Essay Topic 1
"The Alexiad" focuses heavily on alliances established to help provide funding for wars, troops, ships and other means of fighting the enemy. In an essay, discuss the importance of establishing alliances and give examples of how these alliances benefit those involved. Students should use examples from the book to support their discussion.
Essay Topic 2
"The Alexiad" is set in the time of the Byzantine Empire, focusing especially on the time period of Alexius, Anna Comnena's father. Discuss the importance of setting in "The Alexiad" and analyze how it contributes to the reader's understanding of the book. Students should use examples from the book to support their discussion.
Essay Topic 3
Anna Comnena applauds her parents and their relationship in "The Alexiad". In an essay, analyze their role in the author's life and conclude whether you think this praise is deserved. Use examples from the text and secondary...
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