Scheduled Readings and Lecture Materials = WC1-Honors (Fall 2016)


Week 1 = August 22 & 25


Introduction / What is Civilization?
By end of first week:
Complete Introduction Assignment
READ:
Online Documents 

Hammurabi's Code of Laws (circa 1780 B.C.)    http://www.admiraltylawguide.com/documents/hammurabi.html
Hymm to the Nile    http://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/ancient/hymn-nile.asp

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Week 2 = August 29 & September 1


Mesopotamia & Egypt                                                                                   ? -500  B.C.E.

-Complete Chapter Quiz
READ:
 -T = Ch. 1

 -B = The Epic of Gilgamesh (Read in its entirety.)

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September 5 = No Class (Mon.)

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Week 3 = September 8 (Thr.)


An Ancient Maritime World                                                                         

-Complete Chapter Quizzes
READ:
-T= Ch. 2 
-Online Primary Documents

Noah and the Flood (Genisis 6-8)    https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis+6-8&version=NIV
Book of Jonah https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jonah+1-4&version=NIV


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Week 4 = September 12 & 15


The Idea of Classic Greece                                                                            1150-480 B.C.E

-Complete and submit on BB = Paper 1
-Complete Chapter Quiz and

READ:
-T= Ch.  3
-Online Primary Documents

The Odyssey (book 12)  http://www.bartleby.com/22/12.html

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Week 5 = September 19 & 22


Hellenistic Civilizations                                                                            359-200 B.C.E  

Complete Chapter Quiz 

READ:
-T= Ch. 4    

-Online Primary Documents =

Artemisia at Salamis, 480 BCE http://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/Halsall/ancient/480artemisia.asp
Herodotus:
 Hellenes & Phoenicians, c. 430 BCE  http://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/Halsall/ancient/430phoenicia.asp
Herodotus: Why the Nile floods in summer http://web.archive.org/web/20010608064203/http://classics.holycross.edu/Courses/Ancient_science/reads/Hdt2.19ff.html

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Babylonian Chronicles
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Ptolemy III Chronicle (BCHP 11)    http://www.livius.org/cg-cm/chronicles/bchp-ptolemy_iii/bchp_ptolemy_iii_01.html
-The Diadochi Chronicle   http://www.livius.org/cg-cm/chronicles/bchp-diadochi/diadochi_03.html

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Week 6 = September 26 & 29


ROME                                                                                                            753B.C.E.–305 C.E.

-Submit Research Proposal

READ:
-T= Ch. 5 

-Online Primary Documents :

The Carthaginian Attack on Sicily, 480 BCE  http://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/Halsall/ancient/480carthage.asp

Mithridates & The Roman Conquests in the East, 90-61 BCE  http://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/Halsall/ancient/mithradates1.asp

Justinian's Digest - Book XIV (Title I-II) (529 - 565 A.D.)  http://www.admiraltylawguide.com/documents/digestxiv.html


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Week 7 = October 3 & 6


Roman Culture                                                                                           753B.C.E.–305 C.E.
-Submit History of Memory Paper
-Complete Chapter Quiz

READ:
-T= Ch. 5 (continued)

-Online Primary Documents = 

-Slavery in the Roman Republic (Plautus, Pseudolus, Act. I, Sec. 2) http://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/slavery-romrep1.asp
-Women's Life in Greece and Rome http://www.stoa.org/diotima/anthology/wlgr/wlgr-privatelife242.shtml

-A sketch of Rome
 http://legacy.fordham.edu/Halsall/ancient/pliny-natihist-rome.asp
-Life In Rome In The Late Republic: http://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/63sallust.asp

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==October 10 = No Class (Mon.)
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Week 8 = October 13 (Thr.)
Week 9 = October 17 & 20


Christianity and the rise of a new world order.                                                 305-568 C.E.
 

-Complete Chapter Quiz

READ:
-T Ch. 6
-Online Primary Documents

Mathew 4:18-22  https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+4%3A18-22&version=NIV
Luke 5:1-11  https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=luke+5%3A+1-11&version=NIV
Mathew 14:22-34 https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+14%3A22%E2%80%9334&version=ASV

Mathew 3  https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mathew+3&version=NIV

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Week 10 = October 24 & 27
 
Age of Vikings

-Complete and submit Video Presentation  
-Complete Chapter Quiz
 
READ:
-T= Ch. 7

-Saga of Eric the Red (Read entire saga)


-----Can be found online at http://sagadb.org/  (You can download a compressed file of e-pubs here)

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Week 11 = October 31 & November 3

Rise of the  Islamic World  and the Struggle for the Mediterranean
      600-1300
-Complete and submit Research Paper Source list
-Complete Chapter Quiz

READ:
-T= Ch. 8  

-Online Primary Documents:

Maritime Ordinances of Trani (1063 A.D.)  (Italy)  http://www.admiraltylawguide.com/documents/trani.html
Port of Arles: The Navigation Code  (1150) (france)  http://www.admiraltylawguide.com/documents/arles.html

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Week 12 = November 7 & 10


The Middle Ages: the Christian Church                                                        1000-1500
                   

-Complete Chapter Quiz
READ:
-T= Ch. 9 
-Document
= Read "Canterbury Tales" 

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Week 13 = November 14 & 17


The Middle Ages: Era of Crisis and New Encounters                                    1300-1500

-Complete and submit Paper 2
-Complete Chapter Quiz
 READ:
-T= Ch. 10  
- O = Documents

PLAAAAGGUUUUE:

http://www.themiddleages.net/plague.html
http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Italian_Studies/dweb/plague/perspectives/petrarca.php

http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Italian_Studies/dweb/plague/perspectives/marchionne.php

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Week 14 = November 21 (Mon.)


Age of Discovery    (Rising from the ashes of Plague)                                                                              1350-1550

-Complete Chapter Quizzes
READ:
-T= Ch. 11

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==November 24 = No Class (Thr.)

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Week 15 = November 28 & December 1

The Renaissance / Reformation                                                                                1350-1550
-Complete Chapter Quizzes
READ:
-T= Ch. 12 & 13

-O =Documents =

-Voyage of Columbus   http://www.historycentral.com/documents/columbus.html
-Vasco da Gama, Round Africa to India (1497-1498)
 http://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1497degama.asp

-The Laws of the Hanse Towns (circa 1597) http://www.admiraltylawguide.com/documents/hanse.html

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Week 16 = December 5 & 8

Research Paper consulations
-Final Research Paper Due = Fri. Dec. 9th Midnight


Thr. Dec. 15th 2pm-----Final exam period= Present Research Presentations = Mandatory attendance