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MMW 2 P r o f . C h a n g W i n t e r 2 0 0 8 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 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 Urban layout Stamped Seals Aryan Influx 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 Srauta sacrifices 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 Jainism Vishnu and Shiva “Extraordinary” vs. “Ordinary” Norm Pragmatic Detachment or “ karma-yoga Rise of Buddhism Siddhartha Gautama Bodhisattva Dipankara Buddha Tushita Heaven Kapilavatsu Four Encounters The Middle Path The Bodhi Tree Law of Dependent Origination Four Noble Truths Eightfold Noble Path Dharma (Buddhist meaning) Sangha Challenge of caste system The Perfection of Wisdom Heart Sutra Sunyata (Emptiness) Nirvana (Total annihilation of self) Pat ā c ā r ā Ananda Mahaprajapati and nuns Devadatta’s challenge 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 Age of illiteracy Greek Colonization Homeric tradition
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Agon (contest) Arête (well-rounded excellence)
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