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ANTH 1210 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Rosh Hashanah, Hebrew Calendar, LundarPremium

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ANTH 1210
Haskel J.Greenfield

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lOMoARcPSD| 987298
2012 CE = 5773 years ago
Jewish calendar since creation
Rosh HaShana
First and second days of month of
Date of creation
Ancient calendars
Calendar system
Lundar Calendar
(Jewish, Muslim)
o Modern world
Solar calendar
Renaissance Attack
Age of exploration
o Explorers discover exotic life forms
New peoples, animals and plants
Absence from bible had to be explained o
Variation not explained in bible
Different looking peoples
Native Americans
New peoples and cultures
Question traditional explanation for human
Human variation
If one species
Evidence humans were adapting (changing)
If more than one species
Can retain biblical interpretation
Justification for slavery
Carolus Linnaeus
Systematically named and classified all living organisms
According to physical resemblances
Latin names
Linnaean Binomial Classification
All species have two names
Lower case
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