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Aeneas & Oresteia – History Final Exam

The key terms in these History final exam include Aeneas, Lavinia, Oresteia.


Aeneas

Son of Trojan prince Anchises and Aphrodite


Queen Dido of Carthage

Fell in love with Aeneas and committed suicide when he left her


Lavinia

Wife of Aeneas , daughter of King Latinus


Lavinium

City founded by Lavinia


Aeneid

Has 12 books, first 6 books based on Homer’s Odyssey and last 6 on Iliad


Turnus

Lavinia’s suitor who opposed her marriage with Aeneas and was killed in their combat


Aeolus

Keeper of the winds


Aeolus

Gave Odysseus a leather bag containing winds that could prevent him from sailing home


Aerodynamics

Study of the forces acting on an object due to air, or some other fluid moving past it


Aeschylus

Earliest Greek tragedy writer whose plays exist in complete form


Aeschylus

Father of Greek tragedy


Oresteia

Aeschylus’ greatest work


Oresteia

Consists of 3 plays forming one drama


Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Furies

Plays in Oresteia


Agent Orange

Military code name for a weedkiller used by US during the Vietnam War


Gerontology

Study of the aging process


Spiro Theodore Agnew

Nixon’s vice president


Agnosticism

Ultimate questions especially about God’s existence cannot be answered


Agnostos

“Not knowing”


Akbar

Greatest ruler of the Mogul empire


Akhenaton

Built a new capital named after him


Ikhnaton

Other name of Akhenaton


Nefertiti

Wife of Akhenaton


Horizon of Aton

Meaning of Akhenaton


Texas

Second largest US State


Albertus Magnus

German theologian, philosopher and scientist


Doctor Universalis

Called to Albertus Magnus


Albertus Magnus

Teacher of St. Thomas Aquinas


Olympias

Princess of Epirus


Olympias

Mother of Alexander the Great


Bucephalus

Horse of Alexander the Great


Alfred The Great

Kept Anglo-Saxon Chronicle


Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

First great work of English prose


Bronze

Alloy of copper and tin


Brass

Alloy of copper and zinc


Alma Mater

“Fostering mother”


Amazons

Greek “No Breast”


Cappadocia

Region of Asia Minor where Amazons lived


Saint Ambrose

Inspired St. Augustine to convert to Christianity and baptized him


Amritsar

Holy city of Sikhism


Andes Mountains

Longest chain of mountains in the world


Aneurysm

A balloon-like bulge that forms in a weakened area of the wall of an artery or vein


Arteriosclerosis

Hardening of the arteries


Anhydride

A chemical substance that forms acids or bases when combined with water


Animism

Belief that everything in nature has a soul


Annealing

Process of heating metals or glass and then cooling them


Anointing of the Sick

Sacrament formerly called “extreme unction”


Aphasia

Loss or partial loss of the ability to use or understand either spoken or written language


Asclepius

Son of Apollo by a mortal named Coronis who had healing powers


Johnny Appleseed

Name given to John Chapman, an American pioneer who planted large numbers of apple trees


Arachne

A skilled weaver in Greek mythology who challenged Athena to a weaving contest and was transformed into a spider


Battle of Zama

Roman troops under Scipio the Elder defeated Carthage under Hannibal


Arson

Crime of burning a building or other properties


Artesian Well

Well that ground water under pressure; water rises to the surface without the aid of a pump if the aid of a pump if there is enough pressure


Shadowfax

Gandalf’s horse


Anduril

Aragorn’s sword


Succesos Felices

First Philippine newsletter


Tomas Pinpin

Imprinted the first Philippines newsletter


Domingo Landicho

Wrote “Bulaklak ng Maynila”


Mildred and Patty Hill

Wrote “Happy Birthday”


Ibong Adarna

First Filipino film in color


Gene Pool

Sum total of all the genes of all individuals in a population


Cristae

Folds in the inner membrane of a mitochondria


Tympanic Membrane

The eardrum


Clara Zetkin

Creator of International Women’s Day (March 8)


April 22

Earth Day’s date


Baliuag, Bulacan

First municipality


IL Canzoniere

Petrarch’s collection of sonnets and poems


Amalgam

Alloys with mercury


Electrum

Alloy of gold and silver


Alim

Oldest epic, resembles Ramayana


Likha/Larawan

Idols of stone, gold, or ivory representing dead relatives


Balata

Avenging the death of a relative


Jose Dela Cruz

“Huseng Sisiw


Maragtas

Narrates the Malay settlement of Panay in the Visayas


Tony Velasquez

Created “Kenkoy”


Charles M. Schulz

Created “Peanuts”


Jose Corazon de Jesus

“Huseng Batute”


Jose Corazon de Jesus

King of Balagtasan


Rogelio Sikat

Wrote “Impeng Negro” and “Tata Selo”


Jose Corazon de Jesus

Wrote “Bayan Ko”


Constancio de Guzman

Gave music to “Bayan Ko”


Muro Ami

Japanese-bred fishing method banned in 1986 due to damage to coral reefs


Juan Crisostomo Soto

Father of Pampango Literature


Roman T. Basa

Second supremo of the katipunan


Liwanag

Code name of Roman T. Basa


Enola Gay

American B29 aircraft which dropped the first atomic bomb in Hiroshima


George Lucas

Created Star Wars


Charlie Brown

Snoopy’s owner


Beagle

Breed of Snoopy


Lualhati Bautista

Wrote “Dekada ’70”


La Vita Nuova

Dante Alighieri’s first work


Gemma Donati

Dante Alighieri’s wife


William Blatty

Wrote “The Exorcist”


Robert Ludlum

Wrote “The Bourne Identity”


Harper Lee

Wrote “To Kill a Mockingbird”


Bill Gates

Wrote “The Road Ahead”


Francisco dela Cuesta

First priest to become governor general


Gaius Caesar Augustus Germanicus

Real name of Caligula


Euclid

Father of Geometry


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