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Readings to Accompany Experience Humanities Volume 1 Beginnings through the Renaissance

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1 PREHISTORY AND NEAR EASTERN CIVILIZATIONS

Selections from The Code of Hammurabi

Selections from The Epic of Gilgamesh

Ishtar and Gilgamesh, and the Death of Enkidu
The Search for Everlasting Life
The Story of the Flood

The Dispute of a Man with His Soul

The Story of Sinuhe the Egyptian

The Great Hymn to the Aten

Chapter 2 AEGEAN CIVILIZATION: The Minoans, the Mycenaeans, and the Greeks of the Archaic Age

HOMER, Selections from the Iliad

Book 1 Plague and Wrath
Book 6 Hector and Andromache
Book 22 The Death of Hector
Book 24 Priam and Achilles

HOMER, Selections from the Odyssey

Book 9 The Cyclops
Book 23 Odysseus and Penelope

SAPPHO, Poems

“I”
“Let’s Not Pretend”
“Very Well, Charaxus”

Chapter 3 CLASSICAL GREECE: The Hellenic Age

SOPHOCLES, Oedipus the King

HERODOTUS, Selections from the Histories

Book One, Introduction and Myths
Book Two, Descriptions of the Egyptians
Book Six, Battle of the Marathon
Book Seven, Xerxes at the Hellespont

THUCYDIDES, Selection from History of the Peloponnesian War

Book II Pericles’ Funeral Oration
Second Year of the War. The Plague and Its Effects

PLATO, Selections from The Republic

Book V
Book VII The Allegory of the Cave

PLATO, Selection from Phaedo

ARISTOTLE, Selections from Poetics and Politics Poetics

A Description of Tragedy
Reversal, Discovery, and Calamity
Tragic Action
Fear and Pity
The Characters of Tragedy
Politics, Book I

Chapter 4 THE HELLENISTIC WORLD

THEOCRITUS, Selection from the Idylls Aeschines and Thyonicus

EPICURUS, “Letter to Menoeceus”

APOLLONIUS OF RHODES, Selections from The Voyage of Argo or Argonautica

Book I Preparation and Departure
Book II Onward to Colchis
Book III Jason and Medea
Book IV Homeward Bound

Chapter 5 CLASSICAL ROME: From Republic to Empire

CICERO, Selection from On the Republic

"The Dream of Scipio"

CATULLUS, Poems

5
22
51
72
75

VIRGIL, Selections from the Aeneid

Book I
Book VI

HORACE, Selections from Odes

Ode II.16
Ode III.6

OVID, Selections from Metamorphoses

Book I Daphne and Apollo
Book IV Pyramus and Thisbe

JUVENAL, Satire III

TACITUS, Selections from the Annals

Chapter I, Introduction and Brief History
Chapter XIV, Uprising in Britain

MARCUS AURELIUS, Selections from Meditations

Book I, Debts and Lessons: Nos. 7, 8, 9, 11, 16, 17
Book II, Written among the Quadi on the River Gran: Nos. 1, 2, 17
Book V, No. 1
Book VI, No. 16
Book X, Nos. 1, 2, 8
Book XII, No. 3

Chapter 6 JUDAISM AND THE RISE OF CHRISTIANITY

Selections from the Holy Scriptures (The Jewish Bible)

Genesis, 1-3; 6-8
Exodus 20
Amos 5
Psalms 22; 23; 104
Job 1-3; 19; 38-42
Ecclesiastes 3

Selections from The Revised Standard Version of the Holy Bible

The Gospel According to Matthew 1:18-25; 2-4
The Coming of Christ
Matthew 5-7, Sermon on the Mount
1 Corinthians 13

TERTULLIAN, Selections from The Apparel of Women

Book One, Chapter One
Book Two, Chapter 4, Chapter 6, Chapter 8, Chapter 10, Chapter 13

Chapter 7 LATE ANTIQUITY: The Transformation of the Roman Empire and The Triumph of Christianity

ST. AUGUSTINE, Selections from Confessions and The City of God

Confessions, Book VIII
The City of God, Book XIV
The City of God, Book XV
The City of God, Book XIX

EUSEBIUS, Selections from the The History of the Church

The Neronian Persecutions, in Which Paul and Peter Died
The Destruction of the Churches
Ordeals Endured in the Persecution: God's Glorious Martyrs
Victory of Constantine; the Benefits He Conferred on His Subjects

Chapter 8 THE HEIRS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE: Byzantium and the West in the Early Middle Ages

Selection from Beowulf

BENEDICT OF NURSIA, Selections from The Rule of St.Benedict

BEDE, Selection from A History of the English Church and People

Book IV, Chapter 24

ANNA COMNENA, Selection from The Alexiad Preface

Book XIV

BOETHIUS, Selection from the Consolation of Philosophy

Book III

EINHARD, Selection from The Life of Charlemagne Book III The Emperor’s Private Life

HROTSVITHA, Selection from Abraham

Chapter 8 THE WORLD OF ISLAM, 630-1517

Selections from the Qur’an

The Opening (The Exordium)
Clots of Blood
The Table
The Prophets
Light

IBN KHALDUN, Selections from the Muqaddimah

The Introduction
Chapter 1
Chapter 6

Selections from The Arabian Nights

The Story of the Merchant and Demon
The First Old Man’s Tale
The Second Old Man’s Tale

RUMI, Selections from the Masnavi

I Have Five Things to Say
The Food Sack
The Grasses
A Man and a Woman Arguing
Zikr
The Core of Masculinity
Put This Design in Your Carpet

Chapter 9 THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES: The Christian Centuries

Selections from the Song of Roland

CHRÈTIEN DE TROYES, Selection from Arthurian Romances Lancelot

Arthurian Romances
Lancelot

MARIE DE FRANCE, Lanval

ST. THOMAS AQUINAS, Selection from Summa Theologica Fifth Article

DANTE ALIGHIERI, Selections from The Divine Comedy

Inferno, Canto I
Inferno, Canto III
Inferno, Canto V
Inferno, Canto XXXIV

HILDEGARD OF BINGEN, Selections from Scivias (Know the Ways of the Lord)

Declaration
Vision Four, Confirmation

Chapter 10 THE LATE MIDDLE AGES: Crisis and Recovery, 1300-1500

PETRARCH, Selections from the Canzoniere and “Letter to Posterity”

“Letter to Posterity”
“3”
“132”
“134”

GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO, Selections from The Decameron

Introduction
First Day, Third Story

GEOFFREY CHAUCER, Selections from The Canterbury Tales

The General Prologue (in Middle English)
The Prologue
The Wife of Bath’s Tale

CHRISTINE DE PIZAN, Selections from The Book of the City of Ladies

Book I
Book II

Chapter 11 THE EARLY RENAISSANCE: RETURN TO CLASSICAL ROOTS, 1400-1494

GIOVANNI PICO DELLA MIRANDOLA, Selections from On the Dignity of Man

LEON BATTISTA ALBERTI, Selection from On Painting

Book II

LEON BATTISTA ALBERTI, Selections from Dinner

Pieces
Religion
Wealth
Preface to Poggio Bracciolini
The Clouds

Chapter 12 THE HIGH RENAISSANCE AND EARLY MANNERISM, 1494-1564

BALDASSARE CASTIGLIONE, Selections from The Book of the Courtier

Book I
Book III

NICCOLÒ MACHIAVELLI, Selections from The Prince

Chapter XV
Chapter XVI
Chapter XVII

MICHELANGELO, Poems

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Credits

Index



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