CLAS 201: Week 3 Lecture Notes
CLAS 201: Week 3 Lecture Notes CLAS 201
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Christian Benson on Monday January 25, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to CLAS 201 at University of Oregon taught by Prof. Chamberlain in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 17 views. For similar materials see Greek Life and Culture in Classical Studies at University of Oregon.
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12016 Heroes what is a hero 0 In Homer Any man of status 0 ln Hesiod the age of the heroes 0 Etymology Air quotAristosquot Argood Hero cult in the 8th Century 0 One of the de ning features of the 8th and 7th centuries 0 Usually connected to tomb or bones of hero 0 Heroes from stories are cult gures worshipped in a way Athletic heroes Theagenes of Thasos o Thasians made statue after Theagenes and worshipped him like a god sacri cing to him supposed to cure disease Dangerous heroes 0 quotAkhileusquot Grief to his army 0 Odysseus man of pain Kleomedes wins boxing match by killing opponent 0 Judge repeals win 0 Returns kills 60 boys by destroying school 0 Hides in a chest in Athena 0 People start worshipping him Human sacri ce Implications of Mycenaean echo Boundary between man and beast A heroic code 0 Honor vs glory 0 Social position 0 Consider how the gods t into the same system of social ongann Honor and Glory Why is Achilles angry in book 1 0 He thinks Agamemnon is a quotdogfacequot o Agamemnon takes his cut of the glory 0 Does Achilles have feelings for Briseis Cut time kind of the same as honor Words for glory 0 Kudos sense ofjoy above all from victory o Kleos reputation what others say about you 0 Achilles home is Phthia withering o Kleos is a living thing a kind of circulating energy 0 Who circulates it 0 Some strange duels 0 Ajax vs Hector in book 7 real turned symbolic o Diomedes vs Ajax in book 23 symbolic turned real