Category Archives: BCE

Zoroastrian Texts

The following links to Zoroastrian texts will help us in our class discussion: Muller, ed. Sacred Books of the East. vol IV. Oxford 1880 Skjaervo, Introduction to Zoroastrianism 2005 Harvard University Symbol of Ahura Mazda (Wise Lord)

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Zoroastrianism by Khan Academy

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Zoroastrianism by Story of God (National Geographic)

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Slides on Judaism

Review the slides on Judaism to aid in our class discussions on the Hebrew people.   Rembrandt van Rijn. Moses Smashes the Tables of the Law, 1659.

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Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire Series

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Slides on Rome

Enjoy the slides on The Roman Legacy for our conversations in class and to support our readings.

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Slides on Classical Greece

Please consider the Classical Greek era in Classical Greece for our discussion together.

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Slides on Early Greece

HUM 4 students may benefit from the following slides Early Greece. Bull Leaping fresco from the Palace at Knossos, Crete

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Greek Mythology (full text)

Thanks to the open sourced brilliance of Internet Archive we have a rich compendium of articles about the Greek and Roman Mythology. We will use this together as we discuss Greek and Roman mythology.

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The Gods of the Egyptian or Studies in Egyptian Mythology

The amazing compendium by E. A. Wallis Budge Gods of the Egyptians or Studies in Egyptian Mythology contains a wealth of literary and visual content for us to explore Ancient Egyptian religion together.

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Slides on Ancient Egypt

Please review slides on Ancient Egypt for our discussion.  

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Egypt’s Golden Empire Part 2

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Mesopotamian Votives

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Sumerian lyre from Royal Cemetary at Ur c.2600-2350 BCE

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The Slaying of Humbaba 9th c. BCE

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Stela of King Naram-sin c.2300-2200 BCE

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Panel of Hesira c.2750 BCE

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Dying Lioness c. 668-627 BCE

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Divine Consort Amernirdis I c.710 BCE

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Babylonian Cylinder Seal c. 1800 BCE

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Maison Carrée in Nimes, France ca. 19 B.C.E.

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Pont du Gard in Nimes, France ca 20-10 B.C.E.

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Bust of Julius Caesar 1st c. B.C.E.

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Laocoön and His Sons 2nd c. B.C.E.

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Nike of Samothrace ca. 190 B.C.E.

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Apollo of the Belvedere 4th c. B.C.E.

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Zeus or Poseidon ca. 460 B.C.E.

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Amphora by Exekias, Ajax and Achilles ca. 530 B.C.E.

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Discobolus ca. 450 B.C.E.

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Kroisos from Anavyssos ca. 525 B.C.E.

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Bull leaping fresco, Palace of Minos ca. 1500 B.C.E.

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Male Head, Nok culture ca. 500-200 B.C.E.

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Karnak Temple Obelisk ca. 1220 B.C.E.

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Egyptian canon of proportion

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Queen Nefertiti ca. 1355 B.C.E.

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Pharaoh Akhenaten ca. 1353-1336 B.C.E.

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Seated Scribe ca. 2400 B.C.E.

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Stepped Pyramid of King Zoser ca. 2630 B.C.E.

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Great Sphinx at Giza ca. 2450-2514 B.C.E.

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Tutankhamen and Queen ca.1360 B.C.E.

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Pallette of Narmer ca. 3100 B.C.E.

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Queen of Heaven (Inanna or Ishtar) Relief 1800-1750 B.C.E.

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Standard of Ur (War Panel) 2700 B.C.E.

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Stele of Hammurabi 1750 B.C.E.

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Khorsabad Palace Winged Bulls 720 B.C.E.

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Eannatum’s Stele of Victory 2450 B.C.E.

   

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Rosetta Stone 196 B.C.E.

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Female Cycladic II Figure 2600-2400 B.C.E.

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Venus of Willendorf 25,000-20,000 B.C.E.

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Classical Orders in Greek Architecture

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Theseus

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Perseus and Andromeda

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Winged Victory

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Theater Mask in Palermo

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Themis

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Chryses and Agamemnon

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Young Doryphoros

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Corinthian Sacrifice

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Mithridates Funerary Relief

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Isis, Osiris and Horus

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Winged Genie from the Palace of King Sargon II

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Tomb of Nebamun

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Tutankhamun and Aja

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Bison from Altamira Cave

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Indian Cave Art

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Guatemalan Cave Art

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French Cave Art

Tour the Lascaux Caves

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Spanish Cave Art

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