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CLEP WESTERN CIVILIZATION I: Ancient Near East to 1648
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CLEP* WESTERN CIVILIZATION I Everything you need to pass the CLEP* Western Civilization I exam and get the college credits you deserve.
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About the Author
Robert Ziomkowski, Ph.D., received a postdoctoral degree at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto, in 2002. He earned his doctorate in History from Cornell University in 2000.
Dr. Ziomkowskis teaching repertoire includes courses in western civilization, medieval history, ancient history, science in the western tradition, Islamic civilization and Latin, as well as seminars on witchcraft and heresy, the soul in medieval culture, and paleography. His current research focuses on the medieval reception of ancient Greek science, especially as seen in commentaries on the creation narratives in the Book of Genesis and Platos Timaeus.
In 2003 he curated an exhibition of Cornell Universitys medieval manuscripts and published an online version, From Manuscript to Print: The Evolution of the Medieval Book (http://rmc. library.cornell.edu/medievalbook/). He currently teaches at Ithaca College.
Table of Contents
About Our Author
About Research & Education Association
Passing the CLEP Western Civilization I Exam
The REA Study Center
An Overview of the Exam
All About the CLEP Program
Options for Military Personnel and Veterans
SSD Accommodations for Candidates with Disabilities
6-Week Study Plan
The Day of the Exam
Online Diagnostic Test
The Ancient Near East
Western and Near Eastern Civilizations
The Fertile Crescent
Egypt and the Nile
The Spread of Civilization
The Sea Peoples
The Neo-Babylonians (Chaldeans)
The Mycenaean Bronze Age (c. 2300-1100 b.c.e.)
The Dark Age (c. 1100-800 b.c.e)
The Archaic Period (c. 800-500 b.c.e.)
The Persian Wars
The Peloponnesian War (431-404 b.c.e.)
Greek Classical Culture
Art and Architecture
The Hellenistic Age
Art, Architecture, and Engineering
The Jews in the Roman Empire
Reorganization of the Empire
The Germanic Invasions
The Late Empire
The Fall of Rome
The Middle Ages
The Byzantine Empire
Byzantium to 1000 b.c.e.
The Germanic Kingdoms
The Medieval Church
Feudalism and Manorialism
Trade and Towns
Church and State
The Rise of Centralized Monarchies
The Holy Roman Empire
The Hundred Years War (1337-1453)
The Church in the Late Middle Ages
The Medieval Cultural Tradition
The Intellectual Tradition
The Vernacular Tradition
The Black Death
Architecture and Art
Renaissance and Reformation
The Italian Renaissance
Art and Architecture
The Northern Renaissance
The Protestant Reformation
Diversification of Protestantism
The Catholic Reformation
The New Monarchies
Early Modern Europe
The Age of Exploration
The Commercial Revolution
Nation-States and Wars of Religion
The Thirty Years War
A Revolution in World View
Practice Test 1
Detailed Explanations of Answers
Practice Test 2
Detailed Explanations of Answers