Midterm Study Guide

Midterm Study Guide - MMW 2 duBois Study Guide for the...

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MMW 2 Study Guide for the Ancient Near East duBois In this section we studied the emergence of states in Mesopotamia and Egypt and the ideologies (myths, religions) that supported them. Then we followed the history of the Israelites to the beginnings of Judaism, paying particular attention to the relation between their religious ideas, their history, and their situation among the peoples of the Ancient Near East. The following represent the sorts of questions that will be on the midterm, not the midterm itself! A. Identification of Images You should be able to identify images shown in lecture, that is, say what they are and briefly note their significance. B. Short Identifications You should be able to give a short account of such terms as: Hammurabi, Akhenaten; Pharaoh; Moses; Exodus; Prophets; Diaspora; Baal; Covenant; Ziggurat; Pyramid; Osiris; Passover; Judah; Babylonians C. Identification of significant passages from the original texts assigned as reading D. Sample Essay Topics 1.What are the characteristics of the religions of
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course MMW 2 taught by Professor Chang during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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