Unit Week 2 Greek CIv notes
Unit Week 2 Greek CIv notes CLST 204
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Bronze age intro. 3000 BCE, smelting intro. 2800 BCE, by 2500 workers using bronze, lead, silver, and gold Bronze age Greece- 'Helladic" after Hellas, Greek name for Greece Xenia= 'reciprocal relations of hospitality' Friendship through gift exchange and feasting between xenoi 'guest friends' Xenia= principle of foreign policy: xenos 'stranger' treated like philos "member of the family" Violation of xenia= violation of world order Tisis= 'vengeance' restoring violated economic relations Theft of Helen; theft of Briseis Achilles as "best of Achaeans" (Aristos Achaion) Light+sound= hero visually conspicuous Special relationship with gods Hero excels for period of time Single handedly put enemy to flight Not number of wounds "from behind" suffered by the Trojans Diomedes sees and wounds gods Drinking nectar and eating ambrosia makes Gods not mortal Mortals vs Immortals-Diomedes vs. Apollo: "Gods are to humans what humans are to crawling bugs" Mortal life=vegetal life Dead remembered as beautiful Without burial, body rots and is eaten, so burial is cremation, saving bones, burying jar of ashes, and put up tombstone Achilles chooses life over death, refuses to be Greek hero
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