1)Read/examine your ancient sources critically and carefully. What do your sources tell us
about this individual? You should also try to answer the following questions about your
source itself: 2)Who is writing/who created this? Where are they from? When are they writing?
4) What political or social views are being expressed . 5)What kind of document/item is this? 6) How does the genre/type of object
affect selection and transmission of information? 7) How reliable is this source for reconstructing the life of this individual 8) Does it help answer a specific question about the individual?
9) Do other sources conflict with it?