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Ancient Greece #1 Greek Chronology, Terms, Important Information about the greeks, Greek civilization, Greek Culture, Agriculture, Livestock, farming ect.

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Department
Archaeology
Course Code
AR104
Professor
Debra Foran

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The Greek World (CL-101A)▯ Tuesday , September 14th, 2010 Prof: Debra Foran▯ Office Hours: Thursday 12 - 2pm (R106Q) [202 regina st) Email: [email protected]▯ Office number: (519)-884-1970 x4498 Terminology: —BC (Before Christ) and AD (Anno Domini) used mainly in classical studies —BCE (Before Common Era) and CE (Common Era) used mainly in Near Eastern Studies Greece: —1st democracy —earliest historical doctuments —had time for other things such as pleasure not just the necessities Greek Civilization and Culture: —heavily influenced by the Near East spread West to france & Italy and east to Pakistan —Greek became a common language in the Near East —influenced later periods and groups —sources of information > physical and written remains —Phoenicians created the first alphabet and the greek’s picked their alphabet based on that. (right to left) —information from the time is collected and was displayed on tombstones, graffiti, and incriptions —problems: what artifacts survive and what artifacts don’t, determine our knowledge —looters...tombstones that are robbed determine could determine how valuable a person is —documents may not be able to be translated, they may be bias, and they may be incomplete therefore not giving us complete result
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