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MCGILLCLAS 203Francois GauthierFall

CLAS 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Mycenaean Greece, Mount Lykaion, Atreus

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7 Nov 2016
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The importance of the mycenaean civilization in the bronze age. Stories of this family is very rich, source of inspiration for many playwrights. Son of
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MCGILLCLAS 203Francois GauthierSummer

CLAS 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Greek Mythology, Pederasty, Common Era

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12 Jul 2016
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Ce=ad: common era/ anno domini (year of our. Myths often contain difficult subject matter, such as rape, alcohol abuse, murder etc. Although there is n
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MCGILLCLAS 201Darien TottenFall

CLAS 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Second Punic War, Bacchanalia

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2 Nov 2018
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Competition of elites for power, wealth and for control of the military. Rome is a republic founded by brutis in 506 bce. Over the next 100 years, rome
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MCGILLCLAS 203Francois GauthierFall

CLAS 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Panathenaic Games, Olive Oil, Themis

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5 Oct 2016
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MCGILLCLAS 203Francois GauthierFall

CLAS 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Lernaean Hydra, Ceryneian Hind, Erymanthian Boar

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27 Oct 2016
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Heracles: hera sends snakes to heracles" cradle to kill him, but he just killed them, proving his strength even as an infant, early in childhood, he ke
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MCGILLCLAS 203Francois GauthierFall

CLAS 203 Lecture 17: Monsters and Heroes III

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1 Nov 2016
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Minos - minotaur: poseidon"s revenge was to make minos" wife fall in love with the white bull. The son of king minos angers the people of athens becaus
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MCGILLCLAS 203Francois GauthierSummer

CLAS 203 Lecture 2: CLAS 203 Lecture 2

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12 Jul 2016
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Class 2: historical overview: the greek world (1200 bce - 30 bce) Lecture plan: early greece (the dark ages and the archaic period) ca. Greek world vs
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MCGILLCLAS 203Francois GauthierFall

CLAS 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Chryses, Chryseis, Iliad

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16 Nov 2016
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Zeus is reluctant to decided who is the most beautiful. Finds a solution through giving the decision to a mortal: chooses this mortal because he has sh
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MCGILLCLAS 201Darien TottenFall

CLAS 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Palatine Hill, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, Tiber

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19 Oct 2018
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Geographically primed to emerge as a major center. Same experience that his happening across the mediterannean. Athens + sparta have antagonism with ea
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MCGILLCLAS 203Francois GauthierFall

CLAS 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Origin Myth, Theogony

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16 Sep 2016
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The fact that her children are being thrown into tartarus pains gaea. The blood that spills from him, some land on gaea and impregnates her: gave birth
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MCGILLCLAS 203Francois GauthierFall

CLAS 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Helots, Theban Hegemony, Spartan Hegemony

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12 Sep 2016
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Ionian revolt (499: aristagoras, ruler of miletus, decided to attack naxos. Ended in disaster, making him panic: thought his failure would bring disgra
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MCGILLCLAS 203Francois GauthierFall

CLAS 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Laius, Capaneus, Eteocles

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7 Nov 2016
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Cadmus is thought to be responsible for introducing the greek alphabet. Some scholars would say that the latin letters we use now is derived from greek
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