Analysis of Sources

Royer, LN. (1899). Vercingetorix Throws Down His Arms at the Feet of Julius Caesar.
Royer, LN. (1899). Vercingetorix Throws Down His Arms at the Feet of Julius Caesar. Source: http://romanempire.net

When using sources for evidence, you need to be able to demonstrate your knowledge of them by identifying their historical background. To do this, you need to analyse your sources.

 

SOURCE ANALYSIS SKILLS

 

The analysis of sources demonstrates that you know who created each source, why they were made and at what point in history they were created. Knowing this information allows you to make an informed evaluation of the sources you have used.