Clst 340 Lecture 1
o Tuesday or Wednesday
o 11 - 12:30
o Office Hours by appointment
o [email protected]
o 2 set dates
o Midterm 1
Oct 17 - Thursday
Covers all material up to the 10th
Half is fill in the blank
Half is an essay
bring in things from the text not mentioned in class
o Midterm 2 (Midterm Proper
Biographies have a moral theme.
Keep this in mind while reading the text and plan ahead.
Nov 14 - Thursday
Essays are apparently rough in this class, don't take them lightly. 15 %
Essay covers full course
Fill in the blanks covers material not yet tested.
Prehistory of Italy/Rome (The Latins)
o Prehistory -- before writing.
o First people
Settled on Italian Peninsula
Concept of Italy was a long and developed one.
Those who lived in the bay of Latium spoke Latium (Latin)
Latin is an indo-European language.
Indo-Europeans began in Ukraine
Their biblical name is Japhetite
Japhet -- Son of Noah.
Strong bonds of kinship yet still had warfare.
In 2000 B.C Indo-Europeans began going off in different
Sanskrit and Greek are also an Indo-European languages.
Latin est = is
Latin frater = brother
Greek phratres Sanskrit Bhratir
Iran was once called the Land of the Aereans (earlier name for indo-
Some Indo-Europeans went east and became slaves.
Germanic People were called Celts or Gauls
o Urnfield Culture
Bronze age culture
People were Indo-Europeans
People had a common language and used most modern apparatuses of the
Buried dead by Cremation.
Ashes were placed in urns.
Bicominal urns -- drawing he gave us is two triangles one on top of the
They entered Italy around 1300 B.C.
Were the core of Italy's Population.
Those living in Italy at the time could be broken into two major subgroups.
We would call them both Italic
One isthe Latins
The other is the Sabellians/Sabellics.
Also called umbro-sabellian
Kept beating Romans.
Sabellians and Latins had similar dialects but depended on different letters.
Latin is Q italic