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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to the ruler?
2. Who stands by Tamburlaine's side at this time?
3. Which king wants to give the city the chance to surrender?
4. How does Tamburlaine punish Calyphas?
5. What is to be done to the city's religious artifacts?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Sigismund and Orcanes put aside their egos to form a pact against Tamburlaine. Although Sigismund's regents present a good argument, Sigismund is hesitant to betray Orcanes and the pact. Discuss the regents' argument and reason Sigismund decided to break the pact. Was it the right choice? What other options did Sigismund have? What would you have done in this situation? How might the outcome have changed if the pact had been kept?
Essay Topic 2
After all the proselytizing and planning by Callapine, why did he flee so quickly upon spotting Tamburlaine? Was it not obvious that Tamburlaine was dying? What happened to Callapine's conviction? Do you think Callapine's troops were for or against the retreat?
Essay Topic 3
Many battles are fought over religion. Although religion was not a major factor in the reason for the battles, it played a part in the creation of allies and loyalty. Analyze the pacts, promises and betrayals of the kings due to religious beliefs.
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