Need help with one of the questions for HUM discussion

Oct 17th, 2015
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Selectone topic from the list below and post a grammatically correct short response (minimum of 250 words) in your own words that fully addresses the question(s) asked.

  1. What are the main features of the aristocratic portrait? Which figures in your text best illustrate this genre? For what political purpose were these portraits created?
  2. Why is the seventeenth century often called the Age of Absolutism? Explain using examples and details from the assigned readings.
  3. Describe Louis XIV’s Palace complex - gardens and chateau - at Versailles. How does it illustrate Classical baroque style and the grandeur and absolute power of Louis XIV?
  4. Compare the palace complex at Versailles to the Mogul and Chinese complexes illustrated in this chapter. What differences do you see, if any, in the Eastern complexes?
  5. Discuss absolutism as a style of rule. What strengths and weaknesses can you identify in a country ruled in the absolutist manner?

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