CLQ Week 5!!


theater of the absurd


plays that stress the illogical or irrational aspet of experience


Beatrice


woman, beloved of Dante, who guides him through paradise in the "Divine Comedy"


Invocation


enrollment of a dead person into being a Saint


Dead Sea Scrolls


scrolls containing nearly all of the OLD TESTAMENT found in the late 1940's in a cave near the DEAD SEA


Yarmuke


skull cap worn by some Jewish men


zeitgeist


German for "Time spirit"...the general, moral, intellectual, and cultural climate of an era