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Lit 61
Agape
non-sexual love (god love)
agon
in competition
aitiology
study of birth of things
akkadian
language Gil. was written down in
aletheia
truth/opposite of obvlivion
allegory
symbolism, representation such as Power and Violence in PB
amphora
wine vessel
anagnorosis
dramatic realization
analepsis
looking back
andron
prophecy?
anthromorphic
human characteristics
aphostrophe
addressing something non-human
apotheosis
becoming a god
apotropaic device
intended to ward off evil (gorgons head)
arche
beginning
arete
excellence in deeds and speech
Ares
God of war
aristophanes
speaker in symposium
autocthony
born from 1 (earth)
Aurthur Evans
Archeologist -- Minos' palace
Authorial "I"
Herodotus referring to himself
autopsy
eye witnessing
Barbarians
anyone who doesnt speak greek
Battle of Thermopylae
Hot gates 480 BCE
Bia
Violence
Black figure vase
People are black
Castration complex
Freud medusa
catharsis
cleansing, purging of pity and fear
cedar forest
where humbaba lives
choregos
leader of chorus/patron of chorus
choronos
leader of titans/ father of zeus/time
combat tale
mytheme
cosmology
origins of the universe
cuneiform
system of writing for Gil. 3000 BCE
Cylinder seal
ancient stamp
dactyllic hexameter
epic meter
Daedalus
Made bull outfit (ultimate engineer)
deus-ex-machina
god machine (crane from the theater)
didactic
learning to teach
eccyclema
platform that was wheeled out to show dead people etc.
dramatic date vs. date of comp.
when performed vs. when performed
dramatic personae
cast of play
dyadic
dual (maenads male/female binary oppositions)
Darius
father of xerxes, persian emperor
ecphrasis
artistic description that defies material bounds (achilles' shield)
eidos
form
epinicia
pindar's ode for athletes
epiphany
sudden realization
epistemology
how knowledge is produced
epithet
GRAY EYED athena
Epos
epic poem
Eros
god of erotic love son of aphrodite
eschatology
study of hte afterlife
father of history
herodotus
form, content, context
the entire class
formulae
repetition in an epic
genos
family line
gorgons
medusa
gymnastike
physical ed
hades
underworld, zeus' bro
hamartia
missing of the markqhegemony
hellene
the greeks
henotheism
one supreme god with lots of other gods
hegemony
superior dominant body
hieros gamos
divine marriage
Historeme
unit of history (like mytheme)
historia
inquiry
hubris
pride
hydra
lots of heads monster in hercules' travels
hypnos
sleep
iconography
recognizing by stuff -- hercules by lion skin
implied audience
who a piece was written for
in medias res
in the middle of
incipit
opening line
jesus seed
in the golden ray of shower over danae
kleos apithon
eternal fame
kourous
statue of ideal man
kratos
strength/power
Linear A/B
tablets w/texts from mycenae period -- linear A undeciphered
maenads
Dinonysus' followers
male gaze
how would men see it? men shouldnt see maenads do what they do
Menis
rage (god rage)
metonymy
part representing the whole (crown shows the kingdom)
mimesis
imitation
minos
king of crete
Muse
dauthers of memory
musike
humanitites in education
muthos
plot
mynenae
agamemnon's homeland
mystery religion
Dyonisiacs
Mystes
initiate of mystery cult
mythological exemplum
part of a myth used as an example -- pindar uses persus
Ninsun
mother goddess in gil.
nostos
homecoming, desire for home
paidea
education
pantheon
all gods
parodos
1st choral ode
patronymic
ID'd by father
pelloponnesian wars
sparta vs. athens 431 - 404 BCE
Pedorasty
man boy love. man must show the boy how to think
Persephone
wife of hades
persian wars
490 - 480 BCE
Phallic procession
carrying giant dicks for dionysus
pilos
knowledge/love of knowledge
polemos
foreign war
stasis
civil war
polis
city state
prolepsis
looking forward
protagoras
doctor in the symposium
psyche
soul? mental?
Pythian ode
pindar
reception theory
how things are recieved at the time
red figure vase
people are red
redactor
editor of works
thanatos
death
tetralogy
series of four
syncretism
merging of two
tautology
circular logic
telos
goal (telegodgy moving towards a goal)
sophrosyne
1 aspect that stands for larger, broader aspect
Riddle of the Sphinx
Man
Satyr
half man, half animal -- sexually potent
satyr play
funny play to amuse people in a series
skene
background to the stage
Sophistic Movement
learn by discussion
Symposium
male drinking party
synecdouche
large thing standing for one smaller thing
techne
skill
teichoscopia
looking from a wall (helen)
thanatos
death instict, contrasted with Eros
Theatron
all the parts of theater
theocracy
priests rule in the name of a god (oracles speak for gods)
Thucydides
History of the peloponnesian wars
Thyrus
big ivy stick for the Maenads
Titanomachy
war of the titans
Uruk
homeland of Gil
Xenia
proper host/guest relations
Xerxes
persian emperor -- 300!
AD
Anno Domini
BC
Before christ
BCE
Before common era
CE
common era
Er
last book of plato's republic, good people should be rewarded after death & vice versa
orchestra
stage itself
Pisistratus
son of hippocrates, tyrant of athens
Polybus & Merope
who oedipus thinks his parents are
Oedipus means...
Swollen foot
Tuche
chance/fortune
Freud's interpretation of dreams
1900
Sophocles
496-406 BCE, 18 1st prizes at dionysus festival
Plato's forms
Shihtzu & St. Bernard -- both dogs. partake in dogness.
trial of socrates
399 BC
Friedrich Nietzche
Birth of Tragedy 1872
Sparagmos
to tear into bits
omophagia
eating raw meat
vagina dentata
all-devouring female
Daphne
daughter of river god, she turns into laurel tree
Danae
shower of gold, eroticism
Plutarch
imitation is dangerous to life
iambic trimeter
aristotle says its closet to human speech
Plato
poetics, 4th century BCE
Heinrich Schliemann
man who discovered the "troy" site
Euthymia
patriot in the gut
Ganymede
boy chased by zeus. used by crete to justify pedarasty
Illiad
comitted to writing in 8th century BCE
Matis
goddess of mind swallowed by zeus -- athena born out of zeus' head
hubris
arrogance
Structuralism
Vladimir prop
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