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Intro. to Sikhism by Oxford University

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The Message – Full Movie

A high quality Blu-Ray version of the movie is available on http://www.peacebook.in Watch video!

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Animated Map of World Religion by Business Insider

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Introduction to Islam by OWN

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Slides on Islam

Please review the slides on Islam to participate in the weekly class discussions.  

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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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Mendel Hurwitz Prepares to Become a Man by OWN

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Introduction to Judaism by OWN

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Confucius Birthday – the 2562nd Anniversary Ceremony

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Confucius from School of Life

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Lao Tzu and Taoism by the School of Life

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Taoism – A Question of Balance

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Land of the Disappearing Buddha

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Japanese Tea Ceremony

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Intro. to Hinduism

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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 Mesopotamia

Please click the link for slides on Ancient Mesopotamia for students in Humanities 4: Ancient to Medieval.

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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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Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait c.1889

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Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait c.1887

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King John the Good ca. 1356-59 C.E.

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Court of the Lions, Alhambra Palace 14th c. C.E.

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Cordoba Cathedral-Mosque prayer hall 784-987 C.E.

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Male Head, Nok culture ca. 500-200 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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Europe Map

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North America Map

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Africa Map

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Asia Map

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Near East Map

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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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Cézanne, Mont Sainte-Victoire c.1887

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Edouard Manet, Portrait of Emile Zola c.1868

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Eadweard Muybridge, Horse jumping c.1887

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Eadweard Muybridge, Buffalo sequence c.1887

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J. M. W. Turner, Rain, Steam and Speed c.1844

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J. M. W. Turner, Interior of Tintern Abbey c.1794

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John Constable, The Haywain c. 1821

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Washington Allston, Storm Rising at Sea c.1804

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Hyacinthe Rigaud, Portrait of Louis XIV c.1701

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Rembrandt, Self Portrait c.1660

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Rembrandt, Self Portrait with Saskia c.1635

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Raphael, Portrait of Lorenzo di Medici c.1520

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Raphael, Portrait of Baldassare Castiglione c.1515

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Raphael, Portrait of Pope Julius II c.1511-12

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Leonardo da Vinci, Self-Portrait c.1510-15

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Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa c.1503-6

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Jan van Eyck, (Self-Portrait) Man in Red Turban c.1433

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Piero della Francesca, Duke of Urbino c.1476

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Piero della Francesca, Duchess of Urbino c.1475

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Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait Dedicated to Gauguin c.1888

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Eugène Delacroix, Portrait of Frederick Chopin c.1838

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Thomas Phillips, Lord Byron in Albanian dress c.1814

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Washington Allston, Moonlit Landscape c.1809

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Shahada (Confession of Faith), Ottoman Topkapi Palace c. 1460 AD

 

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Decorative Quran Cover

 

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Dome of the Rock Mosque c. 687-691 AD

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Islamic Angel, 13th c. AD

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Cole Thomas, Schroon Mountain c.1833

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Charles Willson Peale, The Artist in His Museum c.1822

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Marianne Loir, Portrait of Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise du Chatelet c.1748

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Edgar Degas, Mr. and Mrs. Morbili c.1870

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Stanislaw Debicki, Self-Portrait 20th c. AD

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Auguste Renoir, Portrait of Claude Renoir c.1908

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Auguste Renoir, Mr. Fournaise c.1870

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Shen Quan, Pine, Plum and Cranes c.1759

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Rembrandt, Self Portrait c.1669

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Rembrandt, Self Portrait c.1658

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Rembrandt, Self Portrait c.1632

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Hongwu 14th c. AD

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Map of Jericho 14th c. AD

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Tibetan Copper Buddha 14th c. AD

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Hermit Fishermen on Lake Dong Ting 14th c. AD

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Portrait of a Chan-Buddhist Monk 13th c. AD

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Mongol Cavalrymen 13th c. AD

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The Wonders of Creation and the Oddities of Existence 13th c. AD

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Nizami’s Iqbalnamah Cover 12th c. AD

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One Hundred Children in the Long Spring 12th c. AD

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Early Spring 11th c. AD

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Bodhisattva Guan Yin 11th c. AD

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Neminatha 11th c. AD

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Chinese Warrior from Five Emperors Tomb 10th c. AD

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