latin for "of its own kind", a way of studying antiquity in its purist form.
credible, have truth claims, and are authoritative
No credibility, no truth claims, no authority
No credibility, truth claims, no authority
Credible, truth claims, no authority
A socially approved statement that can be argued
has no dependency on society, but is accepted, cannot be argued, timeless and placeless.
8th century BCE Writer. Author of Theogeny.
WOrks and Days
Another piece written by Hesiod about everyday life.
the son of Uranus and Gaia. Castrates his father following his mother's will.
Cronus as a mythmaker
Speaks to his mother on p.7 with powerful words, which, according to Cohen, makes him a mythmaker.
Son of Cronus, leader of the 100 arms who fight against the olympian gods. Makes a powerful speech (mythos), making him a mythmaker.
Gods and humans are like. Theogeny shows how gods came out of void and begin to act human like.
A story becomes normative when a society or social group believes a certain myth.
496-406 BCE. A Greek Playwright, wrote 3 tragedies. Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone.
Burial in Ancient Greece
The underworld that houses the spirits of the dead.
The man who ferries the psyche to Hades.
The river that Charon ferries psyches to Hades across.
Coin placed on eyes of the dead to pay for the ferry.
Antigone, the Play
Claims to be truthgiver because he is the lawmaker as king. The state is of prime importance to him. Believes love can only be seen once law is properly enforced. Antigone and Kreon disagree over thhis matter, and thus the conflict comes into play.
He realizes that he has no right in making these laws. Ordeal of human vs. divine. He loses all that was important to him.
A city in which Antigone takes place.
Sister of Antigone
Brother of Antigone
Other Brother of Antigone, doesn't get proper burial.
Son of Kreon, fiance of Antigone
Tyrannical ruler of Thebes
A blind Theban prophet
City state (Singular)
City state (Plural)
All those outside of Athens
Cruel and oppressive rule. eg. Kreon
Rule of the people, signaled the end of birth privileges.
Conflicts in Antigone (vs.)
1800-1500 BCE. Great city-states, time of Homer.
1100-750 BCE, population at its lowest, culture almost nonexistent.
750 - 480 BCE, Increase in agriculture
500-300 BCE, Athens at its height of power.
A large peninsula in the south of Greece which included Sparta.
1st PP War
461-446 BCE Athens defeats Sparta
2nd PP War
431-422 BCE Sparta defeated Athens
Government ruled by one main ruler, ended in 638 BCE (Athens)
Government ruled by a group of people.
Supreme in rank and often ruled under an oligarchy.
630 - 560 BCE. Made a change in Athenian government. Anyone with land could now vote. Led to democracy in Athens.
Wrote the Funeral Oration of Pericles. Looks at the great Athenian democracy.
A general who led an army that defeated Sparta.
Constitution of the Lacaedemonians: Describes the social and governmental structure of Sparta: Main focus on raising warriors.