DESCRIPTION

READING

 

Pre-History

 

 

Stone Culture – Cave Paintings and Ritual

 

Stone Culture – Structures and Ritual

 

 

Recorded Language and the Use of Narrative: Cuneiform and Creation Tales

 

Mesopotamia  

 

"The Epic of Gilgamesh" and Structures

 

 

"The Code of Hammurabi", Sumeric and Akkadian Art

Egypt
Egypt

 

History, Hierarchy and Rulers

Book of the Dead

 

"The Book of the Dead" and Religion

The Story of Sinhue

 

Art Work

 

Greece  

 

History and Literature

The Odyssey

 

Literature

 

 

Art and Form

 

 

Art and Architecture

Milesian Philosophy

 

Philosophy: Pre-Socratic and Socratic

 

 

Philosophy: Plato and Aristotle

 

Theatre: Play #1 - Agamemnon

 

 

Theatre: History and Architecture

 

 

Theatre: Play #2 - Lysistrata

 

Rome

 

 

Philosophy and Literature

 

 

Theatre and the Nature of Roman Thought

 

 

Historical Overview

 

 

Art and Architecture

 

Eastern Civilization
Bhagavad-Gita

 

"Bhagavad-Gita" and Historical Overview

Book of the Dead

Works of Buddha

 

Philosophy – "Tibetan Book of the Dead" and "The Works of Buddha"

Tao Te Ching

 

Philosophy – "Tao Te Ching" and "The Analects of Confucius"

Confucius

 

 

Theatre of China and Japan (Matsukaze)

Matsukaze

 

Theatre and Art

 

 

Art and Architecture

 

Middle and Dark Ages
The Miller’s Tale

 

History, Black Death

Inferno

 

Religion and Literature

Confessions

 

Art and Theatre (Everyman)

 

Renaissance  

 

History and Art

da Vinci Notebooks

 

Art

 

 

Science and Technology: A Difficult Birth

 

 

Martin Luther and the Reformation

Dr. Faustus

 

Theatre and Dr. Faustus

Humanists

 

Humanism and Literature