Delian League

2nd Discussion Topic

* Why was the great age of Athenian democracy during the 5th C BCE also the great age of Athenian empire (via the agency of the Delian League)?

* Was there a contradiction between Athenian political ideals at home and the flagrant disregard for those same principles in Athenian treatment of its allies and other Greek states. [Hint: in addition, use the documentary source in the Global Experience text, Thucydides’s account of Athens during the Peloponnesian War, document # 34. His account of the Melian Conference between Athens and the people of the island of Melos is very revealing. ]

* What do you think might be the relevance of this case study of 5th C Athens for the modern world or for the US?

NOTE It is important to avoid providing lengthy background coverage of Athens’s early history before the 5th C Keep the focus on the 5 th C BCE. Take it as given that Athens had already evolved its democratic practices and begin your response with Athens’s role as an imperial power. ]

The other reading material that is relevant to the assignment is found in Chapter 5 on Greek Civilization. Feel free to explore other sources and the video clips will also give you something to work from.

1)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88bBdTg61mQ&feature=youtu.be

2)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQsJEII40Rk&feature=youtu.b

 

“Is this question part of your assignment? We Can Help!”


Delian League was first posted on October 26, 2019 at 3:04 pm.
©2019 “Classroom Essays”. Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at karlmick10@gmail.com

Have troubles with paper writing? You’ve found the right paper writing company! We are the leading essay writing services that provides quality papers for a reasonable price. On our website, you can order various assignments. Our work is 100% original. We write your essay from scratch, according to the exact specifications of your assignment. We guarantee it will pass any plagiarism check

Get Your Papers Completed by Expert Writers

Order essays, term papers, research papers, reaction paper, research proposal, capstone project, discussion, projects, case study, speech/presentation, article, article critique, coursework, book report/review, movie review, annotated bibliography, or another assignment without having to worry about its originality – we offer 100% original content written completely from scratch

PLACE YOUR ORDER

Related Posts

© All Right Reserved