HUMA1301 ch. 1-8

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"Prehistory" may be defined as that period prior to

written records

The first civilizations appeared

on the banks of rivers

The term Paleolithic is used interchangeably with the term

Old Stone Age

Research into the origins or writing suggest that written signs derived from

markings on clay tokens

One of the earliest landmarks was


The world’s oldest clay vessels appear to have come from


The principal difference between the humanism of Italy and that Northern Europe was the greater ___________ emphasis of the letter


The landmark significance of the Protestant Reformation was the fact that it

shattered the religious unity of Western Christendom

Luther posted his landmark Ninety-Five Theses on a cathedral door in


Luther asserted that the key to salvation was


Protestant reformers objected to all of the following EXCEPT

reading the Bible in the vernacular

The master printmaker of the 16th century was


The city in which Calvin established a theocratic state was


"The Black Death" describes the pandemic caused by

bubonic plague

Of the Black Death, it is correct to say that it

took the lives of at least one third of Europe’s population

The Magna Carta was significant in

the rise of constitutional monarchy in England

The Hundred Years’ War was instigated by

English claims to French lands and the French crown

The English withdrew from France, ending the Hundred Years’ War, after facing a revitalized French army under the leadership of

Joan of Arc

Ars nova is the name given to

expressive new musical style of the 14th century

"The Great Schism" refers to the

rivalry between 2 contesting popes

The interdict of excommunication were methods by which

the Church maintained its authority

The sacraments by which medieval Christians hoped to receive the grace of God

were codified by an early 13th century church council

According to medieval Catholic teachings, what was the intermediate realm where Christians were punished for repented sins that had not been expiated before their deaths?


"Christendom" refers to the

Christian community of the Middle Ages

The most important of the 7 sacraments and central ritual of the Mass is

the Eucharist

According to Hildegard, the visions that she recorded in Scivias came to her from

a voice from Heaven

Which of the following was NOT essential to the medical synthesis?

Chinese culture

The landmark literature of the Germanic tribes took the form


The Battle of Adrianople was a landmark event that

opened the door to the Germanic invasion of the West

The landmark event known as the Battle of Hastings is famously recorded in

The Bayeux Tapestry

The interlace designs of the Book of Kells are most similar to the patterns

on metalwork artifacts from Germanic graves

Among the most numerous and impressive landmarks of the Carolingian renaissance were

illuminated manuscripts in more legible script

Which of the following four regions is NOT generally regarded as one based on divine revelation


The Hebrew claim to Canaan begins with the biblical story of


After their Exodus from Egypt, the Hebrews retook Canaan by defeating the


Which cultural landmark was attributed to King David

the Psalms

The earliest of the Gospels was written

at least forty years after the death of Jesus

The first 5 books of the Hebrew Bible are known as the


Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations arose in

the Aegean Sea

The so-called "Heroic Age" refers to the era that produced

the Greek epics

The word "Hellenic" means


The gods of ancient Greece were

all these answers are correct

The word "marathon" derives from

news of a Greek military victory over the Persians

The origins of Greek drama are probably found in

religious celebrations

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