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Sources of the West : Readings for Western Civilization

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780321011350

ISBN10:
032101135X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/1/1997
Publisher(s):
Addison-Wesley

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Table of Contents

Preface vii(4)
How to Read a Document xi
PART I The Origins of Western Civilization and the Classical World 1(94)
CREATION EPICS
3(20)
1. The Epic of Gilgamesh (ca. 2000 B.C.)
4(2)
2. The Creation Epic (ca. 2000 B.C.)
6(6)
3. The Book of Genesis (10th-6th century B.C.)
12(5)
4. Hesoid, Works and Days (ca. 700 B.C.)
17(6)
THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST
23(16)
5. Code of Hammurabi (early 18th century B.C.)
24(3)
6. The Book of the Dead (ca. 16th century B.C.)
27(3)
7. The Book of Exodus (ca. 10th-6th century B.C.)
30(4)
8. The Book of Isaiah (ca. 8th-6th century B.C.)
34(5)
ANCIENT AND CLASSICAL GREECE
39(28)
Homer
9. Iliad (9th-8th century B.C.)
40(3)
10. Sappho of Lesbo, Poems (ca. 600 B.C.)
43(2)
Herodotus
11. History (ca. 450 B.C.)
45(3)
Plato
12. Apology (399 B.C.)
48(5)
Plato
13. The Republic (ca. 327 B.C.)
53(9)
Aristotle
14. Politics (4th century B.C.)
62(5)
THE ROMAN WORLD
67(28)
Cicero
15. The Trial of Aulus Cluentius Habitus (66 B.C.)
68(4)
Virgil
16. Aeneid (30-19 B.C.)
72(4)
Juvenal
17. Satires (ca. A.D. 116)
76(3)
Plutarch
18. The Life of Cato the Elder (ca. A.D. 116)
79(4)
Suetonius
19. The Life of Augustus (ca. A.D. 122)
83(4)
20. The Sermon on the Mount (ca. A.D. 28-35)
87(3)
St. Paul
21. Epistle to the Romans (ca. A.D. 57)
90(5)
PART II Medieval Europe 95(110)
THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES
97(30)
Tacitus
22. Germania (98)
98(3)
Eusebius
23. In Praise of Constantine (336)
101(5)
24. Augustine of Hippo, The City of God (413-26)
106(4)
25. Benedict of Nursia, Rule of Saint Benedict (ca. 535-540)
110(4)
26. The Burgundian Code (ca. 474)
114(6)
27. Gregory of Tours, History of the Franks (ca. 581-591)
120(3)
Einhard
28. The Life of Charlemagne (ca. 829-836)
123(4)
ISLAM AND THE EASTERN EMPIRE
127(22)
Justinian
29. Code (529-565)
128(4)
Procopius
30. Secret History (ca. 560)
132(4)
31. The Koran (7th century)
136(4)
Michael Psellus
32. Chronographia (ca. 1070)
140(5)
Ibn Al-Qalanisi
33. The Damascus Chronicle (ca. 1150)
145(4)
THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES
149(56)
34. Feudal Documents (11th-12th centuries)
150(4)
Bernard of Angers
35. Miracles of St. Foy (ca. 1010)
154(5)
36. The Song of Roland (ca. 1100)
159(4)
37. Magna Carta (1215)
163(3)
Francis of Assisi
38. Admonitions (ca. 1220)
166(5)
Thomas Aquinas
39. Summa Theologica (1266-1273)
171(5)
Dante
40. The Divine Comedy (ca. 1320)
176(4)
41. Catherine of Siena, Letters (1376)
180(5)
Jean Froissart
42. Chronicles (ca. 1400)
185(6)
Christine de Pisan
43. The Book of the City of Ladies (ca. 1405)
191(6)
Margaret Paston
44. Letters (1441-1448)
197(3)
45. Witchcraft Documents (15th century)
200(5)
PART III Renaissance and Reformation 205(92)
THE RENAISSANCE
207(32)
Francesco Petrarca
46. Letters (ca. 1372)
208(5)
Leon Battista Alberti
47. On the Family (1435-1444)
213(6)
Giorgio Vasari
48. The Life of Leonardo da Vinci (1550)
219(4)
Niccolo Machiavelli
49. The Prince (1513)
223(4)
Desiderius Erasmus
50. In Praise of Folly (1509)
227(4)
Sir Thomas More
51. Utopia (1516)
231(4)
Claude de Seyssel
52. The Monarchy of France (1515)
235(4)
THE NEW WORLDS
239(16)
Christopher Columbus
53. Letter from the First Voyage (1493)
240(4)
Ludovico di Varthema
54. Travels (ca. 1508)
244(3)
Bartolome deLas Casas
55. Apologetic History of the Indies (1566)
247(4)
Bernal Diaz
56. The True History of the Conquest of New Spain (1552-1568)
251(4)
RELIGIOUS REFORM
255(20)
Martin Luther
57. The Freedom of a Christian (1520) and Of Marriage and Celibacy (1566)
256(6)
John Calvin
58. Institutes of the Christian Religion (1534) and Catechism (ca. 1540)
262(8)
59. Teresa of Avila, The Life of Saint Teresa (1611)
270(5)
THE EARLY MODERN WORLD
275(22)
Anonymous
60. Lazarillo de Tormes (1554)
276(3)
61. The Twelve Articles of the Peasants of Swabia (1524) and Martin Luther, Admonition to Peace (1525)
279(6)
Marguerite de Navarre
62. Heptameron (1558)
285(4)
Magdalena
Balthasar Paumgartner
63. Letters (1592-1596)
289(4)
Anonymous
64. The Debate About Women: Hic Mulier and Haec Vir (1620)
293(4)
PART IV The Ancien Regime 297(47)
THE WARS OF RELIGION
299(20)
Francois Hotman
65. Francogallia (1573)
300(3)
Henry IV
66. The Edict of Nantes (1598)
303(3)
67. William of Orange, Apology (1580)
306(4)
Cardinal Richelieu
68. The Political Testament (1638)
310(3)
Hans von Grimmelshausen
69. Simplicissimus (1669)
313(6)
SUBJECTS AND SOVEREIGNS
319(25)
James I
70. True Law of a Free Monarchy (1598)
320(5)
Philippe Duplessis-Mornay
71. A Defense of Liberty Against Tyrants (1579)
325(5)
Thomas Hobbes
72. Leviathan (1651)
330(3)
Sir William Clarke
73. The Putney Debates (1647)
333(7)
Duc de Saint-Simon
74. Memoirs (1694-1723)
340(4)
Acknowledgments 344(4)
Photo Credits 348


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