Discuss the meanings and roles of – and the possible conflict between – individual/personal fulfillment and collective

Individual and Community: The Burger history text has introduced the theme of the emphasis on the individual vs. the community in ancient societies. Which did the Hebrew, Greek, Roman and Early Christian cultures prize? Was there always a clear cut emphasis? Discuss the meanings and roles of – and the possible conflict between – individual/personal fulfillment and collective/societal fulfillment in the following attached texts: The Apology and Livy’s History of Rome.