Please write a good solid paragraph where you comment on any
of the following topics, raise any questions that come to mind: what do you
know about this week's topic already? what interests you about this topic? what
more would you like to learn about it? When you are done, post your comments
in the "Starting Assumptions" section of this week's Blackboard
Discussion Board. Please make sure that you do this by
Tuesday midnight; it is up to you whether you want to do this before
or after the Background assignment (either way is fine).
Note: you do not have to answer all these questions; just
pick the ones that are the most relevant to what's on your mind.
Pilgrimage of Egeria
- have you been to Israel or to Egypt? if you were to make a trip to the Middle
East, what cities and monuments would you want to visit?
- when you think of the word "pilgrimage", what are the ideas and
images that come to mind? have you ever been on a pilgrimage?
- have you ever visited a historical site that made a big impression on you?
was there a plaque or a monument at the site? what did you do at the site?
- in general, what do you like to do when you are traveling as a tourist somewhere?
do you like to meet people? travel in a group or alone? take pictures? visit
museums? enjoy yourself and relax? engage in strenuous activities? stick to
the beaten path, or do something adventurous and unusual?
- at the bottom of the page you will find some images from
this week's unit; if any of these images make a big impression on you, you
can share your thoughts about the image and what it suggests to you (click
on the image to learn more about it!)
Modern Languages 4970 / MRS 4903: Medieval Latin. Spring
2003 Online Course at the University of Oklahoma. Visit http://www.ou.edu/online/
for more info.
Laura Gibbs, University of Oklahoma - Information Technology © 2003.
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