ChangMMW2MidtermReviewGuide2011 - MMW 2 Chang Track Winter...

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MMW 2 Chang Track Winter 2011 Midterm 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.) Exam will be designed for 1 hour 20 minutes (PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING AN UNMARKED BLUEBOOK FOR EXCHANGE) REVIEW SESSION: Monday, 2-7-11, 8:00pm – 9:00pm Part I. Objective (30%) 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. Multiple Choice and Matching Terms questions will be drawn from this guide. Example of Multiple Choice format: Please read each choice carefully and write the letter of the most appropriate answer in your blue book next to the question number. Which political philosophy did the Qin state adopt as its state ideology? A) Confucianism B) Daoism C) Legalism D) Ethical Monotheism Example of Matching Terms format: Please match the terms or names from each column that are most closely related in significance and historical context. Write a 3-4 sentence explanation of their relationship ( BE BRIEF BUT SPECIFIC ) Confucius Terracotta Soldiers First Emperor of the Qin Filial Piety Key Names & Terms for Mesopotamia and Israel The Axial Age German philosopher Karl Jaspers Ekstasis --“stepping out of self” Problem of “institutional egotism” Mesopotamia Tigris-Euphrates Urbanization—why? Catal Huyuk Sumer Cuneiform Bronze Age (3100-1200 B.C.E.) Rise of kingship Hammurabi‟s code Marduk and Tiamat Gilgamesh and Enkidu Siduri‟s Counsel Ancient Israel Metaphors of “Wheel” vs. the “Journey” Tanak Torah or Pentateuch The Documentary Hypothesis Yahweh vs. Elohim Book of Genesis—2 versions of Creation Distinction of three terms: Hebrew, Israelite, and Jew Ethical Monotheism Abraham Historical context of migration
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