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Modern Political Thought Test Review
Modern Political Thought: Test 1 Review -- People, Places, Things
teacher, skilled, wise, person with specific knowledge/craft
character in Plato’s Republic; Greek sophist
two; three councils working together badly; Caesar dominated first, Octavian second.
Oracle of Delphi
priestess in Delphi; told Socrates he had most wisdom of all in Athens.
Group of writers/thinkers: Terence, Polybius, Panaetius, Lucillus
German; The Human Condition
Albert the Great
Roman Emperor, 161 to 180
Ides of March
March 15; assassination of Julius Caesar
Greek; Stoic philosopher
assassinated in 44 BCE in Senate because of Cassius and Brutus; caused civil war: Marc Antony on behalf of Caesar vs. Octavian on behalf of conspirators.
Roman emperor, 54-68
King of Visgoths, 395-410
Greek philosopher; student of Socrates
Last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt
Battle of Actium
Octavian (Rome) vs. Cleopatra & Marc Antony (Egypt); Octavian won. Octavian later becomes Augustus I of Rome.
censure things to read, see, talk about
Dumb Ox – Thomas Aquinas
Aristotle’s politics; where we are born/where we begin; move outward to tribe, polis.
German; Order and History; Cosmological and anthropological
St. Augustine’s mother
Founder of the Roman Empire
Nag Hammadi Library
Gnostic texts, Plato’s Republic found in Egypt
Roman Emperor, 306-337
Germanic tribe who sacked Rome in 410
Destruction of the Temple
Jerusalem; the wailing wall of today is a wall leftover from the temple.
Dead Sea Scrolls
900+ texts found in caves in the West Bank; ancient Jewish sect
older & more established, Monica wanted son to join.
new compared to Benedictines, order that helped the poor
Came after Dominicans & also help poor
Paul of Tarsus
Founder of Roman Emperor; 1st Emperor
Battle of Trafalgar
Turning point for British navy against Napoleon
Roman politician; involved in assassination of Caesar
Ring of Gyges
Founder of stoicism
Edict of Milan
Constantine & Licinius; agreement to treat Christians benevolently
Founded in Athens by Zeno
German; Natural Right and History; Thoughts on Machiavelli, The City and Man
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Teilhard de Chardin
French philosopher; Jesuit priest
Rocky hill near Rome; location of Benedictine Order
Council of Nicaea
Christian bishops during Constantine’s time
The Four Gospels
Matthew, Mark, Luke, John
Battle of Phillippi
the turning point in Ancient world; Marc Antony & Octavian defeated Brutus & Cassius.
author of the Constitution of Rome; consulted by our Founding Fathers.
Roman politician; supporter of Caesar
people profiled in the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1946; some scholars say they did not exist or that the Dead Sea Scrolls are not about them.
Roman Emperor, 14-37
Patron saint of Milan; one of four original doctors of the church
Hero of the Battle of Trafalgar off the coast of Spain; defeated Napoleon