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Athenian Empire and Pericles

indeed a city of art and beauty - at least for those among the wealthy who could afford both art and beauty. As with any urban are...

The Position of Philosophy and Women in Ancient Greece

system in ancient Greece wherein a woman had a protector (kyrios) or one who watched over them. This was either a brother or their...

'The Battle of Frogs and Mice' An Ancient Greek Poetic Analysis

until a water snake slithered by. Panicked and briefly forgetting about the traveler on his back, Puff-jaw dove, which threw the ...

Ancient Greek Literature and Gender Distinctions

out what women were like because of the way in which history is written. Dependent on what is studied, it seems that some texts l...

Plato/Apology of Socrates

Clouds by Aristophanes. Reasonably, Socrates points out that the character in the play speaks nonsense and should not be confused...

Role of the Feminine in Ancient Creation Myth

males. In both "Enuma Elish" and in Hesiods mythology, the Earth goddess is described in terms of motherhood. Tiamet first rages a...

Power Structure Issues in Ancient Greece

157). Nizynska (2001) writes about Greek mythology as follows: "...both Ovid and Herbert wrote under repressive regimes, and both ...

Ancient Greece and Homosexuality

In a paper of five pages, the writer looks at homosexuality in the culture of ancient Greece. Nuanced insights into the topic are ...

Dying a Slow Death by Blankets - Lysistrata

thing. CLEONICE (wearily) And is it thick too? LYSISTRATA...

The Theatre of Ancient Greece

This 12 page paper gives an overview of the history of the theatre in ancient Greece and the connection with mythology. This paper...

Ancient Civilizations and the Significance of Writing

In five pages this paper discusses how the ancient civilizations of Greece, Egypt, and Mesopotamia achieved cultural expansion thr...

Women's Roles Thorough History: Ancient Times Through 1600

children to term, nurse them, and are endowed with a combination of hormones that render them the desirable caretakers. While wom...

Ismene as the Foil in Sophocles’ Tragedy Antigone

Antigone is a rebel who is willing to defy King Creon in order to accord her brother Polynices with the proper burial his twin Ete...

Rome & Greece: Good, Dutiful Citizens Versus Athletic Ability, Philosophical Issues And Physical Beauty

fully clothed to completely nude was a symbol in and of itself: Aphrodite had begun a journey exemplifying female physical beauty,...

Civilizations of Islam, Greece, and Rome

in government policy-making, for example....

Renaissance Europe, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Ideological Similarities and Differences Between Them

emotional aspects and familial storylines which had not been present in any great extent in either the Egyptian or the Mesopotamia...

Examination of the Phrase 'Captive Greece Made Rome Captive'

east became the educators of the noble sons of Rome. Greek was the first literary language of the Romans, who wrote their first hi...

Greece and Rome Civilization Development

This paper consists of five pages and examines the Western civilization contributions of Greek and Roman development. There are n...

Peter Singer's Practical Ethics Analyzed

for this thesis by first indicating that if we have concern for other humans that is non-dependent on their abilities, race or int...

Kaplan, Imperial Grunts

to see Bissells point as Kaplan defines imperialism as "a form of isolationism, in which the demand for absolute, undefiled securi...

Using the Concept of Otherness to Explore Suffering

Suffering takes place in many contexts; the writer uses the concept of otherness to look at how and why suffering takes place, use...

Roman Government

This paper considers the need for evolution in Rome’s government. Caesar Augustus was particularly successful in adjusting for co...

Rome's Engineering and Law Contributions to the West

force in this particular body of the state. The army did not only serve as our armies do today, but also as simple police forces t...

Was Rome's Fall Inevitable?

was a culmination of several individual actions or achievements, coupled with social conditions that weighed heavily on Roman soci...

Conquest: Three Examples from History

around the belief that landowners would defend their property and country more conscientiously than those who had no vested intere...

Pompey the Great

the Great in appearance. He was remembered as a popular young man and as someone who seized a cause and pursued it relentlessly. ...

Overview of 'Romanization'

this subject has been of great interest to many historians and scholars as Rome was obviously the power that took over to a great ...

'Epic Hero' Characteristics of Odysseus

In five pages this essay discusses how Odysseus qualifies as an 'epic hero' because of the suffering and hardship he endured throu...

Mesopotamian Sarakatsani and Rome's Contemporary Gypsies

This paper consists of twelve pages and considers how Rome's modern gypsies are rooted in Mesopotamia's Sarakatsani. Eight source...

Reasons for the Collapse of the Roman Empire

In five pages religious, social, and political reasons are examined in this consideration of the causes of Rome's fall. Seven sou...