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10 Cards in this Set

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heiroglyphs
ancient egyptian picture writing--based on syllables
pictographs
chinese picture writing based on ideas
cuneiform
Babylonian writing on clay tablets made with reeds--looks like notches cut into the clay
demotic
more fluid heiroglyphs
Why did Oedipus kill his father?
They got into a fight because Oedipus wouldn't show his respects for the king
Metempsychosis
reincarnation
Why are the storytellers of The Heptameron gathered together?
Various natural disasters--by chance
In the Miller's Tale what is Nicholas doing as his role in life?
STUDENT
Why do the 3 young men in The Pardonner's Tale set off together?
Setting off on a quest to find death and kill it
Who was Boccaccio?
An italian poet