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Midterm Jeopardy

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Gender & Sexuality Politics & Religion gods and goddesses grab bag 50 100 Literature - (ID author (if known),  the name of the work, the society  from which it was produced, and  its significance to the people of  that society.) female goddess,  Athena, was  the  patron diety of the  Greek polis of  Athens.  Because  women were  silenced and  marginalized during  the democratic  phase of Greek  What does the Stela of  Hammurabi depict?  Hammurabi receiving  the law from the god of  justice and cuneiform  writing outlining these  laws.  "Behold, I go forward, but he is not  there; and backward, but I cannot  perceive him; on the left hand I  seek him, but I cannot behold him;  I turn to the right hand, but I  cannot see him."  The Book of Job,  by Job, pg. 132. Illustrates the  growing distance between the  ancient Isrealites and their god.   Name the Mesopotamian  goddess of sex, war,  fertility, and reproduction  that scholars argue was  transformed into Aphrodite  in Greek mythology and  the Virgin Mary in  Christianity.  Ishtar (Semitic  name)/Innana (Sumerian  name) What did the first writing  record?  To record  economic transactions.                          BONUS ?:  Where did writing first  arise and what was the  first system of writing?   Mesopotamia, cuneiform   Explain how women  were viewed  differently in the  aristocratic period of  ancient Greece and  the subsequent  democratic period.  During the  aristocratic period  women were seen  as the equals of the  men in their place in  the family. (ex.  Sappho). By  contrast, women  were demoted   during to democratic  period and not  considered citizens.  Explain the concept of  the covenant and  discuss its importance  to the ancient Israelites.  A covenant is a  contract between God  and a religious  community. The people  are expected to obey  the commandments of  God. In return, God will  uphold his promises. In  the case of the  Israelites, God  promised to free the  Israelites from bondage  in Egypt and provide  them with a promised  land.  cost but resolve to do so just as  unflinchingly, not calculating the  benefits by words alone...but  wondering at the city's power as  you actually see it each day and  becoming her lovers, reflecting  whenever her fame appears great  to you that men who were daring, 
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