Western Civilization I: Certificate Program

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16 chapters in Western Civilization I: Certificate Program

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Lesson 1 - The Invention of Writing  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The History of Money and Rise of Complex Economies  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - How Religion Developed in the Stone Age and Bronze Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Fertile Crescent: Cradle of Civilization  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Sumerian Art and Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Epic of Gilgamesh  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Heirs of the Sumerians: Babylonians, Hittites, Hurrians and Assyrians  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Assyrian Art and Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Hammurabi's Code: The Advent of Law, Prerequisites and Implications  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - What's the Difference Between Polytheism and Monotheism?  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Hebrews and Their Beliefs  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Ancient Egypt in the Bronze Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Ancient Egyptian Art: History and Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Ancient Egyptian Architecture: History, Characteristics & Influences  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Iron vs. Bronze: History of Metallurgy  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Iron Age Empires: Neo-Babylonian, Neo-Assyrian and Persian Empires  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Ancient Persian Art and Architecture: History & Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Zoroastrianism: Definition, Beliefs & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Cult of Mithras: Myth & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Mesopotamian Kings: History, Politics & Religion  Take Quiz

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