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Website by Susan Smily
The information on this site was developed by Dr. Honora M. Finkelstein as a series of lecture notes for a World Cultures course.
It contains a variety of information about many aspects of world culture throughout the ages.
The following works of literature are provided as an adjunct to the notes contained on this site.
Great Hymn to the Aten
The Emerald Table of Hermes Trismagistus
Selections from The Illiad
Selections from The Odyssey, Books I, IX & X
Introduction to "The Five Ages of Man" from Works and Days
"The Allegory of the Cave" from Book VII of Plato’s Republic
Book VI of Vergil’s Aeneid
Selections from Beowulf
Selected Readings from the Holy Bible
Selections from the Koran
Selections from Dante’s Inferno
Mesopotamian & Babylonian
The Reformation and Counter-Reformation
The Baroque Age
Revolution in Politics
A Brief Look at Some '-isms'
First World War and It's Aftermath
Voyage to the Planets