Opening Questions

Opening Questions - Opening Questions Fiero, chapters 1 -...

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Opening Questions – Fiero, chapters 1 - 15 Ch. 1 1. What are the landmarks of prehistory? 2. What are the landmarks of humankind's first civilizations? 3. How have these landmarks shaped or influenced our present-day lives? Ch. 2 1. What are the principal landmarks of the Greek legacy? Why have these become "classics"? 2. What distinguishes Hellenic from Hellenistic culture? 3. How do the words "classical" and "classicism" apply to the landmarks of other world cultures? Ch. 3 1. In what ways do the landmarks of ancient Rome reflect the power and glory of the Roman Empire? 2. How did Rome become an empire? In what ways did ancient Rome transform the classical legacy of the Greeks? 3. What similarities might be drawn between the civilizations of imperial Rome and Han China? Ch.4 1. What role did revelation play in the origins and perpetuation of these three great religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam? 2. What do these faiths—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—have in common? How do they differ? How does Buddhism differ from the former three? 3. What are the notable landmarks of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism?
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