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Unformatted text preview: Second Essay: Due Monday November 15th In this essay, describe how the organization of traditional societies developed and was challenged by the lifestyles, ethics, religions and/or philosophies of the increasingly global world. Be sure to include how Cooks Brief History demonstrates or contests the trends that we have discussed in class. Step One : Think about the instances of cultural contact weve discussed recently in this class. Some broad themes are listed below, but you are free to explore others as well. Rome and the Barbarians (Germans/Goths) Roman Paganism and the other polytheistic and monotheistic religions in the empire Rome and Christianity Pagan Barbarians and Christianity Islam, Christianity, and Judaism Islamic Empire and Expansion/Conquest Islam and the Christian West Christianity and Internal Heresy Step Two : Think about some of the consequences of cultural contact: Warfare, Conversion, Cultural Influences, Conquest, Changing Social Classes/Status, Religious Influences,...
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course HISTORY 111 taught by Professor Popiel during the Spring '07 term at Saint Louis.
- Spring '07