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Notes and Information- HUM 2210
NOTES FOR HUM 2210- WORLD HUMANITIES
Text: Sayre: "The Humanities" Book 1 &2, and Penguin
4/28 The list for China and Egypt was cut off due to word limit on this web-site. Here is the list.
EGYPT:
P83 Rosetta Stone
P84 Sphinx
P84 Pyramids at Giza-(Khufu/Cheops)
P96 Akhenaten and his family (
P98 King Tut

CHINA:
Song Landscape- generic p 505
Chin Tomb figure- 117
Pi 108
Great Wall 106
Chinese characters 109/110


4/24 FINAL EXAM AND QUIZ MAKEUP NEXT WEEK.
The final will cover all material from class- so study your notes (~60% Mult. Choice) The images (worth ~40%) will be the ASSIGNED images for each of the four tests. No paragraph- you need only to identify (ie. Forbidden City- China; Pantheon- Rome; Pyramids- Egypt)No new material- the final will cover the 4 tests equally. If you missed a quiz- the Pertronius handout is on my door- and check this web-site for original instructions re the two quizzes.
4/18 TEST #4 - no essay, Mult Choice 60-65%, Image 35-40%
4/18 TEST #4 IS NEXT WEEK!
This week we finished the Gothic Cathedral Ch 14 and began Islam and Islamic art, architecture, poetry- Ch.11.

4/14 TEST #4 NEXT WEEK- MULT CHOICE, IMAGE, NO ESSAY
IMAGES #11:
BYZANTINE:
Justinian mosaic, San Vitale 327
San Vitale 326
Hagia Sophia, Chapter heading
ISLAMIC:
Dome of the Rock 341
Calligraphy- Page of Qur'an 350
Court of Lions- Alhambra 356
MEDIEVAL WESTERN EUROPE:
Krak des Chevaliers 417
Stained Glass- Our Lady Beautiful Class, Chartres 438
Chartres Cathedral 437
Manuscript Illumination- Carpet Page 379
Gargoyles and Chimeras 445

4/8 No class on Thurs. Quiz next week- see below.
This week:
1. the early middle ages: Charlemagne, Gregorian Chant, Illuminated Manuscripts, Feudalism, the Basilica church.
2. The Castle, video

4/7 QUIZ #2 is next week.

QUIZ 2
Read the following 3 selections carefully (make notes):

1. Boccaccio, Decameron, “Dioneo’s Tale” p. 491 Sayre
2. Chrisine de Pizan “In Defense of Women” from the City of Ladies p338 Penguin
3. Sir Thomas Malory, “Arthur Becomes King” p 238

You will be given a quiz on the above material-all three readings. In addition, choose ONE selection and write a response paper to the reading- 200 -250 words.


4/3 Division into Eastern and Western Roman Empire; Constantine the Roman Emperor; Constanstinople and the Byzantine Empire: The Eastern Orthodox Church; Justinian and Theodora, Penguin p 191; Hagia Sophia and San Vitale - Central plan churches; mosaics and the Byzantine style; iconoclasm and the fall of Constantinople.
The early Middle Ages in Western Europe: Western Church design- the Basilica; feudalism and the Serf; Charlemagne and his accomplishments; Manuscript Illumination; Gregorian Chant.

3/19 MON-WED. class TEST on Monday after break. See below.
All 2210 classes: Remember to bring Book 2 and the Penguin after the test day.
3/13 TEST ON ROME NEXT WEEK FOR TUES-THURS CLASSES. IMAGE LIST AND SAMPLE ESSAY QUESTIONS BELOW:
BRING BOOK 2 to class next week.

IMAGES:
244- Roman Man
252- Apartment/ insula
254- Colosseum
255- Pont du Gard
256- Arch of Titus and Relief carvings
260- Pantheon
263- Roman Town house (Atrium House)

ESSAY TOPICS: BE PREPARED TO ANSWER ALL OF THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:
1. What did the Romans Value? What were some core values/ virtues for the Romans? And how are these values relected in Roman life and culture?
2. Comment on the often-quoted statement, "Captive Greece Made Rome Captive." Consider how the conquering Romans approached the Greek civilization. What did the Romans Adopt, Adapt, or discard. Discuss several areas as thoroughly as possible and illustrate with specifics (people, works of art, architecture, events, lit ...)
3. How did architecture serve Rome's practical, civic, and political (propaganda?) needs? Include a minimum of two examples in each of the three areas in your discussion.

3/13 Continued Rome: Aqueducts, the Baths, Triumphal arches and the Jewish Wars, Colosseum, Epicureanism, Pantheon, Julius Caesar, Augustus, Virgil's Aeneid, Stoicism, women and family life.
next week the fall of Rome, the Germanic tribes, and early Christianity.


PART I- IMAGES FOR IDENTIFICATION AND/OR DISCUSSION. You may be asked to compare and contrast images.
169 Orders- Ionic and Doric – recognize
Early
170 Kouros- Early
Classical Period:
195 Bronze Warrior
197 Parthenon
200 Acropolis
Hellenistic
213 Aphrodite
217 Dying Gaul