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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who was the earth-born god of the Germans?
2. During assembly, how did the Germans show respectful agreement?
3. What did Germans fear for their women?
4. The Chatti showed steady courage in warfare through what?
5. "The Germania" is believed to come from a single manuscript written in what century?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What did Tacitus fail to detail when telling the biography of Agricola's surroundings and environment? Was this intentional or a reflection of his faults as a writer? Provide areas where he could have given more detail and how it would help the biography.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the German tribes. How were each culturally the same or different? What were some factors that lend to the similarities and differences?
Essay Topic 3
Tacitus was a senator under various rulers, both good and bad. What challenges were there and how did he deal with them? What were some possible reasons he reacted the way he did? Provide examples from the book.
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