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Language - Latin
01/13/2009

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Term
Plautus (254-184 BC)
Definition
flourished in 200 BC
21 Surviving Plays
Aimed to entertain
Marked by Slapstick, gags, and puns
Term
Terance (190-159 BC)
Definition
born in Phoecian Africa(Carthage)
brought to rome as slave
wrote 6 plays
influenced by Menander
Aimed to Portray time 100 years earlier realistically
Term
Pseudolus
Definition
Senex
Term
Leno
Definition
Marcus Lycus
Term
Virgo
Definition
Phillia
Term
Adulescens
Definition
hero
Term
According to Lucretius, the world is made up of what?
Definition
atoms and space
Term
the free will and creation of matter is caused by what?
Definition
the swerve of atoms
Term
differentiation of matter is caused by?
Definition
shape and size
Term
"Vitaque mancipio nulli datur, omnibus usu."
Definition
Life is given to none to own, but all to use.
Term
Founder of epicurianism?
Definition
Epicurus
Term
name of the school of epicurianism
Definition
The Garden
Term
Epicurius delivered mankind from ____ and gave us an understanding of_____, which is an outward expression of knowledge
Definition
Superstition, Nature
Term
Venus represents?
Definition
Nature
Term
The only source of Truth?
Definition
the senses
Term
The term stoicism came from where?
Definition
"Stoas", the covered collumnades under which they studied
Term
Stoics beleive that _____ is the primordeal element
Definition
fire
Term
The source of the primordeal element is?
Definition
god
Term
according to Stoicism, the mind is a?
Definition
Tabula Rasa (blank slate)
Term
what is inscribed upon the tabula rasa?
Definition
"sense impressions"
Term
Lucretius says that Epicurianism is the are of making life what?
Definition
happy
Term
The noblest part of philosophy is what?
Definition
prudence
Term
happyness is what?
Definition
the absense of physical pain and mental anxiety
Term
it is better to live _____ than long
Definition
pleasurably
Term
Virtue in Stoicism is what?
Definition
to consciously follow the law of reason
Term
morality is?
Definition
rational action
Term
The wise man consciously subordinates his life to the life of the _______?
Definition
Universe
Term
Epic meter or dactylic hexameter
Definition
the use of writing in sets of 6 feet(measures) using dactyls and spondees
Term
Dactyl
Definition
three syllables, one long and two short
Term
Spondee
Definition
two long syllables
Term
what do all lines have in common
Definition
They all end in dactyl/spondee
Term
the 6 dipthongs are?
Definition
ae, au,ei,oe,eu,ui
Term
The clever slave
Definition
pseudolus
Term
Hysterium
Definition
Nervous one
parasitus/edax
Term
Old Man
Definition
Senex, malacus/silex
Term
The Mistress
Definition
Domina-laurina
Term
Hero
Definition
adulescens
Term
Pimp
Definition
Leno- Ballio
Term
Virgo
Definition
Meretrix- Phillia/auricula
Term
Braggart Soldier
Definition
Miles Gloriosis- pugnax
Term
Wanderer
Definition
Erronius/senex
Term
The Fertile one
Definition
Fertilla
Term
Tintinnabula
Definition
onamonpoeia
Term
twins
Definition
geminae
Term
Graecia capta ferum victorem cepit et artes intulit agresti Latio.
Definition
Captive Greece captured her rough conquereors and brought the arts to rustic Latium
Term
Who produced a latin translation of the oddysey
Definition
Andronicus
Term
Who adapted greek style to roman literature
Definition
Naevius
Term
Who synthesized greek and roman literature
Definition
Ennius
Term
Plautus and Terrance wrote what genre
Definition
New Comedy
Term
Fabulaue Palliatae
Definition
comedy in greek dress
Term
Fabulae Togatae
Definition
Comedy in roman dress
Term
Scipionic circle
Definition
Young philhellenic aristocrats
Term
philhellenic
Definition
love greek culture
Term
The romans were______ of the greeks
Definition
Ambevolent
Term
On what occasions were greek plays given?
Definition
Religious occasions
Term
On what occasions were Roman plays given?
Definition
for festival or ludi
Term
Greek plays used as what?
Definition
cultural showcase
Term
greek plays were formed on what
Definition
permanent stages
Term
Who is the only survivng author of old comedy?
Definition
Aristophanes
Term
old comedy was ______ and _____ in nature
Definition
Social, Political
Term
New comedy arose in the ______ with ______
Definition
4th century, Menander
Term
roman stages were?
Definition
temporary
long and narrow
wooden
Term
Standard setting
Definition
two houses with an ally imbetween
stage left leads to forum/town
stage left leads to port/country
strangeres enter from the right
Term
Deus ex machina
Definition
gods fix everything
Term
roman dram perfomed for what purpose
Definition
popular entertainment
Term
Ludi Meganenses
Definition
Magna mater (great Mother)
Term
Ludi Apollinares
Definition
Apollo
Term
Ludi Romani
Definition
Optimus Maximus-Jupiter
Term
Ludi Plebeii
Definition
Jupiter
Term
Ludi Fenebres
Definition
funeral for important public person
Term
Catullus was part of what group of poets?
Definition
Hoi Neotari
Term
his own poetry group was called?
Definition
novi poetae
Term
_____ does not agree with Callimachean poetic principles
Definition
military
Term
In Bythnia, Catullus revisited what event
Definition
The death of his brother
Term
Lesbia is believed to be a pseudonym for?
Definition
Clodia
Term
Catullus dedicates his entire corpus of poetry to who?
Definition
Cornelius Nepos
Term
Poem 2 of Catullus parodies the layour of what?
Definition
hymn
Term
Poem 3 of Catullus follows the pattern of what?
Definition
dirge
Term
What stage of the relationship with Lesbia does Poem 2 represent?
Definition
1st
Term
Who plays the dominant role in poem 2?
Definition
puella
Term
What describes Lesbias perception of her relationship with Catullus?
Definition
Gravis Ardor
Term
WWhat describes Catullus' perception of his relationship with Lesbia?
Definition
Gravis Ardor
Term
Lines 5-10 of poem 3 represent what stage in the relationship?
Definition
2nd
Term
____ describes a Roman Matrona who remains Univira
Definition
Norat, Solam
Term
Lines 11-18 represent what stage in the relationship?
Definition
3rd
Term
the nature of the journey of the Passer can be described as?
Definition
Tenebricosum
Term
Who is the Puella in poem 2b?
Definition
Atalanta
Term
How many poems are there in the lepidum novum libellum Catulli?
Definition
116
Term
Poems 1-60 are called?
Definition
Polymetrics
Term
Poems 61-68 are called?
Definition
Long poems