20th & 21st Century Blog

20th & 21st Century Blog

Moments in Humanities

Each term, I try very hard to stay connected with students by offering them moments outside the textbook. I usually do the assignments with students to stay up to date on the topic and make sure what they are doing is relevant and useful. The information changes from term to term, hopefully building a vast pool of knowledge for everyone to share. 

Ever wonder why the Romans changed the names of the Greek gods when they adopted them? When Roman emerged from the dust, it understood one thing, to maintain the lands that you conquered you must make the common people think they benefit in some way, if not, you will have anarchy and civil war. Alongside this civil affairs problem...