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History 3: Antiquity

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  1. 1. Orientation
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  2. 2. Imago Dei: Creation
    13 Steps
  3. 3. The Two Cities: The Fall & Two Lineages
    11 Steps
  4. 4. Look On My Works, Ye Mighty: Babel & Mesopotamia
    11 Steps
  5. 5. The Waters of Life in the Everlasting Hills: Ancient Egypt
    11 Steps
  6. 6. Lekh-Lekha: Abraham & The Patriarchs
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  7. 7. On Eagles' Wings: The Exodus & The Law
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  8. 8. The Sacrifice of Praise: Worship in Ancient Israel
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  9. 9. A House of Prayer for All Nations: Samuel to Solomon
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  10. 10. The Ways of the Father: Prophets & Kings
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  11. 11. I Form Light and Create Darkness: The Exile, Medes & Persians, and Israel's Return
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  12. 12. Beyond Life and Death: India
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  13. 13. Immutable Tradition: China
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  14. 14. Honor Versus Life: Old Japan
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  15. 15. The Smoke of 1,000 Villages: Sub-Saharan Africa
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  16. 16. In Search of the Unknown God: Greek Stories & Early History
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  17. 17. Nostoi & Empire: Greece Versus Persia
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  18. 18. The Glory That Was Greece: The Golden Age
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  19. 19. The One and the Many: The Peloponnesian War & Philosophers
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  20. 20. To the Strongest: Alexander the Great
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  21. 21. Make Straight the Highway: Between the Testaments
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  22. 22. The Grandeur That Was Rome: The Roman Republic
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  23. 23. The War of Gods & Demons: The Conquest of Italy, Carthage, and Greece
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  24. 24. Crossing the Rubicon: The Fall of the Roman Republic
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  25. 25. Pax Romana: Caesar Augustus
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  26. 26. The Everlasting Man: Jesus Christ
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ASSIGNMENT:

Complete Exam #4

  1. How does Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poem “Ozymandias” reveal both man’s pride in his power and his limits?
  2. For what reasons is the Old Testament a reliable text?
  3. Why do chronology and dating the events of the Old Testament matter?
  4. How is city-building an important feature of the City of Man culture found in both Cain’s line and in the history of Mesopotamia?
  5. For what reasons did the people build the Tower of Babel?
  6. Why might Eridu be the site of Babel?
  7. Who was Nimrod?
  8. Who was Sargon I?
  9. What does Mesopotamia mean, and where is it located?
  10. What were Mesopotamian cities and governments like?
  11. What was the purpose of the ziggurat?
  12. What was cuneiform? What is the content of the vast majority of cuneiform tablets discovered?
  13. How does the Mesopotamian creation account both compare and contrast to the creation story of Genesis?
  14. What does The Epic of Gilgamesh reveal about Mesopotamian or Sumerian culture?
  15. Of what character was Hammurabi? How does his law code differ from the Old Testament’s?

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