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In the text book by Sayre examine Anonymous, Adoration of the Magi, ca. 1476-88. Fig. 20.15, p. 657 and explain how the values and style of this chosen image reflect the values and styles of the Renaissance in the North. Your essay should be based on a
In the text book by Sayre examine Anonymous, Adoration of the Magi, ca. 1476-88. Fig. 20.15, p. 657 and explain how the values and style of this chosen image reflect the values and styles of the Renaissance in the North. Your essay should be based on a
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... and Number of the Teacher’s ADORATION OF THE MAGI, ca 1476-88 by an Anonymous Brussels Weaver IntroductionThe fifteenth century tapestry showing the Adoration of the Magi (Figure 1), a scene in the manger where Christ was born “was designed to hang across the front of the altar of the earliest of the great French Gothic cathedrals in Saint-Etienne in Sens” (Sayre 658) in France. The tapestry was commissioned by a French cardinal in 1476, whose red cardinal’s hat and coat of arms mark the four corners of the tapestry (Sayre 658). The image depicts an ancient Biblical scene where three Wise Men from the east carrying gifts pay their respects to the infant Jesus in the arms of Mother Mary. ...
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CLA Final
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... Final ical Mythology Refers to the body of myths that are found in the ancient Greek and Romans as they are used or transformed by the reception of the culture. Following the philosophy and political thoughts, the term mythology has been used to represent one of the major survival of the classical antiquity in the western culture. Classical mythology has provided a bigger room for the subject matter for most forms of visual, musical and even literary arts in the western countries. They are also alluded in the scientific naming systems especially in astronomy. During the period of the Middle Ages and renaissance, when Latin became the predominant language in the entire Europe for most international...
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Prostitution in Dutch Flemish Art
Prostitution in Dutch Flemish Art
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... Art- A depiction of immorality Introduction: The most significant yet vague era that occurred during the initial construction of different forms of art was the 'Dutch Golden age' which was a true depiction of creativity and mesmerizing art. The painting era in the Dutch antiquity too is the 'Dutch golden age' and the inception of this era took place from the 17th century when Dutch as a state was blooming. The painters in this era have left the deepest of an impact on the world of art and creativity. The paintings produced in this period were representing a set of themes which were employed by the painters representing their remarkable state of mind and the way they perceived life and emotions. They ...
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Reason, Faith and Logos
Reason, Faith and Logos
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... Reason, Faith, and Logos This essay considers the extent that religious faith has anything very significant to fear, or to gain, from the arguments of philosophers. Within this context of investigation the essay traces the interaction and clash of faith and reason from a variety of historical epochs. Specifically, Greek antiquity, the Christian tradition, Renaissance and Enlightenment thought, Hegel and Descartes, Existentialism and Pragmatism are considered. The research argues that while much of the rationality and conclusions reached in these historical investigations have since been discarded by contemporary thinkers one recognizes that in many instances faith-based investigation into god and...
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Otto Wagner modern theory of architecture
Otto Wagner modern theory of architecture
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... Modern architecture The book Modern Architecture by Otto Wagner has transformed modern architecture. The founder of Viennese modernism, Otto Wagner played a key role in ensuring that urban architecture was modernized. In his book Wagner is depicted as forming a new approach explained as structural functionalism. In this sense, he called for use of materials such as steel, glass, and aluminum in architectural works. Wagner and his allies, known as Viennese secessionist group, designed and constructed various buildings during the 19th century. The idea of modernism in the field of architecture is generally perceived as having originated during the 19th century; but it is more linked with the...
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Aristotles constitution
Aristotle's constitution
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... Constitution of Athens The Constitution of Athens is a rare glimpse into the political and social process in Athens in the 5th century B.C E. Scholars that are rather skeptical as to whether Aristotle actually wrote the Constitutions contend that the document is appreciably different from Aristotle's other writings. Yet to the degree that the style of the Constitution may seem plain and direct it is manifestly written for a formal audience to be constitutional, while the thought is definitely characteristic of Aristotle's political philosophy. Moreover, it is clear from every indication of historical antiquity that Aristotle's contemporaries in the ancient world accepted his authorship of the...
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What important contribution or contributions did this scholar make to the field of biblical studies
What important contribution or contributions did this scholar make to the field of biblical studies
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... Christian Baur Contribution to the New Testament Yourlast Religion and Theology 11/03 Ferdinand Christian Baur was born on 21 June 1792. He was a protestant theologian and founder and leader of the (new) Tubingen School of theology. Baur presented that second century Christianity depicted that fusion of two combatant theses: Jewish Christianity and Gentile Christianity. Baur’s opinion or was extensive and profound, but one thing cannot be denied that his view gave a new angle and face to the New testaments and is now studied in different colors. Not many years later he published his first work Symbolik und Mythologie oder die Naturreligion des Altertums ("Symbol and mythology: the natural religion...
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Compare and contrast a work of art in a specific classification (Renaissance or Gothic)
Compare and contrast a work of art in a specific classification (Renaissance or Gothic)
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... Art Analysis: A young Hare and Sistine Chapel Ceiling Number Analysis of Renaissance Art Art paintings made in Europe around 1400 depict the historical developments which took place in philosophy, literature, musical movements and science during the Renaissance era. Renaissance paintings, widely believed to be the return of the ancient cultural practices, were based on the Classical features of antiquity, but contributed towards the evolution of that cultural identity following the modern influence occasioned by new discoveries in scientific knowledge. Renaissance art enriched with humanist ideologies of the period extended across Europe, impacting on the whole society. Renaissance paintings such as ...
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Egypt
Egypt
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... History and Political Science September, 13 History Of Egypt Egyptian civilization is one of the greatest civilizations of the world, existing throughout the ancient history, known to man, with all its grandeur and zeal. Historians have been able to date its antiquity at around 3, 000 B.C.E, when the land of Nile was a unified empire, geographically made up of two separate valleys i.e. the upper Egypt and the Lower Egypt; each having a different culture but governed by a single kingdom.(Andrea and James,2011, 1:17) The first 2000 years, after the emergence of civilization, have been divided into six periods. (Andrea and James,2011, 1:18) The Nomadic of the land of Nile settled nearer to the Nile;...
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Write a comparison/ contrasting essay of two works of art. Compare Botticelli birth of venus and Venus de milo
Write a comparison/ contrasting essay of two works of art. Compare Botticelli birth of venus and Venus de milo
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... Birth of Venus and Venus De Milo Botticelli birth of Venus and Venus de Milo Botticelli birth of Venus is among the artworks that attracted greatest treasures of the world during the 1480’s. Lorenzo the Great assembled people to interpret works by artists, musicians, painters, and goldsmiths. Botticelli birth of Venus is an oil paint artwork highly celebrated to date (Gardner & Kleiner, 2010). Lorenzo is the initiator of the artwork. He managed to set it to verse through Angelo Poliziano, one of his best poets. At that period, there were attractive examples of antiques from which Botticelli borrowed directly to provide the modest stance of that period. In addition, the creation of Venus moved on...
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Cultural Matrix and Summary
Cultural Matrix and Summary
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... Byzantium Iconography and architecture are the styles of art, which were greatly developed during the epoch of theByzantium Empire. Icons are religious images done on wooden plates in the Byzantine style. The word Icon springs from the Greek EIKON with the meaning image (Ostrogorsky). It is assumed that Icon painting started in the Byzantine Empire about the 6th century. One of the basic arguments for honoring of Icons is an oral tradition telling of the idea of Christ on the Mandylion ("The Veil of Veronica"). Legend tells how Christ himself, put his image on the Veil making the first Icon or "prototype" drawn without human hands. The name of this Icon is The Savior Acheiropoietos. Speaking about...
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The Landscape Masters of the Baroque
The Landscape Masters of the Baroque
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... Poussin and Lorrain: The Landscape Masters of the Baroque Nicolas Poussin and Claude Lorrain are two of the most distinguished artists of the classical baroque style from France. Although their landscape paintings are all done in the baroque style, and its theoretical precepts established in France from the mid-17th century, the two artists fulfill expressive ends that are antithetical to each other. While Poussin was interested in an objective rendering of the imposing monumentality and archaeological precision present in imperialist Rome, Lorrain sought to depict the rolling countryside’s deserted ruins in a romantic manner (Tyndall 72). To the latter’s proponents, his landscapes are a visual...
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The Islamic Conquests
The Islamic Conquests
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... Islamic Conquests The sudden explosion of the Islamic Empire out of Arabia in the Seventh century has been of interest to scholars since the beginning of modern historiography (Gibon VI, 282-363). There are two possible categories of explanation for the phenomenal success of the Islamic expansion out of Arabia in the seventh and eighth centuries. The first of these are geo-political explanations which look toward the military and strategic circumstances of the Islamic conquest. Another category is sociological explanations which treat the event in terms of the strengths and weakness of both the conquering and conquered cultures. In Empire to Commonwealth (12-19), historian Garth Fowden has delineate...
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An analysis (thesis) of Nicholas Manns article The Origins of Humanism
An analysis (thesis) of Nicholas Mann's article The Origins of Humanism
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... Origins of Humanism" – an Analysis Humanism has often been considered a concept that paved the way for grave discussions whenever scholars attempted to define it in their own ways. Though one cannot acknowledge all those definitions, one has to take heed of some of the notable definitions, especially such logical and reasonable definitions as those of Nicholas Mann. Mann begins his essay by taking a different view on history. Mann suggests that information mentioned in history may not be real. Therefore, according to him, the perceptions of the Dark Ages or Renaissance may not be entirely true. Mann actually refers to this difference in order to bring to light the reality of humanism, i.e., the...
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Asian Literature
Asian Literature
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... 1 Professor Name Institution, course number Date Asian Literature Eastern aesthetics: love, society and culture through Asian literature. Asia is a mysterious place which is usually represented as a magic box containing miracles, fears, precious stones and dragons. There are a lot of other treasures in it, but the most important one is its literature. Asian literature comprises cultural traditions of different countries which are expressed by beautiful words and the eternal philosophical discourses about the world structure. The aim of this work is to look at eastern aesthetics: love, society, family, culture an...
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Final PL
Final PL
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... of Griffith Observatory and Angkor Thom Introduction Knowledge is the prime cause of human evolution on earth because, due to scientific information humanity managed to dominate other species. However, the preservation of knowledge and scientific information has been made possible through building libraries and saving other historical places from decaying, nevertheless, there are two driving forces, which preserve human culture that are language and humans’ dedication to save their past from decaying. Based on the observations shared in this paragraph, it can be established that preservation of the past knowledge of humans played a significant role in making the current scientific development...
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CANNIBALISM
CANNIBALISM
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... CANNIBALISM Few concepts strike fear into the human heart like the idea of cannibalism. Yet the historical record is quite clear: a number of cultural and ethnic groups practiced cannibalism at different times. The types of evidence that prove this fact are various. In two fascinating articles on the subject, Billman, et al, and Dongoske, et al, explore these questions. In Billman's article, the archaeologists explored a site in Colorado, dating from about one thousand years ago. The authors describe the sites in detail and provide maps. A number of items were uncovered including tools. But the main discoveries are a number of disarticulated human bones consistent with the practice of...
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The Relationship between the Renaissance and the Greco-Roman World
The Relationship between the Renaissance and the Greco-Roman World
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... Literature The Relationship between the Renaissance and the Greco-Roman World. As the term suggests, the Renaissance is a label which emphasizes the rebirth of ideas which has largely been lost, and it certainly true that in Northern and Western Europe the period we now call the Renaissance did reach back to the art, literature and ideas of the Greco Roman world. It would be quite incorrect, however, to define this period only in terms of what it imitated from that period. The Renaissance is characterized by two main features: the development of elements from the classical past of Greece and Rome, and an emerging humanist movement from the northern parts of Europe. The period of classical antiquity...
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History of bioterrorism
History of bioterrorism
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... Head: HISTROY OF BIOTERRORISM History of Bioterrorism APA Style Muneeb Ahmad Faiq The history of bioterrorismdates back to antiquity but perhaps the bible has the first documentation of an event of this kind. Many wars were fought and won using bioterrorism as a tool. This included the attempts in Trozan war, Acharya Rajneesh etc. One of the main events in the history of bioterrorism is the mailing of letters infected with Bacillus Anthracis in the United States. This lead many hospitalizations and deaths. Necessary measures were taken to combat this but till now no culprit has been identified. Bioterrorism or in other words Biological warfare is defined as "intentional use of living organisms or...
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Arabic Knowledge
Arabic Knowledge
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... Culture and the Arabic Culture It is easily overlooked that Western history has downplayed the role of Arabic culture in the preservation anddevelopment of knowledge and education. Western culture and civilization owes a great debt to Arab culture and learning in many fields of knowledge. It could be said that Arab classical learning saved Western civilization from being intellectually and culturally stagnant. When the Roman Empire crumbled, it seemed that most of the knowledge of antiquity would have disappeared with the arrival of the Huns and other tribal groups that took over the Roman Empire. The knowledge of the Greeks, which was passed down to the Romans, would have been doomed to oblivion. Ho...
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Book review on Goldsworthy, Adrian Keith. The Fall of Carthage: the Punic Wars, 265-146 BC. London: Cassell, 2003. Print
Book review on Goldsworthy, Adrian Keith. The Fall of Carthage: the Punic Wars, 265-146 BC. London: Cassell, 2003. Print
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... Book review: The Fall of Carthage The Punic Wars, 265-146 BC The thesis if the book revolves around the factors that led to the Rome’s rise in power when it was at war with Carthage for decades (Goldsworthy 2). The author has focused on the problem of Punic wars. The book is pegged on ancient history and is focused on analyzing one of the most desperate and greatest conflicts of antiquity; the war between Carthage and Rome. The author supports the thesis by portraying the rise of Rome and the fall of Carthage. The author also supports the thesis by including stories of casualties suffered and the forces involved in both sides, therefore depicting the war as the greatest among any war before the...
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Romantic Period
Romantic Period
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... Ciacho April 27, Music from the Romantic Period The music from the Romantic era was recognized as a rebellion ical music, for challenging the rules of the arrangement and construction of the Classical Period. The Romantic Period explored the usage of great ensembles, intense emotion, and untamed orchestration. It was the period subsequent to the Classical period, which was essentially a brief era. Only two Classical-era composers are extensively known: Haydn and Mozart. The Romantic period yielded more composers who are still recognizable and well liked today. Schumann, Tchaikovsky, Schubert and Chopin are possibly the most well known. Beethoven, probably the most famous composer in all of history, i...
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AMERICAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
AMERICAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
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... Ancient American Economic Development The evidence of discovery shows that market society is deep rooted in the pastwith buying and selling organized by trading bodies of high ambiguous features of ancient society. Based on the above fact, ancient American farmer’s attitudes were influenced by societal cultures. It has been pointed out that different ethnicities practiced their way of cultivation thus determining economic returns of a particular are. On the other hand, American business persons believed that trading by different communities is critical to high economical returns. Similarly, two wealthy men of ancient economics such as Julius believe that the conversion of money can be effective in...
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Queen Anne Style
Queen Anne Style
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... My Queen Anne Dream House The Queen Anne style amazes home owners with its porch that extends to the sides of the house, making it a welcoming place to entertain visitors as well as where one could spend his leisure. I guess most people love to be in the open, near the beauty of nature and this is one of the reasons why the Queen is mostly adopted. Personally, I love this design and the purpose it serves because it gives a general perception of what is inside the house. The complicated asymmetrical shape of Queen Anne gives a unique beauty to the architectural style, breaking the usual balances used in other designs. This offers various means of designing the inside of the house, enabling different ...
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Summary of the Adventure in the human Spirit
Summary of the Adventure in the human Spirit
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... of the Summary of the Adventure in the human Spirit Introduction Western world is rich in music and culture ranging from antiquity to the present day. Survey and a close analysis of the characteristics of Western Arts, Antiquity, culture of the prehistoric times, reconnaissance and Baroque are well documented in the Adventures in the human spirit by Phillip Bishop particularly in the sixth edition of the book. The book further clarifies the correlation in western cultural and music and how the society portrays the women who participate in music and other work of arts. Adventure in the human Spirit is a book that was written with a view of assisting students or scholars with insufficient knowledge...
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HST130SP4 The Fall of the Roman Republic 1000words Paper
HST130SP4 The Fall of the Roman Republic 1000words Paper
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... Fall of the Roman Empire: Cato the Elder and Gaius Marius Cato the Elder and Gaius Marius were two of the famous Roman smen. Cato the Elderwas born Marcus Porcius Cato in 234-149 B.C.E. in Rome and into a senatorial family although relatively unknown. Raised in the family’s agricultural estate outside of Rome, Cato’s brutal agricultural economics approach was developed there and so was his strict morality. (Humphrey 2006 p. 137). Gaius Marius, on the other hand, was born in 157-86 B.C. into a family not of an aristocratic descent but he married into nobility when he took the an aunt of Gaius Julius Caesar as his wife (Southern 2006 p. 269). Although these two statesmen were born in different eras...
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Fainel exam
Fainel exam
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... Final Paper. Elizabeth Ann Babb is a contemporary artist who has painting for over twenty years. She shows versatility in her work as she is able to work with different subject matters and forms of media. She has won different awards due to her work and she presents her work in many avenues. Her modern paintings are done with the use of watercolor, oils and acrylics. This paper will focus on her three paintings namely The Brown House 1, Antiquities Angel and Textures and window. Each of the painting named above is drawn in an acrylic paper as mentioned above. The Brown house 1 is a painting that reflects a different from of house in a certain environment. It is a house built of wood and it stands ...
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The cultural racial other
The cultural racial other
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... Cultural Racial Other The “cultural racial other” is the misinformation of a racial culture based on the inferences conveyed to people through the mass media: print, television, film, and books.1 This process is what Nel calls “inferential racism.2 The public, unaware of, or limited in knowledge about other cultures, infers their understanding of a culture(s) through their understanding of cultural depictions gained through the media. One of the best examples of mass media forming the image of a culture is Islam and Muslims. Since the 18th century when Western authors began translating the stories of the One Thousand Nights and One Night (The Arabian Nights)3 Western society, including Americans,...
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My reflection of analysis on Philosophies of Judaism, Christianity, and the Byzantine Civilization
My reflection of analysis on Philosophies of Judaism, Christianity, and the Byzantine Civilization
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... Reflection While discussing the philosophies of Judaism, Christianity and Byzantine Civilization we come to know about the differences and similarities in these religions. It is obvious that these are three different religions and will have differences, which will be discussed in this paper. The philosophies of these religions will be critically analyzed to give a clear picture of the religions. In these religions, if we take one aspect of the nature of God, the three religions have some similarities and differences as well. The belief in Christianity about the nature of God is considered as one substance, and they are three persons. It is also referred as Trinity. The nature of God through the belie...
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Comedy Litterature/ Molieres Tartuffe
Comedy Litterature/ Moliere's Tartuffe
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... The Satire of Moliere’s Tartuffe Moliere’s Tartuffe is definitely a satire. According to the Free Online Dictionary (2011, para 1), satire is ‘a literary work in which human vice or folly is attacked through irony, derision, or wit.’ In Moliere’s play puts emphasis on the theme of religious insincerity. Hence, due to Tartuffe’s sardonic character, the play was banned by religious supporters from public performance. Although Tartuffe is the clear villain and charlatan who embody those people who advocate religious devoutness but they themselves refuse to put into practice, Orgon has the intricate role through whom this pious insincerity is directed. One of the best manifestations of satire in the...
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Hinduism & Jainism
Hinduism & Jainism
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... and Jainism Hinduism and Jainism are of the most worldwide religions that are practiced by millions of population all over the world. Although they both possess many similarities, JAINISM AND HINDUISM are unique in their own spheres. Unlike the matters of rebirth and afterlife, both possess their own scriptures. Moreover, their objects of worship also differ. In Jainism, worship is not meant to be only for God, for also for individuals who have reached the prime ideal and have become one with the God. The purpose of worship in Hinduism is also not the same as Jainism. In Jainism, no practices of food are offered to God or the divine. Consequently, Hindus give offerings of gift and materialistic...
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Women in Advertising
Women in Advertising
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... Analysis Assignment #4 on Women in Advertising To begin with one should say that advertising today is one of theintegral phenomena of modern life. On its second position designated the social roles of men and women which they have to carry out. Advertising images are simplified and stereotyped, but in such form they influence people, forcing them not only to buy goods, but also reflect in their behavior. In addition to this, very often advertising describes public relations, including gender relations. Simplified nature of sexual roles, forms their similar treatment in life of each certain individual, this means that, besides the main function (to force the buyer to choose these goods), advertising...
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Torture
Torture
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... Texts: Kenneth Pope (http kspope.com/torvic/torture-abst.php) Although all forms of physical torture are likely to have psychological aspects and consequences, some forms of torture are primarily psychological in nature. For example, people may be forced to watch family or friends being tortured, may be given false reports about the torture, death, or betrayal of loved ones, or may be told that they are about to be executed (sometimes followed by a fake execution, in which, e.g., an unloaded gun is held to the person's head and the trigger pulled). Victims of torture may be told that no one remembers them or cares, and that if they survive, no one will believe them. The psychological aspects of...
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Ancient Flood Stories (Problems for Critical Scholarship)
Ancient Flood Stories (Problems for Critical Scholarship)
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... Full Ancient Flood Stories (Problems for Critical Scholarship) 23 October (estimated word count 024) Introduction The allure of ancient flood stories has a powerful hold on people because the stories allude to the way how the world was created and came into being. Although shrouded in mists of the earliest beginnings of time, historians and academicians study how these stories came about and what the stories really mean to all of us. However, it is not an easy task to find out the important details of these flood stories because of their extreme antiquity and the lack of supporting evidence except for a few broken shards or fragments of pottery that detail these flood stories. It is unswervingly a...
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Magnificent Architectural Space
Magnificent Architectural Space
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... Catalogue Entry Magnificent Architectural Space Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) Piranes Prima Parte di Architetture e Prospettive, c.1743 Etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite, plate (27.5 cm x 37.8 cm) Plate No. LXIX/LXX; Annotated in ink, bottom, numbered, upper right corner The Hatton Gallery Collection Magnificent Architectural Space, the eighteenth-century print by Giovanni Battista Piranesi depicts a rhythmic progression of columns leading toward a center rotunda. The grandeur of perspective is emphasized by the light and shadow effects and the height of arcs comparative to the miniature figures of people. This etching constitutes a valuable entry to the comprehensive collectio...
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Modern Dance and Ballet
Modern Dance and Ballet
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... Dance and Ballet Introduction Present dance and ballet have developed through history. Therefore, the trends in dancing movements have gradually taken various patterns. Different choreographers implemented exclusive movements as others made subsequent adjustments in the later generations (Adshead, 12). The developmental feature in the movements is evident in the movements in modern songs. The dance movements in contemporary songs are entirely dissimilar from those in antique songs. This paper contains an analysis and perspective about the movements in My Immortal to show the evolving inclinations in choreography. Evanescence is the band originator of this song, and the movements are congruent throu...
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Natural Rights and John Locke
Natural Rights and John Locke
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... Rights and John Locke Are there any such things as natural rights? Discuss with respect to the political thought of John Locke Introduction to Natural Rights Rights are normative fundamental rules that delineate what people are allowed to do and what is owed to the people. These demarcations are carried out on the basis of some ethical theory, legal system or some kind of social convention. The domain of rights spans legal, social and ethical principles of entitlement and freedom. Rights in themselves are considered fundamental to civilisation and are taken as pillars of culture and social living. There are a number of different perspectives on rights that have evolved over time and are now used to...
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The Holocaust in the history is a unique occurence
The Holocaust in the history is a unique occurence
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... Holocaust in the History is a Unique Occurrence The holocaust is a unique occurrence that will never be forgotten in human history. This exposition will succinctly show reasons that will demonstrate how the holocaust is a unique occurrence in human history. The episodes that occurred during the holocaust surpass the usual genocide that has taken place in various localities in the world. The uniqueness of the holocaust emanates from its main victims, the Jews. In the European history, the Jews were themselves a unique lot who faced surmountable levels of cannibalism whereby many European countries not only the Nazi, German sought to destroy the entire lineage of Jews in consuming them with fire and...
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Bio
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... Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution, Richard Dawkins Chapter 3-6 Chapter three and four continues the explanation regarding evolution and the order of things; his further address’s the idea of dating and why that dating is a positive approach. He first begins using the accepted technique of layer dating with regards to plant growth and sedimentary layering. So first we need to address the idea of tree rings and we can turn to a popular Christian apologetics website and a paper published there by John Woodrappe, M.A. Geology, B.A. Biology where he states that the science involved with ring width measurements currently that show tree rings occur no more than once a year, and as a result ...
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Banana is the best fruit for human being
Banana is the best fruit for human being
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... is a Better Fruit Number and December 4, Outline THESIS: The nutritional content and health benefits of banana make it a far better fruit than any other. I. Banana is a fruit that overflows with nutrition. A. Banana has a high carbohydrate content. B. It has high amounts of potassium and magnesium. C. It is also rich in Vitamin C. II. Banana helps to address or prevent several medical conditions and illnesses. A. It helps to reduce the risk of blood pressure or stroke. B. It has been found to be very helpful to people who are trying to quit smoking and tobacco use. C. It helps restore normal bowel movements. III. It is time to replace apple with banana and say “a banana a day keeps the doctor away...
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Greek and Roman Sculptures
Greek and Roman Sculptures
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... Bearer and Augustus of prima Porta- A comparison 0 Introduction The Greeks during the high ical age (470-430 BC), created standing sculptures of human figures, carved out of limestone and marbles, adapting seventh century Egyptian models. These sculptures were stiff, rigid, decorative, subordinate elements of tombs and temples rather than true sculpture. The range of depictions on heroic nude male (often in athletic contests) and draped female figures were prominent. This was the period when, Athens transformed from the Delian League to a tribute-paying empire; the then Ruler of Greece, Pericles, encouraged programs on art and architecture at Athens and the Athenian shrine at Eleusis (Demeter &...
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Discussing the Role of Museums in Developing the Relationship between Art and Artifact
Discussing the Role of Museums in Developing the Relationship between Art and Artifact
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... 'Art is not a univeral but a changing Western Cultural Category'. Discuss the role of museums in developing the relationship between 'art' and 'artifact'. Introduction While cultural artifacts have existed since the earliest moments of Western culture, the exact definition of art has shifted dramatically over the centuries. Even as theoretical perspectives on art have prominently functioned as a means of defining ‘what is art,’ perhaps an even more substantial contribution has been the role of museums in developing the relationship between 'art' and 'artifact'. This essay considers traditional perspectives on institutional theory and then examines ways that radicalism has operated to call into...
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All Gods Children by Fox Butterfield
All God's Children by Fox Butterfield
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... ALL GOD'S CHILDREN BY FOX BUTTERFIELD Book summary All God’s Children It is a Bosket Willie’s case study – the most dangerous criminal in the State of New York antiquity. Butterfield’s argument is far beyond the ordinary, although, as he documents the origin of behavior of Bosket from five generations to the overall violence culture of today’s Edgefield nation, whereby the ancestors of Bosket were slaves. In the story telling, Butterfield shows a critical theory of violence roots that spreads all over the five generations explained in the story. Its focus is South Carolina where the Boskets family came from and Butterfield indicates how- at various periods in violence history – violence was...
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Robinson Crusoe and The Castle of Otranto
Robinson Crusoe and The Castle of Otranto
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... Robinson Crusoe and The Castle of Otranto by ID Module and number of Module Robinson Crusoe andThe Castle of Otranto Robinson Crusoe is one of the most important works in the history of English literature for a number of reasons. It remains relevant even today as is evidenced by the ways in which it has been reworked by contemporary writers and filmmakers. The novel attracts attention for being a work that celebrated the colonial spirit of the English man during the eighteenth century. The novel highlights the urge that the English man was considered to have for travel and exploration of new territories that could be added to the ever growing British Empire. The novel uses stereotypes that were...
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John Morgan and Pharmacy
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... of the John Morgan and Pharmacy Introduction John Morgan was considered to be physician, who was in the year 1725. he is also known to be the co founder of the first medical school, when America was a Colony. He was also the cofounder of College of Philadelphia. He is considered to be the first physician who had practiced pharmacy for the first time in the Pennsylvania hospital. He became a prominent and distinguished physician. He was a staunch supporter of division of pharmacy and medicine in the United States (Porter, 97). This paper seeks to analyze John Morgan and his contribution to pharmacy in the lights of broad and diverse academic resources. John Morgan's Contribution to Pharmacy John Morg...
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... ABOLITION Abolition movement, also known as anti-slavery movement was meant to end the slavery experienced by peopleof African descent in America and Europe. It was also aimed at ending the slavery trade conducted through the continents of Africa, America and Europe the continents surrounding the Atlantic Ocean. This paper describes the movement and methods used in the process of abolition. The Christians in American were determined to end slavery because they viewed it as a form of human bondage. Slavery in most cases resulted in the slaves killing themselves or their employer. In particular, the American Anti-Slavery movement, formed in the year 1932 was instrumental in the process of abolition. O...
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Landfill, Civilization, Disposability, Material Culture,
Landfill, Civilization, Disposability, Material Culture,
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... CIVILIZATION, DISPOSABILITY, MATERIAL CULTURE According to Mary Douglas, people did not realize that waste was a threat until the age of urbanization. As cities grew and population increased, people buried their personal trash, burned it, or let it pile. The piling of waste in urban centers caused stench, contaminated water supplies, perpetuated human disease and harbored rats. The crises led to invention of good waste management techniques. The early methods of managing waste products included disposing them or recycling. Recycling methods include using green waste as manure, or feeding it to livestock while metals melted and reused in other areas. 1 Production of disposable materials is a key conce...
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... is no surprise Simon Bolivar is a valued in South American countries, in fact in Venezuela, “bolivar” is used as the main unit of currency. But his true value doesn’t merely remain in a coin but on the philosophy and way of life that he has contributed to his people. His vision was thus: “a republican government which blended the Enlightenment ideals of civil liberties with the Greco-Roman vision of civic virtue and restraints on the popular will” (Centellas par.1). As was stated, the republican government he intended was a synthesis of the philosophies of Jean Jacques Rousseau and John Locke, major proponents of the Age of Enlightenment and Plato and Cicero, the champions of Greek and Roman classic...
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Threat Analysis
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... (a non actor) surfaced about a year prior to the Soviet Union pull out from Afghanistan. From the beginning, Al-Qaida had been formulated by its pioneer leadership so as to organize the all the Islamic Jihad factions. Indeed, al-Qaida accomplished this ambitious objective by spearheading a variety of other non-state actors and two decades later executed the September 11th terror attacks in U.S. At that point in time, Al-Qaida’s major achievement was to incite other non-state actors as well as the wider Muslim community against the U.S.1 On the other hand, since 9/11 Al-Qaida is fading and with approximately 4,000 operatives it is operationally weak, but ideologically stronger. This ideological rise ...
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... Compare and Contrast Part I What are three main points of John Locke’s Letter on Toleration? Explain Fully. JohnLocke’s (1632–1704) elaborates three main points in his letter on toleration. He based his arguments on both philosophical and theological perspective arguing that it is wrong for government to use force to make people adopt religion beliefs. The first reason he argued that the care for men’s soul has not been committed to the magistrate by either God or the consent of men. With this he argued on the perspective that for man’s natural freedom and equality. For instance, he argued that there is no command in the bible that is urging magistrates to bring people to a true religion. The second ...
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