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Use twelve point type and double space. Have a cover page with the title of your review, the course number and section, your name, date submitted, your tutor’s name and the word count. Use Chicago style footnotes. Footnote numbers go after the periods. Write an essay in formal academic English (800-1000 words) on ONE of these topics:
A. Compare and contrast the reasons why the Western Roman Empire ended in 476 and the Eastern Roman Empire survived until 1453.
B. Compare and contrast the first four centuries of Christianity with the first four centuries of Islam. How are they similar and how are they different?
C. Compare and contrast King Alfred of England with Emperor Charlemagne of the Franks. In what ways were they the model medieval kings?
D. How were the raids of the Vikings and the Magyars finally ended and each group “tamed”?
E. What was the role of the Christian church in the preservation of knowledge and the “civilizing” of the Barbarian tribes and kings?