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Weekly Readings

Readings 11/30, India :

Each of these readings are for you to browse through and read the parts you find interesting. Therefore there are no questions, but please take at least a minute to look at some part of the information. Thanks. Your final questions will be ready this weekend and I will post them here on the libguide and email them to you.

The Four Vedas:

http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/rigveda/index.htm

The Caste System:

http://www.friesian.com/caste.htm


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November 1st, 2016

Rome Part Two:

Writings of Julius Caesar (The Gallic Wars):

http://sacred-texts.com/cla/jcsr/dbg8.htm

How does Caesar characterize the war with the Gauls? What are some of the hardships and the sucesses that he notes in his writings?

 

The Death of Julius Caesar:

http://www.ancient.eu/article/803/

Why did the conspirators murder Julius Caesar?

What was the eventual effect of his death on the leadership of the Roman Republic?

October 11th, 2016

Livy's History of Rome Book 1 : http://mcadams.posc.mu.edu/txt/ah/Livy/Livy01.html

Only read through 1.16, unless you want to read more. But, it's a long selection and the questions are only over the first sections.

Questions for the Readings:

What are the mythical foundations of Rome?

How does Romulus establish the infrastructure (leadership of Rome) in the beginning? 

 

 
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