Take-home midterm 1-2 - History 151-007 (Fall 2010),...

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History 151-007 (Fall 2010), Take-home midterm. DUE DATE: OCTOBER 11 AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS In an essay of no more than 1,000 words (approximately 3½ to 4 pages), answer one of the following : 1) Keeping in mind the different times in which the three men lived, would you say that Benedict (as depicted by Gregory the Great) would have been more likely to identify with Epictetus or with Clovis (as depicted by Gregory of Tours)? Use textual evidence from all of the relevant primary documents in building your argument, and feel free to draw on lecture material as needed. 2) In the eyes of Lycurgus (as depicted by Plutarch), who would have been the better exemplar of areté —Clovis or Epictetus? Use textual evidence from all of the relevant primary documents in building your argument, and feel free to draw on lecture material as needed. PLEASE RECOGNIZE that you are asked to take a position (and thus to argue a “thesis”) in both questions. Acknowledge and briefly address the “counter-evidence” for
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2010 for the course HIST 151 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '10 term at City College of San Francisco.

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