pre-modern societie

(1) Identify the web links you started with, and the best ones you found while browsing
(copy at least three URLs at the end of your assigment).
(2) Explain what you found out about an aspect of a pre-modern civilization using the
links.
(3) Analyze what makes this interesting and worth knowing. What does |information
reveal? What questions do you have after browsing? What implications or conclusions
can you make?
History 10, Spring 2011 p. 7
(4) In a second paragraph, briefly discuss why you trust the websites that you used (and
why you doubt them)?
Feel venturesome, experimental, creative: there is no fixed format for success. What we
want to see is evidence that you have been thinking hard!
The sacred, the beautiful, the true:
All pre-modern societies sought to understand the world beyond the everyday through religion,
philosophy, art, and ritual. How did their understandings develop, how did they vary?

http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/rigveda/

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/1993.7

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/hinduism/beliefs/intro_1.shtml

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sangam_literature

http://viewonbuddhism.org/buddha.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/jainism/history/mahavira.shtml

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