4 history essays questions

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The Format 12 new roman the rest of the requirements of these essays are on file attachment named "Essays Guideline"

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Essay Questions (4)

1.Read Einhard and supporting materials in Reiter 9.  Why is Charlemagne the symbol of a new Europe?

 The link to Einhard is here: http://www.fordham.edu/Halsall/basis/einhard.asp

2. Read the Rule of Benedict. What makes this choice of devotion a challenge?  What about it is appealing?

 

Benedict http://rule.kansasmonks.org/ This is an excellent illustrated edition of the rule. It's short. a "chapter" is a paragraph.

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Read the “Fall” of the Roman Empire, and the accounts in Reiter 8.  What are the chief theories? Do you think it was a fall, a decline or a transition?

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Read the Res Gestae (Divine Accomplishments) of Augustus, as well as the account of Augustus’ career in the supporting sources, and the various opinions in Reiter 7 and Suetonius’ life of Augustus.  Remembering that he is a politician – and therefore prone to spinning events to his advantage - how does Augustus make his message convincing to his audience?


Res GestaeThe autobiography of Augustus: http://classics.mit.edu/Augustus/deeds.html

Suetonius Augustus The complete Life of Augustus: http://www.fordham.edu/Halsall/ancient/suetonius-augustus.asp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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