THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES
Middle Ages last about 1000 years
A. Early Middle Ages
1. Dark ages
a) Life expectancy is 35 years old
b) Half of children would die before age 10
2. Little social Progress
B. Late Middle Ages
3. Black De
Gilgamesh and Hammurabi Reading Questions
1. Describe the condition of the dead as envisioned in Enkidus dream.
Based on Enkidus dream he describes the condition of the dead as awful. there
is dust in their food and clay in their meat,
1. What is the difference between ius naturale and ius gentium?
Ius Naturale is unchanging, everlasting, universal law that was binding on all persons by
relation of their common humanity, where Ius Gentium an international law governing
Iliad and Status of Women Readings
1. What glimpses do we get from Homers Iliad of the respective roles of men and
women in Greek society?
Men are the strong figures in the family, they fight for their country and protect
their families. W
1. What factors created a socio-economic class struggle in the late Roman
The importation of thousands of prisoners of war to work as slaves on large
plantations also squeezed small farmers out of business. Sinking ever deeper
What is the difference between culture and civilization?
Culture is the quality in a person or society that arises from a concern for what is
regarded as excellent in arts,letters, manners, scholarly pursuits (creative, artistic,
Unit 2 Exam Study Guide
What were defining features of Roman culture?
Gravitas, Gift for governing, Honored agrarian roots, Cincinnatus, Sanctity of marriage,
Paterfamilias, Undying fire, Ancestors.
What is the significance of the Council of Landowners?
The primary purpose of
scholasticism was to find the
answer to a question or resolve a
contradiction. It is most well known
in its application in medieval
theology, but was eventually applied
to classical philosophy and many
other fields of study.
Archaic Sculpture 600-480 BCE
Limited by what has survived
Kouros (male)/ kore (female)
Archaic smile and Foot placement
Classical Sculpture 480-323 BCE