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CLST 100 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Heinrich Schliemann, Aegean Civilizations, Peloponnesian War


Department
Classical Studies
Course Code
CLST 100
Professor
Christina Zaccagnino
Study Guide
Midterm

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STUDY GUIDE
DATES
Peloponnesian Wars (Sparta vs. Athens) 5th cen. BCE
Bronze Age Greece: 3000-1200 BC
Mycenaen Civilization: 1600-1200 BC
Dark Age: 1100-750 B.C.
Trojan War
Panathenaia
Greater: every 4 years ever since 6th cen BC (566 BCE)
Lesser: every year since after Persian wars
Olympic games started 776 BCE (8th century BC)
Nemean, Pythian, Isthmic games all from 6th cen BCE
Ostracism 5th cen BCE
Persian Wars early 5th cen. BCE
Aristotles Politics 4th cen BCE
Menanders Dyskolos end of 4th cen BCE
FIGURES/NAMES
Herodotos non-greek wrote accounts of Persian Wars, father of Greek history (5th cen.
BCE)
Thucydides an Athenian involved in public, political things wrote about Persian wars
and Peloponnesian Wars (Sparta vs. Athens)
Xenophon Athenian military man wrote about Peloponnesian Wars and political
upheaval afterwards
Strife/Eris not invited to wedding of Peleus and Thetis
Paris (Alexander) son of Troy
Helen, wife of Menelaus the king of Sparta
Agamemnon king of Mycenae
Chryseis, daughter of the priest of Apollo whom Agamemnon takes during war
Briseis, slave woman of Achilles
Patroklos, friend of Achilles that dies in Trojan war wearing Achilles armor
Hektor, son of Priam, prince of Troy
Priam, king of Troy, asks Achilles for Hektors body ransom
Homer author of
Iliad
and
Odyssey
written in 750 B.C. and 725 B.C.
Iliad: anger of Achilles; 41 days of war
Odyssey: journey of Odysseus from Troy to hometown regaining power in Ithaca;
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