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L02 Class 7: Greece & Persia

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Nope, not a mistake. :) This one happens to be relevant twice in a row.


Agenda for Class

Slides will be added before the start of class.

Q & A: Questions from last class? Add your comments below!

Discussion: Lysistrata

  • What is funny (or supposed to be funny) in this play? Why are those elements funny?
  • Summarize the characteristics of the various women (each is a bit different, yes?). Based on your findings, how does Aristophanes portray women in this text?
  • What does this text imply about men’s sexuality or masculinity in general?
  • What are the political elements of this text? How is Aristophanes addressing the ongoing Peloponnesian War in this text?

Content: Ancient Greece

 

Thumbnail Image: Lancer Darius Palace, See page for author [Public domain] (Wikimedia)

Earlier Event: September 18
L01 Class 7: Greece & Persia
Later Event: September 19
L03 Class 7: Greece & Persia