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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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Women in Athens During the Fifth Century

dilemma for his children, Orestes and Electra, who have to choose between not avenging their father and murdering their mother (18...

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 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...

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...

Literary Women in Ancient Rome and in the 20th Century

In seven pages this paper examines how society treated women in these respective time periods in a comparative analysis of 'The Ae...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

Ancient Greek Philosophers

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

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...

Livy's History of Rome/Heroes & Villains

king also ordered killed. They were subsequently left to die of exposure and were discovered by a she-wolf. Discovered by the king...

Judaism and Ancient Egyptian Religion

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

Medea, An Overview

This essay presents an overview of Medea in Greek mythology, referring to scholarly assessment of ancient sources and also the way...

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 ...

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...

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...

Figurines of Ancient Mycenae

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

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...

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 ...

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...