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Greek Literature
invocation
in medias res
epic simile
epithet
a formal plea for aid
when a story plunges right into the middle of the action
elaborate, extended comparisons
a descriptive adjective or phrase that is repeatedly used wit…
invocation
a formal plea for aid
in medias res
when a story plunges right into the middle of the action
5 terms
GREEK LITERATURE
Iliad
antigone
Allegory of the Cave
Pericles
-a Greek epic poem... -1200 BCE... -Homer... -describes the siege of T…
Sophocles... 497-405 BCE... "If thus thou speakest, thou wilt have…
Plato; 514BCE... Plato- The Academy- 1st university... from "The R…
Athenian leader noted for advancing democracy in Athens and f…
Iliad
-a Greek epic poem... -1200 BCE... -Homer... -describes the siege of T…
antigone
Sophocles... 497-405 BCE... "If thus thou speakest, thou wilt have…
23 terms
Greek Literature
Homer
Socrates
Plato
Aristotle
Greek Epic Poet... Marks the beginning of Greek Lit
Ideas and teachings influenced others in their writings
Pupil of Socrates... Greatest Master of Prose Style... Republic
Pupil of Plato... Poetics - Study of Greek Dramatic Art
Homer
Greek Epic Poet... Marks the beginning of Greek Lit
Socrates
Ideas and teachings influenced others in their writings
Greek Literature
Heroic Age
Mycenaean
Dorians
Dark Age
Mycenaeans era
More aggressive than Minoan
Invaded Myceaen, burned palace
When Dorians invaded
Heroic Age
Mycenaeans era
Mycenaean
More aggressive than Minoan
16 terms
Greek Literature
Helen
Jocasta
Paris
Achilles
Tragedy by Euripides, follows the myth of Helen of Sparta and…
Mother/wife of Oedipus
Son of the king and queen of Troy, married to Helen queen of…
Tale of his childhood relates that Thetis dipped him in the w…
Helen
Tragedy by Euripides, follows the myth of Helen of Sparta and…
Jocasta
Mother/wife of Oedipus
Greek Literature
Homer is from?
Homer means?
What did Homer write in?
Athena grabs who by the hair?
Ionian
Hostage
Dactylic Hectameter
Achilles
Homer is from?
Ionian
Homer means?
Hostage
17 terms
Greek literature
The Iliad
Courage and moderation
A call to arns
Brevity of life
Homer
Archilochus
Callinus
Semonides
The Iliad
Homer
Courage and moderation
Archilochus
39 terms
Greek Literature
time period of Greek lit
who is Homer (writer/*/date)
Iliad - Homer
Odyssey - Homer
600's B.C - 430 A.D
Greek epic poet... marks the beginning of Greek lit... no accurate…
story of a few weeks during the ten-year siege of Troy by the…
story of peace following the Trojan war and the return of Ody…
time period of Greek lit
600's B.C - 430 A.D
who is Homer (writer/*/date)
Greek epic poet... marks the beginning of Greek lit... no accurate…
Greek Literature
Skene
Orchesta
Parados
Exodos
Background/ scene, provides exits and entrances
Presenting
Entrance song
Conclusion of the play
Skene
Background/ scene, provides exits and entrances
Orchesta
Presenting
Greek Literature
Proem
Menis
Ekphrasis
Xenia
A formal introduction
An extreme form of anger.
A heavily detailed description of an object; typically a piec…
The showing of hospitality between a guest and host that is c…
Proem
A formal introduction
Menis
An extreme form of anger.
26 terms
Greek Literature
Sophocles
Thespis
Aeschylus
Writer
Author of Antigone, added third actor, introduced painted sce…
"Father of Drama, introduced first actor
Introduced the second actor
Also served as an actor in the play
Sophocles
Author of Antigone, added third actor, introduced painted sce…
Thespis
"Father of Drama, introduced first actor
12 terms
Greek Literature
Minoan
Mycenaean
Heroic Age
Dorians
Greek Civilization ... Crete... Sixty miles south of mainland Greec…
Culture flourished in Greek... Enterprising and Aggressive ... King…
Poet Homer immortalize heroes of "Trojan War" in Illiad... One o…
Wave of insiders swept across the Greek Peninsula... Dorians bur…
Minoan
Greek Civilization ... Crete... Sixty miles south of mainland Greec…
Mycenaean
Culture flourished in Greek... Enterprising and Aggressive ... King…
19 terms
Greek Literature
Homer
Hesiod
Aeschylus
Sophocles
Wrote epic poetry such as: Homer and the Epic, The Iiliad, an…
Wrote epic poetry such as: Works and Days, Theogony, and othe…
Wrote Greek tragedies such as: Agamemnon, The Choephore, The…
Wrote Greek tragedies such as: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonu…
Homer
Wrote epic poetry such as: Homer and the Epic, The Iiliad, an…
Hesiod
Wrote epic poetry such as: Works and Days, Theogony, and othe…
Greek Literature
Homer
Homer
Pisistratos
Hesiod
Illiad
Odyssey
codified Homer
The Theogony: systemization of myth
Homer
Illiad
Homer
Odyssey
Greek Literature
Homer
Hesiod
Aesop
Alcaeus
Illiad, Odyssey, blind, dactylic hexameter
Theogony, Works and Days
Well known fables, slave from egypt
Pittacus
Homer
Illiad, Odyssey, blind, dactylic hexameter
Hesiod
Theogony, Works and Days
35 terms
Greek literature
Homer
I. Hesoid
1. Theogony
2. Work and days
Iliad... Odyssey
Descriptive... Celebrates work of gods and lives of peasants
Genealogy of the gods
Farm life of peasants
Homer
Iliad... Odyssey
I. Hesoid
Descriptive... Celebrates work of gods and lives of peasants
63 terms
Greek Literature
Aphrodite
Apollo
Ares
Artemis
goddess of love, beauty, fertility; Venus
god of archery, music, prophecy, healing, light
god of war; Mars
goddess of hunting, the moon; Diana
Aphrodite
goddess of love, beauty, fertility; Venus
Apollo
god of archery, music, prophecy, healing, light
39 terms
Greek literature
Hamitic thesis
Omu
Berbers
Mogadishu
Argued that atheans werent capable of work
Female co ruler with the male cheif
A religion in north africa
A muslim sultante; a monarchy that employed a slave military
Hamitic thesis
Argued that atheans werent capable of work
Omu
Female co ruler with the male cheif
Greek literature
Fable
Epic
Drama
Tragedies
A story to teach a lesson
A long poem
A story written in the form of a play
Generally sad where the main character has to face serious pr…
Fable
A story to teach a lesson
Epic
A long poem
Greek Literature
Time period
Homer
Iliad
Odyssey
600's b.c.-430 a.d.
Greek epic poet. Marks beginning of Greek literature.
Story of few weeks during 10 year siege of Troy by Achaeans.
Story of peace after war and return of Odyssey, a hero who wa…
Time period
600's b.c.-430 a.d.
Homer
Greek epic poet. Marks beginning of Greek literature.
12 terms
Greek Literature
Homers epic poems
Hesiod
Theogeny
Work and days
Iliad, odessey
Theogeny and work and days
Genealogy of the gods
Poetic story of farm peasants
Homers epic poems
Iliad, odessey
Hesiod
Theogeny and work and days
5 terms
Greek Literature
Briefly describe the Olympic Games whe…
Briefly describe the impact of Greece…
Compare and contrast Athens and Sparta.
Briefly describe Greek Theater.
The games men competed in the nude. The greeks beautiful body…
Greece has impacted onto modern times with literature, theate…
Athenians are free thinkers, but Spartans are born into the m…
The theater was a social, political and religious experience…
Briefly describe the Olympic Games whe…
The games men competed in the nude. The greeks beautiful body…
Briefly describe the impact of Greece…
Greece has impacted onto modern times with literature, theate…
38 terms
Greek Literature
Gaea
Ouranos
Cronus
Zeus
mother earth who has 3 types of children
father heaven who has 3 types of children, but shuns 2 kinds
a titan that overthrows Ouranos. Rhea is his wife
God of the Sky. Husband of Hera (12)
Gaea
mother earth who has 3 types of children
Ouranos
father heaven who has 3 types of children, but shuns 2 kinds
23 terms
Greek Literature
Homer
Hesoid
Aesop
Alcaeus
author of the Iliad and the Odyssey said to have been blind.…
the other master of early Greek epic poetry besides Homer, li…
author of well-known fables, slave from Egypt or Thrace, live…
poet born in the late-seventh century from Mytilene on the is…
Homer
author of the Iliad and the Odyssey said to have been blind.…
Hesoid
the other master of early Greek epic poetry besides Homer, li…
Greek Literature
Briefly describe the Olympic Games whe…
Briefly describe the impact of Greece…
Compare and contrast Athens and Sparta.
Briefly describe Greek Theater.
The games men competed in the nude. The greeks beautiful body…
Greece has impacted onto modern times with literature, theate…
Athenians are free thinkers, but Spartans are born into the m…
The theater was a social, political and religious experience…
Briefly describe the Olympic Games whe…
The games men competed in the nude. The greeks beautiful body…
Briefly describe the impact of Greece…
Greece has impacted onto modern times with literature, theate…
7 terms
Greek Literature
Homer
Sappho
Aesop
Aeschylus
Iliad and Odyssey
woman poet of Lesbos
wrote fables and called it Aesop's fables
Agamemnon trilogy
Homer
Iliad and Odyssey
Sappho
woman poet of Lesbos
Greek Literature
Electra
Pylades
Furies
Pythia
The sister of Orestes, she is seen in the Oresteia pouring li…
A friend of Orestes in Libation Bearers, he later marries Ele…
Ancient gods of vengeance, seen in Libation Bearers as the go…
original name of the oracle of Delphi
Electra
The sister of Orestes, she is seen in the Oresteia pouring li…
Pylades
A friend of Orestes in Libation Bearers, he later marries Ele…
Greek Literature
Thales
Heraclitus
Democrites
Aristotle
Things were made up of water
Minute particles, constant change of flux
Fire, brings all things to one common form
Father of modern logic... 1. Responsible for three of the four f…
Thales
Things were made up of water
Heraclitus
Minute particles, constant change of flux
20 terms
Greek Literature
anthropology
cacophonious
megaphone
agoraphobia
study of man or mankind
bad sounding
large sound
fear of open space
anthropology
study of man or mankind
cacophonious
bad sounding
30 terms
Greek Literature
Hubris
Hamartia
In Media Res
Anagnorisis
Excessive pride or extreme self confidence... very proud/tries…
Tragic flaw... doesn't understand he killed his father
in the middle of ... trying to solve the murder of Laius, skips…
is a recognition or discovery made by the tragic hero... at the…
Hubris
Excessive pride or extreme self confidence... very proud/tries…
Hamartia
Tragic flaw... doesn't understand he killed his father
Greek Literature
Story where the women of the Peloponne…
Pisthetaerus convinces birds to create…
Dionysius travels to Hades to bring ba…
Strepsiades, who was facing legal acti…
Lysistrata (411 BC)
The Birds (414 BC)
The Frogs (405 BC)
The Clouds (423 BC)
Story where the women of the Peloponne…
Lysistrata (411 BC)
Pisthetaerus convinces birds to create…
The Birds (414 BC)
25 terms
Greek Literature
Homer
Hesiod
Aesop
Alcaeus
author of the Iliad and the Odyssey said to have been blind.…
the other master of early Greek epic poetry besides Homer, li…
author of well-known fables, slave from Egypt or Thrace, live…
His work survives... only in fragments. He wrote lyrical songs a…
Homer
author of the Iliad and the Odyssey said to have been blind.…
Hesiod
the other master of early Greek epic poetry besides Homer, li…
95 terms
Greek Literature
Iliad and Odyssey
Said to have been blind
24 books, dactylic hexameter
Wrath of Achilles during Trojan War
Homer
Homer
Iliad
Iliad
Iliad and Odyssey
Homer
Said to have been blind
Homer
16 terms
Greek Literature
Courage and Moderation
A Call to Arms
Brevity of Life
A Nation at Sea
Courage - stand up and fight the enemy... Moderation - do not br…
It's shameful to not fight during times of war, it's honorabl…
Nature continues and man does not... Comparison to seasons, yout…
Extended metaphor about boat = nation... Wind and waves throwing…
Courage and Moderation
Courage - stand up and fight the enemy... Moderation - do not br…
A Call to Arms
It's shameful to not fight during times of war, it's honorabl…
Greek Literature
24
Epicurus
Lysistrata
Pausanius
How many books comprise The Odyssey?
Which Greek philosopher influenced the Roman author Lucretius…
Which Aristophanes play recounts the story of Athenian women…
Who wrote a guidebook for tourists?
24
How many books comprise The Odyssey?
Epicurus
Which Greek philosopher influenced the Roman author Lucretius…
48 terms
Greek Literature
Homer
The Iliad
The Odyssey
Hesiod
Author of the Iliad and the Odyssey. Said to have been blind.…
Epic poem, 24 books long, in dactylic hexameter, tells the st…
Epic poem, also in dactylic hexameter, 24 books long, tells t…
The other master of early Greek epic poetry besides Homer, li…
Homer
Author of the Iliad and the Odyssey. Said to have been blind.…
The Iliad
Epic poem, 24 books long, in dactylic hexameter, tells the st…
43 terms
Greek Literature
Aphrodite
Apollo
Ares
Artemis
goddess of love, beauty, fertility; Venus
god of archery, music, prophecy, healing, light
god of war; Mars
goddess of hunting, the moon; Diana
Aphrodite
goddess of love, beauty, fertility; Venus
Apollo
god of archery, music, prophecy, healing, light
18 terms
Greek Literature
Hubris
Hamartia
Anagnorisis
Peripeteia
Excessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance
The character defect that causes the downfall of the protagon…
The critical moment of recognition or discovery; precedes per…
A sudden turn of events or an unexpected reversal
Hubris
Excessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance
Hamartia
The character defect that causes the downfall of the protagon…
Greek Literature
Epic Hero
Epic
Epithet
Epic Simile
A noble character in an epic poem
A long poem centered on a hero
A title to describe a character
A simile made over a series of lines
Epic Hero
A noble character in an epic poem
Epic
A long poem centered on a hero
30 terms
Greek literature
Cronus
Zeus
Hera
Poseidon
Roman- Saturn ... Domain- agriculture
Roman- Jupiter ... Domain- weather,sky, hospitality
Roman- Juno... Domain- wife of Zeus, upholder of marriage
Roman- Neptune ... Domain- ruler of the sea
Cronus
Roman- Saturn ... Domain- agriculture
Zeus
Roman- Jupiter ... Domain- weather,sky, hospitality
Greek Literature
During the 2nd millennium BCE, the ___…
Their society was ______ enough to enj…
In about 1450 BCE, the Mycenaeans, ___…
The Mycenaeans brought their own _____…
Minoan, Crete
Sophisticated
Indo-European invaders, Knossos
Language, commercial, beaurocratic, Minoans
During the 2nd millennium BCE, the ___…
Minoan, Crete
Their society was ______ enough to enj…
Sophisticated
37 terms
Greek Literature
Greek civilization began in _____
Crete
Early civilization called Minoan is na…
What was King Minos known for?
Crete
An island off of mainland Greece
King Minos
Sacrificed 12 young men and women to the Minotaur (half man h…
Greek civilization began in _____
Crete
Crete
An island off of mainland Greece
9 terms
Greek Literature
What did the Greeks call themselves to…
Names of those involved in History
Names of those involved in Philosophy
Names of those involved in Theatre/Drama
Hellenes
Herodus, Thucydides
Socrates, Plato, Aristotle
Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripedes
What did the Greeks call themselves to…
Hellenes
Names of those involved in History
Herodus, Thucydides
Greek Literature
How were epics written?
Who was the author of the Illiad and t…
How many books long was the Iliad and…
Who wrote Works and Days and Theogny
dactylic hexameter
Homer
24
Hesiod
How were epics written?
dactylic hexameter
Who was the author of the Illiad and t…
Homer
68 terms
Greek Literature & Literature
What are the dates for this Greek unit?
Name three geographical features of Gr…
define an acropolis
What are the three orders of architect…
1500 B.C.--- 476 A.D.
islands, mountains, peninsulas
a fortified area at the highest point in their city, where te…
Doric Order, Ionic Order, Corinthian Order
What are the dates for this Greek unit?
1500 B.C.--- 476 A.D.
Name three geographical features of Gr…
islands, mountains, peninsulas
100 terms
Greek Life and Literature
Hesiod
Aeschylus
Cyclops
Sappho
Born in Ascra in Boeotia, _______________ was the first write…
Legend has it that an eagle dropped a tortoise on ___________…
Euripides' ______________ is the only extant example of a sat…
The Lyric poet, ______________, wrote the Hymn to Aphrodite.
Hesiod
Born in Ascra in Boeotia, _______________ was the first write…
Aeschylus
Legend has it that an eagle dropped a tortoise on ___________…
33 terms
LITERATURE: GREEK & LATIN
is annus Greek or Latin
is ante Greek or Latin
is aqua Greek or Latin
is astron Greek or Latin
Latin
Latin
Latin
Greek
is annus Greek or Latin
Latin
is ante Greek or Latin
Latin
greek literature
homer
the iliad
the odyssey
Hesiod
author of the iliad and the odyssey; said to have been blind;
epic poem; 24 books; in dactylic hexameter; tells the story o…
epic poem; in dactylic hexameter; 24 books long; tells the st…
master of early greek epic poetry; lived 700 bc; wrote theogo…
homer
author of the iliad and the odyssey; said to have been blind;
the iliad
epic poem; 24 books; in dactylic hexameter; tells the story o…
Greek Literature
Semetic
translation
transliteration
Linear A
relating to the peoples who speak the Semitic languages, espe…
the process of translating words or text from one language in…
conversion of a text from one script to another. For instance…
Undeciphered script used by the Minoans.
Semetic
relating to the peoples who speak the Semitic languages, espe…
translation
the process of translating words or text from one language in…
Greek Literature
Age of Pericles
Athenian age
Golden Age
Aeschylus
Pericles was the ruling power in Athens at that time
Athens became the white-hot literary center of Greece
Cause drama flourished
Father of tragedy aka soldier playwright. Wrote his greatest…
Age of Pericles
Pericles was the ruling power in Athens at that time
Athenian age
Athens became the white-hot literary center of Greece
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