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  • 1. Intro to Historiography
    The Beginnings of Historical Consciousness
  • 2. Where are the Origins?
    Origins of Western Consciousness
    Jews and Early Christians Sense of Meaning on Past
    Greeks Critical Eye
    Earliest Humans
  • 3. Earliest Humans
    No Awareness
    Barriers to Memory?
    Cyclical
    Organize the Unfamiliar or Scary
    Myths, Legends & Fables
  • 4. Moses
  • 5. Ancient Peoples
    Most Ancient Group left no records
    Many did
    Hittites
    Sumerians
    Egyptians
    Assyrians
    These Records Are Not Histories
  • 6. Jews of Ancient Israel
    Importance of History
    Confirmed Relationship w/ God
    Grand Drama
    Commemoration of Specific Events
    Old Testament
    Clouded by Conviction of Faith
  • 7. Greeks
    History- Implication of Truth?
    Historia
    Major Contributors of Historical Thought
    Two Major Historians
    Herodotus
    Thucydides
    Homer
  • 8.
  • 9. Early Christianity
    Historical Consciousness Developed With Church
    St. Paul
    St. Peter
    Constantine
    Council of Nicaea
  • 10. Early Medieval Period
  • 11.
  • 12. Rome
    Justification of Empire
    Livy
    Polybus
    Julius Cesar
    Tacitus
    Germania
    Power and corruption
  • 13.
  • 14. Modern Age
    Teleology
    The word "teleological" is derived from the Greek word telos, meaning "end" or "purpose".
    Teleology is the supposition that there is purpose or directive principle in the works and processes of nature.
    Purpose of History Throughout Middle Ages
  • 15. Bringing Man Back into the Story
    Nicolo Machiavelli
    The Prince
    Francesco Guiccardini
    History of Italy
  • 16. Machiavelli
  • 17. Humanism
    Petrarch
    Martin Luther
    Sola Vida
    Age of Discovery
  • 18. Columbus
  • 19. 17th 18th Centuries
    Humanist tendencies Continue
    Exceptions-William Branford’s Of Plymouth Landing
    Voltaire
    Enlightenment
    History Should Serve a Practical Purpose
    Reason and Credibility Could Show Truth
  • 20. Edward Gibbon
    Still amature
    Learned Languages
    Systematic
    Decline and Fall of Roman Empire
    Prose