07-04-02 --- MMW 3 Lecture 1

07-04-02 --- MMW 3 Lecture 1 - 8. ordinal: ordered numbers:...

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MMW 3 04-02-07 1. Three major parts of the world to be covered: a. Europe –more time on europe b. Islam (300 years) c. China (500 years) d. India – only one lecture 2. Eurocentrism: “ your center is Europe” a. Our Culture is dependent on European culture b. A difficult web to get out of; MMW is meant to counter Eurocentrism 3. medieval(medium aevum): “middle age” a. earlier was the Classical Age b. later is the Modern Age 4. millennium: “China Islam and Europe in the first millennium” 5. 622 AD(1428 AH): Prophet Muhammad left Medina to Mecca 6. solar/lunar: roughly 13 lunar months in a year 7. cardinal: counting numbers: 0,1,2,3…
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Unformatted text preview: 8. ordinal: ordered numbers: 1,2,3,4 9. primary sources: 10. Barbaros: 11. revelation: 12. 3 Major themes: a. EMPIRE: where one sovereign state dominates other sovereign states i. What is it? ii. How does it occur? iii. We will see: 1. militarily based 2. culturally based 3. religiously based b. The BARBARIAN: i. There are always barbarians ii. How do you assimilate the barbarian into the culture? c. REVELzATION RELIGION: i. They appear in the context of an older religion ii. Suddenly a figure appears to the world and brings a new religion and belief system d....
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