mportance of the Hellenistic Age as a period in world history.
. Explain the importance of the Hellenistic Age as a period in world history.
What were this age’s major contributions to world history. Was Hellenism
of that age similar to Globalization today?
2. Describe the development of Christian organization down to the year 400,
and explain its importance in the context of a collapsing Roman Empire. Did
Roman Empire fall because of Christianity?
3. In your judgment, in what ways was Egyptian civilization superior and in
what ways inferior to Mesopotamian civilization? Provide well-researched
4. What resemblances do your find between Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh, the
Codes of Hammurabi, the doctrines of the Koran and the doctrines of the
Old and New Testament? Could have they evolved from one ancient common
cultural memory? Support your position with well-researched examples.
5. Explore the origins of writing in China. When and why did writing develop?
To what purposes was writing put? What was the long-term impact of the
development of a Chinese writing system? Compare this with the
developments of writing in other studied cultures.