Female figurines outnumber representations of males in the Paleolithic era
Question 1: Female figurines outnumber representations of males in the Paleolithic era. Describe these figurines and explain what possible function these sculptures served and what this situation suggests about the role that women played in Paleolithic and Neolithic culture.
2/ Discuss the context and content of the Law Code of Hammurabi and what the text tells us about family relations and class division in Mesopotamian society.
3/ Discuss the process of the Nile cycle, identifying its importance to agriculture.
4/ Considering the statement that Greek gods were “more human than humans,” discuss the traits of the deities that made them human-like and how this reflected Greek cultural values.
5/ Using examples, explain the importance of areté among the ancient Greeks.
6/ Support the assertion that “much of what we know about everyday Roman life is a direct result of the Vesuvius eruption.”
7/ Discuss the impact of Paul on the development of Christian beliefs.
8/ Explain how the mosque—and the sense of community that it inspired—played a central role in the spread of Islam.
9/ Describe the spread of Buddhism from India to China and the artifacts that remain of this early transmission.
10/ Discuss Rome’s attitude toward the Jewish people and their faith and practice.
The book you should use is “Discovering the Humanities” by Pearson, 4th edition. ISBN-13: 9780135198377