Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 August 26, 2010
Question: What can we learn from this reading about the relationship the Egyptians had to their gods?
The relationship between the Egyptians and their gods was very intriguing to me as I read the text in the book o
Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 November 15, 2010
Question: How did Innocent III use his religious clout to influence politics?
In these letters to papal policies it shows clearly how the church uses its influence to persuade law makers into seeing things in the
Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 November 30, 2010
Question: What did Luther think characterizes true religious faith and action?
Luther looks at various facts of church and points out many obvious indiscretions which can be seen by any common person. Luther beli
HISTORY 1010, Sec. 1 - WORLD CIVILIZATION I Fall 2010, MWF 9:00-9:50, Bizzini-102 California State University, Stanislaus Instructor: Dr. R. Weikart Office: Bizzini-118 E Office Telephone: 667-3522 e-mail: [email protected] Office Hours: MWF, 10:00-10:
World Civ I
The Feats of the Divine Augustus
Augustus was incredibly popular with the Romans because of his victories and all of the
great things that they brought. His conquests brought plunder to the soldiers of the empire. He
World Civilizations I
Platos ideal ruler is one who is both philosopher and king. Plato sees this type of person
as the epitome of virtue, someone trained from birth to be a polymath ruler who can be the best
World Civ I
Justinian found it important to compile this law code because he felt that the Roman Law
that had been used for centuries was becoming twisted and abused. He felt that its true meaning
was being lost
Weikart World Civ I
The Political Implications of Confucianism
Confucius ideas on living have many implications in regard to the political sphere: most
of what he has to say pertains on how to act when going to the court of the mona
Weikart, World Civilizations I
Hammurabis Code Paragraph
In reading the sections of Hammurabis Code that were provided to us we really get an
insight into the type of civilization that the Mesopotamians had. These laws are incred
World Civs I
I would like to live in this government of legalism if the laws I see are fair and enforced
with a sense of fairness. I put this condition into my acceptance of this legalism due to the fact
Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 November 12, 2010
Question: How egalitarian is the society in Timbuktu?
Timbuktu in the description given is not a very egalitarian society. In my renderings of the reading I have been able to see that the king looks down upon his
Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 November 5, 2010
Question: What do you find most impressive or surprising about this description of Baghdad?
When we look at Baghdad on the news and on television we tend to see a deserted dry place where I cannot imagine anyone l
Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 October 28, 2010
Question: Is Islam a militaristic religion?
In my opinion Islam is not a militaristic religion. The text clearly shows that Allah wants us to walk in a path chosen by him where we can enjoy bliss. The text explain
Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 August 29, 2010
Question: How does the Israelites religion differ from the Egyptians?
The Israelites religion has many differentiations from the Egyptian religion that was studied in the Book of the Dead. The most obvious differen
Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 September 2, 2010
Question: How did the Mandate from Heaven affect the power of the Chinese emperor?
The mandate from Heaven gave the king instructions on how to set up their reign. It told them how to act in order to be perceived
Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 September 8, 2010
Question: What did Confucius think was the epitome of a good leader? Do you agree or disagree with him? Why or why not?
Confucius mainly believed in a leader that had to show in him what he expected from his foll
Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 September 16, 2010
Question: Why did Buddha call his teachings the Middle Path? Do you consider his teachings a moderate lifestyle?
Buddha calls his teachings the middle path because it avoids two extremes in everyday life. One si
Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 September 22, 2010
Question: Do you agree or disagree with Platos view about who should rule a state?
Platos view of a ruler of state is of an extraordinary individual. This individual should be truthful and a lover of wisdom. The
Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 October 4, 2010
Question: What made Augustus so incredibly popular with Romans? Do you think he merited his popularity?
Augustus is made extremely popular with the Romans due to his exploits in war and expansions to the Roman Empi
Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 October 14, 2010
Question: How did religion and politics overlap in Constantines conversion?
In my view it seems that Constantine had come to know and realize the limits of military and political force and now looked into divine e
Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 October 18, 2010
Question: What do you consider the best features of the political philosophy of Legalism, as explained in this reading?
I think the best part if the political philosophy of legalism is the part that reads: No evil
Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 October 26, 2010
Question: What motivated William to give away some of his lands to found a monastery?
William was motivated to give away some of his lands and possessions to found a monastery because he saw this as a way to merit
World Civilizations I
Hammurabis Code vs. The Ten Commandments
When looking at the differences between the code of Hammurabi used by the Sumerians
and the Ten Commandments used by the followers of Abraham (and later on the Christia