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LIST 2017 Round 1 Ladue Invitational Spring Tournament VI Written and edited by the Ladue Academic Team: Raj Paul(head editor), Moses Schindler(head editor), Akshay Govindan, Glen Morgenstern, Charlie Loitman, Logan Page, Nevan Giuliani, Philip Adams, Jacob Cytron, and Maya Mutic with help from Ben Zhang, Alston Boyd, Ethan Strombeck, Pranav Sivakumar, Henry Roe, and Arjun Nageswaran ROUND 1 – TOSSUPS 1. This man established the Kunstkamera, his country’s first museum, to preserve natural and human curiosities. This ruler recruited General Patrick Gordon from Scotland to lead his country’s army. This ruler, who played war games with his “Toy Army”, suppressed a rebellion from guardsmen known as the (*) streltsy and issued a tax that required noblemen to pay 100 rubles in order to wear a beard. After losing the Battle of Narva, this tsar defeated Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava. For ten points, name this winner of the Great Northern War, a Russian tsar, whose “Grand Embassy” to Europe inspired his reforms to westernize Russia. ANSWER: Peter I [or Peter the Great , or Pyotr Alexeyevich Romanov ; prompt on “Peter”] <RP> 2. In a play by this author, Ruy Gomez commits suicide after failing an incestuous marriage with Doña Sol and causing his nephew to drink poison. The central female character in one of his novels marries the poet Pierre Gringoire and is saved from the gallows by the Captain of the King’s Archers, (*) Phoebus. After his love interest is executed, the protagonist of that work kills his guardian, Claude Frollo. Another character created by this author becomes mayor under the alias Father Madeleine and saves Fauchelevent, after which Javert identifies him to be the bread thief Jean Valjean. For ten points, name this French author of Hernani , The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Miserables . ANSWER: Victor Marie Hugo <RP> 3. This artist made several versions of a sculpture that depicts a Hungarian girl with her hands up to her face in gypsum, marble, and bronze, as well as a phallic statue of Marie Bonaparte. This creator of Mademoiselle Pogany and Princess X casted several bronze heads with closed eyes and commemorated World War I veterans at (*) Targu Jiu, where he placed twelve chairs around a limestone slab and a spire of 17 rhomboids. The most notable work by this sculptor of Sleeping Muse , Table of Silence , and The Endless Column is a series that intends to show the beauty of flight, void of details, in the title domain. For ten points identify this Romanian sculptor of Bird in Space . ANSWER: Constantin Brancusi [pronounced “bran-KOOSH”, but accept phonetic pronunciations] <RP> 4. In one work, this thinker commended schools for providing children with the moral aspects of attachment, autonomy, and discipline. A work by this philosopher uses the Latin phrase “sui generis” to describe “social facts”, which he divided into “operative” and “structural” orders. This thinker, whose influences included Auguste Comte
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