Ancient History Essay 2 Answers

Now you are going to write an essay on Thera, but on a different topic.

Write an 800 word essay (plus or minus 10%) answering the following question:

‘Discuss the connections between Thera and both the Minoan society based in Crete, and the Mycenaean society based on the Greek mainland.’
Use primary sources (eg frescoes, pottery, buildings and other artefacts) found in Akrotiri to support your statements. 

 

  • If you want use any of the information you gathered for previous questions, go ahead, but make sure you adapt it to answer the question above.
  • Create an essay plan, but don’t include it here.
  • Include an introduction, three or four body paragraphs, and a conclusion
  • Use your essential readings, but don’t plagiarise, put the information you use into your own words.
  • Always acknowledge sources (even when you have put them in your own words)
  • Read the OLS page for Ancient History for some useful information on essays and avoiding plagiarism

Your essay will be assessed on your ability to:

  • Present a sustained, logical and cohesive discussion in answer to the question, in your own words
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the connections of the ancient societies relevant to the question
  • Support your response with relevant, accurate and historical information from your resource material
  • Use historical terms and concepts appropriately
  • If you want use any of the information you gathered for previous questions, go ahead, but make sure you adapt it to answer the question above.
  • Create an essay plan, but don’t include it here.
  • Include an introduction, three or four body paragraphs, and a conclusion.
  • Use your essential readings, but do not plagiarise, put the information you use into your own words.
  • Always acknowledge sources (even when you have put them in your own words)

Read the OLS page for Ancient History for some useful information on essays and avoiding plagiarism