ROMANTIC MYTH: vocab test #1

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romans

means "romance"; map to love; developed in rome; involves something written/ story/ pursuit

luv

means "love"; feeling! (Plato would say it is remembering who you were in the realm of being- beatific vision)

eros

god of love- warrior who kills...sort of like cupid

St. Augustine of Hippo

Christian Saint (354-430 CE); came up with the ladder of love

the ladder of love

(lol) idea/theory/hypothesis created by st. augustine to explain love in 5 words (sturge, eros, amor, philio, agape)

sturge

bottom level of the lol; greek word; LOVE OF THINGS

eros

2nd level of the lol; SEXUAL LOVE; pro-creation; purpose is to bring new things into the world

amor

3rd level of the lol; DEVOTIONAL LOVE; beyond sex

philio

4th level of the lol; FRIEND LOVE; not sexual at all

agape

the highest level of love on the lol; DIVINE LOVE; not really human; independent of conditions

Jacob Needleman

author of the dialogue packet we read; rhetoric

470-400 bce

golden age of athens

Alcibiades

one of Socrates' students

libido

sexual instinct or drive

persona

egotistic

Plato

dialogue packet- the phaedros. he lived from 429-347 bce

platonic love

idea of the soul mate; doesn't have to be romantic, could be close, non-physical friends

Hermes

brings messages (oracles) back and forth from hades/hell to olympus/heaven

hermeneutics

the art of interpretations

psyche

the greek word for soul

anima

the latin word for soul

soma

the body; flesh; meat; the container our souls live in

carne

the latin word for soma

animate

what the soul does- constantly moving

inanimate

what the body does- it can't move itself, it needs the soul

hestia

the greek goddess of the hearth

myth

narrative with beginning, middle, and end usually involving "the other side" of life (the gods) and addresses universal problems; a form of personification; it is a language

semblances

becoming human; view of reality distorted; forgetting who you are

black horse

body; wants sex; instinct; evil

white horse

wants us to get there; good; virtue; arete; temperence; modesty

realm of being

pure knowledge, universal truth, beauty

ordinance of necessity

the list of occupations

seeker after wisdom

#1 occupation

just ruler

#2 occupation

statesmen or businessmen

#3 occupation

athlete

#4 occupation

prophet or priest

#5 occupation

poet or artist

#6 occupation

farmer

#7 occupation

sophist

#8 occupation; teachers; liars; a person who practices rhetori; the art of intelligent speaking; rhetorical wizardry

3, 3000, carne

___ cycles, ________ years to be free of _____

deification

the roman/ greek belief/process that a person can become (for a time) a god. based on a myth- there are gods and those gods can live in people. for example- when we honor athletes.

literalism

when you only believe in something if you see it; think that myth isn't true

mythological personification

ex.- the burning bush

anthropopatism

using human emotions to personify something

charioteer

conscience, faith, work ethic, motivation, gumption

beautific vision

beauty, harmony, enlightenment, remembering

vocation

(latin-vocae) a call from the gods

daemon

spiritual guide

socrates

(469-399 bce); lower middle class stonecutter; wife/ 3 kids; socratic method

symposium

drinking party in which topics were discussed

apollodorus

heard aristodemos and told plato

aristodemos

witnessed symposium

Agathon

host of symposium; is a playwrite

phaedrus

sophist; makes first speech at symposium

pausanias

politician; makes 2nd speech at the symposium

aristophanes

great poetry; at symposium

eryximachus

docter; at symposium

panegyric

long speech/ praising of someone/something in writing

philosophy

to kiss wisdom

cosmogony

the birth of the universe

theogony

the birth of the gods

12th c france

the beginning of romance as we know it

peridime

universal story theme

beloved

"perfect" person who is loved

lover

loves; wants qualities of the beloved

pederasty

boy love; mental stimulation/ relationships between males

amacita

a soul friend

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