Western Civilization I CLEP Study Guide
Western Civilization CLEP Study Guide
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A group that opposed slavery and racial discrimination
Church of Santa Sophia
Byzantine piece of architecture
A cultural and legal revival led by Charlemagne
Rome vs. Cathage
Was there a distinction between intentional or accidental crime?
Upper class landlords, aristocrats, etc.
Important Farming Tools
Heavy plow, horse shoes, horse collars
What was the lifeline of the Egyptian Civilization?
What was the chief source of income for most in the dark ages?
Six Eras of Egyptian History
The archaic or early dynastic period, the Old Kingdom, the 1st Intermediate peroid, Middle Kingdom, 2nd Intermediate period, the New Kingdom
Petrarch believed in
Simple life and meditation
Italian Renaissance Discoveries
Linear Perspective, human anatomy and oil painting
Milan became famous for
Two achievements of Athens
Vineyards and Olive Yards
Byzantines were famous for?
Ivory paintings, jewelry making and mosaics
Emperor of the Roman, King of the Franks
Law of Retaliation
Eye for an Eye, etc.
Formed the first true democracy in Athens
First Renaissance scholar in Italy
Denied existence of spiritual world
Archbishop of Canterbury - later became a saint
An economic system where good and services are echanges
Paris became famous for
University and education
Sir Thomas Moore wrote
Gave law to mankind
Paper making, distillation of alcohol
Ruled Rome - was assassinated by peers in 44 BC
Founder of Islam
A picture made up from small pieces of glass or stone
Venice became famous for
Mesopotamia is Greek for what?
Between two rivers
A series of promises made by King John regarding how to treat his subjects
Last great Pharaoh of Egypt
Leonardo da Vinci
A "true" renaissance man
Who was one of the Five Good Emperors?
Small businessmen, farmers
Book of Kells
Irish book of art/calligraphy
Founder of the old kingdom
Council of Nobles
A piece of art with Christ upon his mother's lap
Three civilizations from the Mediterranean Sea?
Byzantine, Islam, Western Christian
Based on Aristotle and Napoleon
Western Civ I CLEP Study Guide: Ancient Near East
Western Civ Notes
First Semester - Concepts - A.N.E.
First Semester - Concepts - Roman