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Catullusand the Invention of Roman Literature• The History of Hellenistic Greece• The Arts and Sciences in theHellenistic Age– Post-Classical Philosophy– Art and Science in Post-Classical Greece– Hellenistic Literature• Catullus and Roman Literature– The Rise of Rome– Early Roman Literature– Catullus: Poem 63 (Attis)Catullusand the Invention of Roman LiteratureThe History of Hellenistic Greece• the Hellenistic AgeHellenistic Age: Alexander’sdeath (323 BCE) until the Romanconquest of Greece (ca. 146 BCE)– the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BCE)ends the Classical Age– in the fourth century BCE, civil waramong Greek poleis (polispolis = “city-state”)Catullusand the Invention of Roman LiteratureThe History of Hellenistic Greece• the Hellenistic AgeHellenistic Age: Alexander’sdeath (323 BCE) until the Romanconquest of Greece (ca. 146 BCE)– at the Battle of Chaeronea (338 BCE)Philip II of MacedonPhilip II of Macedon defeated thecombined forces of the Greeks– the Macedonian conquest marked theend...