Unit one barbarians and greek identity

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  • Unit One: Barbarians and Greek Identity
    • What makes a place Greek?
      • Literature
      • Gods
      • Architecture
      • Enemies
      • hierarchy
      • Fashion
      • Beliefs
      • Politics
    • Greece: Not one single place/country. Greece was were the Greek culture was.
      • Found Greeks in: Spanish coast, Morcai, modern day France
      • Its an abstract concept
    • Key Words:
      • Xenophobia= fear of foreigners
      • Polis=city
      • Poleis=citys
      • Oligorchy= small number of wealthy people ruling
      • Hetairai=high class prostitute
      • Hoplite=Greek solider
      • linothorax= breast plate
      • Greaves= shinpads
      • Aspis=shield
      • Dory=Spear
      • Kopis=Sword
      • Oikos= household
    • How Barbarians presented VS Greeks
      • Greeks:
        • Heroically naked
        • Advanced weapons
        • Masculinity (privates) is smaller
        • skilled
        • Only men
        • Fight as a community
        • Lives in citys
      • Barbarians:
        • Feminine clothing with patterns
        • Basic tools as weapons
        • Always out numbered
        • mixed genders
        • No citys
        • Emotional
        • Fight as an individual eg shield for one
    • New Greek world
      • Overpopulated so sent the unwanted colonies around the Mediterranean
      • Goverments
        • Democracy-Athenes
        • Oligorchy-Sparta
      • Platos ideal city
        • Wisdom-Athenes
        • Courage-Sparta
        • Moderation
        • Justice-Athenes
        • Unrealistic as everyone was angry and wanted to steal each others things.
      • 750 all city's thought they were naturally at war with each other
    • Women
      • 4.6 births per woman.
        • Death from giving birth, male docs weren't eduacted
      • isolated
        • ideal to have pale skin, shows not outside
      • most free woman was a prostitue
      • Hetairai
      • Dowerys
        • Upkeep/ support/ comfort
        • sweetens the deal if woman is ugly
      • Legitimacy
        • Non if women re-marry or have an affair
      • Not to gossip or leave the house unattended.
      • teach kids, clean and cook
    • Sparta
      • millitant
        • war
      • Women were trained
      • feared
    • Athenes
      • Wealthy

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