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Chapter 7

HISTORY 36B Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Thessalian League, Oeconomicus, Epikleros


Department
History
Course Code
HISTORY 36B
Professor
Brusuelas
Chapter
7

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Chapter 7
Aeschylus
Agora - in homer, the term for the place of gathering, the assembly of the people. In the
city state period it denoted the public space of a city or town, being both the marketplace
and civic center. Lingering in the agora was the best way to inform oneself about public
affairs, make business contacts, and collect gossip
Corcyra
Epidamnus
Epikleros
Erastes
Erechtheum
Eromenos
Eunomia euripides
Hippocrates
Mousike
Nomos
Oeconomicus
Panhellenism
Parthenon
Physis
Potidaea
Sanctions against megara
Sophist
Sophocles
Others
Archon - a common title for the highest-ranking magistrate in the early city-states. During the
classical period, even when the strategoi had become the most important officials in athens, nine
archons continued to be chosen to serve judicial and administrative functions. The office was
used in larger contexts as well, for example as the title of the civil and military head of the
thessalian league. This archon was elected by the league assembly and served for life
Archaemenids- people under the first persian empire (archaemenid empire)
Oikoi - individual households. The fundamental social and economic unit in greek society,
including the family group, its house, land, animals, and property, including slaves
Phylai - tribes” 4 in number, made up of oikoi. Function more as social groups concerned with
matters of family and of descent
Council of the Areopagus - membership. Former archons with lifetime membership, named
because it met on a hill named for the god ares, was the earliest council of the athenian state,
composed of all who had served as archon, and it was a lifetime appointment.
The Assembly - all athenian male citizens
Draco’s laws - none for their harshness, said to be written in blood. Death penalty was used
frequently, nearly for all criminal offenses. List of laws: replace family/kin with the state in
matters of intentional and unintentional homicide, before draco’s revisions, family had to settle
matters of murder, usually via vengeance or monetary compensation, now next of kin could still
prosecute, but matter decided upon by officials, his laws were an attempt to establish fixed
principles of justice, remove older cultural/customary law
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