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epic
long narrative poem that embodies the values of a culture; Homer's the Illiad and the Odyssey
greek dark age
1050-900
lost :linear b writing system, palace system, democracy, luxury goods, art, large scale architecture, road networks
simpler way of life, farming, live in country, switch to iron
lefkandi
prosperous city occupied throughout the dark ages; found Heroon building here: scale beyond greeks, thought to be a shrine to a warrior
heroon
building discovered in lefkandi, shrine to cremated remains of a warrior, found a weathly woman with a knife by her head, built on a scale beyond the greeks
bardic tradition
storytellers, sing stores, oral tradition, info is more easily preserved to rhythm or music; Homeric society
demos
region or territory and the people in it; Homeric society
basileus
king/leader, no absolute power, authority and stature but little power, court official, top officials in society; Homeric society
boule
council of chiefs and influential men, meet in chief's hall to debate policy,assembly forming part of city government; Homeric society
arete
excellence on the battlefield, strength, courage, want public honor, warriors as heroes, competitive values
xenia
hospitality, host's generosity, mutual bond of trust between people from different demoi, relationships passed down through generations
polis
during greek renaissance 900-750; city, city state, and the body of citizens,a political entity ruled by its body of citizens
panhellenism
all of greece shared heritage, language, religion
dactylic hexameter
rhythm of poetry, 1 long syllable then 2 short, 6 measures per line, greeks added vowels
kerdos
from hesiods works and days; gain, opposite of chreos
chreos
from hesiods works and days; debt, obligation
trojan war
1200
dark age
1050-900
revival/renaissance
900-750
archaic
150-500