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Alexander the Great Alexander the Great is often said to be the greatest conqueror and best military leader to ever walk the face of the earth. He conquered many territories, creating one of the largest empires in history. He was a very kind and generous man, and he also had a good sense of humor. All of his troops respected and liked him, and almost all of his captured territories served him willingly, because he was kind to them, and protected them from any attacks. Alexander was not a pushove
After the End of Art Art and Craft of Writing “...the master narrative of the history of art - in the West but by the end not in the West alone - is that there is an era of imitation, followed by an era of ideology, followed by our post-historical era in which, with qualification, anything goes.” Arthur Danto, After the End of Art There’s no general agreement on what art is and what is not. As Danto argues in his book “After the End of Art” nowadays you can no longer tell whether something is ar
Monet in the Modernism Period Fine Arts Survey/ 2nd hour 7 May 2004 Claude Monet was born in Paris, France on November 14, 1841. He was a true leader of the modernism period. Modernism began around 1851 and lasted to 1929. Many European groups were created such as the Realists, Impressionists, Post-Impressionists, Symbolists, Cubists, and Surrealists. It was a time of rapid growth economically and politically. Printed images were becoming more widely available to the general public. Monet grew u
Pablo Picasso On October 25, 1881 Maria Picasso Lopez gave birth to a son. Little did she know that that child was an artist. Picasso himself once said “every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up”. So the question is, was Picasso right, was he an artist from birth or did the way in which he lived make him the artist that he became? Pablo Picasso’s father, Jose Ruiz Blasco, was an artist and a teacher at San Telmo school of arts and industrial design in Mala
Han Dynasty 12/8/03 per.2 Essay “Why was the Han Dynasty known as the golden age of Chinese civilization?” The Han Dynasty was known as the golden age of Chinese civilization for many reasons. The Han Dynasty had many achievements such as advances in technology, medicine, and the arts. The Han Dynasty advancement in technology changed the lives of many people then and also life today would be extremely different; without the inventions that the Han Dynasty designed. The man who invented paper wa
My Visit to the Crystal Palace Hi! My name is Kira Minnick. I just wanted to tell you a little about the big travel experience I got to have a few years ago. My family and I left our home in Algeria to head out for London, England. It was a long trip, but well worth it. We made this trip because we wanted to see what everyone around the world was talking about – The Crystal Palace. The Great Exhibition or The World’s Fair is what everyone was calling this huge display of new technologies and thi
Hitler Many of the worlds’ most tyrannical leaders and dictators experienced childhood traumas; many of these catastrophic traumas affected their decisions throughout their lives. People wonder why Adolph Hitler did the appalling things he did. Many believe that it primarily resulted from his violent upbringing. However, it is more likely that it was a combination of a variety of factors, and not just one that contributed to Hitler’s actions. These factors include the combination of his genetics
John Monash Born in Melbourne on 27th June, 1865, to parents of Prussian-Jewish origin, Sir John Monash was educated at Scotch College and the University of Melbourne, where he studied law, arts and engineering. Until 1914 Monash set himself the task of learning the expertise of artillery and engineering. On the outbreak of war in 1914 Monash was appointed commander of the AIF\'s 4th Infantry Brigade based in Egypt as part of the ANZAC forces. Then in 1914 Monash was sent to Gallipoli were he se
King Leahy To begin this paper, dear King Leahy, let us mention that we’ve noticed many things while on our journey. These people are extremely different from us, and in many ways! They act different than us, and have many Social Developments. There are people called Reformers here. They have different social classes, and many, many people! They also have something called Methodism. Reformers here want to change all the problems with society. They’d like Kids to stop working in factories, woman
Spain 1263 “The Jews furnish our viziers, chancellors and most of our officers of our army and we simply cannot do it without them.” This was answered by Alfonso VI in response to Pope Gregory VII”s complaints about rising Jewish prominence in Spain (Sachar, 1994). By the middle of the eighth century, the eastern half of the Byzantine Empire, Persia, North Africa, and the southern Iberian Peninsula, were ruled by the Moslem caliphs. Because of their love for science and the spread of knowledge,
ANNOTATED MLA BIBLIOGRAPHY A bibliography is a list of sources used in compiling a document. You should arrange the bibliography in alphabetical order by the author’s last name or, if there is no author, by the first main word of the title. You can ignore A, And, and The in a title. There are several bibliographic styles, and your instructor may prefer a specific one. Be sure to find out what style you should use. Don’t mix styles because you may confuse your reader. The examples in this bibliog
Thomas Jefferson: Great American November 2, 2003 A.P. U.S. History 5th Hour As the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson\'s accomplishments and leadership ability virtually changed the course of history. While Jefferson is best known for his political career, his talents didn’t end there. His interests were boundless, he was a philosopher, educator, naturalist, scientist, inventor, pioneer in scientific farming, musician, and writer, and he was the a one of the leading spokesme
ADOLPH HITLER Adolph Hitler was a highly powerful, political and charismatic man who rose to power in Germany during the late 1920’s at a time of social, political and economic upheaval. In fact, Hitler is said to be one of the rare individuals who, without him, history would have been very different. His rule over Germany from 1934 to his death in 1945, resulted in a fascist regime, the outbreak of World War II, the destruction of the German nation-state and its society and the extermination of
The National Socialist German Workers’ Party The National socialist German Workers’ Party was a terrible force of the 1900s. Their ideology and beliefs led to the death and destruction of many Jews and other nationalities. Even though the Nazism where thought to be terrible people they were admired by the lower middle class. “Also the Nazi thought of patriotism and militarism gain heavy emotional feedback from people who could not forgot Germany’s prewar imperial grandeur. In the national electi
Urban Choas Urban Chaos was a Computer game I had to research. The name of the game is Urban Chaos its located somewhere in Union City but really I got it from a computer game store. Urban Chaos is an all about a cop named Darsi who is a cop which has just entered the Union City police academy. She’s a most outstanding officer who has the skills of the unlike. The game has clips to it. The first clip is an ancient prophet who prophesizes that a big gang named the Wild cats would lead to spiritua
American Painting and sculpture 17th-Century Painting and Sculpture Colonial art reflects that of the European colonizing nations, adapted to the dangers and harsh conditions of a vast wilderness. Spanish influences prevailed in the West, while English styles, with a leaven of Dutch and French, predominated in the East. Outside the Southwest, native styles did not exert a lasting influence on colonial art. Like colonial architecture, 17th-century colonial painting reflects English styles of at l
First Lady of the Renaissance There are many incredible women that have done great things for this country. One in particular goes by the name of Isabella d’Este. She was known as the “First Lady of the Renaissance.” During her time she greatly affected the lives of artists and writers. Isabella d\'Este was born in 1474 into the ruling family of Ferra. Isabella\'s father believed in the equality of men and women and so Isabella and her siblings were very well-educated. At the age of sixteen Isab
Samurai Tradition in Japan prizes grace, tranquillity and harmony with nature. But tradition also celebrates the fierce warrior of Japan; the samurai. Sometimes wandering alone, more often fighting in Japans complex civil wars, the samurai may have been history\'s most effective and terrifying warriors. Legends, movies, popular fiction, books in Japan and all over the world picks the samurai as the most lethal swordsman that has ever lived. Was he that lethal? Yes. Was it pure technique, mere ma
What are the values of the Revolution and how are they portrayed? Values.doc January 10, 2004 Microsoft Word 97 War, whether it takes place in modern times, in ancient Greece or the eighteenth century, embodies specific values of the cultures that take part in them. The Revolutionary War was no different, and considering it’s unique status as the struggle out of which this country was founded, in many ways it became the cornerstone of the values that would later pervade American culture. We may
Hugh Williamson (1735-1819) North Carolina Hugh Williamson was born of Scotch-Irish decent at West Nottingham, PA.on the 5th of December 1735. At the age of sixteen, he entered the College of Philadelphia and received his degree of Bachelor of Arts in 1757. In 1759 Hugh Williamson became a licensed Presbyterian preacher, but was never ordained. Around that time, he also took a job as professor mathematics at his alma mater. To prosecute his medical studies, Williamson left his native country for
MONET IN THE 1890\'S, Claude Monet was at the height of popularity. His works at the time, presented more and more as ensembles or series, astonished and awed his critics. For nearly three decades, his paintings had been widely ridiculed, forcing him and his family to live in terrible poverty. In fact, it was his painting Impression which coined the then-derogatory term Impressionist. By 1890, however, Monet was being revered as one of France\'s greatest national artists. Monet, indeed, was far
Culture, Crime, and Deviance CCJ3014 TR 3:00-4:15 A society and it’s people are thought to be defined by their culture. Often times we will recognize a location’s culture, as expressed through the peoples who interact within the same general public, and then consequently we associate a geographic region with the culture we see conveyed. This can mean that a certain culture is more easily recognizable than the country or area that it resides in. But what exactly is culture? Culture can briefly be
Tupac Amaru Shakur On June 17, 1971 Tupac Amaru Shakur was born in East Harlem public hospital New York. His mother Afeni Shakur spent part of her pregnancy with Tupac in New York Women’s Correctional Facility due to the many charges brought against her and twenty other Black Panther members, one of which included a conspiracy to bomb many public buildings in New York (Powell 22). The case against her dragged on for twenty-five months. While on bail she courted “…two men-Legs, a straight up gang
John Updike John Updike, unlike many of today’s authors, wrote about what he knew and life experiences. Some people may say that this would make his writings boring or uninteresting. The way he writes, however, makes it applicable to almost everyone’s life. When John Updike was little he grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania and later moved to a small farm a couple miles away. He ended up going to Harvard university on a full ride scholarship. Updike wrote many books on his childhood. He wrote
Albrecht Durer Self Portrait Humanities 2230 August 2,1999 Albrecht Durer Self Portrait Artist: Albrecht Durer Medium: oil on painting Size: 26 1/8 x 19 3/4 inches Date: 1500 Location: Alte Pinakothek, Minich Patron: none mentioned Durer Life and Greatest Work Albrecht Durer was the most famous artist of the Reformation Germany, he was well know for his paintings, drawings, prints, and theoretical writings, all of which had a profound influence on 16th century artists in his own country and in
Analysis of Medea as a Tragic Character December 8, 2002 What lends tragic literature its proximity to human nature is that the border between being a tragic villain and a tragic hero is extremely thin. A question that this statement will certainly bring up is whether there is such a thing as a hero or a villain or whether these terms are defined by the ideals of the society. Tragedies such as Macbeth or Oedipus Rex feature a character with heroic traits who falls victim to a personal flaw or an
Le tour de PARIS L\'histoire de Paris La Seine est à l\'origine de l\'agglomération Parisienne et c\'est sur ses îles, île de la Cité et île St-Louis, faciles à défendre que naquit la cité, capitale de la gaulle celtique. Paris n\'est, à l\'origine, qu\'un petit village situé sur l\'île de la Cité. Conquis en 52 av. JC par les romains, dont on peut encore aujourd\'hui découvrir les vestiges qui témoignent de leur présence, ce petit village va rapidement s\'étendre de part et d\'autre de la Sein
“Gin Lane” History of Art 1B April 20, 2000 The series of engravings titled “Beer Street” and “Gin Lane” released by William Hogarth in 1751 serves to comment on the idleness and depravity of the lower class.[1] Hogarth suggests in the print “Gin Lane” that gin contributed to the ills of society because it was cheap and readily available. The drink of preference for productivity would be beer as depicted by Hogarth in the corresponding print “Beer Street.” Gin in “Gin Lane” promotes public drunk
Asian Philosophies of Critical Thinking EXTENDED ESSAYAsian Philosophies of Critical Thinking: divergent or convergent to western establishments? MAY 2003 AbstractThe research question of this extended essay came across at a very early stage in my life. Having been born and developed from a family with all its members being University instructors and professors, I was often involved in arguments related to the lack of critical thinking in Asian cultures. As I got older, having had the chance to
Ceramics Historical Project Cypriot Ceramics of the Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages 8 March 2000 Cyprus, or Kypros in Greek, is one of the largest islands in the Mediterranean. It is situated about forty miles south of Turkey and about two hundred and forty miles north of Egypt. To the east it has the mountain range of Lebanon on the mainland and to the North that of Taurus. The name it bears is derived from the mineral that it is so rich in, copper. The Greek word for copper is kypros. It was
Community College vs Senior College (4 years) 3rd period AP Language May 14, 2004 There are many different types of colleges, each different in one-way or another. There are Liberal Arts, Universities, Upper Divisions, Agricultural, Technical and Specialized, Public, Private and Community or Junior colleges. If you were a student looking for a college, which type of college would you attend? Is it better to attend a four-year college right away or a community college? With so many different type
Constitutionalism 1. Constitutionalism: a Minimal and a Rich Sense In some minimal sense of the term, a constitution consists of a set of rules or norms creating, structuring and defining the limits of, government power or authority. Understood in this way, all states have constitutions and all states are constitutional states. Anything recognisable as a state must have some acknowledged means of constituting and specifying the limits (or lack thereof) placed upon the three basic forms of govern
Culture of the Samurai 12-06-03 ENG 1010 When one thinks of a Japanese samurai, they generally picture in their mind a stout warrior devoid of emotion, battle armor glinting, and sword poised with a silent threat. Although this image may be historically accurate, many people do not expand their thoughts past the awe-inducing thought of such a noble warrior and into the many arts within the cultural aspects of being a samurai. Their art of fighting is what made the samurai famous world-wide. Alt
The Life Of Adolf Hitler Block 3 World Cultures ADOLF HITLER 1. THE BEGINNING At half past six on the evening of April 20th, 1889 a child was born in the small town of Branau, Austria. The name of the child was Adolf Hitler. He was the son a Customs official Alois Hitler, and his third wife Klara. As a young boy Adolf attendated church regulary and sang in the local choir. One day he carved a symbol into the bench which resembled the Swastika he later used as the symbol of the Nazi party. He wa
Edward Coley Burne Burne-Jones, Sir Edward Coley, professional name of EDWARD COLEY JONES (1833-1898), English painter, designer, and illustrator, born in Birmingham and educated at the University of Oxford. Trained by the Pre-Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Burne-Jones shared the Pre-Raphaelites\' concern with restoring to art what they considered the purity of form, stylization, and high moral tone of medieval painting and design. His paintings, inspired by medieval, classical, and
Franz Liszt Johannes Brahms Many composers have achieved greatness in the music world, but two in particular are very unique. Franz Liszt and Johannes Brahms have stood the test of time as outstanding composers in many similar and different ways, in both their music and their lives. In each musician’s life, the music is not the only important aspect of his or her creation. Many composers and performers create music that is inspired by their lifestyles or past events, even the regions in which th
The Brief History of French Cuisine 25 April 2001 French cuisine has been famous for centuries. It has been the international standard of taste, excellence and tradition. Even today, should there be a show on television of a book where a man takes a woman out on an incredible date, the are usually going to “Chez Pierre’s” or “Chez Francoise” or some other French cliché for a restaurant name. But aside from its magnificent taste, French cuisine is also the symbol for richness, extravagance and de
Functionalist Perspectives SSS 100 April 21, 2004 As the years passing by, popular culture has becoming more effective in people’s lives. People express their culture through traditions in food, clothing, recreations and ceremonies; also through the education system and institutions of learning, including museums and libraries. It has a great impact arts; however without the support of the philosophers such as Durkeim Emile who stated that functionalist perspectives, is the assumption that socie
Greek Life It was a fine day, as I sat outside of my house on some of the rolling hills in Athens. I sat and pondered of worldly things, when I finally came to thinking of my own life. I was almost as inquisitive about my life as a complete stranger would be. It is a relatively simple life where most common men, as for me not being rich or poor, are usually quite modest, and most often times are made of stone, clay, and wood. My house is a mid-size house consisting of seven rooms. I have a kitch
Human Culture I use the term culture to refer collectively to a society and its way of life or in reference to human culture as a whole. The Modern technical definition of culture, as socially patterned human thought and behavior, was originally proposed by the nineteenth-century British anthropologist, Edward Tylor. This definition is an open-ended list, which has been extended considerably since Tylor first proposed it. Some researchers have attempted to create exhaustive universal lists of t
INTERNET USAGE ON TEENAGES THE REASONS FOR CONNECTING TO INTERNET AND USAGE FIELDS OF IT AMONG THE YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 12-19 IN LAST 2 YEARS 29/04/1999 ABSTRACT This research aims to determine the reasons for the young people aged between 12-19 to connect to internet and the usage fields and the reations of people’s personalities and virtual habits. Especially last 2 years, the usage of internet is so increased and this affected all the levels of society. Finding out their reasons to connect to i
:John Locke: An Historical Analysis of His Thought and Life Intro to Church History Dec. 10/99 Box #260 John Locke (1632-1704) is perhaps one of the most influential philosophers the world has ever seen. His writings became the basis of the eighteenth century enlightenment reason. Basil Willey describes Locke’s influence as such, “Locke stands at the end of the seventeenth century, and at the beginning of the eighteenth; his work is at once a summing-up of seventeenth century conclusions and the
Title Pieta Artist Michelangelo Date 1498-1500 Medium Marble Location Saint Peter\'s Basilica Michelangelo’s Life and Works Michelangelo was born on March 6, 1475 in Caprese, Italy. He worked as a painter, sculptor, architect, and poet until he was almost ninety. As a student he studied the Bible, and used the stories and people in it for his painting and sculptures. “He was one of the most important artists of the Italian Renaissance, a period when the arts and sciences flourished.”(Michelangel
Pop Culture WarsReligion The Role of Entertainment In American Life Mass Media In Society “Pop Culture Wars” As the title proudly blares, William Romanowski’s book is an informative look at pop culture and how it relates to American society. The book begins with a passionate story about a town’s love for their statue of the popular character “Rocky”, a down out boxer who makes it big. The town became enraged and crying freedom of speech rights when officials attempt to move the statue to a local
The Opportunity As stuffed animals (plush toys) are found in many households, whether it be due to a younger child or for female adolescents, the co-owners of Fuzzlez has realized that the market may desire a plush toy because of a recent trend. Uniqueness is becoming a new fashion, targeting their main audience of young children. The style is unique/distinctive in the sense that the market is beginning to use an item/product to express their own personality, lifestyle, mood, etc. Fuzzlez create
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Savion Glover English Honors 9 December 20, 2002 Savion Glover is arguably one of the best tap dancers to grace the world of entertainment in decades. His unique style has stunned audiences for the past eighteen years and most likely will continue to do so for many years to come. It is incredibly humbling to think over the list of accomplishments that Savion has mastered in his mere thirty years. Although he has been taking the world of tap by storm for the past decade, he wouldn’t be known toda
International Music Tour Summary The aim of this project was to produce a project plan for an international music tour spanning over six destinations. As a result a report has been compiled planning the project in detail, consisting of several elements. The proposed project was divided into several key elements that where completed by individual members of the project team. The project consisted of the following elements; Project description: Included detailed specifications and aims for the pro
The Creation of Adam Title: The Creation of Adam Artist: Michelangelo Buonarroti Date: 1510 Patron: Pope Julius II Location: Sistine Chapel, Vatican, Rome Medium: Fresco Michelangelo’s Life and Works Michelangelo was born on March 6, 1475 in Caprese, Italy. He worked as a painter, sculptor, architect, and poet until he was almost ninety. As a student he studied the Bible, and used the stories and people in it for his painting and sculptures. “He was one of the most important artists of the Itali
Gender Roles of Women in Post-WW I Britain and France and the Effects of the First World War Thereof European History: 1890-1939 UCFV June 31/99 The First World War was a tumultuous time for Europeans of all countries. The war ravished many of the social institutions of European society, including: the family, gender roles, economic structures, and the work place. The nature of “total-war” would change European society forever, creating the modern women of the 1920’s and the subsequent gender w