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1st half 2220 book

1st half 2220 book - HUM 2220 GREEK/ROMAN HUMANITIES...

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HUM 2220 GREEK/ROMAN HUMANITIES Valencia Community College Karen Styles, Instructor Revised Fall 2009
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TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE NOS. Chapter 1 study questions 2-3 Chapter 2 study questions 4-5 Chapter 3 study questions 6-7 Chapter 4 study questions     8A-8B Epic of Gilgamesh Worksheet 9 Mesopotamian Religious Sentiment 10 Epic of Gilgamesh Flood Story 11-13 Book of Genesis Flood Story 14-18 Book of Genesis Creation Story 19-22 Hymn to Aten Worksheet 23 Hymn to Aten Reading 24-26 The Legend of King Minos and the Minotaur 27 King Minos and the Minotaur Worksheet 28 Legend of Atlantis Worksheet 29-30 Odyssey Homework 31-33  Odyssey Writing Assignment (Moral and Ethical Laws) 34 Greek/Roman Mythology 35-36 Review Activity: Background to the Trojan War 37 Phases of Greek Vase Painting 38-39 Origins of Greek Philosophy Worksheet 40-41 Origins of Greek Philosophy Reading 42-49 Athenian Democracy 50-51 Democracy's Harshest Critic—Plato 52-53 The Emergence of the Greek City-State 54-62 Greek Tragedy 63-64 Oedipus the King Discussion Questions 65-66 Greek Values Writing Assignment 66-A Greek Values 67 Allegory of the Cave Worksheet 68-69 Phaedo Worksheet 70 Ancient Indian Religion 71-74 Worksheet for Analyzing Western and Eastern Ideas 75-76 Roman Domestic Architecture Worksheet 77 1
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Traditional Roman Attitudes about Love 78-82 Background to the  Aeneid 83-84 Aeneid Discussion Questions 85-86 Note-taking Guide:  Colosseum 87-88 Note-taking Guide:  Rome – Engineering an Empire 89-90 Plagiarism Information 91
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HUM 2220 – Greek/Roman Humanities Study Questions for Chapter 1 Directions: Read Chapter 1 in the text and write down your answers to the following questions. You DO NOT have to turn in your answers. Rather, there will be a short answer quiz on these questions, so study your answers in order to be prepared for the quiz. 1. Name the six characteristics your text claims are necessary for societies to qualify for the label “civilized.” 2. When (during which cultural period) and why did war become profitable for the first time in human history? 3. What was, by far, the most important event in the development of Sumerian culture? 4. Who was the most famous of all Sumerian rulers? 5. How are the flood stories in the Bible and the Epic of Gilgamesh different? 6. Explain what a ziggurat is, and what it was used for. 7. Who was the most famous Babylonian king? What was his most significant contribution to Mesopotamian civilization? 8. What is the most striking feature of ancient Egyptian culture? 9. What was the most striking aspect of Egyptian religious thought? 10. Who was the first architect known to history? What did he build? 11. Which pharaoh changed his name to "Akhenaton" and attempted to introduce monotheism in Egypt? What was the result of his attempt, and why?
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