authors, historical figures, events
Odyssey, Iliad; Man or Legend?
Poet; Theogony, Works and Days
earliest iambic poet.
Athenian Statesman and poet, laid foundations for Athenian democracy with his (failed) reforms
super gay lesbian poet who wrote about love
reformed gov't, "father of athenian democracy"; raised people's power, lowered power of the nobility
early Greek historian/geographer, first to write about the Celts
Greek tragedian; the oresteia
direct democracy, adult male citizens only
Mainland Greece, Thrace, Aegean Islands, Asia Minor, Cyprus and Egypt; Greek victory. After: Persians set Athens against Sparta, led to Peloppenesian War
Greek tragedian; ajax, antigone, oedipus series, women of trachis, electra
father of history, bitch
Greek tragedian: women of troy, bacchae, medea, orestes, hecuba
historian/general; "History of the Peloponnesian War"
father of comedy; the birds lysistrata the frogs the wasps
Athens and its empire against Sparta. Ended w/ Ionian War, w/Sparta having help from Persians. Totally restructured Greece; Athens died, Sparta rose.
Philosopher. Taught by Socrates, teaches Aristotle. Platonism. Apology, Phaedo, Republic, Symposium
Plato's student; tutored Alexander the Great; earliest known study of logic
statesman/orator; tried to take down Alexander, had to kill himself so the assassins wouldn't
wrote earliest saved Latin comedies; Bacchides, Persa, Amphitryon
"father of Roman poetry"; Annales
first to write history in Latin; Origines, On Agriculture
Latin comedy; Andria, Adelphoi, Phormio
"Three Books on Agriculture" was his main work but he has a TON of lost works; microbio?
Latin love poet; influenced Horace/Ovid/Virgil
Aeneid was the "national epic"
Odes, Satires, Epistles, Ars Poetica. Leading lyric poet during reign of augustus
wrote History of Rome
Metamorphoses, last Latin love elegist
statesman/ stoic philosopher, Seneca's Letters
The Satires, dactylic hexameter
senator/ "one of the greatest" historians, Annals and Histories
prose, platonist philosopher. "Metamorphoses," or "The Golden Ass"