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Title: Regents Review - Ancient Greece


1
ANCIENT GREECE The Iliad
2
The Geography of Greece
3
Archaic Greece 1650 BCE - 700 BCE
4
Bronze Age Greece
5
Crete Minoan Civilization(Palace at Knossos)
6
Knossos Minoan Civilization
7
Minoan Civilization
8
Minoan Mycenaean Civilizations
  • Minoan culture was wide-ranging empire
  • Both partner and rival of Mycenaeans
  • Mycenaeans destroyed settlements
  • Minoan civilization disappeared
  • Mycenaeans were nomadic Indo-Europeans, settled
    into towns
  • Our knowledge comes from archaeological
    excavations and epic poems, the Iliad and the
    Odyssey
  • Trojan War probably caused by Mycenaean trade
    rivalry with Troy
  • Mycenaeans engaged in extensive internal warfare
  • Fell to the Dorians
  • Dark Ages then began as culture declined

Dark Age Vase (Image Gallery, Minn. State U.)
9
The Mycenaean Civilization
10
The Mask of Agamemnon
11
Homer The Heroic Age
12
The Iliad
  • Information about
  • Text
  • Homer
  • Mythological Background

13
Important Names, Dates and Terminology
  • 8th century BCE
  • 1184 BCE
  • Homer
  • Description
  • The Homeric Question
  • Epic
  • Oral Tradition

14
Important Themes, Motifs and Narrative Elements
  • CHOICE and PERSUASION
  • THE HEROIC CODE
  • LEADERSHIP
  • TRIANGULAR RELATIONSHIPS
  • SIMILES
  • THE GODS

15
Do NOT Reduce The Iliad to
  • PRIDE
  • Or
  • FATE

16
Characteristics of Homeric Text
  • Beginning in medias res
  • Cinematic presentation of events
  • and of warfare
  • Look for sense imagery in the text
  • Use of PARALLELISM when
  • discussing events, characters
  • and gods

17
Homeric Cycle
  • Series of texts about Troy
  • Some tell the same stories as the Homeric epics
  • Many tell entirely different stories
  • What still exists contains only a part of the
    entire story of the Trojan War

18
Mythological Stories You Need to Know
  • Helen and the Suitors
  • Wedding of Peleus and Thetis
  • Hecubas Dream of the Burning City
  • Judgment of Paris
  • Sacrifice of Iphigenia

19
Helen and the Suitors
  • Helen daughter of Tyndareus
  • Clytemnestra daughter of Tyndareus twin of
    Helen (later) wife of Agamenon
  • Penelope niece to Tyndareus
  • Suitors
  • Agamemnon king of Argos son of Atreus brother
    of Menelaus
  • Menelaus brother of Agamemnon
  • Odysseus king of Ithaka (later) husband of
    Penelope
  • Ajax son of Telemon great warrior

20
Hecubas Dream of the Burning City
  • Priam Hecuba
  • _____________________________________
  • SONS DAUGHTERS
  • Hektor (m. Andromache) Cassandra
  • Paris (m. Helen) Polyxena
  • Deiphobus Creusa
  • Polydorus 47 other daughters
  • 46 more sons

21
Wedding of Peleus and Thetis
  • Thetis water nymph, daughter of Nereus
  • Peleus mortal man, son of Aeacus, King of Aegina
  • Thetis and Peleus are the parents of Achilles

22
Wedding of Peleus and Thetis (cont.)
  • OLYMPIAN GODS
  • Aphrodite goddess of love
  • Apollo god of healing, music, prophecy
  • Ares god of war
  • Artemis goddess of the hunt
  • Athena goddess of wisdom, strategy
  • Demeter goddess of the Harvest
  • Hephaistos god of fire and metal craft son of
    Hera and Zeus crippled because he was thrown by
    Zeus
  • Hera wife of Zeus
  • Hermes messenger god
  • Poseidon god of the sea
  • Zeus king of the gods (very unfaithful) husband
    to Hera

23
Wedding of Peleus and Thetis (cont.)
  • ERIS Goddess of Discord, not invited to the
    wedding of Peleus and Thetis
  • Golden apple inscribed To the Fairest

24
Gaining a Strong Wind
  • Agamemnon Clytemnestra
  • ___________________________

  • Iphigeneia Electra Orestes

25
For Next Class
  • Read, highlight/margin note TEXTBOOK Rise
  • of Ancient Greece, pages 65-72 The Iliad
  • and The Odyssey, pages 75-85 (Benton).
  • Reaction Writing 7 Who would you want by
  • your side in a dangerous situation, Achilles
    or
  • Odysseus? Why?
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