Classical Studies 2302A/B Lecture Notes - Nudity, Loincloth, Black-Figure Pottery

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Flowered many ancient people, don"t know when they were born/died published a poem or something big use fl. Pots > abf = athenian black figure > all of the figures are in black, eventually made them in red. Tondo > pot tondo is the interior portion of a vase for various athletic events > looking at the inside of a cup not the outside. Greek athletes (male) practiced and competed in the nude. The word athlete comes from - *athlon is a prize and an athlete is going after a prize. Root of the word gymnasium > place to be naked > place where naked athletes are (train/compete naked room) Gymnikos agon greek word gymnikos means naked (adjective), agon means agony (particular kind of pain competition) Agony is what you feel pain you felt when you pushed yourself to the limit in a competition for the sake of an athlon (prize)

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