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Sources of the Western Tradition, volume 1

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780395892015

ISBN10:
0395892015
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/13/1998
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing

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Summary

This successful two-volume primary source reader emphasizes the history of ideas. Each of its 300 sources is accompanied by an introductory essay and review questions."How to Read Sources" prologue helps students read and interpret primary sources. The author uses the example of Holocaust deniers for this prologue, showing students the danger of improper analysis and use of documents.Approximately one-third of the documents are new to the Fifth Edition.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Part One: The Ancient World 1(190)
The Near East
1(26)
Mesopotamian Protest Against Death
3(4)
Epic of Gilgamesh
4(3)
A Pessimistic View of Life
7(2)
Mesopotamian Wisdom Literature
7(2)
Mesopotamian Concepts of Justice
9(4)
Code of Hammurabi
10(3)
Divine Kingship in Egypt
13(2)
Hymns to the Pharaohs
13(1)
Guidelines for the Ruler
14(1)
Religious Inspiration of Akhenaten
15(2)
Hymn to Aton
15(2)
Love, Passion, and Misogyny in Ancient Egypt
17(2)
Love Poetry
17(1)
The Instruction of Ankhsheshonq
18(1)
Empire Builders
19(3)
The Assyrian Empire: Inscription of Tiglathpileser I
19(1)
The Persian Empire: Inscriptions of Cyrus and Darius I
20(2)
The Myth-making Outlook of the Ancient Near East
22(5)
Personification of Natural Objects
23(1)
Enuma elish: The Babylonian Genesis
24(1)
Lament for Ur: The Gods and Human Destiny
25(2)
The Hebrews
27(16)
Hebrew Cosmogony and Anthropology
29(4)
Genesis
29(4)
The Covenant and the Ten Commandments
33(1)
Exodus: The Covenant
33(1)
Exodus: The Ten Commandments
33(1)
Humaneness of Hebrew Law
34(3)
Leviticus: Neighbor and Community
35(1)
Deutreronomy: Judges, Witnesses, and Justice
35(2)
The Age of Classical Prophecy
37(2)
Amos and Isaiah: Social Justice
37(1)
Isaiah: Peace and Humanity
38(1)
The Problem of Undeserved Suffering
39(4)
Book of Job
39(4)
The Greeks
43(58)
Homer: The Educator of Greece
46(3)
Homer: The Iliad
47(2)
Early Greek Philosophy: The Emancipation of Thought from Myth
49(3)
Aristotle: Thales of Miletus
49(1)
Anaximander
50(1)
Aristotle: Pythagoras
51(1)
The Expansion of Reason
52(3)
Hippocrates: The Sacred Disease: The Separation of Medicine from Myth
52(1)
Thucydides: Method of Historical Inquiry
53(1)
Critias: Religion as a Human Invention
54(1)
Humanism
55(2)
Pindar: The Pursuit of Excellence
56(1)
Sophocles: Antigone ``Man the Skilled, the Brilliant''
56(1)
The Persian Wars
57(3)
Herodotus: The Histories
57(3)
Greek Drama
60(5)
Sophocles: Antigone
60(5)
Athenian Greatness
65(3)
Thucydides: The Funeral Oration of Pericles
66(2)
The Status of Women in Classical Greek Society
68(5)
Xenophon: Oeconomicus
68(1)
Aristophanes: Lysistrata
69(4)
The Peloponnesian War
73(6)
Thucydides: The Melian Dialogue and the Revolution at Corcyra
74(5)
Socrates: The Rational Individual
79(4)
Plato: The Apology
79(4)
Plato: The Philosopher-King
83(6)
Plato: The Republic
83(6)
Aristotle: Science, Politics, and Ethics
89(5)
Aristotle: History of Animals, Politics, and Nicomachean Ethics
89(5)
Hellenistic Philosophy: Epicureanism
94(2)
Epicurus: The Prudent Pursuit of Pleasure
95(1)
Greek Culture and the Jews in the Hellenistic Age
96(5)
First Book of Maccabees: Jewish Resistance to Forced Hellenization
97(1)
Philo of Alexandria: Appreciation of Greek Culture and synthesis of Reason and Revelation
98(3)
The Roman Republic
101(28)
Rome's March to World Empire
102(3)
Polybius: The Roman Army
103(2)
The Punic Wars
105(4)
Livy: the Second Punic War: The Threat from Hannibal
105(2)
Appian of Alexandria: The Third Punic War: The Destruction of Carthage
107(2)
Exploitation of the Provinces
109(2)
Cicero: Oration Against Verres
109(2)
Roman Slavery
111(4)
Diodorus Siculus: Slaves: Torment and Revolt
112(3)
Women in Republican Society
115(4)
Livy: Cato Protests Against the Demands of Roman Women
115(2)
Quintus Lucretius Vespillo: A Funeral Eulogy for a Roman Wife
117(2)
Tiberius Gracchus and the Crisis in Agriculture
119(2)
Plutarch: Tiberius Gracchus
119(2)
The Decline of the Republic
121(3)
Sallust: The Conspiracy of Catiline
121(3)
Cicero: Statesman and Philosopher
124(2)
Cicero: Advocate of Stoicism
124(2)
The Meaning of Caesar's Assassination
126(3)
Cicero: Justifying the Assassination
126(1)
Dio Cassius: In Defense of Caesar and Monarchy
127(2)
The Roman Empire
129(37)
The Imperial Office
131(3)
Augustus: The Achievements of the Divine Augustus
132(1)
Tacitus: The Imposition of One-Man Rule
133(1)
Imperial Culture
134(6)
Virgil: The Aeneid
135(1)
Quintilian: The Education of the Orator
135(3)
Juvenal: The Satires
138(2)
Roman Stoicism
140(6)
Seneca: The Moral Epistles
141(2)
Marcus Aurelius: Meditations
143(3)
Roman Law
146(2)
Justinian: Corpus Iuris Civilis
146(2)
Provincial Administration
148(4)
Correspondence Between Pliny the Younger and Emperor Trajan
148(4)
The Roman Peace
152(6)
Aelius Aristides: The Roman Oration: The Blessings of the Pax Romana
152(2)
Tacitus: The Other Side of the Pax Romana
154(1)
Josephus: Resistance to Roman Rule in Judea
155(3)
Third-Century Crisis
158(3)
Dio Cassius: Caracalla's Extortions
158(1)
Petition to Emperor Philip
159(1)
Herodian: Extortions of Maximinus
160(1)
The Demise of Rome
161(5)
Salvian: Political and Social Injustice
161(2)
Jerome: The Fate of Rome
163(1)
Pope Gregory I: The End of Roman Glory
164(2)
Early Christianity
166(25)
The Teachings of Jesus
168(3)
The Gospel According to Saint Mark
168(1)
The Gospel According to Saint Matthew
169(2)
Saint Paul's View of Jesus, His Mission, and His Teaching
171(2)
The Letter of Paul to the Ephesians
171(1)
The First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians
172(1)
Christianity and society
173(2)
Athenagoras: Sexuality and Family Life
174(1)
The Persecutions
175(3)
Persecutions at Lyons and Vienne
176(2)
Christianity and Greco-Roman Learning
178(2)
Tertullian: What Has Jerusalem to Do with Athens?
178(1)
Clement of Alexandria: In Defense of Greek Learning
179(1)
Monastic Life
180(4)
Saint Benedict of Nursia: The Benedictine Rule
181(3)
The Christian World-View
184(7)
Saint Augustine: The City of God
185(3)
Saint Benedict of Nursia: The Christian Way of Life
188(1)
Pope Gelasius I: Church and State
189(2)
Part Two: The Middle Ages 191(88)
The Early Middle Ages
191(27)
Islam
193(4)
Muhammad: The Koran
194(3)
Preservation of Ancient Learning in the East
197(3)
Theophylact Simocattes: The Value of Reason and History
197(1)
Avicenna: Love of Learning
198(2)
Converting the Germanic Peoples to Christianity
200(6)
Bede: History of the English Church and People
201(2)
Saint Boniface: Sacred Mission to Germany
203(2)
Einhard: Forcible Conversion Under Charlemagne
205(1)
The Transmission of Learning
206(2)
Cassiodorus: The Monk as Scribe
207(1)
The Carolingian Renaissance
208(3)
Einhard: Charlemagne's Appreciation of Learning
209(1)
Charlemagne: An Injunction to Monasteries to Cultivate Letters
210(1)
The Feudal Lord: Vassal and Warrior
211(3)
Galbert of Bruges: Commendation and the Oath of Fealty
212(1)
Fulber, Bishop of Chartres: Obligations of Lords and Vassals
213(1)
Bertran de Born: In Praise of Combat
213(1)
The Burdens of Serfdom
214(4)
The Customs of the Manor of Darnhall
215(3)
The High and Late Middle Ages
218(61)
The Revival of Trade and the Growth of Towns
221(4)
How to Succeed in Business
221(2)
Ordinances of the Guild Merchant of Southampton
223(2)
Theological Basis for Papal Power
225(3)
Pope Gregory VII: The Second Letter to Bishop Herman of Metz and the Dictatus Papae
225(3)
The First Crusade
228(2)
Robert the Monk: Appeal of Urban II to the Franks
229(1)
Religious Dissent
230(5)
Bernard Gui: the Waldensian Teachings
231(2)
Emperor Frederick II: Heretics: Enemies of God and Humanity
233(2)
Medieval Learning: Synthesis of Reason and Christian Faith
235(5)
Peter Abelard: Inquiry into Divergent Views of Church Fathers
235(1)
Saint Thomas Aquinas: Summa Theologica and Summa Contra Gentiles
236(4)
Medieval Universities
240(4)
John of Salisbury: On the Liberal Arts
240(2)
What Is a Scholar?
242(1)
Geoffrey Chaucer: An Oxford Cleric
242(1)
Student Letters
243(1)
The Jews in the Middle Ages
244(5)
Albert of Aix-la-Chapelle: Massacre of the Jews of Mainz
245(1)
A Decree by Pope Innocent III
246(1)
The Libel of Ritual Murder
246(1)
Maimonides: Jewish Learning
247(2)
Troubadour Love Songs
249(3)
Love as Joyous, Painful, and Humorous
250(2)
The Status of Women in Medieval Society
252(7)
Jakob Sprenger and Heinrich Kramer: Antifemale Prejudices
252(2)
Christine de Pisan: The City of Ladies
254(3)
A Merchant of Paris: On Love and Marriage
257(2)
Medieval Contributions to the Tradition of Liberty
259(5)
John of Salisbury: Policraticus: A Defense of Tyrannicide
260(1)
Magna Carta
260(2)
Edward I of England: Writs of Summons to Parliament
262(2)
Fourteenth-Century Pestilence
264(3)
Jean de Venette: The Black Death
265(2)
Lower-Class Rebellions
267(3)
Sir John Froissart: The Peasant Revolt of 1381
267(3)
The Medieval World-View
270(9)
Lothario dei Segni (Pope Innocent III): On the Misery of the Human Condition
270(2)
Dante Alighieri: The Divine Comedy
272(5)
Van Eyck: The Last Judgment
277(2)
Part Three: Early Modern Europe 279(1)
The Renaissance
279(2)
The Humanists' Fascination with Antiquity
281(1)
Petrarch: The Father of Humanism
282(1)
Leonardo Bruni: Study of Greek Literature and A Humanist Educational Program
283(2)
Human Dignity
285(1)
Pico della Mirandola: Oration on the Dignity of Man
286(2)
Break with Medieval Political Theory
288(1)
Niccolo Machiavelli: The Prince
288(3)
Renaissance Florence
291(1)
Francesco Guicciardini: The Greatness of Lorenzo de Medici
292(1)
Benedetto Dei: Florence, 1472
293(1)
Renaissance Art
294(1)
Leon Battista Alberti: On Painting
294(2)
Leonardo da Vinci: Art and Science
296(3)
The Spread of the Renaissance
299(1)
Francois Rabelais: Celebration of the Worldly Life
299(2)
William Shakespeare: Human Nature and the Human Condition
301(4)
The Reformation
305(3)
Late Medieval Attempts to Reform the Church
308(1)
Thomas a Kempis: The Imitation of Christ
308(2)
A Catholic Critic of the Church
310(1)
Desiderius Erasmus: In Praise of Folly
311(2)
The Lutheran Reformation
313(1)
Martin Luther: On Papal Power, Justification by Faith, the interpretation of the Bible, and The Nature of the Clergy
314(4)
The German Peasants' Revolt
318(1)
The Twelve Articles
318(1)
Martin Luther: Against the Peasants
319(1)
Luther and the Jews
320(1)
Martin Luther: On the Jews and Their Lies
321(1)
The Calvinist Reformation
322(1)
John Calvin: The Institutes, Ecclesiastical Ordinances, and The Obedience Owed Rulers
323(4)
The Catholic Response to Protestantism
327(1)
Canons and Decrees of the Council of Trent
327(3)
Saint Ignatius Loyola: The Spiritual Exercises
330(3)
Early Modern Society and Politics
333(2)
The Age of Exploration and Conquest
335(1)
Bernal Diaz del Castillo: The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico
336(4)
Toward the Modern Economy: The Example of Holland
340(1)
John Keymer: Dutch Trade and Commerce as a Model
340(3)
William Carr: Capitalism in Amsterdam
343(3)
The Atlantic Slave Trade
346(1)
Seventeenth-Century Slave Traders: Buying and Transporting Africans
346(3)
Olaudah Equiano: Memoirs of a Former Slave
349(2)
The Witch Craze
351(1)
Jakob Sprenger and Heinrich Kramer: The Hammer of Witches
352(2)
Johannes Junius: A Confession of Witchcraft Explained
354(1)
Nicholas Malebranche: Search after Truth
355(2)
Justification of Absolute Monarchy by Divine Right
357(1)
James I: True Law of Free Monarchies and A Speech to Parliament
358(1)
The Court of Louis XIV
359(1)
Duc de Saint-Simon: An Assessment of Louis XIV
359(3)
Liselotte von der Pfalz (Elizabeth Charlotte d'Orleans): A Sketch of Court Life
362(3)
Constitutional Resistance Royal Absolutism
365(1)
Philippe du Plessis-Mornay: Defense of Liberty Against Tyrants
366(3)
A Secular Defense of Absolutism
369(1)
Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan
370(2)
The Triumph of Constitutional Monarchy in England: The Glorious Revolution
372(1)
The English Declaration of Rights
373(3)
The Scientific Revolution
376(3)
The Copernican Revolution
379(1)
Nicolaus Copernicus: On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres
379(3)
Cardinal Bellarmine: Attack on the Copernican Theory
382(1)
Expanding the New Astronomy
383(1)
Galileo Galilei: The Starry Messenger
383(2)
Critique of Authority
385(1)
Galileo Galilei: Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina and Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems---Ptolemaic and Copernican
386(3)
Prophet of Modern Science
389(1)
Francis Bacon: Attack on Authority and Advocacy of Experimental science
390(2)
The Circulation of the Blood
392(1)
William Harvey: The Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals
392(2)
The Autonomy of the Mind
394(1)
Rene Descartes: Discourse on Method
395(3)
The Mechanical Universe
398(1)
Isaac Newton: Principia Mathematica
398(3)
The Enlightnment
401(2)
The Enlightenment Outlook
403(1)
Immanuel Kant: What Is Enlightenment?
403(2)
Political Liberty
405(1)
John Locke: Second Treatise on Government
405(2)
Thomas Jefferson: Declaration of Independence
407(1)
Attack on the Old Regime
408(1)
Voltaire: A Plea for Tolerance and Reason
409(3)
Attack on Religion
412(1)
Thomas Paine: The Age of Reason
413(1)
Baron d'Holbach: Good Sense
414(2)
Epistemology and Education
416(1)
John Locke: Essay Concerning Human Understanding
416(2)
John Locke: Some thoughts Concerning Education
418(2)
Claude Helvetius: Essays on the Mind and A Treatise on Man
420(2)
Jean Jacques Rousseau: Emile
422(2)
Compendium of Knowledge
424(1)
Denis Diderot: Encyclopedia
424(3)
Rousseau: Political Reform
427(1)
Jean Jacques Rousseau: The Social Contract
427(4)
Judicial and Penal Reform
431(1)
Caesare Beccaria: On Crime and Punishments
431(1)
John Howard: Prisons in England and Wales
432(2)
On the Progress of Humanity
434(1)
Marquis de Condorcet: The Evils of Slavery
434(2)
Marquis de Condorcet: Progress of the Human Mind
436


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