Prof. Richard F. Johnson
Humanities 101
Study Guide 2

Humanities 101 Study Guide for Exam Two (Chapters 3 and 4)

  1. History:
    1. Early Aegean Civlizations
      1. Cycladic
      2. Minoan
      3. Mycenaean
    2. Sequence of Ancient Greek cultures
      1. Geometric/Heroic
      2. Orientalizing/Age of Colonization
      3. Archaic
      4. Classical
      5. Hellenistic

  2. Art:
    1. Minoan:
      1. The Toreador Fresco
      2. The Snake Goddess
    2. Mycenaean:
      1. The Warrior Vase
    3. Archaic:
      1. Black-figure vases
      2. Red-figure vases
    4. Classical:
      1. White-ground ceramics
    5. Hellenistic:
      1. The Battle of the Gods and the Giants
      2. The Nike of Samothrace
      3. Laocoon and His Sons

  3. Architecture:
    1. Minoan:
      1. The Palace of Minos
    2. Mycenaean:
      1. The Palace of Mycenae
    3. Archaic:
      1. The Temple of Hera I at Paestum
      2. The Temple of Aphaia at Aegina
    4. Classical:
      1. The Three Orders
      2. The Propylaia
      3. The Parthenon
      4. The Erectheion
      5. The Temple of Athena Nike
    5. Hellenistic:
      1. The Temple of Olympian Zeus
      2. Pergamon's Altar of Zeus

  4. Philosophy:
    1. Pre-Socratics
      1. Materialists: Pythagoras
      2. Dualists: Herakleitos and Parmenides
      3. Atomists: Leucippas and Democritus
    2. Socrates
    3. Plato
    4. Aristotle
    5. Skepticism
    6. Stoicism
    7. Epicureanism

  5. Literature:
    1. Homer, The Iliad and The Odyssey
    2. Plato, "The Phaedo" and "The Allegory of the Cave" from The Republic
    3. Herodotus, from The History of the Persian Wars
    4. Thucydides, from The History of the Peloponnesian War

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