Second Midterm notes

Second Midterm notes - Vocab list: Three Roman Virtues:...

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Three Roman Virtues: Pietas, Vitus, Gravitas Septuigant: retranslation into Greek of Old Testament Feng: air or wind, to criticize or instruct, custom as well Feng-shui: relating to the flow of energy and special order of things according to that flow Dalliance: poetic one night stand love affair Bodhisattva: a person who is able to reach nirvana but avoid doing to so to help/save other beings (out of the wheel, but willingly come back in) Bifurcated hero: two heroes (Journey to the West, Sage monk and monkey king) Hellenism: The spreading of Greek culture via Alexander the Great—Greek culture center moves to Alexandria Synoptic gospels: Matthew, Mark and Luke (seeing with the same eye)—John is most unique to itself, pulls a lot of Hebraic and Greek philosophical ideas into his own Sadducees (“sad”—they don’t believe in resurrection): did not believe in resurrection at all heirs of priests Judas Maccabeus line limited to Torah (first five books of gospel) Pharisees: more open to resurrection idea more interpretive, open to Greek influence, accept writings of prophets as part of the gospel Zealots Political revolutionaries Wanted independence Essenes Community believed should separate themselves from world (isolationists)—felt second coming was near Koine: global Greek (gospel initially written in this language), humble style Rhetoric: the art of persuasion using language well (Augustine) Anthropomorphic God (see notes) Heian: literally means peace, also a period in Japan during European Middle Ages (same period as Tang), precedes Nara period (came about when the capital of Japan moved TO Heian and stayed there until end of Imperial rule) Kana= Japanese we know today, during Heian period, considered an inferior or women’s language (Chinese was the official, universal language), also language of novels Mononoke: the phenomenon that occurs when an evil spirit possesses a weak person and wreaks havoc on their body Electricomplex: mental transition from seeing someone as one figure to another “looking through the wall”: peeping tom in tale of Genji Samsara: cycle of rebirth in Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, etc. Lingua franca: language adopted as common language between speakers (global English) Aeneid-Virgil—epic (mythology) City of God- Augustine—persuasive Acts-Luke—gospel, scriptural (historical) Confessions- Augustine—autobiography Book of Songs- anonymous, women—poetry and Chinese culture, folksongs, anthology, orally transmitted, created to give code how to act, and establishing role in the world (relationships) Mulan—oral folktale, ballad Song of Peach Blossom Springs—oral folktale, poetry (be aware that there are different versions we didn’t read) A song of Unending Sorrow—poem or song (interchangeable terms) Journey to the West- Wu Cheng’ en—epic novel Tale of Genji- Murasaki Shikibu (lady in waiting)—character novel Lady who preferred insects—short story
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