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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the Greek Dark Ages for a standard ancient Greek history course. Topics covered include:
- Timeline and history of the Dark Ages
- Greek culture during this period
- What life was like for Greeks during the Dark Ages
- The effect of this time on Greek Classical culture
1. The Dark Ages: Definition, History & Timeline
In this lesson, we will examine the period of time commonly referred to as the Dark Ages. We will learn why this period is called the Dark Ages and discuss why some historians are now shying away from this term.
2. Life & Culture in the Greek Dark Ages
Before 1200 BC, the Greek Bronze Age culture flourished. After 750 BC, Greek culture again flourished. What happened in the 450 years in between is one of the biggest mysteries in Greek history. This lesson sheds some light on the Greek Dark Ages.
3. The Dark Ages: Loss of Classical Culture
This lesson explores the loss of classical culture during the Dark Ages. We compare the life of a medieval peasant to that of a Roman pleb. We then examine the causes of this decline, as well as its repercussions.
4. Who is Hesiod? - Biography & Quotes
Greek mythology was largely oral, so how do we know about it? In this lesson, we are going to learn about Hesiod and see what role he played in preserving and passing on Greek mythology.
5. Theogony by Hesiod: Summary & Analysis
In this lesson, we study the 'Theogony,' a work of the Greek poet, Hesiod. Thanks to his work, we can know more about the gods, their genealogy, their fights, and their adventures.
6. Works and Days by Hesiod: Summary & Analysis
In this lesson, we will learn about the great Greek poet Hesiod's masterpiece,'Works and Days'. We will see how it is structured, analyze the most important chapters, and discuss the style and message of this fundamental work.
7. Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix: Accomplishments, Facts & Quotes
Would you ever give up absolute power voluntarily? One man did. This lesson goes over the accomplishments, facts, and quotes of one Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix.
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Other chapters within the Ancient Greece Study Guide course
- Introduction to Ancient Greece
- Aegean Civilizations
- The Golden Age of Greece
- The Archaic Period in Greece
- Greek Classical Period
- 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