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World Literature: Political Philosophy in Ancient Greek Times

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World Literature: Political Philosophy in Ancient Greek Times. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Greek Political Thought. Learn about History and Political Philosophy in Greek Times through Literature. Discover important events that happened in world history during the time of the ancient Greeks, between 800 and 200 B.C., and some of the authors who lived and wrote between 800 and 200 B.C.
  • Define humanism and contrast it with more ancient beliefs in the gods or fates and discover how humanism led to new views of science and government.
  • Identify two great Chinese masters of the sixth century B.C., Lao-Tzu and Confucius, and compare their world views and identify an Indian master Siddhartha Gautama the Buddha and describe his worldview.
  • Identify major literary forms used in Greek times, including epics, dialogues, lyric poems, tragedies, comedies, and historical, scientific, and political prose.
  • Describe Alexander the Great's conquests and their effects in dispersing Greek culture.
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  • Having the student read the subtitles on a second or third viewing without sound, enables the improvement of Reading and Literacy skills AND helps retention of the information being learned.

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