The Agricola; and the Germania; Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In addition to omens in a bird's flight, what other ways did Germans read omens and warnings?

2. What event caused such a great financial loss to the state that Agricola had to rectify it?

3. How do present historians know about British kings of the past?

4. The German peoples can be described as __________.

5. What physical attributes did Tacitus describe in the German people?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Despite Tacitus' claimed that Germans seemed pure without intermarriages of other cultures, how did his work "The Germania" show otherwise. What evidence shows mixture of culture, habit, morals, ethics, and beliefs?

Essay Topic 2

What must a reader be aware of when reading a non-fictional history book such as "The Agricola" and "The Germania"? How does this awareness help the reader detect bias and judgment from primary sources? How can this help the reader be a better historian when researching a subject? The students can use Mattingly as an example.

Essay Topic 3

As a historian, write how well Tacitus described the German peoples, culture, land, climate, etc. Did he do well with detail, impartiality, etc.? Provide evidence from the book.

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