CLAS-C - Classical Studies CLAS-C 205 Lecture 1: C-205 Chapter 2 and 3 notes The Cultural context of classical myth

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The cultural context of classical myth (chapter 2 and: pages 17-76; study pages 23-32 and pages 64-681/10/2017 8:3. Rivers are too small to be navigable, and they dry up in the blazing heat of the mostly rainless summers. High mountains dominate the greek landscape and occupy about three quarters of the land. On these small plains the ancient greeks grew wheat and barley, planted early in winter when the rainy season began, and harvested in may. The greatest greek natural resources was the sea-aegean sea. Two principal groups of islands: the cyclades (circle islands) and the. Myths also reflect the fact that the greeks were the greatest seafaring people of the ancient world, as exemplified by the story of odysseus, whose perilous se journey home from the trojan war lasted ten years. Late bronze age or mycenaean age 1600-1150 bc. 1600 bc: the sack of cities and the international disruption of trade.

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