Ancient Greece Midterm 2-1

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Ancient Greece Second Midterm Examination Select  one  of the questions below and write a 5-7 page essay in response.  Base your answer on  critical examination of the texts used in the course, especially Polignac, Stockton, Herodotus,  Thucydides, Plutarch, and Aeschylus.  Completed papers should be typed, double-spaced, and  free from spelling and typographical errors.  Sources should be cited using footnotes or endnotes  following the standards laid out in my style sheet.  A first draft will be due Monday April 4.  Note that this should be a complete paper, with citations.  The first draft will be worth 50% of  the grade.  A revised version, based on my comments and suggestions, will be due the following  Monday at the beginning of class.  Use this sheet as a cover page and be certain to sign the  pledge below indicating that the assignment has been completed according to the terms of the 
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Unformatted text preview: Oglethorpe Honor Code. Pledge: I have neither given nor received unauthorized aid on this assignment. ( signed) __________________________________________________ 1) How one would describe the “constitutions” of Athens and Sparta? What does it mean to be a citizen in these states? 2) Was the Athenian Empire compatible with Athenian democracy? 3) What are the most important factors – secular and spiritual – that created political unity in the Greek Polis? 4) What are the keys to successful political leadership in classical Greece? What are the limits on individual political power? 5) “Law and the city replaced the gods as the focus of urban identity in the fifth century.” Assess the validity of that statement....
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