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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the classical period in Greece for a standard ancient Greek history course. Topics covered include:
- History and significant developments during the Classical Period in Greece
- History and construction of the Parthenon
- Herodotus and his Persian War
1. Greek Classical Period: Definition & Developments
Plenty of people talk about the Classical Greeks, but who were they really? Sure, this period saw the birth of democracy and philosophy, but did you know that it could just as easily be defined by warfare? This lesson explains how.
2. The Greek Parthenon: Facts, History & Construction
Have you ever marveled at the Parthenon, the gem of Athens, and wondered who built it and why it is in its current state? This lecture will discuss the facts, history, and construction of the Parthenon.
3. Birth of History: Herodotus' Persian War
This lecture begins with Herodotus' special place in history. It then looks at the miracle at Marathon and seeks to explain how it happened by comparing phalanx warfare to Persian warfare. Following that, we'll run through a brief summary of the rest of the war, with special attention drawn to Greek triremes.
4. Aristotle's Organon: Definition, Philosophy & Summary
Let's examine one of the most important works of classical antiquity: Organon, by Aristotle. This work brings together the books of logic written by the great Greek philosopher. Organon is divided into five parts, each of which deals with problems related to logic and reasoning.
5. Prior Analytics by Aristotle: Summary & Interpretation
In ''Prior Analytics'', Aristotle outlines three different figures of syllogisms, which have been very important for the study of logic. In this lesson we will learn about the three different figures and look at examples of each type.
6. Posterior Analytics by Aristotle: Summary & Interpretation
Aristotle's Posterior Analytics is still hailed today as a triumph of philosophy. This lesson will look at its methodologies that still allow teachers and students alike to understand how knowledge is discovered.
7. On Sophistical Refutations by Aristotle Summary
In this lesson we are going to see one of the works that Aristotle dedicated to logic: On Sophistical Refutations. We will see who the sophists were and the thirteen types of reasoning that Aristotle identified as false.
8. On Interpretation by Aristotle Summary
The great ancient philosopher Aristotle wrote widely within his chosen discipline. His analytical ability and studies are still used today. His work ''On Interpretation'' is no exception. He continues to display his legendary logical prowess in this work.
9. Categories by Aristotle Summary
In this lesson we will learn about Aristotle's ''Categories'' and the two systems of classification that he describes. Aristotle tried to classify and categorize what he observed in the world.
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Other chapters within the Ancient Greece Study Guide course
- Introduction to Ancient Greece
- Aegean Civilizations
- The Greek Dark Ages
- The Golden Age of Greece
- The Archaic Period in Greece
- The Hellenistic Period
- Ancient Greek Philosophy
- Art & Architecture of Ancient Greece
- Ancient Greek Literature
- Mythology in Ancient Greece
- Muses, Creatures & Winds in Greek Mythology
- The Greek Titans