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  • 1. The Ancient World
    • By: Yuh-yi Tan ( 談玉儀 )
    • 台北商業技術學院
    09/10/11 談玉儀
  • 2. The Ancient World
    • Area: The Mediterranean basin
    • Period:
      • 800 B.C.E. (Before the Common Era ) to 400 C.E. ( Common Era)
    • Languages: Hebrew, Greek, and Latin
  • 3. Greece and Western Asin Minor
    •  
    09/10/11 談玉儀
  • 4. The Ancient World
    • Area: The Mediterranean basin
    • Period:
      • 800 B.C.E. (Before the Common Era ) to 400 C.E. ( Common Era)
    • Languages: Hebrew, Greek, and Latin
      • The Hebrew Bible
      • The Iliad and Odyssey
  • 5. Athens and Sparta
    • The 2 most prominent city-states in the beginning of the 5 th century B.C.E to against the Persian power
    • Their hostility ended in 404 B.C.E with the total defeat of Athens.
      • The war was known as the Peloponnesian War
  • 6. The Greeks and Romans
    • Greek history begins with Homer’s epic poem
    • Latin literature written as Virgil who based his epic on Homer but chose as his theme the coming of the Trojan prince Aeneas to Italy.
  • 7. The Hebrew Bible (ca. 1000-300 B.C.E)
    • Genesis
      • 1 st part (chapters 1-11) recounts “Creation history”
        • God’s creation of the world and of humankind
        • Noah and the ark
        • Disobedience of Adam and Eve and their expulsion from Eden to the construction of the Tower of Babel
          • Many languages
      • 2 nd (chapters 12-50)
  • 8. The Hebrew Bible (ca. 1000-300 B.C.E)
    • Genesis
      • 2 nd (chapters 12-50) part
        • 4 generations of ancestors of the people of Israel
          • Abraham and Sarah
          • Isaac and Rebekah
          • Jacob and his wives, Leah and Rachel
          • Joseph and his brothers
  • 9. 09/10/11 http://catholic-resources.org/Bible/History-Abraham.htm