Take one canonical author (say Euripides or Virgil); add an obscure theory no one has heard of (you can source these in most good sociology departments); mix well and then half-bake; serve lukewarm.
Remember, always twist facts to suit theories, not theories to suit facts.
Never mind that we have very little evidence for anything in the ancient world and in general the later the period, the more evidence we are likely to have. Everything after it is decline and decay (unless your period is the present day, in which case we are probably fine: brave new world, people! Make sure you also pick a momentous period in which everything changes (probably democratic Athens or the reign of Augustus).
A new mode of thinking arrives that was completely impossible before and all the hoary old ideas from earlier times are totally abandoned as obsolete.
This task requires a great effort from a writer as the title is some kind of a face of your essay.
So, if you don't know how to title an essay effectively, here are few suggestions and tips for you to deal with.
Yes, even academic essays suffer from this awful trend of ignoring great essays with poor titles.
The title of your essay acts as a trigger for a reader that makes him or her make decisions very quickly.
A text can most easily be explained by the historical context when the evidence for that context is itself the text.
For example, in the society known to Homer honour was really important, and this is why it is a key theme in the The easiest way to understand a text (especially if you do not have time to read it) is to understand the original audience.