Scavenger Hunt

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Instructions: Using the Internet, find the answers to the following questions. If you are asked to "find a picture" or "find a copy," then include the actual picture in your answer space. You will need to draft responses in your own words and also include the URL that links to the source where you located your answer. Each of these questions will provide some contextual background for the reading assignments you will complete in the first unit of the class.

  1. Find a copy of da Vinci’s The Last Supper. From left to right, name the characters depicted.
  2. In what Book of the Christian Bible is the story of The Last Supper told?
  3. What Catholic tradition – still practiced at every mass around the world today – is rooted in this story/event?
  4. What does the website advocate? By whom is it sponsored?
  5. What are the Dead Sea Scrolls?
  6. Find a map that illustrates the growth/expansion of the Roman Empire between 27 BC to AD 180.
  7. What are the Gnostic Gospels? Name them.
  8. Find a picture that represents Dante’s Inferno.
  9. What is the title of the piece of art in the Sistine Chapel that depicts parts of Dante’s Divine Comedy?
  10. How many years passed between the revelations Muhammed received and their being written down as The Koran?
  11. What caused the fall of the Roman Empire? When?
  12. What is the period referred to as the Dark Ages?
  13. What does the term medieval mean?
  14. Find a picture of Camelot.
  15. Who betrayed Jesus and started the crucifixion in motion?
  16. What were the Crusades? How many were there and how long did they last?
  17. What is the Holy Grail? Feel free to share multiple meanings.
  18. In what year was King Arthur’s tomb excavated and by whom? What was found?
  19. What is the premise of the popular novel The Da Vinci Code?
  20. Who was the first King of England?

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