Intro to Greek; The Bronze Age
Intro to Greek; The Bronze Age CLA 2110
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Date Created: 09/08/15
Monday 82415 Greek Debates Intro CLTZ 110 Modern Europe 0 O O O O Crete same distance from Athens as Tallahassee to Jacksonville MAPS Anatolia important with Persians Persian War Many different dialects Greek Topography Greece is incredibly mountainous and its difficult to get from point A to point B I Relied a lot on sea Ancient Greece 0 000000 Word origins Democracy origin Socratic Method continuous questions Plato founder of Academy of Athens Pythagoras Pythag Theorem Art amp Architecture in uences Literature I The Iliad resonates with war vets How do we learn about Greeks O 0 Literature sometimes partspieces sometimes nothing I Clay stone metal papyrus I Primary sources Herodotus o HistoriesInquiressource for Persian Wars Thucydides o Peloponnesian War Xenophon o Cont Thucydides Plutarch 0 Bios of Material Culture I Archaeology Greek Apigraphystone writing Pottery I Paintings Important Things 0 O No Greek Nationquot HellaHellenes I Word is actually Roman Counting Backwardsquot dates will be BCBCE 82615 The Bronze Age CLA 2110 Bronze Age 3000 BC 1150BC 0 Mostly material culture 0 Not much literature not descriptive of events Dark Age 1150 BC 700 BC Archaic 700 BC 500 BC Classical 490 BC 323BC Know number based on century 8th 700799 Sir Arthur EvansKnossos 0 British archeologist Henrich Schliemann 0 19th century archaeologist Minoan Myth 0 King Minos legendary king of Crete during age of heroes 0 Contest b n brothers over rule of Crete 0 Gets Bull from Poseidon for honoring keeps bull instead of sacrificing b c its so wonderful 0 Cretan Bull and Pasiphae Posiedon puts love spell on Kings wife to fall in love with bull I Wife gets bull suit from Daedalus and makes love to bull and becomes pregnant with MinotaurBull of Minos o Daedalus and the labyrinth o Theseous and the Minotaur o BULLS ARE SARCED TO MINOTOAN Minoan Civ Knossos o Palace of Minos o Palace centered economies farmers etc gathered in center of palace for disbursement I Excess used for tradefamines 0 First palace destroyed by earthquake o Lang linear Adiscovered by Evans 0 Peaceful people Minoan Palaces may not be accurate due to previous archaeologists involvement 0 Ladies in Bluequot restored but not technically correct due to small original pieces left 0 Art has been quotrestoredquot but accuracy is questionable Akrotiri 0 Modern day SantoriniItalian name 0 Minoan s spread a little 0 Very interested in blue monkeysquot Relationship B n Minoans and Mycenaeans 0 Trading 0 Mycenaean s slowly took over Minoans Linear Bdaughter lang of Linear A o Mycenaean lang 0 Michael Ventris was translator o Syllabic scriptmore elaborate than Linear A Acropolis city on hill with high walls Megaron o Ceremonial center 0 Basis for temple structure onwards 0 Artwork showed very explicit war scenes Cyclopean Masonry o Mycenae architecture 0 Large structures of stone 0 Triangles relieving triangle helps relieve pressure from lentil 0 Lion Gate shows Minoan column in Mycenae entrance Shaft graves o 6 shaft graves 19 in A Schliemann took credit for what was found Royalty buried in grave circle A Funerary masks buried dead wearing mask as a sign of respect I Death Mask of Agamemnon Schliemann found it Mask does not look authentic due to mustache style from Schliemann s time Tholos Beehive Tombs o Cyclopean masonry 0 Royal burials STUDY MAP OF GREECE Will give study guides for exams OOO