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Heroes of Old

WCA Ancient History final study spring 2009
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Western Civilization
any civilization with European roots or infuences
worshipers
In what area do the Jews influence Western Civ.?
thinkers
In what area do the Greeks influence Western Civ.?
engineers (builders)
In what area do the Romans influence Western Civ.?
Epic of Gilgamesh
What Babylonian story parallels the "Noah's ark" story from the Bible?
Utnapishtim (NOT Gilgamesh)
Who in the Epic of Gilgamesh is the "Noah" figure?
Code of Hammurabi
Ancient Babylonian law code
epic
a long story about gods and heroes
Homer
author of "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey"
"The Odyssey"
an epic (the sequel to "The Iliad")
"The Iliad"
an epic (during the Trojan War) about Achilles' anger
"The Aeneid"
an epic by the Roman poet Virgil
Virgil
(a Roman poet) author of "The Aeneid"
the Trojan War
fought over Helen of Troy
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