Monthly Archives: September 2016

Worth a Listen

  The following is completely optional, but well worth your time. The people and the project featured in this podcast are essentially attempting to design a scrapbook (sort-of) to be read 10,000 years in the future. I mean what can … Continue reading

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Primary Source #3 – The Letters of Pliny the Younger

  Use the Primary Source Analysis Tool that we used last week to examine these two letters from Pliny the Younger to the historian Tacitus concerning the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.¬†letters-of-pliny-the-younger-to-the-historian-tacitus (You will need to look up some terms and/or … Continue reading

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Primary Source #2 – The House Instructions of Mr. Yan

  Below is a link to a document from 6th century China. It’s sort of similar to a journal entry but also similar to a letter in other ways. First read the introduction then the first two excerpts. Use the … Continue reading

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