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Ancient Greece was one of the most impressive cultures that existed in the world. Its philosophical, scientific, architectural and artistic works were key to build the foundations of Western culture as we know it today.
In this opportunity, the philosopher and art lecturer, Gustavo Lozano, who is teaching a workshop on appreciation of ancient Greek art for the Uniandina community, spoke to us about the importance of this art, its characteristics, the meaning of the works, the importance of human representation and its legacy.
In their case, art was not as we understand it today. One aspect that was very important was their mythology and their gods. Many of the things they made were for their temples, so they made great works in marble and limestone, which are the famous statues that we know from the Greek world.
The concept as art for the Greeks was not so clear, even though they had the word for art. It was more of a practical sense in terms of veneration of the gods and, little by little, they were doing different things.
What were the contributions of Greek culture to linguistics?
Greek culture is considered to inaugurate the Western linguistic tradition. The grammatical studies carried out by the Greeks are the ones that establish the grammatical categories and the classification of words as we know them today.
How did Greek culture influence the world?
His philosophical, scientific, architectural and artistic works were key to building the foundations of Western culture as we know it today. Theater, the concept of beauty, the Olympic Games, politics and the creation of the concept of democracy were some of his greatest achievements.
How do the Greek people contribute to our culture?
The Greek civilization has an importance for today's world because its philosophical, scientific, mathematical, architectural and artistic works were the legacy to constitute the culture of the Western world.
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Greek love is a term originally used by classicists to describe the early homoerotic practices, customs and attitudes of Ancient Greece often used as a euphemism for homosexuality and pederasty. The phrase is a product of the enormous impact of the reception of classical Greek culture on historical attitudes to sexuality and its influence on the art movement and various intellectual movements.: xi, 91-92
'Greece' as the historical memory of a treasured past was romanticized and idealized as a time and culture when love between men was not only tolerated but in fact encouraged, and expressed as the highest ideal of same-sex comradeship .... If tolerance and approval of male homosexuality has happened once-and in a culture so admired and imitated in the eighteenth AND nineteenth centuries-it cannot be possible to replicate in modernity the ancient homeland of the non-heteronormative?:624
Following the work of sexuality theorist Michel Foucault, the validity of an ancient Greek model for modern gay culture has been questioned. : xxxiv In his essay "Greek Love," Alastair Blanshard sees "Greek love" as "one of the defining and divisive issues in the gay rights movement." : 161
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It is believed that it first received a colony from Eretria that did not survive, and it was the Corinthians who colonized it led by the Heraclid (descendant of Herakles) Kersicrates, who expelled the former inhabitants (called Luburnians) and founded the city of Corsica around 733 BC.
Commercial competition with the metropolis soon led to conflicts, and in 665 BC war broke out and a naval battle was fought, mentioned by Thucydides as the first naval battle in history.
During the expedition of Xerxes I of Persia, the island sent sixty triremes, but with the order not to go beyond Cape Tenarus, waiting to see which side won to join the victor. When Themistocles was ostracized in Athens, he went into exile in Corcyra (471 BC).
Corcyra maintained the alliance with Athens and was the base for the expedition to Sicily in 415 B.C. In 413 B.C., after the Athenian defeat and the fall of Athens, Corcyra was included in the states under the influence of Sparta, until 375 B.C. when Themistocles reestablished Athenian rule.