R idiculous NOTES ON PAPER Social and gender relations in Pharaonic Egypt Social hierarchies? Gender hierarchies? What ideas of behavior does the text espouse? What sorts of societal or political problems is the text responding to? Writ ten during the Old
In every culture, there is an us and there is a them. The us is usually more
civilized while the them is barbaric. How do we know who fills each roll? What makes
someone more barbaric? We know these roles from
THE PACT OF UMAR
The Pact of Umar is the body of limitations and privileges entered into by treaty between conquering Muslims and conquered non-Muslims. Although the treaty does not specifically say so, it is likely that all conquered "peoples of the book
Greek and Chinese Views of Government
What is good government? This question has been wondered since the first form
of government was established. Every culture has its own idea of what makes a
government good. Confucius
Week 1 (9/28)
Views on History
State Level Society (Civilization)
Centralized political power
Coercive military or police force
Official religion / ideology
Multiple levels of decision making (bureaucracy
Meredith Huber Perm # 8768764 Section: Thursday 8am Ryan R. Abrecht 1/21/2010
The Instructions of Ptah-hotep Perhaps the most interesting part of history is mans relationship with his community, his god (s) and himself. Therein lays a perpetual battle t
Wednesday 9:00-9:50 AM
Hammurabis Code has repeatedly been a source of imitation. Nearly every form of
government since it was written has copied it in some way. It is a very important piece of history.
What, however, does i
World History, Prehistory-1000CE
If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development- Aristotle
You may ask yourself, well, how did I get here? David Byrne
Lecture: IV Theater
M, W, F 8:00-8:50
Professor: Tim Daniels
Notes on the Roman Republic
Italian Peninsula, c. 8-7th c BCE
Latin (Italian) tribes (Romans)
Etruscan kings, c, 753-509 BCE
Republican 509-27 BCE
Empire, 27 BCE-330 BCE
Typical Etruscan Temple as described by Vitruvius, De
Finals Study Guide
Section goal: discuss and compare pre-Christian and
Cram With Grads
Friday December 6th from 12-2pm
Arts Building Room
Bring a Bluebook!
Two Comparisons, 6 points each (12 points total)
One discussion essay,
Notes on Roman Emperors
Tetrarchy, 285-213 CE, Constantine, 312-337 CE
Rome was too big to be ruled from one location.
Constantine never identified closely with Rome in the old
empire like Mencius had done. But he was the one to accept
Christianity as the
Notes on Greek Life Part 2
It's not very clear when the Minoan period came to an end.
Widely believed that the Mycenaeans tools over by the end
of the New Palace period. They ruled from the palace at
knossos for over half a century.
Notes on Greek Civilization
Greek City Planning and Urbanism
Athens was never planned by a pr
Notes on Greek Life
Mycenae was the Greek center of life. King Agamemnon was
brothers with Menelaus.
King Minos os Knossos
Took some youth from Athens to feed to the minotaur.
Cycladic art is the art of the Cycladic Islands
Minoan art is the
Notes on Roman Life
Section Goal: Continue to discuss characteristics of Roman
Art and architecture, in relation to both the Greek tradition
and the political identity of the Roman State.
Augustus has a statue
Midterm- November 5
8 to 10 slide identifications
Architect/Artist's name (if known)
Title of the work
Location (for architectural sites)
8 to 10 objective questions such as t/f and fill in the blank
Notes on The Parthenon
What are these temples constructing?
The Acropolis was a big rock formation that just so happens
to be made here.
There is a temple here dedicated to Athena. She is their
patron, their protector.
Their is a complex of buildings. The
Notes on Roman Triumphs
Discuss Diane Favro's analysis of Roman Triumphal Parades
Discuss Roman city planning
"Tour Guide" exercise drawing from Professor Yegul's essay
on experiencing Ephesus from the street
Roman Triumph served three primary purposes
Ibn Khaldun On The Rise of Islam
Cyclical rise and fall of nations (nomadism vs settlements)
- nomadic outsiders conquered settlements for resources
- fall into luxurious patterns of turning into settlements
- conquests strengthened by religion
Major theories regarding initial spread out of india?
major adaptations to Buddhism in Chinese culture?
Primary influences of Japanese ruling class?
The Path into China
Overland and maritime ways of ge
Judea From the Babylonian Captivity to Roman Province
The Neo-Babylonian sack of Jerusalem, The Babylonian Captivity,
and Cyrus I Persia (Messiah)
Revolt of Maccabees and Religious toleration
140 BCE: Maccabees establish Hasmonian dynasty
63 BCE: Becomes
Roma Republic: Overview From Punic Wars to
Death of Marc
Punic Wars (264-146 BC)
-series of conflicts between Rome and Carthage
-Second Punic War: violation of peace treaty in
- Hannibal leads
-Third Punic War- fall of Carthage (146BC!
GREECE AND I
Early Medieval World- A Simpler Europe
Those who work serfs
Those who pray monks
Those who fight knights
Europe (ca. 500 CE)
Eastern Roman Empire = Byzantine Empire
different germanic kingdoms