Class Notes (839,194)
Canada (511,223)
Archaeology (395)
AR104 (80)
Lecture

Power of Ideals.docx

3 Pages
96 Views

Department
Archaeology
Course Code
AR104
Professor
Nirmal Dass

This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full 3 pages of the document.
Description
Power of Ideals - - current war against the peloponnesians and the pericles’ status as general of the city state of Athens - Pericles was well versed and educated in politics, societal matters, arts, drama, and culture - Commerate those who died in the Athenian military - Athens is a great and noble city which serves as a template or inspiration for all others as the first true democracy - Talks about the Athenian army and navy and how accepting of foreigners they can be with still strongest military - Athenians are feared across the land and enemies exaggerate their power when they fall to Athens, and when Athens falls to increase their own reputation - Lives were not lost in vain, do not need to mourn them, we mourn all men - Patriotic - Democracy - Submit to laws because they want to - Adapt to any situation - Should be a model to others, follow no one - Power of Athens lied in the people - All people have a place and purpose in the state - Ideals : civic responsibility, democracy, engagement among borders, sharing of ideas, melding of cultures - Athenians was a society worth dying for - Local pride and identity - Fairness and equality - Status determined by ability - Moral ethos “unwritten laws which it is acknowledged shame to break” - Athenian education vs. Spartan militarianism - Thought before action  Athens maintained a confident superiority above and beyond all other greek states - Athens is an education to Greece because it stands for the freedom of the citizen, because of its constutition, but with greatness comes peril - Importance of personal sacrifice - Slain fighters fought for the continuation of Athenian culture - Democracy brings equality, merit brings public success, social and economic mobility is encouraged, the law protects all: - Compares to Sparta - Religious aspect of their lives with sacrifices - They are powerful because of their ideals - In Athens, unlike - Could defeat the Spartans - Democracy allows men to a
More Less
Unlock Document

Only page 1 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit