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  1. CULTURES OF EUROPE1. Greece and Rome, the Bible

  2. ‘Western’ /European culture • Sources: ’Greco-Roman’ and ’Jewish-Christian’ (the Bible) • Europe and religion: • Medieval Europe: Christianity everywhere • Early Modern Age, 16th c.: Protestantism, reforms/changes in religious matters • 18th c.: Enlightenment – scepticism, deism, atheism • late 19th c. Nietzsche: ’God is dead’ • 20th-21st c. religious faith is more and more a private issue

  3. PERIODS • Ancient Greece and Rome, the Bible (776 BC-476 AD) • Middle Ages: Age of Chivalry (5th c- 15th c.) • Renaissance (15th-16th c.) • Baroque (17th-18th c.) • The Enlightenment – 18th c. • 19th c. Romanticism and Realism • Late 19th c. Art Nouveau, decadence, etc. • 20th c. Modernism • Postmodernism (late 20th-21st c.)

  4. CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY • First Olympic Games (776 BC) • The city of Rome (753 BC) • Mythology: gods and goddesses (Greek → Roman) • Greek culture: warriors and merchants – Troy vs Greek army (Homer’s Iliad), - Odysseus’ travels (Homer’s The Oddyssey) • Democracy (5th c, BC, Athens), drama, philosophy, science • The Roman Republic → The Roman Empire (most of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East): art, philosophy, law • Fall of the Western Roman Empire (476 AD)

  5. Ancient Greece

  6. The Roman Empire

  7. GREEK GODS/GODDESSES

  8. Hercules

  9. Leda and the Swan -Da Vinci

  10. Leda and the Swan - Rubens

  11. Leda and the Swan -Da Vinci(1580)

  12. The Battle of Troy

  13. Odysseus

  14. The Bible: The Old Covenenat (Moses and the law) and the New (Jesus Christ)

  15. The Fall of Man

  16. The Flood

  17. Noah’s Ark

  18. The Tower of Babel

  19. Last Supper

  20. Crucifiction of Christ

  21. Incredulity of St. Thomas by Caravaggio