Monthly Archives: November 2014

  1. Current Events – Umayyad Mosque: Archaeologists left horrified historic 11th century minaret reduced to rubble

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    November 26, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    So today we learned about the Umayyad Dynasty, which was based in Syria and built many of the first grand …
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  2. Lesson – Spread of Islam and Muslim Rule

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    November 26, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the expansion of Muslim rule differ from the spread of the religion of Islam? PowerPoint: Spread of Islam and …
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  3. Lesson – Islamic Origins

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    November 25, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How is Islam similar to the other Abrahamic faiths? PowerPoint: Islamic Origins Classwork: Islamic Origins Notes Islamic Origins Notes ALT Sources …
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  4. Lesson – Justinian and the Byzantine Empire

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    November 24, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Was Justinian a good emperor? PowerPoint: Justinian and the Byzantine Empire Classwork: Justinian and the Byzantine Empire Notes The Legacy of …
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  5. Beginning Unit 4: Post-Classical Asia and Africa

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    November 21, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Congratulations on completing Unit 3: Classical Age of Greece and Rome! Next week (Monday), we will officially begin Unit 4: Post-Classical Asia …
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  6. Study Tunes Unit Three: Returns a King from 300

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    November 20, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Since you have all bravely soldiered through the study of Ancient Greece and Rome, here’s a song to close out …
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  7. Review – Unit 3 Test: Classical Greece & Rome

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    November 19, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    This Friday is your Unit 3 Test. It will consist of both multiple choice and short answer questions. The review sheet …
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#ReturnOfTheKing In honor of the end of my leave, I wanted to share this beautifully done medieval style artwork depicting King Elessar Telcontar, Elfstone Strider, Aragorn son of Arathorn, the King of Arnor and Gondor, Heir of Isildur son of Elendil of the Faithful of Westernesse. “The hands of the King are the hands of a healer.” 🍃 (Artwork by Jay Johnstone)
Second and third sons of noblemen can sure be trouble, eh? 🏰 Great clip from a Spanish show called El Ministerio del Tiempo (The Ministry of Time) that highlights the way that the inheritance system among nobles in Medieval Europe left most land and wealth to first and maybe second sons of the landowning elites, leaving any younger sons to either join the clergy, join a monastery, or become knights, who were often just armed thugs, either in service of some lord or simply in service of themselves. Remember, weapons cost money, so the wealthy had an advantage in power over the common folk. Tales of chivalry were often more aimed at encouraging good and valiant behavior rather than reflecting actual common practice. #Chivalry #Nobility #TimeTravel #Subtitles (btw the show is on Netflix if you’re interested!)
Brief biography of #Zarathustra aka #Zoroaster, prophet whose teachings form the basis of the the ancient religion of #Zoroastrianism, also known as #Mazdayasna. Last image is a representation of the God of Zoroastrianism, #AhuraMazda.
#DidYouKnow that the first Jack O’ Lanterns were carved not from pumpkins but from turnips?! The practice originated in #Ireland as part of the pagan holiday #Samhain. This one dates back to 1903! 🎃 #HalloweenHistory . . . For more like this, follow @irish_archaeology
Does this scare you? It should. 🔥🌎🔥 #Halloween #ClimateChange #IndustrialRevolution #HeatingUp #AnyQuestions? 💀🎃💀
A picture is worth a thousand words. #ContinuityAndChangeOverTime #CCOT “Liberty Leading The People” painting by Eugène Delacroix 1830 & “13th attempt to break the Gaza blockade by sea” photo by Mustafa Hassouna 2018 #France 🇫🇷 #Palestine 🇵🇸

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