Hammurabi, Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War, Suetonius, Lives of the Caesars, Josephus, The Jewish War, Gregory of Tours, History of the Franks, and Machiavelli, The Prince, etc.) what the source reveals about the political systems and conflicts of this society or about political change what the source reveals about the organization and purpose of social relations and hierarchies (e.g. family, marriage, class, rank, etc.) what the source reveals about religious beliefs and religious innovations what the source reveals about social values, attitudes and assumptions at the time the source was produced. Be sure to define your research focus in the introduction. Likewise, keep in mind that some of these sources were written decades after the events and people they describe, so you need to be aware of the historical context of the author. The introduction paragraph must contain a statement (thesis) that presents the reader with the main point or argument of the essay. The thesis should be an objective judgment based on the sources you are investigating and not a subjective opinion. It should make at least five references to the primary source. You must provide page citations for these references. You may use parenthetical references for these citations. For example, cite in the following manner, (Thucydides, 9). Use appropriate MLA citations for any non-assigned secondary sources.