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Western Civilization: Sources Images and Interpretations Volume 1 To 1700

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Summary

This collection of primary, secondary, and visual sources for the Western Civilization survey course provides a broad introduction to the materials historians use, the interpretations historians make, and thousands of years of Western civilization. Its broad selection of documents, photographs, maps, and charts, and its full array of accompanying commentaries--drawn from a balanced spectrum of perspectives and approaches--offer valuable insight into the work of historians and provide the context that helps students understand the texts' full historical significance.

Table of Contents

Civilizations of the Ancient World
Civilizations of the Ancient Near East
Primary Sources
Using Primary Sources: Laws of Hammurabi
The Laws of Hammurabi
The Epic of Gilgamesh
Hymn to the Nile
Hymn to the Pharaoh
The Old Testament-Genesis and Exodus
The Aton Hymn and Psalm 104: The Egyptians and the Hebrews
Visual Sources
Using Visual Sources: The “Royal Standard” of Ur
Sumer: The “Royal Standard” of Ur (illustration)
Egyptian Wall Paintings from the Tomb of Menna (illustration)
The Environment and the Rise of Civilization in the Ancient Near East (maps)
Secondary Sources
Using Secondary Sources: The Agricultural Revolution
The Agricultural Revolution
The Process of Civilization
Freedom in the Ancient World: Civilization in Sumer
The Intellectual Adventure of Ancient Man
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt: The Afterlife
Women of Egypt and the Ancient Near East
A History of the Jews
The Emergence of Greek Civilization
Primary Sources
Homer, The Iliad
Hesiod, Works and Days
A Colonization Agreement
Semonides of Amorgos, Poem on Women
Theognis of Megara, Aristocrats and Tyrants
Solon, Early Athens
Xenophon, Constitution of the Lacedaemonians
Visual Sources
Trade, Culture, and Colonization (photo)
Migration and Colonization (maps)
Secondary Sources
The End of the Mycenaean World
Greek Realities: The Homeric Epics
Social Values and Ethics in the "Dark Age" of Greece
The Greek Experience: The Heroic Outlook
Classical and Hellenistic Greece
Primary Sources
Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War: The Historical Method
Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War: Athens During the Golden Age
Sophocles, Antigone
Plato, The Republic
Aristotle, Politics
Xenophon, Household Management
Hippocrates, Medicine and Magic
Epicurus, Individual Happiness
Visual Sources
Education (photo)
The Women’s Quarters (illustration)
The Dying Niobide: The Classical Balance (photo)
The Old Market Woman: Hellenistic Individualism (photo)
Geography and Political Configurations in Greece (map)
Seondary Sources
Goddess, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women and Work in Athens
The Greeks: Slavery
The Ancient Greeks: Decline of the Polls
Alexander the Great
Greek Realities
The Rise of Rome
Primary Sources
Polybius, Histories: The Roman Constitution
Cicero, The Education of a Roman Gentleman
Quintus Lucretius Vespillo, Eulogoy for a Roman Wife
Plautus, Menaechmi: Roman Slavery
Sallust, The Conspiracy of Catiline: Decline of the Republic
Visual Sources
Evidence from Coins (photo)
The Geographic and Cultural Environment (map)
Secondary Sources
The Ancient City: Religious Practices
Life and Leisure: The Roman Aristrocrat
Roman Women
The Roman Empire and the Rise of Christianity
Primary Sources
Pliny the Younger, Letters: The Daily Life of a Roman Governor
Meditations: Ideals of an Emperor and Stoic Philosopher
Pliny the Younger and Trajan, Rome and the Early Christians
A Roman Sarcophagus: Picturing the Bible
The Gospel According to St. Matthew
Epistle to the Romans
The City of God
The Germanic Tribes
The Fall of Rome
Visual Sources
Carved Gemstone: Augustus and the Empire Transformed (photo)
Tomb Decoration: Death and Roman Culture(photo)
Secondary Sources
The Roman Empire: The Place of Augustus
Pagan and Christian: The Appeal of Christianity
Women of the Roman Empire
The Later Roman Empire
The Middle Ages
The Early Middle Ages
Primary Sources
Gregory of Tours, History of the Franks
The Origins of Feudalism
Charlemagne, Instructions to the Subjects of Charlemagne's Empire
Einhard, War and Conversion Under Charlemagne
The Annals of Xanten, Disorder and Destruction
The Wanderer: Life of a Medieval Warrior
Visual Sources
Illustration from a Gospel Book: Christianity and Early Medieval Culture (illustration)
Painting from an Illuminated Bible: Secular and Religious Authority (illustration)
Contraction in the Early Middle Ages (maps)
Secondary Sources
Mohammed and Charlemagne: The Beginnings of Medieval Civilization
The Carolingian West: The Genesis of Feudal Relationships
An Evaluation of Feudalism
Sanctity and Power: The Dual Pursuit of Medieval Women
The Medieval East
Primary Sources
The Qur'an
Letter to Umar II: Islamic Asceticism
Avicenna, Autobiography of a Muslim Scholar
The Institutes of Justinian: Byzantium and the Legacy of Roman Law
The Rus: Cross-Cultural Contact
Visual Sources
Manuscript Illuminations: Scenes from the Life of Muhammad (illustrations)
Empress Theodors with her Retinue (illustration)
The Byzantine Empire and the Expansion of Islam (maps)
Secondary Sources
Byzantium: The Empire of New Rome
The Arabs in History
The Expansion of Islam
The Islamic World
The Eastern Orientation of Islam
The High Middle Ages: The Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries
Primary Sources
Pope Gregory VII, Letters: Secular and Ecclesiastical Authority
Reginald of Durham, The Life of Saint Gidric: A Merchant Adventurer
Andreas Capellanus, The Art of Courtly Love
Gratian, The Decretum: Medieval Women-Not in God’s Image
Visual Sources
The Gospel Book of Otto III: Church and State (illustration)
The Bayeux Tapestry (illustration)
Medieval Expansion (maps)
Secondary Sources
Medieval Values
The Mold for Medieval Women: Social Status
The Merchant
The Making of the Middle Ages: Serfdom
Feudal Society: The Psychic World of Medieval People
The High Middle Ages: The Crusades and the East
Primary Sources
The Opening of the Crusades
Ekkehard of Aurach, Crusaders’ Motives
Inducements for the Crusades
The Alexiad: A Byzantine View of the Crusades
Memoirs: European and Muslim Interactions
Visual Sources
Conflict and Cultural Exchange (illustration)
Secondary Sources
The Meaning of the Crusades
The Significance of
The Byzantine Empire: Defeat, Decline, and Resilience
The High Middle Ages: The Thirteenth Century
Primary Sources
Papal Proclamation of Supremacy
Archbishop Eudes of Rouen, A Church Register: Clerical Administration
St. Francis of Assisi, The Rule of St. Francis
Summa Theologica
Frederick II, Political Authority: The Emperor, the Princes, and the Towns
Decrees of the Hanseatic League
Ordinances of the Guild Merchants of Southampton
Bartholomaeus Anglicus, Chambermaids
Visual Sources
Medieval Life (illustration)
Secularization and the Medieval Knight (illustration)
Secondary Sources
The Outlaws of Medieval Legend: Social Rank and Injustice
Life in Cities: Violence and Fear
Solitude
Ecological Conditions and Demographic Change
The Late Middle Ages
Primary Sources
Attack on the Papacy: The Conciliar Movement
Manual of the Inquisitor
The Rebellions of 1381
The Decameron: The Plague in Florence
Statue of Laborers
The Canterbury Tales
The Goodman of Paris: Instructions on Being a Good Wife
Visual Sources
The Church Besieged (illustration)
The Triumph of Death (illustration)
Unrest in the Late Middle Ages (map)
Food and Crime (chart)
Secondary Sources
The Crisis of the Late Middle Ages
The Great Mortality
The Black Death: A Socioeconomic Perspective
The Waywain: Greed, Chaos, and Doom
Renaissance, Reformation, and Expansion
The Renaissance
Primary Sources
A Letter to Boccaccio: Literary Humanism
On the Liberal Arts
The City of Ladies
The Prince
The Book of the Courtier
Visual Sources
The Moneylender and his Wife
Raphael, The School of Athens: Art and Classical Culture (illustration)
Giovanni Arnolfini and His Bride: Symbolism and the Northern Renaissance (illustration)
Wealth, Culture, and Diplomacy (illustration)
Secondary Sources
The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy
The Myth of the Renaissance
Machiavelli and the Renaissance
Northern Sources of the Renaissance
The Reformation
Primary Sources
The Spark for the Reformation: Indulgences
Justification by Faith
On the Bondage of the Will
Condemnation of Peasant Revolt
Institutes of the Christian Religion: Predestination
Constitution of the Society of Jesus
Teresa of Avila, The Way of Perfection
Visual Sources
Luther and the New Testament (illustration)
Luther and the Catholic Clergy Debate (illustration)
Loyola and Catholic Reform (illustration)
Secondary Sources
What was the Reformation?
A Political Interpretation of the Reformation
The Catholic Reformation
The Legacy of the Reformation
Women in the Reformation
Overseas Expansion and New Politics
Primary Sources
The Chronicle of the Discovery and Conquest of Guinea
Letter to Lord Sanchez, 1493
Memoirs: The Aztecs
Letter to Charles V: Finance and Politics
Visual Sources
The Assets and Liabilities of Empire (text and illustration)
Hans Holbein the Younger, Portrait of the Merchant Heorg Gisze
The Conquest of Mexico as Seen by the Aztecs (illustration)
Exploration, Expansion, and Politics (maps)
Secondary Sources
The Expansion of Europe
The Effects of Expansion on the Non-European World
Red, White, and Black: The Peoples of Early America
The Early Modern Period
War and Revolution: 1560-1660
Primary Sources
Civil War in France
Richelieu, Political Will and Testament
The Powers of the Monarch in England
The House of Commons, The Powers of Parliament in England
The Hammer of Witches
Visual Sources
The Surrender of Breda (illustration)
War and Violence (illustration)
Leviathan: Political Order and Political Theory (text and illustration)
Germany and the Thirty Years’ War (maps)
Secondary Sources
A Political Interpretation of the Thirty Years’ War
A Religious Interpretation of the Thirty Years’ War
War and Peace in the Old Regime
The Causes of the English Civil War
The Devil’s Handmaid: Women in the Age of Reformations
Aristocracy and Absolutism in the Seventeenth Century
Primary Sources
Austria Over All If She Only Will: Mercantilism
The Great Elector, A Secret Letter: Monarchical Authority in Prussia
Saint-Simon, Memoirs: The Aristocracy Undermined in France
Second Treatise of Civil Government: Legislative Power
Visual Sources
The Early Modern Chateau (photo)
Maternal Care (illustration)
Secondary Sources
Absolutism: Myth and Reality
The English Revolution, 1688-1689
The World We Have Lost: The Early Modern Family
The Scientific Revolution
Primary Sources
The Discourse on Method
Letter to Christina of Tuscany: Science and Scripture
The Papal Inquisition of 1633: Galileo Condemned
Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy
Visual Sources
A Vision of the New Science (illustration)
Secondary Sources
Early Modern Europe: Motives for the Scientific Revolution
Childhood in Early Modern Times
No Scientific Revolution for Women
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