Chapter 9: The Rise and Spread of Islam: A New Religion
1. Why was Mecca important to the Bedouin traders? It had natural springs.
2. Why was the Kaaba significant to the Bedouins? It housed images of their gods.
3. Why is the Kaaba significant to Muslims
1. Why is Masada one of the most symbolic sites in all of Israel? It represents the sacrifice of Jews rather
than submit to Roman defeat.
2. Why around 168 BCE did the Jewish religion start becoming increasingly messianic? The Seleucids
Chapter 6: Rome: Urban Life and Imperial Majesty
1. Why did Roman artists deviate from the Greeks portrayals of mythological events and heroes, instead
depicting in their art current events and real people? To awe the world with the states
Chapter 5: Golden Age Athens and the Hellenistic World: The School of Hellas
1. Why were the Greeks faced with rebuilding Athens after 479 BCE? The Persians destroyed it.
2. What events began and ended Athens Golden Age? Victory over the Persians, defeat
Chapter 3: The Stability of Ancient Egypt
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What was left behind by the Niles annual flooding?
When the river receded, deep deposits of fertile silt covered the valley floor.
2. Why is Nebamun Hunting Birds a sort of visual pun?
Chapter 2 Study Guide
1. What new technology followed agriculture in defining Mesopotamia? Metallurgy, the science of
separating metals from their ores and then working or treating them to create objects.
2. Why did the arts develop in Mesopotamia? The ar
Chapter 4: The Aegean World and the Rise of Greece: Trade, War, and Victory
1. What does the Greek word archaiologia mean?
Knowing the past
2. Why are the more than 100 Aegean islands between mainland Greece and Crete known as the
Chapter 1: The Rise of Culture: From Forest to Farm Study Guide
1. According to Sayre, why did Paleolithic people created cave art? To serve the common good.
2. What is agency? They were created to exert some power or authority over the world of those who
Western Civilization I
Critical Analysis 1
19 September 2014
Critical Analysis of the Dawn of Civilization
The transformation of society since its origins has played a dynamic role in how modern
civilization has become what
Professor Ken Bingham
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other genres of music into something of their
Humanities 10 1
A humanist in the renaissance was someone who strove to understand the scientific terms
the nature of humanity and its relationship to the natural world. Humanism is a defining element
in the ren
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Two of the most influential artists in history are Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo.
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rights as men other times with no rights at all. In the very beginning there is not much evidence
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When Augustus took power the city of Romes infrastructure was in horrible shape.
Augustus started a series of public works. Living conditions In Rome were not ideal to say
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The finding at Sutton hoo suggest that Beowulf accurately reflects many aspects of life in
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Hammurabi was the one who first introduced Mesopotamia laws. Its purpose was to
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something else. T
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Although Egypt and Mesopotamia are very different geography they had many
similarities. They both based their culture on religion and were polytheistic, they worshipped
more than one god. The