1. What role did religion and spirituality play in the development of Prehistoric and ancient Mesopotamian art?
2. What literary and/or philosophical works from ancient Greece were the most influential on successive cultures? Why?
3. How did temple architecture in Classical Greece and Rome differ from later Christian churches and Islamic mosques?
4. Compare and contrast several of the notable similarities and differences in the three major monotheistic world religions.
5. How did music change during the Middle Ages and through the 14th century?
6. Discuss the major developments in painting that took place during the 13th and 14th centuries.