Humanity Flashcards

Humanities
Terms Definitions
CIV
citizen
audi
hear
4-30 AD
Jesus
1347
Bubonic Plague
sullen
gloomy or somber
rauschenberg
founded assemblage art
wily
clever, crafty, sneaky
ostracized
to exclude from society
Edict of Milan
313 A.D.
syllabic
note matched to note
readymades
sculptures made from pre-existing fabricated material originally intended for other purposes
fac; fact; fect; fic
make; do
tentative
experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant
Louis XIV
The Sun KingSuper Extravagant
Media
badly organized, military role in Assyria's downfall, ruler Themedes
raphael
madonna della seggiola
oil on wood panel
marriage of the virgin
oil on wood
obscure
not clearly understood or expressed, cryptic, dubious, vague
privy
in on something secret or private
Pantheon
A domed circular temple in Athens
Hogarth
Used narrative art as satirical criticism of lower and upper class corruptions by painting "Marraige A La Mode" and "Gin Lane"
acrimonious
caustic, stinging, or bitter in nature, speech, behavior, etc.:
Columbine
Symbol of sorrow, when seven are bunched it refers to Seven Sorrows of Mary
Shahzia Sikander
Who combines training in miniature painting with contemporary art styles to create such works as Pleasure Pillars?
Giotto
Florentine painter who gave up the stiff Byzantine style and developed a more naturalistic style
Cambridge University
-in 1209
-migration of scholars from Oxford established this university
book of hours
illuminated Medieval books with prayers for specific times of the day
Elizabethan Drama
William Shakespeare, a combination of tragedy and comedy, plays like othello, first form of drama that had the use of sets
mummification
in ancient Egypt, a process taking seventy-two days in which bodies were embalmed and organs were removed.
individual sustainable choices
basic human needs/ ecological footprint
-food, home, clothing, power, recreation, services
Artist, Name, Style
Leonardo, Mona Lisa, High Renaissance
albert einstein
a scentist that developed the theory of relativity and warned FDR about the atomic bomb and that germans were already looking into it
trochee
a metrical foot composed of a stressed syllable followed by an unstressed syllable
/u/u/u/
Francis of Assissi
-born to a wealthy Italian family
-young man --> abandoned all worldly goods and began to live and preach in poverty
-his love for others attracted followers and agreed to reject poverty but live by working and begging for their food
Sophocles
one of the 3 ancient greek tragedians
-lessened the need for a chorus
-Wrote Antigone
Doctrine of Socialist Realism
completely realisitc portrayals, not literary, factual of life (favorite of Stalin)
crusades
win back Jerusalem, how you show your Christian Pieta, kill muslims
finger
any of the terminal members of the hand, esp. one other than the thumb.
St Sebastian
gets shot full of arrows for bearing testimony, nursed to health, then beheaded.
Battle of Gaugamela
In 331 B.C., Alexander's troops are victorious over Darius' men at this famous fray, but Darius escapes again.
Conjugate
to give forms of verbs in a fixed order
Leonidas
king of Sparta and hero of the battle of Thermopylae where he was killed by the Persians (died in 480 BC)
Cyclops
a member of a family of giants having a single round eye in the middle of the forehead
cultivation of character and moral values important than a ruler's ability to govern
Confucius's Analects covers the following:
Size and growth of contemporary Islam
Second largest and fastest growing
Signaled a political crisis
the appearance of a female ruler in Egypt
Communication changed in the 1920s due to the development of
the radio, development of the movies and availability of telephones
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