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epicureanism and hellenism
Transcript of epicureanism and hellenism
Epicureanism and Hellenism
ATHENS, GREECE 307-306 BC
Philosophy of the Garden
Epicurus was a philosopher
developing his philosophy
sharing his principal work in epistemology; in ethics
The Forty Principal Doctrines of Epicurus
"Unlimited time and limited time afford an equal amount of pleasure, if we measure the limits of that pleasure by reason."
conduct of life
tranquility of the soul
living a secret and quiet life
7 Dimensions of HELLENISM
Greek gods and godd
RITUALS and BELIEFS
together in prayer and worship
symbols of gods are holy
and so are their temples
never speak of a god as if they is lower than anything
NOTHING is greater than a god!
the death of Alexander the Great
the death of Cleopatra
incorporation of Egypt in the Roman Empire
WHY AND HOW?
Alexander the Great
religious interchange between the east and west
various system of beliefs and practices under Ancient Greek influence
Ancient Greek religion
beliefs and rituals practiced in Ancient Greece