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Ancient Societies and Women in Sundiata and 'Beowulf'

himself was portrayed as the incarnate of evil, whose ravenous attacks on King Hrothgars subjects were nothing more than examples ...

Positions of Women in Ancient Greek and Roman Civilizations

exercise, even participating with men at times, indicating that there was not a great deal of difference in the way the men and wo...

Women's Role in the Epic of Gilgamesh

lost natural state, at which point Shamhat offers to take him to the city where the joys of "civilization shine in their resplende...

Feminism and the Role of Clytemnestra

Agamemnon's actions led to his demise at the hands of his wife, Clytemnestra. While Aeschylus shows her as a strong woman who exac...

Women in Medea and Lysistrata

In four pages this research paper contrasts and compares the portrayal of women and their roles in ancient Greek society as repres...

Greek Tragedies and 4 Views of Women

wife of Agamemnon who has been off fighting the Trojan War for ten years. The goddess Artemis had left the fleet organized by Aga...

Rebekah and Nausicaa in the Bible and Homer's 'The Odyssey'

This paper examines the power by women in ancient Hebrew and Greek societies as represented by Rebekah in the Old Testament and Na...

Epic Hero Transformation in Greek Literature

In six pages this paper examines the transformation of the epic hero in ancient Greek literary works such as Euripides' Medea, Sop...

Theater Women and Their History

In five pages the role of women in theater is the focus of this historical overview that dates back to ancient times. There are 5...

An Overview of Ancient Egypt

In ten pages this ancient civilization is examined in terms of the significance of agriculture, the Nile River, and farmers' taxes...

The Evolution of Stoicism

This 5 page paper discusses the philosophical thinking known as Stoicism, and why it appealed to the ancient Romans and Greeks. Th...

The Cultural Heritage of the West and Its Ancient Roots

in the article "Key Iraqi weapons official held" in relation to topics studied in the roots of Western Culture deal primarily with...

Museums and How Ancient Artifacts Are Uncovered

been able to gather enough information so as to understand the complexities surrounding a collection of semi-preserved writing imp...

Judaism and Ancient Egyptian Religion

the soul: the Egyptians thought that the there were several "psychical elements" comprising existence, including the ka (Dyson). T...

Figurines of Ancient Mycenae

This research paper discusses the figurines produced in ancient Mycenaean civilization and their possible uses, including the inte...

Art of Ancient Greek Civilization

It is for this reason that Greek art conveyed abstract ideas such as "beautiful" concepts of the human body through a dichotomous ...

Egyptian Object/Catalogue Entry

Nespeqashuty died prior to its completion. At this time, some of the reliefs were finished, but many consisted of just an outline ...

Hesiod's Fable and Other Similar Works

Four political works in ancient history are examined. Athenian democracy is part of the inquiry but many issues pertinent to polit...

Lerner/Grimke Sisters

is not a phenomenon that emerges overnight. It builds over decades. Angelina and Sarah Grimke argued for womens rights a full ten ...

Ancient Greek Philosophers

Aristotles concrete, scientific theories are more relevant than Platos deductive and abstract ideology. Aristotle believed...

The Value of Women's Studies

women as opposed to men. Women it seems are on the whole more interested in legislation involving the family and such issues as e...

Business Plan for Krista's Clothing

video rental stores. Conventional wisdom says that in starting a new business, it is necessary to find something new that has at ...

Gift Giving in Homer's Odyssey

he will gild her horns as part of the sacrifice (Homer). Such sacrifices were meant as "gifts" to the gods, which were designed to...

Article Analysis: Women and Power

the same qualities that society considers intrinsic to, and acceptable in, women. This goes back to something that Freedman says ...

Analysis of the Ancient Near East Room, Metropolitan Museum of Art

holdings of a museum; the works that the museum owns and takes care of (The permanent collection, 2008). The Metropolitan owns mor...

Women in Ancient Literature and Now

line "yet this is the shepherd of the city, wise, comely and resolute" points up the difference in the qualities that the king sho...

Ancient Kemet and the Role of Women

the concepts of order and harmony rendered ancient Kemet a strong and prosperous society: very long-lived civilization; very prosp...

Comparative Analysis of Ancient Art Woman or Goddess with Snakes and Eannatum, Prince of Lagash

This report contrasts and compares the art from the ancient Minoan culture and Sumer in five pages. Six sources are cited in the ...

Ancient Society and Women

In five pages this paper examines gender during ancient times as portrayed in The Golden Ass by Apuleius. Three sources are cited...

Ancient World and Rights for Women

This paper contrasts and compares how women's rights are depicted in The Bible, 'The Odyssey' by Homer, and The Thousand and One N...