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World History: Classical civilizations
Minoan life
Minoan-
Minoan priests-
Minoan writing
Tied to sea- sailing, trade, fishing, etc
Women have major roles
women
historians unable to read
Minoan life
Tied to sea- sailing, trade, fishing, etc
Minoan-
Women have major roles
World History- Classical China
Confucius
Analects
Daoism
Legalism
Philosopher who tried to restore order and structure in China
Sayings and ideas attributed to Confucius
A philosophy that wanted people to live in harmony with nature
A philosophy that believed in strict punishment and said that…
Confucius
Philosopher who tried to restore order and structure in China
Analects
Sayings and ideas attributed to Confucius
World History (Classical Societies)
Confucius
Meritocracy
Achievements of the Han Dynasty
Qin Shi Huangdi
Founder of Confucianism
Being in position because you are qualified
Paper/printing, compass, seismograph, steel, gunpowder, porce…
Founder of the Qin Dynasty, united the warring states
Confucius
Founder of Confucianism
Meritocracy
Being in position because you are qualified
Classical Period Music History
Sonata Form
Stil Galante/Rococo Style
Empfindsamer Stile
Theme/Variation Form
The most popular form of the Classical Period. Simply ABA' fo…
Elegant, pleasing, diatonic, homophonic.... example: Mozart's Di…
Created by C.P.E Bach, influenced by Frescobaldi's Phantastic…
The repetition of a clearly defined melodic unit-The Theme- w…
Sonata Form
The most popular form of the Classical Period. Simply ABA' fo…
Stil Galante/Rococo Style
Elegant, pleasing, diatonic, homophonic.... example: Mozart's Di…
World History-Classical Era
Aryan
Varnas
Caste System
Brahmin
-Herding nomads who settled in India... -Influenced the region
-Aryan Social Structure... -Helped maintain order between the in…
-Born into it and cannot leave... -Defined by family lineage and…
-Possessor of Brahma(Hindu God)... -Priests; learned professions…
Aryan
-Herding nomads who settled in India... -Influenced the region
Varnas
-Aryan Social Structure... -Helped maintain order between the in…
World History-- Classical Civilizations
Acropolis
Polis
Democracy
Helot
Fortified hilltop in Ancient Greece
Greek City-State
A form of government controlled by its citizens, either direc…
According to Ancient Spartans, a peasant bound to the land
Acropolis
Fortified hilltop in Ancient Greece
Polis
Greek City-State
history- classical china
confucius
analects
daoism
legalism
attempted to restore order and structure... many ignored, some r…
a collection of short literary or philosophical extracts
based on the teachings of Laozi (real or fake?)... unconcerned w…
very strict and harsh ... laws... government philosophy... humans born…
confucius
attempted to restore order and structure... many ignored, some r…
analects
a collection of short literary or philosophical extracts
Chapter 11 ~ classical history
Meistersinger
Air de cour
Canzonetta
Concerto
"Master singer"; type if German amateur singer and poet-compo…
Type of song for voice and accompaniment; France
Italian song genre, homophobic style
A piece of music for one or more main instruments
Meistersinger
"Master singer"; type if German amateur singer and poet-compo…
Air de cour
Type of song for voice and accompaniment; France
history- classical rome
republic
senate
dictator
ceasar augustus
elected representatives to rule on their behalf. ... the phase o…
directed the wars of 3rd and 2nd centuries and took control o…
one who has complete control over the people
first pronounced dictator... founder of the roman empire
republic
elected representatives to rule on their behalf. ... the phase o…
senate
directed the wars of 3rd and 2nd centuries and took control o…
History Classical Europe
tetzel
charles VII
anne boleyn
medici family
Sold indulgences
Became the King of France after Joan of Arc drove the English…
the second wife of King Henry VIII, who gave birth to Elizabe…
powerful banking family who ruled Florence in the 1400s, patr…
tetzel
Sold indulgences
charles VII
Became the King of France after Joan of Arc drove the English…
History Classical Europe
Urban 2
justinian
theodora
bosporus strait
Called for first crusade
Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire…
Justinian's wife
-connect the Black Sea and the Aegean Sea, which leads to the…
Urban 2
Called for first crusade
justinian
Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire…
17 terms
History 1 :: Classical features
Dates
Composers
Genres
String Quartet
1740 - 1825
Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven
String Quartet - Quinten Quartet, Haydn ... Serenade - Eine Klei…
Popular ensemble in the classical era, composed of 2 violins,…
Dates
1740 - 1825
Composers
Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven
Classical Greece History Test
Spartan slaves
Aegean island believed to be a holy spot
Broken piece of pottery
High city
Helots
Delos
Ostracon
Acropolis
Spartan slaves
Helots
Aegean island believed to be a holy spot
Delos
47 terms
AP World History - Classical Civilizations
Mayan Empire
Tikal
Mauryan Empire
Gupta Empire
located in Central America -- collection of city states under…
the most important Mayan political center
located in India -- founded by Chandragupta Maurya -- Ashoka…
located in India -- rose from the decline of the Mauryan Empi…
Mayan Empire
located in Central America -- collection of city states under…
Tikal
the most important Mayan political center
74 terms
Music History Classical
Born in Salzburg, Austria
Small rural town, run by archbishop
Father, Leopold, was well educated
Family ran a book bindery, but Leopold…
Mozart
Mozart
Mozart
Mozart
Born in Salzburg, Austria
Mozart
Small rural town, run by archbishop
Mozart
History: Classical Hinduism
Kshatryias
Brahmins
Artha
Karma
The warriors (protects people)
The priestly class (can study scriptures)
Material gain 4 ends of man
Pleasure (4 emds of man)
Kshatryias
The warriors (protects people)
Brahmins
The priestly class (can study scriptures)
24 terms
History- Classical China
Mandate of Heaven
Zhou
Qin
Han
The authority to rule from the gods. Rulers were supposed to…
The rulers that claimed the Mandate of Heaven from the Shangs…
The dynasty that claimed the Mandate of Heaven from the Zhou…
The Liu Bang dynasty claimed the Mandate of Heaven from the Q…
Mandate of Heaven
The authority to rule from the gods. Rulers were supposed to…
Zhou
The rulers that claimed the Mandate of Heaven from the Shangs…
History of Music_Exam: Classical
The Enlightenment
Classical: Characteristics
Classical: New Genre
Classical Form
Reason... Science... Universality
Symmetrical... Clarity... Public... International
String Quartet... Symphony... Opera Buffa
Minuet... Rondo... Sonata Form
The Enlightenment
Reason... Science... Universality
Classical: Characteristics
Symmetrical... Clarity... Public... International
HISTORY - Classical Greece
Mycenaean
Trojan War
Dorian
Homer
an Indo-European person who settled on the Greek mainland aro…
a war, fought around 1200 B.C., in which an army lead by Myce…
a Greek-speaking people that according to tradition, migrated…
a blind Greek man, the greatest storyteller, a person who com…
Mycenaean
an Indo-European person who settled on the Greek mainland aro…
Trojan War
a war, fought around 1200 B.C., in which an army lead by Myce…
28 terms
Classical Period History
Polis
Trireme
Socrates
Direct democracy
City-state. The word politics comes from it
an ancient Greek or Roman war galley with three banks of oars.
Studied human behavior and ethics. believed in the absolute t…
Direct Democracy (also known as pure democracy) is a form of…
Polis
City-state. The word politics comes from it
Trireme
an ancient Greek or Roman war galley with three banks of oars.
Music History--Classical
sonata form
coda
opera buffa
Köchel (nos.)
...
...
'comic opera'; usually with happy ending, though certainly no…
catalogued Mozart pieces
sonata form
...
coda
...
27 terms
History Classical Greece
Battle of Mararthon
Battle of Thermopylae
Leonidas
Themistocles
Phyndipidee ran from Athens to Sparta(140 miles) to warn Spar…
Battle in Persian wars in which army of 300 spartans held off…
King who led Spartans in Thermopylae
Athenian general...lied to Xerxes
Battle of Mararthon
Phyndipidee ran from Athens to Sparta(140 miles) to warn Spar…
Battle of Thermopylae
Battle in Persian wars in which army of 300 spartans held off…
World History Classical Era
Qin Dynasty
Han Dynasty
Mauryan
Gupta
220-206 BCE
206 BCE - 220 CE
4th Century-180 BCE
3rd Century BCE - 550 CE
Qin Dynasty
220-206 BCE
Han Dynasty
206 BCE - 220 CE
23 terms
History 2 Classical Terms
Cadenza
Chamber Music
Coda
Development
Fanciful solo passage displaying virtuosity of soloist; found…
For small ensembles (2~10 players), with one player to a part…
Latin: "Tail". Concluding section usu. added to sonata form t…
Second main section of the sonata-allegro form; themes from E…
Cadenza
Fanciful solo passage displaying virtuosity of soloist; found…
Chamber Music
For small ensembles (2~10 players), with one player to a part…
World History- Classical Greece
Mycenaean
Trojan War
Dorian
Homer
Indo-European person who settled on the Greek mainland around…
Fought around 1200 BC, army led by Mycenaean kings attacked t…
Greek speaking people; migrated into mainland Greece after th…
Greatest storyteller and one of the first epic poets; blind man
Mycenaean
Indo-European person who settled on the Greek mainland around…
Trojan War
Fought around 1200 BC, army led by Mycenaean kings attacked t…
34 terms
World History Classical Civilizations
Minoans
Homer
Iliad and Odyssey
Polis
Seafaring and trading people that lived on Crete
Blind storyteller who wrote epics like Iliad and Odyssey
Epics written by Homer
A Greek city-state
Minoans
Seafaring and trading people that lived on Crete
Homer
Blind storyteller who wrote epics like Iliad and Odyssey
Ancient and Classical World History
Neolithic Revolution
Characteristics of Civilization
cultural diffusion
polytheism
allowed humans to stay in 1 place
added many aspects to human life, such as culture and structure
spread ideas, beliefs, and customs
Sumerians worshiped many gods
Neolithic Revolution
allowed humans to stay in 1 place
Characteristics of Civilization
added many aspects to human life, such as culture and structure
Music History Classical
CH 20:... MUSICAL TASTE/STYLE IN THE ENLI…
Cosmopolitan style
Enlightenment
How Enlightenment affected art
Eighteenth-century Europe dominated by strong political power…
differences btw countries decrease... -marriages btw powerful fa…
18th century (1700s) ... Central themes = Reason, Nature, Progre…
-Demand for artists... -Depicted everyday lives of common ppl... -N…
CH 20:... MUSICAL TASTE/STYLE IN THE ENLI…
Eighteenth-century Europe dominated by strong political power…
Cosmopolitan style
differences btw countries decrease... -marriages btw powerful fa…
History Final: Classical Rome
Etruscans
Senate
Patricians
Plebeians
...
...
...
...
Etruscans
...
Senate
...
History Final: Classical Greece
Polis
Greek Myths
Homer: Iliad
Legend of Trojan War
...
...
...
...
Polis
...
Greek Myths
...
84 terms
The Classical Era - AP World History
Tyrants
Buddhism
600 BCE - 600 CE
Judaism
A ruler that takes advantage of their power (every tyrant is…
Belief system that started in India in the 500s BC. Happiness…
Classical Era Time Period
A religion that originated in the Middle East, founded by Mos…
Tyrants
A ruler that takes advantage of their power (every tyrant is…
Buddhism
Belief system that started in India in the 500s BC. Happiness…
5 terms
World History: Classical Greece
Classical
Strategy
Age of Pericles
Direct democracy
Authoritative, traditional; relating to the literature, art,…
A plan or method
The period between 461 B.C. and 429 B.C. when Pericles domina…
A system of government in which the people participate direct…
Classical
Authoritative, traditional; relating to the literature, art,…
Strategy
A plan or method
37 terms
World History Post-Classical
Mesoamerica
Olmec
Chavin
Moche
"Middle America" (Mexico)
Flourished in Mesoamerica between 1200 and 400 BCE; influenci…
In South America; prospered between 900 and 250 BCE
one of the civilizations in South America (area of modern day…
Mesoamerica
"Middle America" (Mexico)
Olmec
Flourished in Mesoamerica between 1200 and 400 BCE; influenci…
World History: Classical China
Civil Service System
Confucius
Silk
Great Wall of China
system stating that officials should gain jobs by passing exams
founder of Confucianism
most valuable Chinese product
built by the Qin dynasty to protect against outside invaders
Civil Service System
system stating that officials should gain jobs by passing exams
Confucius
founder of Confucianism
117 terms
European History: Classical Greece
What is the time period?
Where did the Greeks live?
What were important transportation rou…
What did Greece lack?
2000 BC - 300 BC
Around a sea
Aegean, Ionian, and Black Sea
Natural resources
What is the time period?
2000 BC - 300 BC
Where did the Greeks live?
Around a sea
23 terms
History of Music: Classical Era
Time Period
Capital of this Era
Contrast of Mood
Rhythm
1750-1820
Vienna, Austria
A classical piece will vary in mood... - use of varying themes
flexibility of the patterns added variety to classical music
Time Period
1750-1820
Capital of this Era
Vienna, Austria
Classical Conversations Cycle 3 History
Week 1... Tell me about Columbus
Week 2... Tell me about the Pilgrims
Week 3... Tell me about the Boston Tea Pa…
Week 4... Tell me about the Declaration o…
In 1492, Columbus made the first of four trips to the Caribbe…
In 1620, the Pilgrims from Plymouth, England signed the Mayfl…
In 1773, colonists dressed as Mohawks dumped tea from the Bri…
In 1776, the Continental Congress published the Declaration o…
Week 1... Tell me about Columbus
In 1492, Columbus made the first of four trips to the Caribbe…
Week 2... Tell me about the Pilgrims
In 1620, the Pilgrims from Plymouth, England signed the Mayfl…
AP History - Classical India
first ruler of the Mauryan dynasty; se…
Chandragupta's grandson; bloodthirsty…
political advisor to Chandragupta, wro…
ruler who invaded India; made contact…
Chandragupta Maurya
Ashoka
Kautilya
Alexander the Great
first ruler of the Mauryan dynasty; se…
Chandragupta Maurya
Chandragupta's grandson; bloodthirsty…
Ashoka
World History 1 - Classical China
Classical Chinese culture was centered…
Migratory invaders raided Chinese sett…
The Great Wall of China was built by..…
A ruling family in called a...
HUANG HE/YELLOW
NORTH
QIN SHIN HUANGDI
DYNASTY
Classical Chinese culture was centered…
HUANG HE/YELLOW
Migratory invaders raided Chinese sett…
NORTH
World History 1 - Classical Greece
The civilization of Greece arose in so…
To the south of Greece lies the ....Sea
To the east of Greece lies the....Sea
Since Greece is surrounded by water, i…
WATER
MEDITERRANEAN
AEGEAN
BALKAN
The civilization of Greece arose in so…
WATER
To the south of Greece lies the ....Sea
MEDITERRANEAN
AP History - Classical Mediterranean
conqueror who established the Persian…
successor to Cyrus, centralized tax co…
Athenian political leader, guided deve…
ruled Macedonia; conquered Greece
Cyrus the Great
Darius
Pericles
Philip of Macedonia
conqueror who established the Persian…
Cyrus the Great
successor to Cyrus, centralized tax co…
Darius
AP History - Classical China
feudal structure, *regional supporters…
developments of the Zhou Dynasty
military leaders respected above schol…
Why did the Zhou Dynasty end?
Zhou Dynasty
expanded territory - Yangzi River Valley... ended primitive reli…
Zhou Dynasty
Independent armies formed, and warring states weakened it. (E…
feudal structure, *regional supporters…
Zhou Dynasty
developments of the Zhou Dynasty
expanded territory - Yangzi River Valley... ended primitive reli…
41 terms
Classical History Terms
C. P. E. Bach
J. C. Bach
Domenico Scarlatti
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
(1714-1788) Influential German composer in the transition bet…
(1685-1750) German composer. He enriched established German s…
(1685-1757) Italian composer who spent much of his life in th…
(1710-1736) Italian composer, organist, and violinist.
C. P. E. Bach
(1714-1788) Influential German composer in the transition bet…
J. C. Bach
(1685-1750) German composer. He enriched established German s…
42 terms
Classical terms - History
shihaungdi
bureacracy
aristocracy
legalism
led chinese state of qin, built great wall, spread into korea…
government by many officials
government ruled by an elite, upper class
philosophy w clear rules and harsh punishments to enforce aut…
shihaungdi
led chinese state of qin, built great wall, spread into korea…
bureacracy
government by many officials
Classical Greek History
Darius
Thermoplyae
Plataea
Xerxes
king of Persia and launches first invasion into Greece
pass where Greeks try to stop the Persians
Greeks beat the Persians on land
son of Darius; sends a big expedition
Darius
king of Persia and launches first invasion into Greece
Thermoplyae
pass where Greeks try to stop the Persians
42 terms
Classical Mediterranean History Final
Paleolithic
Neolithic Revolution
Nomadic
Pastoral/Pastoralism
Old stone age-hunter & gatherer society, women were an integr…
Changed human society from one that relied on hunting to one…
People who move around a lot in bands of 20-30 men, women, ch…
Raising livestock and moving with them to find better pasture…
Paleolithic
Old stone age-hunter & gatherer society, women were an integr…
Neolithic Revolution
Changed human society from one that relied on hunting to one…
History Test (Classical Greece)
Tyrant
Homer
Importance of Iliad and Odyssey
Greek Geography
a cruel and oppressive ruler who holds all the power while pr…
a blind greek poet who chronicled the most epic poems in Gree…
important Greek epics that give us insight on the culture and…
consisted of a mountainous rugged peninsula with 1400 islands…
Tyrant
a cruel and oppressive ruler who holds all the power while pr…
Homer
a blind greek poet who chronicled the most epic poems in Gree…
Music History: Classical Period
List various ways the word "classical"…
List 5 characteristics of the period
Dates of period
Name 3 composers of Viennese School
-Applied to Ancient Greek and Roman art... -Music of Western Eur…
-Contrast of mood... -Rhythm ... -Clarity of form ... -Texture... -Polish…
1750-1820
Franz Joseph Haydn... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart... Ludwig van Beethoven
List various ways the word "classical"…
-Applied to Ancient Greek and Roman art... -Music of Western Eur…
List 5 characteristics of the period
-Contrast of mood... -Rhythm ... -Clarity of form ... -Texture... -Polish…
51 terms
Music History - Classical
Enlightenment
Galant style
Empfindsam Style
Opera buffa
Intellectual movement of the eighteenth century whose central…
Eighteenth-century musical style that featured songlike melod…
Close relative of the galant style, featuring surprising turn…
Eighteenth-century genre of Italian comic opera, sung through…
Enlightenment
Intellectual movement of the eighteenth century whose central…
Galant style
Eighteenth-century musical style that featured songlike melod…
67 terms
AP World History: Foundations to Classical
Agriculture
Agrarian
Bands/ Clans
Barbarian
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform, a…
extended family groups that generally lived together
without civilizing influences
Agriculture
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface…
Agrarian
pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform, a…
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