His 150 Intro To Historiography

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His 150 Intro To Historiography

  1. 1. Intro to Historiography<br />The Beginnings of Historical Consciousness<br />
  2. 2. Where are the Origins?<br />Origins of Western Consciousness<br />Jews and Early Christians Sense of Meaning on Past<br />Greeks Critical Eye<br />Earliest Humans<br />
  3. 3. Earliest Humans<br />No Awareness<br />Barriers to Memory?<br />Cyclical<br />Organize the Unfamiliar or Scary<br />Myths, Legends & Fables<br />
  4. 4. Moses<br />
  5. 5. Ancient Peoples<br />Most Ancient Group left no records<br />Many did<br />Hittites<br />Sumerians<br />Egyptians<br />Assyrians<br />These Records Are Not Histories<br />
  6. 6. Jews of Ancient Israel<br />Importance of History<br />Confirmed Relationship w/ God<br />Grand Drama<br />Commemoration of Specific Events<br />Old Testament<br />Clouded by Conviction of Faith<br />
  7. 7. Greeks<br />History- Implication of Truth?<br />Historia<br />Major Contributors of Historical Thought<br />Two Major Historians<br />Herodotus<br />Thucydides<br />Homer<br />
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  9. 9. Early Christianity<br />Historical Consciousness Developed With Church<br />St. Paul<br />St. Peter<br />Constantine<br />Council of Nicaea<br />
  10. 10. Early Medieval Period<br />
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  12. 12. Rome<br />Justification of Empire<br />Livy<br />Polybus<br />Julius Cesar<br />Tacitus<br />Germania<br />Power and corruption<br />
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  14. 14. Modern Age<br />Teleology<br />The word &quot;teleological&quot; is derived from the Greek word telos, meaning &quot;end&quot; or &quot;purpose&quot;. <br />Teleology is the supposition that there is purpose or directive principle in the works and processes of nature.<br />Purpose of History Throughout Middle Ages<br />
  15. 15. Bringing Man Back into the Story<br />Nicolo Machiavelli<br />The Prince<br />Francesco Guiccardini<br />History of Italy<br />
  16. 16. Machiavelli<br />
  17. 17. Humanism<br />Petrarch<br />Martin Luther<br />Sola Vida<br />Age of Discovery<br />
  18. 18. Columbus<br />
  19. 19. 17th 18th Centuries<br />Humanist tendencies Continue<br />Exceptions-William Branford’s Of Plymouth Landing<br />Voltaire<br />Enlightenment<br />History Should Serve a Practical Purpose<br />Reason and Credibility Could Show Truth<br />
  20. 20. Edward Gibbon<br />Still amature<br />Learned Languages<br />Systematic<br />Decline and Fall of Roman Empire<br />Prose<br />

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