Humanities Test 1 Review
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Humanities Test 1 Review
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humanities test 1 review
The literal translation of Mesopotamia is...
Between Two Rivers
The first of Mesopotamia's many civilizations was the city of...
The world's first epic poem was...
The Epic of Gilgamesh
The massive, terraced towers of mud and rock constructed by the Mesopotamians were called...
True or False. The developers of the basic alphabet that eventually morphed into the modern Western languagers were the Phoenicians.
False. The Sumerians.
The beginning of the Hebrew history is personified by...
Egyptian civilization merged along the banks of the _______ _______ in Africa.
The following best describes the cosmology of the ancient Egyptians in North Africa:
They viewed the world as a flat platter floating in water.
The ______ _______ ______ vividly describes the idea of __________.
Egyptian Osiris myth. Resurrection.
Early Egyptian tomb structures, usually single story, are...
Our knowledge of Egyptian visual arts comes primarily from...
Egyptian commemorative pillars are called...
The musical poetry of the Egyptian New Kingdom is called...
In India, religion is grounded in ________, the belief in an all-pervading divine spirit.
The classic language of ancient India was...
The joining of Atman (self) and Brahman results in....
The occupants of the "Dragon Throne" who represented China's earliest kings were the _______ dynasty.
Shang diviners heated ______ _____ to produce cracks the priest might then read to forecast the future?
China's oldest known text is the _______ ___ _____.
Book of Changes
The most ancient American urban areas were located in the modern country of the ________.
The most powerful deity of the Greek pantheon was _______.
The early Greek city-states were forced to unite against the rising threat of the ______.
The so-called father of history who introduced a travelogue of his trips to Egypt and Asia was...
The number of surviving plays from the ancient age of Greek theater is approxiamately...
The Greek pysician remembered as the father of medicine was...
The person responsible for Hellenizing North Africa and Central Asia was...
Alexander the Great
The outstanding architectural achievement of the the Golden Age in Athens is the...
The great temple of Athena in Athens uses which of the following orders?
Greek lyrical poems of praise are called...
Which of the following conquered the Greeks in 338 B.C.?
The ________ held that spriritual satisfaction was only possible if one renounced societal values, conventions, and material wealth.
In the early history of the Italian peninsual, the ______ controlled modern-day Rome.
The Romans fought the _________ for _______ years in the ______ ______.
Phoenicians. 150. Punic Wars.