MMW2 - MMW 2 Prof. Chang Winter 2011 Final Exam Review...

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MMW 2 Prof. Chang Winter 2011 Final Exam Review Guide (This is meant to be a review guide, not the exam itself. Ultimately, you are accountable for all the key materials in the readings and lectures.) Final Exam will be designed for roughly 2 hours, but you will have the full 3 hours REVIEW SESSION: TUESDAY MARCH 15 @ 7:00 PM, CENTER HALL 119 Part I. Objective You need to be familiar with the historical context and significance of the following names and terms from your readings and lectures. Be sure you are able to address the appropriate “who?” “what?” “where?” and “when?‟, and most importantly, “why?” issues associated with each one. Independent command of the readings is recommended. Multiple Choice and Matching Terms questions will be drawn from this list. Key Names & Terms for Unit on Ancient India Indus and Vedic Culture Indus Valley Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro Stamped Seals Aryan Influx Dravidians Dyaus Pitr Rig Vedas Varuna Rita or “natural order of things” Indra vs. Vritra Soma Agni Ganges River Delta Varna system (Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas, Shudras) Myth of Purusha Upanishads Brahman vs. Atman Sannyasa Hindu Synthesis Origin of term “Hinduism” Samsara (Cycle of Rebirth) Moksha (Release) Bhagadvat-Gita Pandara vs. Dhritarashtra clans Arjuna Krishna Karma (Action) Bhakti (Devotion) Dharma (Hindu meaning) Yoga (Discipline) Triad of nature‟s qualities (Lucidity, dark inertia, passion) Jainism “Extraordinary” vs. “Ordinary” Norm Rise of Buddhism Siddhartha Gautama Bodhisattva Tushita Heaven Kapilavatsu Four Encounters Mara The Middle Path Law of Dependent Origination Four Noble Truths Eightfold Noble Path Dharma (Buddhist meaning) Sangha Angulimala Challenge to caste system Devadatta‟s challenge The Perfection of Wisdom Heart Sutra Sunyata (Emptiness) Nirvana (Total annihilation of self) Patācārā Ananda Mahaprajapati and nuns Ashoka‟s Edicts Mauryan Empire Ahimsa (Non-violence) Religious Pluralism Key Names & Terms for Lectures Fifteen through Nineteen The Formation of the Greek Polis Geography of Hellas Mycenaean Kingdoms The Iliad Tholos Tombs Dark Age of illiteracy
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course MMW 2 taught by Professor Chang during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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