History of Anthropology Quiz 1

Events

Topic 1

Topic 2 Developing an anthropological perspective

Herodotus

Approx. 484 bc - Approx. 425 bc

Histories

Pliny the elder

23 ad - 79 ad

Historia naturalis

Pomponius Mela

Approx. 100

Historia Naturalis

Julius Solinus

Approx. 300

Collectanea rerum memoribilium

Isidore, Bishop of Seville

560 - 636

Etymologies

Bartholomew Anglicus

1230 - 1250

De proprietatibus

Marco Polo

1254 - 1324

Marco Polo in the realm of Kublai Khan; Book of diversities

Christopher Columbus

1451 - 1506

Lands in the "new world"

Peter martyer

1455 - 1526

De orbe novo

Vasco de Gama

1460 - 1525

First European to sail to India

Michel de Montaigne

1533 - 1592

Of the Caniballes

John Locke

1632 - 1704

An essay concerning human understanding

Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu

1689 - 1755

William Robertson

1721 - 1793

Paul Thiry, Baron d'Holbach

1770

The system of nature or the laws of the physical and moral world

Topic 2: The Past is a Foreign Country & Grappling with Human Physical Diversity

Aristotle

384 bc - 322 bc

The Doctrine of Providence and the Doctrine of Plenitude

Theophilus of Antioch

115 - 181

Created the first biblical chronology

Julius Africanus

200 - 245

Johannes Kepler

1571 - 1603

James Ussher

1580 - 1655

The annals of the world deduced from the origins of time and continued to the beginning of the Emperor Vespasian's reign and the total destruction and abolition of the temple and commonwealth of the jews

John Lightfoot

1602 - 1675

Isaac Newton

1642 - 1727

Principa Mathematica. Tip toes around the earth being older than biblical time

Gottfried Leibniz

1646 - 1716

Protogea (1691). Earth went from molten to cool.

Edmunnd Halley

1656 - 1743

Short account of the saltness of the Ocean. Trying to date the world via the salinity of the ocean.

Benoit de Maillet

1656 - 1738

Telliamed or conversations between an Indian philosopher and a French missionary on the diminution of the sea. Found the boat, ocean must always get smaller and oddly comes up with nearly accurate date for age of earth... crazy.

Jean de Marian

1678 - 1771

Dissertation sur la glace 1741

John Playfair

1802

Illustrations of the Huttonian theory of the Earth 1802