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Western Terminology:Roots
abdomin/o
acr/o
acromi/o
aden/o
abdomen
extremity
acromion (projection of scapula)
gland
abdomin/o
abdomen
acr/o
extremity
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Rome & the Roots of Western Civilization
art
mosaic
Pompeii
Aeneid
Classical sculpture, mosaics, painting.
Pictures made from tiny tiles.
Town covered in ash after a volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvi…
Famous work of Latin literature written by the poet Virgil.
art
Classical sculpture, mosaics, painting.
mosaic
Pictures made from tiny tiles.
6 terms
Rome and the Roots of Western Civilization
Greco-Roman culture
Pompeii
Virgil
Tacitus
culture developed from the blending of Greek, Hellenistic, an…
Roman town covered by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius
Roman poet who wrote the Aeneid
Roman historian who recorded the good and bad of imperial Rome
Greco-Roman culture
culture developed from the blending of Greek, Hellenistic, an…
Pompeii
Roman town covered by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius
21 terms
Western Civilization Roots
chron
anthro
scrib
polis
time, order
man
to write
citizen, city, state
chron
time, order
anthro
man
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Roots of Western Civilization: Greece
polis
Homer
myths
Etruscans
defined as a city or state that was independent and had citiz…
a blind Greek poet that wrote Iliad and the Odyssey. Commonly…
a way for Greeks to come to grips with the puzzles of life. T…
a mixed people with knowledge of skills and cultures that dat…
polis
defined as a city or state that was independent and had citiz…
Homer
a blind Greek poet that wrote Iliad and the Odyssey. Commonly…
23 terms
Roots to western civilization
Ramses II
Kush
Assyria
Ashurbanipal
-wrote first treaty (treaty of Kadesh)... -Abu Simbel (sculpture…
...
an ancient Empire in the 2nd millenium BCE. Assyria itself is…
...
Ramses II
-wrote first treaty (treaty of Kadesh)... -Abu Simbel (sculpture…
Kush
...
12 terms
Roots of Western Civilization
Canaan
Moses
Individual Worth
Moral Obligations
Historic name of the home of the Israelites (modern day Israel)
Chosen by God to lead the Israelites out of Egypt = Exodus -…
Value ALL people/individuals - each individual had value
Mandatory to (try hard to) do what is right - effort not perf…
Canaan
Historic name of the home of the Israelites (modern day Israel)
Moses
Chosen by God to lead the Israelites out of Egypt = Exodus -…
11 terms
Roots of Western Civvilization
Canaan
Jerusalem
King Saul
King David
Canaan is where present day isreal is located, and due to peo…
The temple was there, so it was an important city for both ki…
First king. Led the Israelites in the fight against the Phili…
2nd king. 30 years old when elected king. brought the tribes…
Canaan
Canaan is where present day isreal is located, and due to peo…
Jerusalem
The temple was there, so it was an important city for both ki…
71 terms
Roots of Western Tradition
Vulture Stele
Sargon
Rise of Ur
Amorite domination
2450BC in Girsu--> Shows infantry warfare w/ organized soldie…
2340-2284 Conquered all of mesopotamia (both Akad and Sumer)…
2100 The fall of Ur ended Sumerian power for good
2000-1530 Babylon became the capitol under Hammurabi (1792) w…
Vulture Stele
2450BC in Girsu--> Shows infantry warfare w/ organized soldie…
Sargon
2340-2284 Conquered all of mesopotamia (both Akad and Sumer)…
14 terms
Roots of Western Civilization
Covenant
Personal Responsibility
Individual Worth
Moral Obligations
A special agreement or contract
take responsibility for your own actions ;act responsibly
value ALL people/individuals ;each individual has value
mandatory to (try hard to) do what is right; effort not perfe…
Covenant
A special agreement or contract
Personal Responsibility
take responsibility for your own actions ;act responsibly
11 terms
Roots Of western Civilization
Personal Responsibility
Individual Worth
Moral Obligations
Israelites/hebrews
Taking responsibiblity for your own actions
Value all people/individuals--each individual has a value
Mandatory to (try hard to0 do what's right. Effort not perfec…
People chosen by G-D: Hebrews became Israelites; Founders of…
Personal Responsibility
Taking responsibiblity for your own actions
Individual Worth
Value all people/individuals--each individual has a value
17 terms
Roots of Western Civilization
Covenant
Individual Worth
Personal Responsibility
Moral Obligations
A special agreement or contract
Value ALL people and individuals-- each individual has value
Take responsibility for your actions
Mandatory to try (try hard to) do what is right. -- effort no…
Covenant
A special agreement or contract
Individual Worth
Value ALL people and individuals-- each individual has value
17 terms
Roots of Western Civilization
covenant
personal responsibility
individual worth
moral obligations
a special agreement of contract
take responsibility for your own actions - act responsibly!
value ALL people/individuals - each individual has value!
mandatory to (try hard to) do what is right - effort not perf…
covenant
a special agreement of contract
personal responsibility
take responsibility for your own actions - act responsibly!
17 terms
western roots 13
Jupiter
Juno
Minerva
Mars
King and sovereign of the Roman gods
One of the chief goddesses of Rome; wife of Jupiter and godde…
Roman goddess of handicrafts; identified with Greek Athena
Roman god of war and warriors
Jupiter
King and sovereign of the Roman gods
Juno
One of the chief goddesses of Rome; wife of Jupiter and godde…
34 terms
western roots 12
Octavian Augustus
Princeps
First Triumvirate
Pontifex Maximus
Grandnephew and adoptive son of Julius Caesar; became the fir…
"First citizen" or "leading citizen" in Rome; taken as unoffi…
Unofficial and later description of the coalition of 60 BC fo…
Supreme priest of the most important of Rome's four priestly…
Octavian Augustus
Grandnephew and adoptive son of Julius Caesar; became the fir…
Princeps
"First citizen" or "leading citizen" in Rome; taken as unoffi…
22 terms
Western Civ Roots
Annu
Anthrop
Archy
Capit, Cipit
yearly
man
ruler
head
Annu
yearly
Anthrop
man
9 terms
western roots 14
Septimius Severus
Sassanid
Princeps
Nicaea
Roman emperor; raised three new legions; increased pay for so…
Iranian dynasty from 224-651; carved out an empire from Syria…
"First citizen" or "leading citizen" in Rome
Iznik in modern Turkey; site of the first ecumenical Church C…
Septimius Severus
Roman emperor; raised three new legions; increased pay for so…
Sassanid
Iranian dynasty from 224-651; carved out an empire from Syria…
11 terms
The Roots of Western Civilization
Personal responsibility
Individual worth
Moral obligation
Israelites/Hebrews
Taking responsibility for own actions
Value all people- everybody has respinsiblity
Mandatory to do what is right
People chosen by god; Hebrews became Israelites; founders of…
Personal responsibility
Taking responsibility for own actions
Individual worth
Value all people- everybody has respinsiblity
13 terms
Roots of Western Civilization
King saul
Jerusalem
King David
Moral Obligations
first king, Lead and united Israelites in battle to defend Ca…
Capital city of the Israelite nation.
second king, united all tribes of Israel, made Jerusalem capi…
MANDATORY to try to do what is right- effort not perfection
King saul
first king, Lead and united Israelites in battle to defend Ca…
Jerusalem
Capital city of the Israelite nation.
11 terms
The Roots of Western Civilization
Personal Responsibility
Individual Worth
Moral Obligation
Israelites/Hebrews
You take responsibility for your own actions--act responsibly!
Value ALL people/individuals--each individual has value!
Mandatory to (try hard too) do what is right--effort not perf…
People chosen by god;Hebrews became Israelites-founders of Ca…
Personal Responsibility
You take responsibility for your own actions--act responsibly!
Individual Worth
Value ALL people/individuals--each individual has value!
12 terms
The roots of western civilization
Covenant
Personal responsibility
Individual worth
Moral obligation
A specail agreement or contract
Take responsibility for your own actions- act responsibly
Value all people/individuals- each individual has value
Mandatory to (try hard to) do what is right -effort not perfe…
Covenant
A specail agreement or contract
Personal responsibility
Take responsibility for your own actions- act responsibly
12 terms
The roots of western civilization
Covenant
Personal Responsibility
Individual Worth
Moral Obligations
A special agreement or contract
take responsibility for your own actions - act responsibly
Value all people/ individuals - each individual has value
Mandatory to ( try harder ) do what is right - effort not per…
Covenant
A special agreement or contract
Personal Responsibility
take responsibility for your own actions - act responsibly
16 terms
Roots of Western Civilization
convent
Personal responsibility
Individual worth
Moral obligations
a special agreement or contract
taking responsibility for your own actions--act responsibly
value all people/individuals--each individual has value
Mandatory to (try hard to) do what is right--effort not perfe…
convent
a special agreement or contract
Personal responsibility
taking responsibility for your own actions--act responsibly
19 terms
Chapter 2: Roots of Western Culture
Grotte Chauvet
Ancient Sumer
Cylinder seal
Cuneiform
The cave paintings over 32,000 years old. Discoverd by three…
The ancient culture that developed between the fertile Tigris…
Small stone tubes carved in relief so that, when pressed into…
The people of the Sumerian cities developed a writing system…
Grotte Chauvet
The cave paintings over 32,000 years old. Discoverd by three…
Ancient Sumer
The ancient culture that developed between the fertile Tigris…
9 terms
Rome and the Roots of Western Civilization
Greco-Roman Culture
Pompeii
Bas-relief sculptures
Mosaics
- Culture that mixed elements of Greek, Hellenistic, and Roma…
- Roman town... - Ash from volcano eruption preserves art (A.D.…
- Used to tell stories... - Represents crowds of people, soldier…
- Made by setting small pieces of stone, glass, or tile onto…
Greco-Roman Culture
- Culture that mixed elements of Greek, Hellenistic, and Roma…
Pompeii
- Roman town... - Ash from volcano eruption preserves art (A.D.…
17 terms
Roots of Western Civilization
covenant
personal responsibility
individual worth
moral obligations
a special agreement of contract
take responsibility for your own actions - act responsibly!
value ALL people/individuals - each individual has value!
mandatory to (try hard to) do what is right - effort not perf…
covenant
a special agreement of contract
personal responsibility
take responsibility for your own actions - act responsibly!
49 terms
roots of western civilization
athens
republic
two consuls
two tribunes
experience a golden age of art and learning during the 5th ce…
a government where people elect officials to represent them
elected official who ran the city
represent plebians to common people in the senate
athens
experience a golden age of art and learning during the 5th ce…
republic
a government where people elect officials to represent them
6 terms
Rome and the roots of western civilization
Greco-Roman culture
Pompeii
Virgil
Tacitus
Called classical civilization
In A.D. 79 , nearby mount Vesuvius , covering Pompeii in a th…
Wrote the aenia , the epic or the legendary aeneas
In his annals and histories , he wrote about the good and bad…
Greco-Roman culture
Called classical civilization
Pompeii
In A.D. 79 , nearby mount Vesuvius , covering Pompeii in a th…
34 terms
Chapter 1: The Roots of Western Civilization
During the Paleolithic and Neolithic a…
The defining elements of civilization…
The great empire that dominated the Mi…
The powerful female leader of Egypt wh…
stone
a) the development of agriculture... b) permanent settlements... c)…
Assyrian
Hatshepsut
During the Paleolithic and Neolithic a…
stone
The defining elements of civilization…
a) the development of agriculture... b) permanent settlements... c)…
8 terms
Rome and the Roots of Western Civilization
Greco-Roman culture
mosaics
frescoes
Virgil
blending of Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman cultures into one
Roman designs of pictures made out of small pieces of glass o…
bright Roman murals that most had directly on their walls
famous Roman poet who wrote Latin literature such as the famo…
Greco-Roman culture
blending of Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman cultures into one
mosaics
Roman designs of pictures made out of small pieces of glass o…
14 terms
Chapter 6.5. Rome and the Roots of Western Civilization
Greco-Roman Culture
Bas-Relief
Mosaics
Frescoes
Ancient culture that developed from the blending of Greek, He…
Images projected from a flat background. These sculptures tol…
Pictures or designs made by setting small pieces of stone, gl…
Also called Murals. Paintings that can be found directly on w…
Greco-Roman Culture
Ancient culture that developed from the blending of Greek, He…
Bas-Relief
Images projected from a flat background. These sculptures tol…
20 terms
Rome and the Roots of Western Civilization
Greco-Roman Culture
Pompeii
Virgil
Tacitus
an ancient culture that developed from a blending of Greek, H…
an anciet Roman town.
a poet of ancient times who wrote the Aeneid.
Roman historian famous for presenting facts accurately.
Greco-Roman Culture
an ancient culture that developed from a blending of Greek, H…
Pompeii
an anciet Roman town.
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roots of western civ final
Roman Periods
What happened to Julius Caesar?
What were the benefits of the roman em…
Who was the elder statesman that saw h…
Kingdom... Republic ... first triumvirate... second triumvirate... August…
he was assassinated
free trade... protected frontier borders... roman law... system of roa…
Cato the Elder, "carthage must be destroyed!"
Roman Periods
Kingdom... Republic ... first triumvirate... second triumvirate... August…
What happened to Julius Caesar?
he was assassinated
18 terms
Rome and the Roots of Western Civilization
Greco-Roman Culture
Greek Sculptures
Roman Sculptures
Bas-relief
the mixing of Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman culture
beauty & idealization
realistic portraits in stone
sculpture; images projected from flat background;to tell stor…
Greco-Roman Culture
the mixing of Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman culture
Greek Sculptures
beauty & idealization
34 terms
Rome and the Roots of Western Civilization
Because the hundreds of territories un…
After conquering Greece in second cent…
The mixing of elements of Greek, Helle…
Roman artists, philosophers, and write…
rule, art, architecture, literature, philosophy
culture, language
Greco-Roman culture
Greek, Hellenistic, style
Because the hundreds of territories un…
rule, art, architecture, literature, philosophy
After conquering Greece in second cent…
culture, language
12 terms
SS- Roots of Western Civ. vocab
covenant
Israelites/Hebrews
Abraham
Moses
A special agreement or contract
early settlers of Israel. they fled from egypt
his descendants are the Hebrews/Israelites. "God chose him" t…
"God chose him" to lead the people out of slavery in Egypt. R…
covenant
A special agreement or contract
Israelites/Hebrews
early settlers of Israel. they fled from egypt
15 terms
Rome and the roots of western civilization
Main idea
Relevance
Pompeii
What was the volcano that erupted call…
Rome created a great civilization whose art, agriculture, lan…
The Romans developed many ideas and institutions that became…
There was a catastrophe there
Mount Vesuvius
Main idea
Rome created a great civilization whose art, agriculture, lan…
Relevance
The Romans developed many ideas and institutions that became…
84 terms
Roots of Western Culture test 1
Messenians
Odysseus
Snake Goddesses
Cleisthenes
People from an ancient region of southwest Greece in the Pelo…
a legendary hero in Greek mythology, king of the island of It…
faience figurine identified discovered in 1903 by Arthur Evan…
(born c. 570 bce—died c. 508) statesman regarded as the found…
Messenians
People from an ancient region of southwest Greece in the Pelo…
Odysseus
a legendary hero in Greek mythology, king of the island of It…
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Chapter 1: "The roots of Western Civilization"
What types of living were emphasized i…
What does homo sapiens sapiens mean?
What type of tools/weapons were made d…
The Paleolithic Age was also called th…
agriculture and animal domestication because it was native to…
thinking thinking men
stone, wood and bone weapons
"Old Age"
What types of living were emphasized i…
agriculture and animal domestication because it was native to…
What does homo sapiens sapiens mean?
thinking thinking men
5 terms
KT 6:5 Rome and the Roots of Western Civilization
Greco-Roman Culture
Pompeii
Virgil
Tacitus
Culture developed from the blending of Greek, Hellenistic, an…
Roman town destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius
Roman poet who wrote the Aeneid
Roman historian who recorded the good and bad of imperial Rome
Greco-Roman Culture
Culture developed from the blending of Greek, Hellenistic, an…
Pompeii
Roman town destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius
14 terms
Roots of Western Civilization and Major Religions
Fertile Cresent
Empire
Cuneiform
Theocracy
Region in the middle east that curves
Group of city states under a single ruler
Ancient form of writing
A form of government
Fertile Cresent
Region in the middle east that curves
Empire
Group of city states under a single ruler
13 terms
Western Lit latin and Greek Roots
ab-,a-,abs
aesthet
agr
agri-egri
away from
feeling, sensation
field
field
ab-,a-,abs
away from
aesthet
feeling, sensation
13 terms
Social Studies Roots of Western Civilization
Israelite's/Hebrew's
Abraham
Moses
Canaan
People chosen by God; Hebrews became Israelite's - founders o…
Chosen by God to lead Hebrews out of Mesopotamia his descenda…
Chosen by God to lead Israelite's out of slavery in Egypt = E…
Historical name of the homeland of the Israelite's (modern da…
Israelite's/Hebrew's
People chosen by God; Hebrews became Israelite's - founders o…
Abraham
Chosen by God to lead Hebrews out of Mesopotamia his descenda…
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Roots of Western Worldview Exam II
Phillip II of Macedonia
Alexander the Great
Battle of Chaeronea
Battle of Issus
(r. 359-336) ruler of Macedonia, wanted to control all of Gre…
(r. 336-323) son of Phillip II and Olympias, tutored by Arist…
(338) Alex fought with his father Phillip, Phillip realized h…
battle of Alex and Darius, Alex demonstrates his great battle…
Phillip II of Macedonia
(r. 359-336) ruler of Macedonia, wanted to control all of Gre…
Alexander the Great
(r. 336-323) son of Phillip II and Olympias, tutored by Arist…
8 terms
Roots of Western Civ Test 2
Minoan Civilization
Mycenaean Civilization
Dark age of greece
Archaic greece
Crete... King Knossos... Peaceful, elegant, wealthy... sea traders... lin…
conquered Minoans... massive building projects... strong kings... fort…
widespread destruction... invasion of Dorians... population decline…
growth of the polis... population outstripping the capacity of t…
Minoan Civilization
Crete... King Knossos... Peaceful, elegant, wealthy... sea traders... lin…
Mycenaean Civilization
conquered Minoans... massive building projects... strong kings... fort…
98 terms
Roots of Western Culture test 2
sophocles
Aeschylus
Euripides
Dionysus
one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have surviv…
Aeschylus was an ancient Greek tragedian. His plays, alongsid…
Euripides was a tragedian of classical Athens. He is one of t…
the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual…
sophocles
one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have surviv…
Aeschylus
Aeschylus was an ancient Greek tragedian. His plays, alongsid…
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Roots of Western Worldview Exam I
Prehistory
History
Genesis 1
Genesis 2
no written sources
written sources, switched around 3500 BC
emphasis on Earth
emphasis on humanity
Prehistory
no written sources
History
written sources, switched around 3500 BC
111 terms
Chapter 1: "The roots of Western Civilization"
What types of living were emphasized i…
What does homo sapiens sapiens mean?
What type of tools/weapons were made d…
The Paleolithic Age was also called th…
agriculture and animal domestication because it was native to…
thinking thinking men
stone, wood and bone weapons
"Old Age"
What types of living were emphasized i…
agriculture and animal domestication because it was native to…
What does homo sapiens sapiens mean?
thinking thinking men
111 terms
Chapter 1: "The roots of Western Civilization"
What types of living were emphasized i…
What does homo sapiens sapiens mean?
What type of tools/weapons were made d…
The Paleolithic Age was also called th…
agriculture and animal domestication because it was native to…
thinking thinking men
stone, wood and bone weapons
"Old Age"
What types of living were emphasized i…
agriculture and animal domestication because it was native to…
What does homo sapiens sapiens mean?
thinking thinking men
111 terms
Chapter 1: "The roots of Western Civilization"
What types of living were emphasized i…
What does homo sapiens sapiens mean?
What type of tools/weapons were made d…
The Paleolithic Age was also called th…
agriculture and animal domestication because it was native to…
thinking thinking men
stone, wood and bone weapons
"Old Age"
What types of living were emphasized i…
agriculture and animal domestication because it was native to…
What does homo sapiens sapiens mean?
thinking thinking men
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