Ancient Greece Was A Middle Class Civilization – …
Top 10 important People in Ancient Greece
The aristocratic warrior-ethos canonized in the Homeric epics; the civic ideology of equality and justice espoused by reformist lawgivers and poets; the democratization of status honor and martial virtue that attended the shift to hoplite warfare; the philosophical exaltation of the Polis-citizen bond as found in the architectonic visions of Plato and Aristotle; and the subsequent retreat from civic virtues and the interiorization of value articulated by the Skeptics, Epicureans, and Stoics, new age philosophies in a world remade by Alexander's conquests--these are the key phases in the evolving currents of Hellenic moral discourse, as structurally framed by transformations within the institutional matrix of Polis society.
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Changing Role of Women
Unlike Ancient Athens, Hellenistic women were no longer confined to their homes
Could get a better education than before, such as learning to read and write
Royal women in Hellenistic world could hold considerable power
Greatest example- Cleopatra VII of Egypt
Ancient Greek Literature: Poetry
REVIEW: Who was the Greek poet we previously discussed in this unit?
What were the two epic poems that he wrote?
Other notable poets
Poems sang about love and her island home
Celebrated the victors of athletic contests
Ancient Greek Literature: Plays
Two types of plays
Tragedies- stories of human suffering that ended in disaster
Comedies- Humorous stories that mocked people and customs
Famous Greek Playwrights
Antigone, Oedipus Rex
Specialized in comedies, such as
Ancient Greek Mathematics
The Pythagorean Theorem of Right Triangles
a2 + b2= c2
Father of Geometry
Ancient Greek Science
Applied theories of physics to practical inventions
Invented the lever and pulley
Improved medical practices
Hippocratic Oath set ethical standards for doctors
Still used to this day
1) What discoveries or inventions did Ancient Greeks make in different subjects?