Epictetus, cup detail, ca. 510 b.c.e., terracotta, 13” The graceful solo dance by a cult follower of Dionysus is accompanied by the music of a double autos (a set of reed pipes) held in place by leather straps.
Explain the conflict between the individual and the community in Sophocles’ Antigone .
Whom do you consider the “tragic figure” in Sophocles’ Antigone: Antigone or Creon? Why?
Parthenon replica - Nashville I Greek Architecture: The Parthenon (448 to 432 B.C.E.)
Landmark architectural achievement
of Golden Age Athens
Temple dedicated to Athena (the goddess of war and of wisdom, and the patron of the arts and crafts.
Commissioned by Pericles
Parthenon Romans innovated the use of which building material, which made large-scale architectural constructions much cheaper to build? Romans innovated the use of which building material, which made large-scale architectural constructions much cheaper to build?
Wants to continue East, but men refuse – have already travelled over 17 000 km!
The End of Alexander Alexander’s conquests took a toll on him Died of Malaria at age 32
Incredible military genius
Never lost a battle
Huge cultural impact
Ensured Greek dominance by
spreading Greek culture all over world
Contributed to the Greek science, made Athens center of world
Aftermath After his death, the Empire quickly fell apart and was divided among three powerful generals: Egypt and fringe lands went to Ptolemy Asia Minor and old Persian Empire went to Seleucus Macedon and Greece went to Antigonus