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Department
Classics
Course
CLT 3370
Professor
M.A.Eaverly
Semester
Spring

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Zubin Kapadia January 11 , 2013 Hellenistic Literature (continued from Jan. 9 notes)  Apollonius of Rhodes (Argonautica)  Library of Apollodorus – mythical events from the creation of the world to the death  Library of Alexandria had approximately 700,000 books Society – Classical Athens  Classical Athens – Aristocratic Males o 25,000 (free males) out of population of 200,000 o Citizens o Authority over household o Competitive – Warfare, athletics, wit o Ideal man – Strong brave, rigorous control of appetites and fears  Male Life-Cycle o 6-13 education (poems of Homer and others to be recited)/excerise o 18 years old make you citizen o 18 to 20 years of age go through Initiation rites called: ephebe o Courtship of Pre-pubescent young men (pederasty) o 30 years allow for marriage  Domestic Architecture o Modest Housing o C
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