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Choose a work of ancient literature from the following: the mahabharata/ramayana/the bhagavad gita/ the jataka/ kalidasa/ pancatantra or kabir.

You will create and submit a 12-slide PowerPoint presentation in which you explain parallels
between a work of ancient literature and a contemporary book, graphic novel, cinema, TV,
music, game.
Choose a work of ancient literature from the following: The Mahabharata/Ramayana/The Bhagavad Gita/ The Jataka/ Kalidasa/ Pancatantra or Kabir.
Your presentation must include movie/TV/game/music clips, or excerpts of comic
books or prose.
Your last slide MUST present evidence of your scholarly research (Works
Cited).

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Choose one of the critical thinking questions from chapters 1-2 of the textbook.

Question- What is the difference between an artifact and a work of art?
HISTORY/HUMANITIES
Please see the sample essays in this Module as a guide to help your writing.
Choose ONE of the critical thinking questions from Chapters 1-2 of the textbook. You will be graded on the following:
Your essay should have at least 4 paragraphs (including an introduction and conclusion). The rubric for grading is as follows:
2: has at least 4 paragraphs, including an introduction and conclusion
5 points: includes the question you are answering, copied from the textbook
5 points: states a clear argument (a thesis statement) in the first paragraph, the introduction.
5 points: uses primary sources from the textbook; you can paraphrase, or quote, or summarize the primary sources.
5 points: makes accurate references to dates, figures, and terms in the textbook. Refer to these important details to make your argument, and as evidence to support your argument.
2 points: organization: one idea leads to the next
3 points: mechanics: spelling and grammar
3 points: includes a conclusion that is not highly redundant and does NOT repeat what has already been stated. Your conclusion is a good place to make a new, but related, point. The new but related point should help summarize what you said, and clarify what you said (but not simply repeat what you already said).

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What are the differences?

For this response, write 250+ words comparing and contrasting ancient Greek symposium AS DESCRIBED BY XENOPHON IN HIS ANCIENT TEXT CALLED THE SYMPOSIUM and modern American frat parties. How do the components / sequence of events compare? Who gets to participate? What types of things happen? What are the similarities? What are the differences?

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What do you think about the way the issues were resolved?

1. Outline the major events in the life of Jesus as described in the gospels.
2. Why Was Paul so significant to the early church?
3. What issues were discussed and resolved in the ecumenical councils? What do you think about the way the issues were resolved?
4. What are the core teachings of Jesus in the four gospels?

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Course: western humanities – ancient

Course: Western Humanities – Ancient
I am unable to see my classmates’ posts until I post my initial. Once you have uploaded my initial post and I put it into the discussion post. I will look through my classmates and choose two. I will pay for 200 words for my initial, and since each classmate’s post is a minimum of 100 words I will pay for additional 300 words; 150 words for each classmate’s. I will keep this order open until both classmates’ posts have been up replied to and uploaded.
You can choose one of the two questions the professor provided to write about
Thank you, Geoffery!

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Include a point-by-point or block structure paper outline.

Compare and contrast the character of Pan in Browning’s “A Musical Instrument” with Pan in the Greek myth.
Contain four to five paragraphs that include
An introduction with a clear and effective thesis.
Two to three body paragraphs with claims, supporting examples and evidence, and analysis.
A conclusion that restates the thesis and summarizes the essay’s main points.Use a clear pattern of organization. Include a Point-by-Point or Block Structure paper outline.

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Explain the following (from bhagavad gita):

Five questions requiring short answers (8 sentences minimum). Each question is 10 points.
Explain the following (from Bhagavad Gita):
‘Non-being cannot come to be,
nor can what is come to be not.
The certainty of these sayings
is known by seers of the truth.’
Explain the following (from Bhagavad Gita):
‘Someone who has abandoned worn-out garments
sets out to clothe himself in brand-new raiment;
just so, when it has cast off warn-out bodies,
the embodied one will encounter others. ‘
Explain how the epic elements such as concept of divine intervention, glory of war, and concept of fate are used in The Mahabharata. Give examples for each.
Explain the common themes between Ramayana and Mahabharata. Give examples for each.
We have studied the concept of Hero’s journey in The Ramayana and Sir Gawain an The Green Knight. Explain by giving examples how “Call to Adventure”; “Supernatural Aid”; and “The Woman as a Temptress” are present in both the ancient works.

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Ancient Literature

Explain the following (from bhagavad gita):

Five questions requiring short answers (8 sentences minimum). Each question is 10 points.
Explain the following (from Bhagavad Gita):
‘Non-being cannot come to be,
nor can what is come to be not.
The certainty of these sayings
is known by seers of the truth.’
Explain the following (from Bhagavad Gita):
‘Someone who has abandoned worn-out garments
sets out to clothe himself in brand-new raiment;
just so, when it has cast off warn-out bodies,
the embodied one will encounter others. ‘
Explain how the epic elements such as concept of divine intervention, glory of war, and concept of fate are used in The Mahabharata. Give examples for each.
Explain the common themes between Ramayana and Mahabharata. Give examples for each.
We have studied the concept of Hero’s journey in The Ramayana and Sir Gawain an The Green Knight. Explain by giving examples how “Call to Adventure”; “Supernatural Aid”; and “The Woman as a Temptress” are present in both the ancient works.

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Ancient Literature

You can choose one of the two questions the professor provided to write about

Course: Western Humanities – Ancient
I am unable to see my classmates’ posts until I post my initial. Once you have uploaded my initial post and I put it into the discussion post. I will look through my classmates and choose two. I will pay for 200 words for my initial, and since each classmate’s post is a minimum of 100 words I will pay for additional 300 words; 150 words for each classmate’s. I will keep this order open until both classmates’ posts have been up replied to and uploaded.
You can choose one of the two questions the professor provided to write about
Thank you, Geoffery!

Categories
Ancient Literature

Explain the following (from bhagavad gita):

Five questions requiring short answers (8 sentences minimum). Each question is 10 points.
Explain the following (from Bhagavad Gita):
‘Non-being cannot come to be,
nor can what is come to be not.
The certainty of these sayings
is known by seers of the truth.’
Explain the following (from Bhagavad Gita):
‘Someone who has abandoned worn-out garments
sets out to clothe himself in brand-new raiment;
just so, when it has cast off warn-out bodies,
the embodied one will encounter others. ‘
Explain how the epic elements such as concept of divine intervention, glory of war, and concept of fate are used in The Mahabharata. Give examples for each.
Explain the common themes between Ramayana and Mahabharata. Give examples for each.
We have studied the concept of Hero’s journey in The Ramayana and Sir Gawain an The Green Knight. Explain by giving examples how “Call to Adventure”; “Supernatural Aid”; and “The Woman as a Temptress” are present in both the ancient works.