JQ: What are our society’s crowning achievements? What evidence will historians unearth about us to suggest it is our “Golden Age?” Or… won’t they say that?
1. Consider the Greek contributions to Art and Architecture. Lecture notes here. (powerpoint)
2.Complete watching the Golden Age of Greece. Discuss.
3. Additional films about Greece:
- How Art Made the World excerpt. perfection in art and athletic body; more human than human (10:00)
- Watch segment from PBS documentary: Secrets of the Parthenon. Why is the Parthenon worth saving? (a good essay question!)
Heath: Chapter 5, Section 3 (continued) Pages 120-122 “Philosophers Search for Truth;
Spielvogel Pages 75 -81: “The Greek Love of Wisdom” Socrates, Plato, Aristotle