The Shakespeare Mystery is an episode of Frontline. What is the subject of the
program (the program you watched)?
The subject of the program was to delve into the past and explore the doubt
1. Hieratic was a developed cursive in the Middle Kingdom that was used for private
documents where writing speed was necessary.
2. Hieratic was supplanted by demotic which was more developed.
3. The article credits Jean-Frano
Rise of the State Questions
1. This passage describes the afterlife as a place of darkness in which no one can return
from to the living. Additionally, the status one had while living is no longer valid to the
Sources of World Societies- November
1. The rituals that take place on Good Friday are singing hymns at Gethsemane, fasting, the
gospel about Jesus arrest is read as well as how he was led before Pilate and what Pilate
said to him and the Je
TA: Deanna Lombardo
22 September 2015
Lab #1: Vectors- Equilibrium of a Particle
Vectors are physical quantities that require both a magnitude and a direction. One
important use of vectors is when the resultant of two forces is
Sources of World Societies- December
1. Arjuna refuses to fight because he doesnt want to hurt his teachers or family members.
Krishna tells him that he shouldnt grieve for those that die because it will pass and after
death the spirit goes
Q: How does "The Immortality of Writers" diverge from the traditional ancient Egyptian
approach to the hereafter?
Traditional ancient Egyptian approach to the afterlife was centralized around the pharaoh,
or king of the time. During the Old Kingdo
Sling Blade/Bible Comparison
Often times, authors of books draw allusions by indirectly using characters to reference
people, places or things from the past.
A. Greek mythology, Shakespeare, or Bible
B. Done in films as well fo
Basic Manual of Style
Additional Punctuation Review
1. Why would it be incorrect to use a comma to separate the adjectives in the phrase below?
a dozen large blue dresses
- do not use to separate adj that are closely related
2. What is the function of the
Egypt: Engineering an Empire
Menes- the founding king of the First Dynasty and the first pharaoh to unify Upper and Lower
Egypt into one kingdom, oversaw the construction of the world's first dam, a massive, 50-foothigh wall th
World Civilizations 10100
World Civilizations Pre-History to 1500
Fall 2016 Semester
Section ND 23401
Class Schedule: Tuesdays and Fridays,
12:30-1:45, NAC 4/209
Instructor: Professor Joseph Castora
Office: NAC 5/127A
Office Hours: Tuesdays and T
Lesson Plan 9.9.15
Ming Dynasty succeeds Mongols and Black Plague
Red Turban Movement and Zhu Yuanzhang: drove out Mongols and unified
China as the Ming Dynasty in the late 14th century. Movement mixed
religious traditions such as Buddhism and
Lesson plan 9.16.15
Spain and Portugal in the New World
Portugal and Spain began a race to colonize the New World after
Columbus returns from his first voyage. A treaty established in 1494 divided
the wealth of the Americas (still largely unknown) betwee
Lesson Plan 9.21.15
Mercantilism and the Colonization of North America
By the 1600s, Spain and Portugal had grown extremely wealthy off of their
colonies in the New World, where they exploited slave labor to produce
cotton, tobacco, dyestuffs, and, most
Lesson Plan 9.2.15
Introduce the book.
Explore how the Mongol invasions and the Black Plague paved the way for
political transformations across Afro-Eurasia, thinking in particular about
the centralization and extension of state power.
Lesson plan 9.30.15
Western/Central Europe and the Age of Enlightenment
Setting the stage: what had been happening in Central and Western Europe
prior to the Enlightenment?
Religious war had devastated the continent for a century, with monarchies
Lesson Plan 9.10.15
Political Regeneration and Expansion in Central and Western Europe
Plague weakened the feudal order, leading to a new push for state building
amongst Central and Western European powers.
Although the Hapsburgs consolidated control of
Lesson Plan 10.7.15
Revolution and the Roots of Liberalism
Themes of the day:
o The dissolution of feudalism in Europe and some European colonies
o The political emancipation of the bourgeoisie in Europe and the USA
o The spread of a powerful new politic
Lesson Plan 3.16.15
II. Imperialism and Resistance
o No revolution here; instead, death of Alexander leads to brief push for a
constitutional monarchy that ultimately fails as Nicholas ascends to the
throne. Peasantry still believes in the divinity
Lesson Plan, 10.14.15
The Haitian Revolution, Hegel and the Slave-Master Dialectic, and the Communist
I. Haitian Revolution
Review the Revolution in brief.
What were the causes? What were the effects?
Now, what does Susan Buck-Morss consider
Lesson Plan 10.5.15
Cultures of Splendor and Power
World trade allows rulers to consolidate wealth; some begin to use this
wealth to invest in new developments in art, architecture, print culture,
education, etc. (remember term: enlightened absolutists)
Sumerians: The people who dominated southern Mesopotamia through the end of the
third millennium B.C.E.
Semitic: Family of related languages long spoken across parts of western Asia and
northern Africa. In antiquity these languages included Hebr
Republic: The period from 507 to 31 B.C.E., during which Rome was largely governed
by the aristocratic Roman Senate.
Senate: A council whose members were the heads of wealthy, landowning families.
Originally an advisory body to the early kings,
Monsoon: Seasonal winds in the Indian Ocean caused by the differences in
temperature between the rapidly heating and cooling landmasses of Africa and Asia and
the slowly changing ocean waters. These strong and predictable winds have long been
Cyrus: Founder of the Achaemenid Persian Empire. Between 550 and 530 B.C.E. he
conquered Media, Lydia, and Babylon. Revered in the traditions of both Iran and the
subject peoples, he employed Persians and Medes in his administration and respecte
Mecca: City in western Arabia; birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad and ritual
center of the Islamic religion.
Muhammad: Arab prophet; founder of religion of Islam.
Muslim: An adherent of the Islamic religion; a person who submits (in Arabic,
Iron Age: Historians term for the period during which iron was the primary metal for
tools and weapons. The advent of iron technology began at different times in different
parts of the world.
Hittites: A people from central Anatolia who establis
Loess: A fine, light silt deposited by wind and water. It constitutes the fertile soil of the
Yellow River Valley in northern China.
Shang: The dominant people in the earliest Chinese dynasty for which we have written
records (ca. 17501045 B.C.E