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How is the spirit of exploration kept alive today?
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games, movies, books, e.g. Temple Run
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Other explorers who wrote about their adventures?
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alvar nunez cabeza de Vaca
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How are the natives described in their texts?
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-idea of white superiority -good servants -would be easy to make them christians -"they may learn to speak"
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Describe the concept of the four humours.

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  • character types caused by an imbalance of bodily fluids corresponding to elements (today: mental illnesses)
  • choler: yellow bile, fire - malicious and foolish, loves to fight
  • sanguis: blood, air - amiable, merry, drawn to women
  • phlegm: phlegm, water - slow, sleepy, believes himself to be wise
  • melancholy: black bile, earth - malicious, slow, likes to sleep
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Was life in Jamestown easy?
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Early Troubles: -Lawlessness -Sickness -Food shortages -Battleswith natives
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Describe the concept of the chain of being.

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  • hierarchical structure of the world
  • God's decision, seen as natural
  • violation of hierarchy leads to chaos
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which village was the first permanent english settlement on north american soil?
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Jamestown
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Which country sponsored Columbus‘s expedition to the New World?
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Spain
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What are some general remarks regarding Renaissance theatre in England?

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  • attendees and characters from all social classes
  • disregard of Aristotle's poetic principles (unity of time, place and action)
  • important playwright: William Shakespeare
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How many women were among the first settlers in Jamestown?
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None –The firstwomenarrivedin 1609.
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How many Native Americans lived near Chesapeake Bay around Jamestown?
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ca 1400
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What is the difference between hard and humane comedy?

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  • hard: insults, egoism, stock characters
  • humane: increasing moralisation and tolerance
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How is the spirit of exploration kept alive today?
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games, movies, books, e.g. Temple Run
Q:
Other explorers who wrote about their adventures?
A:
alvar nunez cabeza de Vaca
Q:
How are the natives described in their texts?
A:
-idea of white superiority -good servants -would be easy to make them christians -"they may learn to speak"
Q:

Describe the concept of the four humours.

A:
  • character types caused by an imbalance of bodily fluids corresponding to elements (today: mental illnesses)
  • choler: yellow bile, fire - malicious and foolish, loves to fight
  • sanguis: blood, air - amiable, merry, drawn to women
  • phlegm: phlegm, water - slow, sleepy, believes himself to be wise
  • melancholy: black bile, earth - malicious, slow, likes to sleep
Q:
Was life in Jamestown easy?
A:
Early Troubles: -Lawlessness -Sickness -Food shortages -Battleswith natives
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Describe the concept of the chain of being.

A:
  • hierarchical structure of the world
  • God's decision, seen as natural
  • violation of hierarchy leads to chaos
Q:
which village was the first permanent english settlement on north american soil?
A:
Jamestown
Q:
Which country sponsored Columbus‘s expedition to the New World?
A:
Spain
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What are some general remarks regarding Renaissance theatre in England?

A:
  • attendees and characters from all social classes
  • disregard of Aristotle's poetic principles (unity of time, place and action)
  • important playwright: William Shakespeare
Q:
How many women were among the first settlers in Jamestown?
A:
None –The firstwomenarrivedin 1609.
Q:
How many Native Americans lived near Chesapeake Bay around Jamestown?
A:
ca 1400
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What is the difference between hard and humane comedy?

A:
  • hard: insults, egoism, stock characters
  • humane: increasing moralisation and tolerance
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