Which of the following themes are the most useful for understanding the Hellenic World: Empire, Conflict, or Culture? Why? Be sure to address why the other themes are not as useful?
Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. This is largely an opinion exercise. I believe that as long as you back up your argument with elements from history, you will be ok. As a History major, this question has always been in contention in my studies of Ancient civilizations and I find that opinion pieces is about presenting your opinion as clearly as you can, citing published work, including historical elements. I suggest making this concise using this simple outline:
1. Your opinion - 100 words
2. Supporting information - 100 words
3. Other themes and their place - 100 words
You can use the listed resources to further explore the topic. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. All the best with your studies.
AE 105878/Xenia Jones
The Hellenic Civilization: Themes
If I were to characterize the better themes of the Greek civilization, I would hold culture in the highest regard and conflict plus empire following in its heels. Why is this? Most Historians and experts in modern thought point to the Classical Period of 900 BC, the 'Golden Age' of Greece to be the foundation of what we now deem as 'modern' and 'Western' ...
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