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CLAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Cleopatra, Philip Iii Of Macedon

17 September 2018 - In The Wake Of Alexander The Great Throughout the Macedonian empire, Alexander had established local governors to look after the smooth functioning and administration of the population...

Classical Studies
CLAS100
Dr. Riemer Faber
CLAS104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: National Epic, Faustulus, Latinus

Module 22 (CLAS 104 Notes): The Foundation of RomeThe Aeneid Introduction Greek myths had profound impact on Roman myths There was independent conceptions of Italian gods equated w Greek gods (JupiterZeus) Also independ...

Classical Studies
CLAS104
Ronald Kroeker
CLAS104 Lecture 21: Module 21 (Notes): Jason

Module 21 (CLAS 104 Notes): Jason and the Argonauts Jason and the Argonauts (Minyae) Argonauts band of heroes from the generation before Trojan war (Heracles and Orpheus), approx 50 Descendants of gods and greek nobles (...

Classical Studies
CLAS104
Ronald Kroeker
CLAS104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Ligures, Orthrus, Sea Monster

Module 20 (CLAS 104 Notes): Heracles Heracles Connected to Argos and Thebes Remarkable hero bc mortal divinized Literature and art = known for lionskin and club Heracles Birth Heracles = Zeus + Alcmena (Mortal daughter...

Classical Studies
CLAS104
Ronald Kroeker
CLAS104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Eteocles, Polynices, Chthonius

Theban Saga 1. Early History of Thebes a. Europa and Cadmus i. Europa and Crete Europa and Cadmus were no greeks from phoenecia (modern day Lebanon) Europa was walking aroundin the city with her maiden friends A majesti...

Classical Studies
CLAS104
Ronald Kroeker
CLAS104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Pharaoh, Karl Agathon, Odysseus

Meneleus had a falling out with Agam so he sailed back from Troy separately from Agam Meneleus lost most of his ship on a storm of the island of Crete, he didnt make the proper sacrifice before leaving Troy, so Gods unha...

Classical Studies
CLAS104
Ronald Kroeker
CLAS104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Labdacus, Laius, Boeotia

Module 14 Theban Saga There are 3 classes of myths o Myth: dealing primarily with gods o Saga: focusing on actions of mortals (often semi-divine) heroes o Folktale M...

Classical Studies
CLAS104
Ronald Kroeker
CLAS104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Homeric Hymns, Misenus, Anchises

Module 13 Visions of Death-The Underworld in Classical Mythology Underworld was discussed in myths of Demeter, Persephone and Hernes. All gods have a connection with both fertility and the world of the d...

Classical Studies
CLAS104
Ronald Kroeker
CLAS104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Heinrich Schliemann, Ionic Greek, Clytemnestra

Module 16 Homer Trojan war one of the most important event in the history of Greek world th In 8 Century, the story of Trojan war was written most prominently in Homers Iliad Homer is the ...

Classical Studies
CLAS104
Ronald Kroeker
CLAS104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Odysseus, Lapiths, Capitoline Triad

Pallas Athena (known to Romans as Minerva) Intro Born from Zeus head as a full adult in full armor o Zeus swallowed Metis Became really close (mentally) to Zeus Three aspects: o Military prowess goddess of War o Wisdom o M...

Classical Studies
CLAS104
Ronald Kroeker
CLAS104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Aeneid, Pirithous, Purgatory

The Afterlife Homers View (Odyssey) Roman Story of Odysseus Location o Odysseus goes to Underworld because hes stuck Stuck on island with witch o Goes to ends of the world (extremes) Underworld normally found through a cav...

Classical Studies
CLAS104
Ronald Kroeker
CLAS104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Latinus, Amulius, Numitor

Roman Mythology Romans adopted Greek mythology as they did not have anything distinctive to themselves Intervention of the Sabine Women First King of Rome (Romulus) had just established Rome o Did not have enough inhabitan...

Classical Studies
CLAS104
Ronald Kroeker
CLAS104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Homeric Hymns, Hellenistic Period, Animal Sacrifice

Religion and Myths Religious festivals tied to Homeric hymns Some myths treat gods very disrespectfully Dionysus dresses up as Heracles to rescue Athenian poet o Physique completely different Jason the Argonaut mocked in H...

Classical Studies
CLAS104
Ronald Kroeker
CLAS202 Lecture Notes - Lecture 99: Toga, Twelve Tables, Etruscan Mythology

Classical Studies 202 Ancient Roman Society Lecture 4 THE LATE REPUBLIC (14627 BC) Problems caused by long series of wars Decline in the number of citizensoldierfarmers Creation of Latifundia (plantations or country estat...

Classical Studies
CLAS202
Daniel Hutter
CLAS202 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Water Clock, Quintilis, Naturales Quaestiones

Classical Studies 202 Ancient Roman Society Lecture #9 Imperial Literature Augustan Writers (Golden Age) Covers the reign of Augustus, Tibe...

Classical Studies
CLAS202
Daniel Hutter

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