REVIEW FOR LITERATURE SECTIONS World Thought I TEST TWO
1.) Know Professor McGinnis’s lecture – especially know the terms and phrases she put on the
Know about Sophocles and his life.
Know about Euripides.
Know Aristotle’s elements of a tragedy and be able to apply them to our readings.
meant for Greek men and for Greek women.
Know what the term
means. In what ways was Medea “other”?
Know the characters, themes and plots of
Be able to discuss in depth
the main characters, their motivations, etc.
Know Shannon’s lecture on the three philosophers. Pay special attention to Plato’s Allegory
of the Cave.
World Thought – History Review Questions
– Test #2
Who were the Hellenes? What was Hellenization?
Know the difference between strategy and tactics.
Know: Salamis, Gaugamela, Darius,
Xerxes, Themistocles, Parmenio, Demosthenes
Critique the life of Alexander the Great- strengths as a general. Weakness: what cost him the
respect of many of his men?
How did he change negatively the culture of Greece?
What does the word philosophy mean?
Thales, Anaximander, Heraklitos, Parmenides, Democritus, Empedocles,
Pythagorians, Sophists, and Ethical Mean.
Who fought the Peloponnesian War?
Who won and why? Identify: Thuycidides.
, post and lintel system. Amphora
Greek art demonstrates both naturalism and idealism – explain.
What are the names of the three Greek column types?
Describe the Parthenon and why its
design irritated Plato. Identify: acropolis, agora.
11. Identify: Elgin Marbles, Praxiteles, Nike of Samothrace, Laocoon statue, & Sappho.
12. Know three notable facts about the Olympics from the student presentation.
Archimedes, Aristarchus, Euclid, Eratosthenes, Hippocrates, and Hipparchus.