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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The second conflict takes place between 340-266 A.D., resulting in what?
2. Who has the most freedom in terms of the sovereignal aspect of freedom?
3. To whom do Augustus and the following emperors link themselves?
4. As what do his views become known?
5. What is one of the different periods of serfdom?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Augustus influence the interpretations of freedom?
2. Where are Paul's large conversion rates located?
3. How have women's lives begun to change?
4. What happens when Christianity appears?
5. What conflict takes place in this period?
6. How do the beliefs of different sects compare?
7. What struggles do the Romans face regarding the development of the concept of freedom?
8. What phases exist in the development of early Christianity?
9. What has happened to society by the medieval times?
10. Rome extends its power and rule to the Italian peninsula through a series of wars and conquests in 266 B.C. What are the consequences?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The development of freedom as a social value can be traced to five revolutions that occurred in Athens.
Part 1) Describe these five revolutions. Why did they take place?
Part 2) How did these revolutions affect the countries and city-states surrounding the revolutions? How do they affect U.S. policies today?
Part 3) What would our society be like if these revolutions had never taken place?
Essay Topic 2
Athenians value civic freedom over personal freedom.
Part 1) What is the difference between civic freedom and personal freedom?
Part 2) Why do the Athenians prefer one over the other? Do all people in Athens feels this way? Why or why not?
Part 3) How is this Athenian value reflected in our society today?
Essay Topic 3
Patterson uses Greek tragedy to support several points.
Part 1) What is a Greek tragedy? How does he use this to support several points?
Part 2) How does this metaphor enhance the book for the reader?
Part 3) Must the reader understand Greek tragedies to understand the author's use of them? Explain.
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