Homework Find a building that has Greek columns in the USA or Europe to show the influence of Greek architecture on Western civilization. It can be in your hometown or in a major city. Post it to our class on Edmodo with the following info: Location (address, if you can find it) A link to a picture Say whether the columns are Doric, Ionic, or Corinthian. You cannot repeat a building another student has chosen!
Church St-Gervais-et-St-Protrais in Paris, France.
Greek Theater Tragedy depicts the downfall of a basically good person through some fatal error or misjudgment, producing suffering for the main character and arousing pity and fear on the part of the audience. A comedy is a story of the rise in fortune of a sympathetic central character.
Means “the love of wisdom” Study of fundamental problems with rational arguments Loved to talk, argue, and debate Greek Philosophy NEW IDEAS
Greek Philosophy – Discussed: How the natural world worked Meaning of life, justice, truth, and beauty
Greek Philosopher - Socrates Question everything you know.
Greek Philosopher - Socrates Taught by asking questions What makes a good life? What is truth? How do you know? Led students to think about their beliefs Said he was the wisest man in Greece because he recognized how little he knew.
Greek Philosopher - Socrates Sentenced to death for “not honoring the gods” and “leading young people into error.”