History – prior ro renaissance – Each student must write a 1000 words showing how ideas, values, and beliefs express and affect human experience and the human condition across cultures. Based on content, grammar, punctuation, and spelling. You should have a title, an introductory paragraph that contains the thesis, several paragraphs that support the thesis with specific examples drawn directly from this course, and a conclusion.

Explain how specific ideas, values, and beliefs from the ancient world do (or do not) still affect human experience in the modern world. This should reflect your own experience as much as possible. For example, your might include a paragraph that discusses how your personal views about heroes are (or are not) similar to ancient ideals. DO NOT USE THE INTERNET FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT. Draw all examples from your personal experience along with the lectures and readings.