ID List #2

History 50 -- ID List #2
Greek geography
Greek religion
Homer: Iliad and Odyssey
hoplites; triremes
Athenian democracy
military values in Sparta
Peloponnesian Wars
Herodotus and Thucydides
Alexander the Great
Hellenistic world: koine
Hellenistic astronomers
religious ideas: Stoicism and the Cult of Isis
the rape of Lucretia
Horatius and Cincinnatus
the Senate and the tribunes
patricians and plebeians
success of the Roman army
Hannibal: Second Punic War
Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus
Augustus' "Restored Republic"
Tacitus: Nero and Agrippina
The "Good" Emperors: Trajan and Hadrian
"bread and circuses"
Diocletian and Constantine
"Fall of the Roman Empire," 476
Arabia in the time of Muhammad
Medina and Mecca
Qur'an and Hadith
The "Five Pillars of Islam"
Islam and Christianity -- similarities
conversion in Islamic society
the Umayyads and Abassids
jihad in centuries after Mohammad
Harun al-Rashid, 786-809
Shiite interpretation of Islam
Sufis; Rumi
Arabian Nights: "Aladdin and the Magic Lamp"
Spring 2003
secular learning in the medieval Arab world
"Medieval" India
Gupta Dynasty
Theravada Buddhism
Mahayana Buddhism
The Delhi Sultanate
Nanak: early development of Sihkism
Kalidasa, "Sakuntala"