who is the writer whose “poems (insofar as we can guess at their nature from the fragments) gives us the most vivid evocation of the joys and sorrows of love in all Greek literature”?
Sappho of Lesbos
who is [the only cosmic poet of the fifth century B.C.E. whose work has survived”?
who’s is the author of the play about a “female sex-strike against war”?
what is the title of the play about a “female sex-strike against war”?
who is the philosopher who “began a revolution in western thought and laid the foundations for philosophy as we know it, but [who] wrote nothing”?
who is the philosopher from whose writings “we know what we do about” the philosopher who “began a revolution in western thought and laid the foundations form philosophy as we know it, but [who] wrote nothing”?
who is the philosopher who “was put on trial [and sentenced to death] for impiety and ‘corrupting the youth’ of Athens”?
who is the author of “the first systematic work of literary criticism in the west”?
what is the title of “the first systematic work of literacy criticism in the west”?
who is the author of the work that “sets the Olympian religion familiar from homer in the context of cosmic evolution”?
who is “the greeks’ first great writer of history” and “our best source for Greek history of the Archaic period (seventh to early fifth centuries B.C.E.)”?
who is the exiled military commander, author of a “magnificent, though not quite complete, history of the Peloponnesian War,” who “describes his work as a ‘possession for all time’: ‘those . . . who want to see things clearly as they were and, given human nature, as they will one day be again, more or less, away find this book a useful basis for judgement'”?
who is the philosopher who developed the following doctrine: “Corresponding to each thing in tour work is a form , which represents that thing’s essence, or what it truly is. There might be, for instance, a form of the bed: bedness-in-itself, what it is to be a bed. Of this single form there aware multiple copies in the world; each o these individual beds realizes in a n only incomplete and imperfect way the essence of the bed, in form. Forms are intangible; as objects of knowledge they are not in but rather transcend the sensible world, although they provide the pattern for that world. . . There are forms not only of tangible objects but also of the best human qualities: a form of justice, of courage, of temperature, and so on. Superior to the other forms but lending them and our world its quality is the form of the good, and it is this above all that the philosopher strives the know”?
who is the philosopher who developed the following doctrine: “The world we know through sense perception and thought was reality, or part of it, and therefore was the proper object of rational thought. There may be things transcending our world– divinity, for instance– but they were not more real. The forms were not outside and above observable phenomena; they were part of every plant, animal, and human being, given them life and making them that they are. By themselves, forms are potentiality; they are active only when united with matter”?