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1

demos, kratia

Rule of the people

2

Unlike modern ___________ democracy, ancient Athenian democracy involved the _____________ _____________ of every adult male citizen.

representative, direct participation

3

Greek drama was performed in the setting of a ________ _________ in honor of the god ______________.

religious festival, Dionysus

4

The rediscovery of the Greeks was the product of German historian and art critic ______________ _______________ and the “____________ movement” of the ____ and ____ centuries.

Johannes Winkelmann, philhellenic, 18th and 19th

5

Philhellenic

Lovers of the Greeks

6

Greece was under the control of the Turkish empire until the ______ ______ century

early 19th

7

Alterité

Seeing in another culture the opposite of oneself

8

Greek Bronze Age Time Period

3000-1100 b.c.

9

Greek Geometric Age Time Period

900-700 b.c.

10

Greek Archaic Age Time Period

700 - 480 b.c.

11

Greek Classical Age Time Period

480-323 b.c.

12

The scale of architectural complexity in Bronze-Age Crete, from ___________., is unlike anything previously seen in the Greek world, and it has earned the label of “___________ ___________.”

1900–1400 B.C, palatial society

13

Demeter

Earth mother

14

Fresco excavated at Knossos - called La Parisenne by Sir Arthur Evans' team because she looked like a beautiful Persian girl

15

Thera

(Santorini) island about 200 miles northeast of Crete. Place of volcanic eruption around the year 1600 b.c. 

16

Oikoumene (oi-koo-men-nay)

Commonwealth

17

Minoan Culture Timline

  • 1900 - 1700 BC: Palatial culture prospers
  • 1700 BC: Palaces destroyed and rebuilt
  • 1700-1450 BC: Second period of palatial prosperity
  • 1450 BC: Second destruction of palaces (only Knossos survived)