From the origins of civilization to the middle of the seventeenth century, does the nature of authority change at all? If it changes, when does this transformation take place. By the middle of the seventeenth century, do you see political legitimacy resting with the people, secular government, or religion? Use at least three specific examples showing how authority changes or stays the same and you must have at least one example from the ancient period, one from the medieval era, and one from early modern times in order to recieve full credit.
Please submit a copy of your essay to Blackboard and bring in a hard copy the day of the exam. The essay should be double spaced with 12 pt. Times New Roman font and one inch margins and should be four to five pages