Can you help me understand this History question?
This essay must be well-written, and free of spelling and grammatical errors. The essay will be judged on the quality of your understanding of your chosen topic ( olympics in ancient rome ) and discussion of the historiography. You should be able to organize a large body of material and facts (and too few facts that are reliable) in order to produce a coherent argument about your topic that is well organized and supported by primary and secondary sources.
Style: Times New Roman 12 point
Referencing: you should use Chicago Style (footnote) referencing
Length: at least 2,000 words
Sources: at least 5 different sources (use both primary and secondary sources). Use academic sources only. Avoid the internet as a secondary source (it can be useful for preliminary research but look up the references and use them instead).
Presentation: along with the paper you will also be expected to make a short presentation based on your research that should last 5-7 minutes. You can read your paper, create a PowerPoint, or you can get creative.