Have you heard the fantastic story of how twin boys were raised by a she-wolf and how one of them founded Rome? Do you know where the idea of our Senate comes from? What would you think if you saw an army complete with elephants coming down a mountain pass? This Questions for the Thinker Ebook Study Guide© has two of Livy’s works included and introduces you to one of the most influential civilizations to have ever existed and the general from Africa who tried to subdue it.
This Question for the Thinker The Early History of Rome and The War With Hannibal Study Guide uses the Socratic method of a question and answer format to guide the high school student through this classical work. After a brief introduction about the author and the work, in the first half of the book questions are provided to help the student understand the text. The second half of the book has the answers to the questions.
At the end of many of the chapters are Questions for Further Thought™ which help the student think beyond the text. Many of the questions are designed to help the student either apply the lessons learned or to think about how his beliefs contrast with those presented. There are also Vocabulary Words to Know to help expand the student's vocabulary.