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Black Athens
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...Athens The book Black Athens tries to explore the origin of human race by alluding that all men practice racist in one way or the other. This is because all men are believed to be considering the cases of race as an element in their lives. It is also difficult for some people in the society to always consider the aspect or theory of race not knowing that practice and theory rarely coincide. The Black Athena revolves around the contexts of anthropology, Egyptology, linguistics, history of science and the ancient history. The book tries to explore the myth or theory of the human intellectual superiority that extends back to the ancient times of the Greek history. The major content...  Black...
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Athens and Florence
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...Athens and Florence Athens and Florence The political structure of Athens during its Golden Age was democratic. King Solon transformed Athenian democracy at the onset of Athens’ golden age. This political restructuring was significant to overall Greece since it led the country out of a volatile era and into its Golden Age. Social features of Athens during this era entailed multiple conflicts that King Solon too helped alleviate. King Solon had to mediate diverse groups that were in social strife to allow for Athens’ economic progress. Lastly, a major cultural element of...
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Economy of Ancient Athens
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...Athens during Hellenistic Period Economy of Ancient Athens Introduction The geographic location of Athens made it a major import and export hub. The regions that supplied Athens with grain and wheat included Italy, Egypt and Sicily and areas that surrounded the Black sea (Amemiya, 2007). The Greek cities exported fabrics, metals, wine and olive oil. Athens mainly traded in marbles, silver coins and a high proportion of silver (Amemiya, 2007). These coins served as a means of exchange and also a source of metal for Athenians. The main trade participants were the emporoi and Athen’s Piraeus port collected duty that was pegged at 1 percent or 2 percent of the value of trade... . Hellenistic...
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Economy of Ancient Athens
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...Athens during Hellenistic Period Economy of Ancient Athens Introduction The geographic location of Athens made it a major import and export hub. The regions that supplied Athens with grain and wheat included Italy, Egypt and Sicily and areas that surrounded the Black sea (Amemiya, 2007). The Greek cities exported fabrics, metals, wine and olive oil. Athens mainly traded in marbles, silver coins and a high proportion of silver (Amemiya, 2007). These coins served as a means of exchange and also a source of metal for Athenians. The main trade participants were the emporoi and Athen’s Piraeus port collected duty that was pegged at 1 percent or 2 percent of the value of trade... . Hellenistic...
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Athens of America
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...Athens of America: Philadelphia There is technological, social and economic development of Philadelphia that made the acquirethe name "Athens of America." It was during 1790-1860 period. The economic development was the main reason for the nicknaming of Philadelphia. People in the city had a lifestyle that embraced arts. Their culture was common, and the city had a reputation of being an art and culture centre as well as an economic centre. There were similarities between the economic life of people in ancient Athens and Philadelphia. People in Athens had a passion in designing architectural monuments, and painting walls....
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Athens and Women's Roles
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...Athens and Women's Roles August 14, Women’s roles in “Agamemnon,” “Antigone,” and “Medea” Women serve various roles in “Agamemnon,” “Antigone,” and “Medea.” In “Agamemnon” and “Antigone,” women preserve the pride and honor of the family, although “Medea” shows a barbaric way of preserving family bonds; women express themselves as equals of men, which is present in all three plays; and finally, women also act as vanguards of godly orders and decrees, particularly in “Antigone.” Women preserve the pride and honor of the family, especially in times of troubles. In Sophocles' “Antigone,” women serve to promote family pride. One of the reasons that Antigone wants to bury...
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Athens Olympic stadium
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...Athens Olympic stadium was first inaugurated in 1982 at the 13th European Athletics Championships and hosted a number of international athletic and cultural events, before being refurbished for the Athens Olympic Games of 2004. The renovation of this stadium was assigned to the world-renowned architect Santiago Calatrava. Calatrava refurbished the entire main Olympic complex, including the stadium, using his trademark style of arches and white color. Refurbishment involved the construction of an arched roof to cover 95 % of the seating of the concrete bowl of the stadium. In the following pages how the stadium's renovation turned out an enormous technical challenge and became a milestone... ...
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Medieval and early modern Athens
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...Athens Order No. 247922 Athens enjoys a very long history among the cities whole Europe and in the world.It became the capital of the independent Greek State in 19th century. The city had experienced many ups and downs and during the medieval period it experienced a decline and then again started rising under the Byzantine Empire, the city also benefitted from Italian trade. By the period of 529 A.D. " A stroke of love more important than this- or indeed than anything that you could think of for a man who , as I did , sought a name for eloquence for himself - happened as follows - after the removal of the tyrants Constantius bestowed upon Greece he gentle... Short Report on Medieval and Early Modern...
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SPARTA VS ATHENS: POLITYCAL SYSTEMS
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...Athens and Sparta, in ancient Greece is an outcome in part of the domestic stability which each attained. In a Greek civilization where civil conflict leaned to direct power inwards, the distinctive form of oligarchy of Sparta triumphed in putting off vicious overthrow in Lakonia for hundreds of years, whereas the Athenian charter in the ancient period was subject only temporarily to disruption, by the oligarchic administrations of 411-410 as well as 404-403 (Grote 2001). Both city-states were hence free for a considerable amount of time to expand their influences and powers, with political repercussions which we are aware of. Also, in Athens... The reason that we study the two dominant Greek s,...
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Short Report on Ancient Athens
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...Athens Introduction Athenian democracy was a unique political system in the year 500 BC which evolved in the city of Athens. This political system was innovative, stable, and powerful as compared with the other democratic systems developed by Greek cities. A system of direct democracy, the people had the right to directly pass and draft laws. Political participation was limited to adult males who had served and participated in the military system. The remaining population was denied the right to vote or participate in the political system. This paper analyzes the problems and challenges faced by the Athenian democracy. Finally it concludes that the system was indeed... democratic. Political...
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Art and Architecture in 5th Century Athens
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...Athens reflects the political, trade, and military conditions of Periclean Athens Fifth-century Athens represents the Greek city-state of Athens in the period ranging from 480 BC to 404 BC. The 5th century BC can be regarded as the “Golden Age” for the city of Athens and represents a period in which ancient Greece was enjoying rising power and political independence and at a period in which Athens was the commercial and cultural leader within the Mediterranean city states. Athens generated some of the most significant and lasting cultural artifacts within Western tradition at a time when it was able to subdue its enemies, and enhance its political fortunes... How art and architecture in 5th century...
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A Comparison of Athens and Sparta
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...Athens and Sparta The Greeks of ancient times were warrior tribes who had a common language but fought incessantly with each other struggling for the possession of the most rich and fertile lands. By the beginning of 5th century B.C. there were about four and a half million men in Greece. It was at this time that Athens emerged as the most powerful of the city states. The city emerged as the cultural capital of the entire Greek world and it was the cradle of contemporary western science and philosophy. The Athenian empire reached its zenith during Pericles’s life time. The city was full of splendor and Athenians themselves... ?XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX 30 November A Comparison of...
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Athens State Information Systems and Information Technology
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...Athens State Information Systems and Information Technology Technology has brought great transformation not only in business but also in today’s education system. The traditional classrooms of bricks as well as mortar are long gone. The college students has also been modernised by technology whereby they only need a computer and have access to internet in order for them to access class sessions. Technology has replaced the old college classes to digital classroom. Athens State University is one of the Campuses that have adopted the use of technology in delivering services to students. This paper discusses some of the information systems found on the...
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Friendship in William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens
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...Athens in relation to ideas of friendship in the Renaissance Introduction The Life of Timon of Athens, one of the most obscure and difficult works by William Shakespeare, celebrates the ideas of friendship in the Renaissance. Interestingly, this play is regarded as an unfinished and imperfect one by the Shakespearean critics and there are questions challenging Shakespeare’s sole authorship of the play. However, the play The Life of Timon of Athens, which spans various dramatic genres, has been celebrated for its discussion of the Renaissance concept of art, of ancient Greece, of misogyny, and more importantly, of friendship and homo... ?Conventions of friendship in William Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens...
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The Erechtheion on the Acropolys of Athens
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...Athens Whether living in the modern age or at some point in the past, it remains a true statement that “architecture is the unavoidable art” (Roth 3). Human beings for centuries have continued to exist and grow within spaces that we have constructed for ourselves. It is therefore not surprising that the concept of architectural theory has been revealed to be a continuous process. Roth says “architecture is the chambered nautilus shell of the human species; it is the environment we build for ourselves, and which, as we grow in experience and knowledge, we change and adapt to our expanded condition. If we wish to understand ourselves, we must take care... such as the Erechtheion on the...
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Architectural ACOUSTICS-The Athens Concert Hall
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...ATHENS CONCERT HALL …................ p. 38 fii. …................ p. 39 fiii. …................ p. 40 G. CONCLUSIONS …................ p. 40 gi. …................ p. 40... ? Table of Contents B. ARCHITECTURAL ACOUSTICS …................ p. 2 bi. …................ p. 2 bii. …................ p. 3 C. THE ELEMENTS OF ACOUSTICS …................ p. 5 ci. …................ p. 5 cii. …................ p. 9 ciii. …................ p. 15 D. ACOUSTIC TEST MODELS …................ p. 24 di. …................ p. 24 dii. …................ p. 25 E. PERFORMANCE ART HALLS …................ p. 26 ei. …................ p. 26 eii. …................ p. 30 eiii …................ p. 34 eiv. …................ p. 36 F. THE...
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War: More Benefits than Destruction for Athens
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...Athens? Generally, war has always been deemed as destructive to any civilization but Greece took an exception in a way because it initially benefited from war by using the war funds (through the Delian league of which it dominated) against the Persians to build herself. As it turned out, it was no longer the Persians that threatens Greece but rather Sparta which defeated her and Macedonia which conquered her. War eventually took its toll on Greece in the end when the Peloponnesian War erupted that defeated Greece and ending her Golden Age. Until finally, war caused Greece to lose her independence and become... Did war bring more benefits or more harm politically,socially,intellectually to golden age...
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Solon: The Story of a Wise Lawgiver of Athens
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...Athens Biography of Solon of Athens This is the narrative of a remarkable individual; a prosperous merchant, a statesman, a warrior, a philosopher, and a poet. He was perhaps a son of a minority but upper-class, and perhaps religious, family that recognized Kodros, Athens’s famous last king, as its ancestor. He is one of the four men who were called the Seven Wise Men of Ancient Greece (Osborne 2009, 203). Moreover, he is identified as the very first poet of Athens whose creations survive until today. According to historical records, Solon was born in 648 BCE and died around 568 BCE (Osborne 2009, 212). The name of Solon in the ancient world was momentous... Solon: The Story of a Wise Lawgiver of Athens ...
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How democracy caused the fall of athens greece
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...Athens Greece Athens is thought to be the birthplace of democracy. Here was where the Athenian democracy was first developed, consisting of the central city state and the adjacent territory of Attica in around 508 BC. Other cities followed example, having Athens as their ideal but were not as successful. Of course, they would not have predicted that their way of governing the city would lead to its eventual decline. In the beginning, the laws and rules of the democratic state helped keep the city in order. The general standard of living became better, the poor earning more than before. The equality of rights for all, regardless of their class, was introduced. Later... ? How Democracy caused the fall of...
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Sparta vs. Athens (Lycurgus vs. Pericles Funeral Oration)
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...Athens Lycurgus" vs. "Pericles Funeral Oration Introduction The importance of justice in building a formidable society cannot be overemphasized. This is because societies that thrive both economically and politically have been known to act in a justice and fair manner (Galston 18-78). Social justice is simply a moral conception and has to do with giving a person or a group of people what belongs to them in terms of entitlement and morality. Injustice breeds rebellion and discomfort. Such a state of mind is dangerous for any nation and thus cannot thrive. The freedom given to a people in terms of equal rights has a major bearing on the success of such a society. The existence of free... Sparta vs. Athens ...
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The Parthenon in Athens and the Pantheon in Rome
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...Athens and the Pantheon and Colosseum in Rome – How each Represents its Period and Culture? Greek History and the Acropolis: In comparing the Greek and Roman cultures one must first study a brief history of the cultures surrounding the cities in which these magnificent buildings were first built. Athens began as a great limestone rock, a holy or sacred place rising to the Attica plateau. The Acropolis as it is called means in Greek, “the highest point of the town.” Many ancient cities were built on principles of height as a fortress for protection; however, the Acropolis has special meaning as a sacred place for an emerging Greek dynasty. The great... A Comparison: The Parthenon, the Acropolis in...
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Early Modern Athens and Early Travellers to Greece
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...Athens and Early Travelers to Greece In its recorded history of over three thousand years, Athens has seen many changes. Commonly referred to as the cradle of civilization, Athens has played a pivotal role in the development of the country that we now know as Greece (Martin). The city has long been the hub of Greek influence, spanning from its early days as the leading city of Classical Greece in the fifth century B.C. Athens is also the birthplace of democracy, largely due to the cultural and political impact of the city on the then known European continent during the fifth and fourth centuries B. C (Stoneman). Some of history's most revered poets, scholars, and military minds once... Early Modern...
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SUSTAINABLE OLYMPIC STADIA: ATHENS 2004 AND LONDON 2012
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...ATHENS 2004 AND LONDON SUPERVISOR: COSTAS GEORGOPOULOS BEng CIVIL ENGINEERING ABSTRACT The need to formulate and launch new approaches in building infrastructures that will guarantee the well being of the present and future generations has long been recognized. One way to achieve this is to ensure the optimal utilization of current resources while putting up structures that will outlive the current generation. This conservation frenzy has been a prime concern for all disciplines, whether in the arts, sciences or construction. Each of the disciplines is concerned about preserving the environment as they appreciate safeguarding the current... resources as a way of guaranteeing future...
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Technologies Used by Limestone County Sheriff's Office Athens, AL
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...Athens, AL Introduction Law enforcement has become a highly challenging profession. There is constant need to upgrade the skills and technologies involved in dealing with law enforcement. The advent of new means of communication have meant that criminals are now more at ease in moving from place to place than ever before. Law enforcement challenges have exacerbated further in the post 9/11 scenario given that challenges could emerge from internal and external threats alike. There is dire need to monitor the kinds of technology being used for law enforcement so that its relevance to contemporary challenges can be kept in sight. This stipulation... ?Technologies used by Limestone County Sheriff’s Office...
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Sparta vs. Athens: Lycurgus vs. Pericles Funeral Oration
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...Athens Lycurgus" vs. "Pericles Funeral Oration Introduction The importance of justice in building a formidable society cannot be overemphasized. This is because societies that thrive both economically and politically have been known to act in a justice and fair manner (Galston 18-78). Social justice is simply a moral conception and has to do with giving a person or a group of people what belongs to them in terms of entitlement and morality. Injustice breeds rebellion and discomfort. Such a state of mind is dangerous for any nation and thus cannot thrive. The freedom given to a people in terms of equal rights has a major bearing on the success of such a society. The existence of free... ? Sparta vs....
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Architecture essay temple of Olympian Zeus Greece Athens
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...Athens, Greece) reflects the values and aesthetics of the culture that created it. The Temple of Olympian Zeus displays classical, as well as Hellenistic, culture. During... the Hellenistic’s period, Zeus was honored as God. Greek history is a part of the Classical humanities. The Temple of Olympian Zeus is a towering temple ruin located in Athens, Greece. The building of the temple started during the 6th century B.C. It was finally completed during the 2nd century B.C. all through the Roman emperor Hadrian’s rule. They were attacked, robbed, and torn down by the barbarian invaders during the 3rd century B.C. In terms of the philosophical aspect of classical humanities, the...
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The Athena Parthenos and the sculptural decoration of the Parthenon: art and ideology in Periklean Athens
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...Athens and was the source of great pride for the Greeks. Phidas constructed this sculpture outside his usual mode of material, which was bronze. He constructed... Running Head: THE ATHENA PARTHENOS The Athena Parthenos [The of the will appear here] [The of the id will appear here] [The name of the course will appear here] [The name of the course number will appear here] Introduction Greek Art, throughout history and even today, holds a special reference as sculptures and artists of that time showed genius in their work in most of the artworks created during that time period. Each artwork is special in its own sense owing to the artist who created the sculpture with reference to the social, cultural and ...
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Compare and contrast the values, institutions and actions of the city-states of Sparta and Athens
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...Athens and Sparta The multiple Greek forms of political organization represented by various States presented in their evolution a host of variations. Within the Greek nation, the two City-States, Athens and Sparta were virtual opposites in organization, direction, and in values. These two are considered as archetypes representing opposite political and socio-economic systems; similarities and dissimilarities existed in terms of their ideologies. Their differences were in terms of ideas, values and institution. Athenians had participated in some historical points in the construction of legislation, in trials, and in executive decisions of State. Athenian... 21862 Academia Research 27 April 2009...
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A critical review of training and development in the hospitality industry of Athens, 2000-2010
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...Athens, 2000 [ID Introduction The hospitality industry, whether it be hotels, day spas, parks, other forms of lodging such as cottages or bed and breakfasts, event planning, catering, theme parks or cruise ship lines, is dependent on customer satisfaction. What brings someone to spend hard-earned money on enjoyment is a trust that the hospitality provided will be of a high quality. Poor customer service can scuttle major companies, while good CSRs can develop the capital and brand name of an upstart. Training is the process used for the development of knowledge and skills needed to perform the jobs, duties, and tasks found... ?A critical review of training and development in the hospitality industry of...
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How does employee training affect organizational performance in Hilton Hotel and President Hotel in Athens
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...Athens. Submitted to: Andreas Toumazatos Submitted from: Chatzidimitriou Athanasios Date Submitted: January 19, 2011 Introduction The hospitality industry, whether it be hotels, day spas, parks, other forms of lodging such as cottages or bed and breakfasts, event planning, catering, theme parks or cruise ship lines, is dependent on customer satisfaction. What brings someone to spend hard-earned money on enjoyment is a trust that the hospitality provided... , cooking, and all of the other essential skills for hospitality industry success is extremely pricey but utterly important to success. In this dissertation, there will be an analysis of how Hilton and President hotel in...
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Peplos Kore, from the Acropolis,Athens,Greeece,ca.530 BCE/ Aphrodite of Knidos
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...Athens c.530 BCE while Aphrodite of Knidos is a depiction of the goddess Aphrodite while she was preparing to take her ritual birth. This form of birth was meant to restore her purity. Reference Sacks, D., Murray, O., & Brody, L. R. (2005). Encyclopedia of the ancient Greek world. New York: Facts On File.... PEPLOS KORE AND APHRODITE OF KNIDOS Objectives differences Aphrodite of Knidos has a naked body and she is taking a birth in the bathroom while Peplos Kore is fully dressed in a long robe. As a result, some body features of Peplos Kore are not evident such as the legs and the thighs while those of Aphrodite of Knidos are very evident. Objective difference can also be seen in the places where the...
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Athena Nike Temple - on the Acropolis of Athens, Greece (427-424 BC) Architect: Kallikrates (or Callicrates)
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...Athens (Mattingly 2000, p.604). Today, the temple is largely a reproduction of the original with many of the structural elements and components having been altered in the many reconstructions it has undergone. In the 1998, when it was lastly rebuilt, some of the composite art works such as the frieze were moved to the acropolis museum, it was dedicated to the Athenian patron goddess Athena who was also referred to as the God of victory... The temple of the goddess Athena Nike is one of the most historically significant works or Greek architecture in existence today. Despite numerous attempts to destroy it, it was repeatedly reconstructed and restored as a statement to its value to the inhabitants of...
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Comparisons for Motivations and Perceptions towards Empire in Rome, China (Qin/Han), and Greece (Athens and Alexander)
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...Athens and Alexander) More than one-half of the human species for the past decades were restricted within two political systems, one of which was the Roman kingdom and another one was the Han kingdom. Therefore, a large proportion for the humanity was ruled by two governments. In the Roman monarchy, the union had primarily been made possible by colonization and the establishment of the Persian realm. This was afterward accelerated by the capture of Alexander the Great followed by the formation of Hellenistic successor state to the Persian territory... argues that each person whether the wise or a coward may take a different way to exert himself, there are also need to know the difference...
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Plutarch's -Rise and Fall of Athens: Discuss some leaders rise and fall because of the vices of their virtues or the virtue of t
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...Athens Theseus is considered to have been a great Athenian king who achieved great respect for his role in the destruction of many foes who were considered to be either treacherous or evil. Because of this, he was considered to be a man of valor and an honored member of the Athenian royal family. Despite this, Theseus is a man who shows no respect for the women who come to his life because whereas he is a great leader, the fact the he brings women to his life and then suddenly abandons them is a vice which ends up hurting him eventually. In addition, while he ends up becoming the king of Athens after the death of his father Aegeus, making great reforms that ensure... ? Plutarch's - Rise and Fall of...
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Describe the role that played in making politics and culture in Sparta, Athens and the Roman Republic different from Sumer and Egypt
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...Athens in Comparison with Egypt and Sumer It is an evident fact that geography plays a major role in shaping a society. The society is shaped in such a way that all its social institutions are impacted as well in different intensity. For instance, the impact of geography is likely to affect the economic institution of a society that is further connected with political institution of the society etc. The discussion will be conducted in a comparative manner where Sparta and Athens will be compared with Egypt and Sumer. There have been a number of geographical aspects that affected the culture and politics of the regions known as Sparta and Athens. Firstly, every... Role of Geography in Politics of Sparta,...
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Select an architectual complex like Parthenon in Athens or Colosseum in Rome and discuss the influence of that structure on mod
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...Athens or Colosseum in Rome and discuss the influence of thatstructure on modern architecture. Introduction Architecture refers to the distinctive and innovative designs of buildings and other constructions. Every civilization throughout the history had its specific architecture and therefore today we have so many historical places all around the globe. The architecture is the real representative of culture, time period and the aesthetic sense of people belonging to a particular region or civilization. Like every other thing architectural complex of past nations such as Parthenon in Athens and Colosseum in Rome also have a direct influence over... ? Select an architectural complex like Parthenon in...
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Is the way Socrates founds the city in speech,especially the role of the guardians,compatible with 5th Century Athens How about Sparta or any other city or nat
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...Athens and can be compared with the role of communists in soviet Russia and Communist China. The guardians in The Republic bear resemblance with rules of ancient Athens. The most important political principle of Platos ideal state is rule by an enlightened elite, highly trained and educated for the role and endowed with a philosophical turn of mind that presumably assures the wisdom of their policies. Platos commentary is principally concerned with the training and duties of this elite class, the Guardians. In fact, Athens had a whole host of officials, for the most part annually selected boards of magistrates, each devoted... 15 October 2008 "The Republic of Plato" The Republic is a philosophical...
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Is the way Socrates founds the city in speech,especially the role of the guardians,compatible with 5th Century Athens How about Sparta or any other city or nat
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...Athens and can be compared with the role of communists in soviet Russia and Communist China. The guardians in The Republic bear resemblance with rules of ancient Athens. The most important political principle of Plato's ideal state is rule by an enlightened elite, highly trained and educated for the role and endowed with a philosophical turn of mind that presumably assures the wisdom of their policies. Plato's commentary is principally concerned with the training and duties of this elite class, the Guardians. In fact, Athens had a whole host of officials, for the most part annually selected boards of magistrates, each... 15 October 2008 "The Republic of Plato" The Republic is a philosophical treatise...
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Ancient Greek Architecture is more than just The Orders. Discuss the architectural concepts, optical refinements and spatial and symbolic intentions of the buildings found upon the Acropolis in Athens
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...Athens is the most recognized as the Acropolis of Athens. There are various acropolises in Greece; however, the Acropolis of Athens is one of the most recognized. This acropolis is basically dedicated to the Goddess Athena. Nonetheless, humans who lived in the prehistoric era populated the acropolis as well as the caves that were around it. Since it was situated at the heart of Athens, there are many myths, festivals as well as other important events connected to the sacred Acropolis. Thus, the acropolis portrays the grandeur and power of the empire (Dinsmoor, 2012... Greek architecture Lecturer: Acropolis is a Greek word that means, “The sacred rock, a high . All over the world, the Acropolis of Athens ...
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In THE APOLOGY, Socrates is charged with corrupting the youth. Relying upon your reading of PLATO'S REPUBLIC, write an essay in which you either defend Socrates or provide support to the city of Athens in bringing this charge
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... Plato’s Republic Plato’s Republic begins a whole series of works of political nature that draws readers to the best types of public organizations to ensure the happiness of the individual, according to philosophers. Public organization, according to Plato, follows from the very conditions of existence, where a person is placed. Person’s organism constantly uses its strength, and this expense is the necessary condition of its activities which should be constantly made up for normal existence. In other words, the Republic by Plato is primarily a treatise about the formation of man. It is a political work not in the conventional sense, but in the sense as Socrates makes it understandable... Plato’s...
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Conversation with Euripides. Be sure you touch on his view of women, his perspective on Athens and his perception of Dionysius.in concluding paragraph you should discuss Browns view of Dionysius and decide whether Brown would approve of Euripides
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...CONVERSATION WITH EURIPIDES Interviewer: “Good morning respected sir! It is really a great thing as well as a remarkable moment of my life that I have got an opportunity to talk to such a wonderful playwright and philosopher of ancient Greece like you.” Euripides: “Morning my dear and I wish you a very happy day. I must thank you for inviting me here to discuss my views and diction during my engagements regarding creating the tragic plays and verses.” Interviewer: “Dear sir! Please let me know why did you prefer creating tragedies while producing your splendid works? Is tragedy more powerful than comedy”? Euripides: “Tragedy is one of the most beautiful and sublime forms of literature... WITH EURIPIDES...
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Compare and contrast the societies of Classical China (c. 500 BCE - c. 200 CE), Greece (Athens only, c. 500 BCE - c. 300 BCE), and Rome (c. 500 BCE - c. 500 CE)
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... An is a summary or condensed version of the research report. The of the research en d “Factors Influencing Length ofStay in the Intensive Care Unit” is organized, it identifies the general problem or research question and the general approach taken to implement the research. The abstract also briefly describes the people included in the study and one of the most important findings. The abstract of the research used has a length of 238 words which is the usual length for research abstracts. “To identify and categorize the factors associated with prolonged stays in the intensive care unit and to describe briefly the nonmedical interventions to date designed to reduce length of stay... An is a summary...
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The Peloponnesian War, 431404 B.C.E
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...Athens’ empire and the Peloponnesian side led by Sparta. Athens wanted to assume full control of trade with the southern side of Italy and Sicily. They retaliated and eventually Corinth helped Potidaea in revolted against Athens. This led to them turning to Sparta who was their ally for help. Athens and Sparta formed two major and one of the strongest powers in Greece and thus had a very large empire under their control.1 Athens feared for war... THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR, 431–404 B.C.E Peloponnesian war was the conflict that resulted to the collapse of Polis. It was the origin of the battles in struggle for dominance in Greece and occurred from 431 to 404 BC. It was a war in ancient Greek which pitted the...
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Histroy 101 Western Civ
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...Athens and the other Greek city states is noteworthy and the foretold war helped the Greek city-states to be united under Athens and to fight against external invasion. Besides, the Persian wars ignited hatred and jealousy among the Spartans and eventually led to the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC) and the decline of Athens as the strongest city state among the Greek city states. Thesis statement: The Persian Wars united the Greek city-states, but eventually led to the Peloponnesian War and the decline of Athens and the Greek city-states in general... ? History 101 Western Civ The Persian Wars (499-479 BC) were fought between the Greek s and the Persians. Within this scenario, the relationship between...
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A history of Greece
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...Athens during the time, what is now described by historians as the “Golden age of Athens”. To be more general it was the time between the Persian and Peloponnesian wars. Historians called him a populist and his reign was known as the “Age of Pericles”. He is most remembered for promoting arts and literature in Athens, which was why Athens was known as the educational center of Greece (Smith 2010). Thucydides, on the other hand, was a Greek Historian from Alimos who recounted the 5th century B.C. War between Athens and Sparta in his book, “History of the Peloponnesian War”. It was said after his death... ?Running head: History History History Pericles was an influential smen and orator and the general of...
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...Athens and Sparta In the famous funeral oration that was delivered in memory of the Athenian soldiers who died after the first year of the war. The painful discipline and lack of freedom in Sparta reportedly contrasted with Athenian equality before the law and their democratic institutions. Athenian was more superior than Sparta and through this, Sparta experienced painful treatments from their superiors who on the other side, exercised much democracy in their country (Unger 13). Freedom Freedom was administered differently in Sparta and for the Athenians. Spartan women enjoyed more freedom and had more rights than in Athens, who had little or no rights. Women in Athens could... Contrast between Athens ...
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An historical account of an ancient Greek city-state or colony
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...Athens city state. Athens is a renowned ancient urban center that has undergone progressive transformations over the years. The subsequent sections contain an annotated bibliography of ten books that contain useful information... Historical account of an ancient Greek or colony Introduction Geography is a thought-provoking discipline that facilitates explorations of various aspects in the past and present movements. The geography subject borrows from a variety of other disciplines to explain various aspects of fauna and flora. History is among the most used secondary sources of information to aid in the study of geography. The focus of this paper is to discuss the various aspects of the ancient Athens...
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...Athens too has become a city break destination because of the numerous attractions it offers. There are various reasons why city break tourism has been growing. There is increased holiday and leave entitlements apart from rising prosperity from double income families leading to higher disposable income (Dunne et al). The perception of travel has changed and besides low cost airlines has played a major role in promoting short city breaks. Motivations to travel is governed by the push and pull factors where the push factors refer to the desire to travel and the pull factors depend upon the choice of destination. The seven push motives were, escape from a perceived mundane...
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The Peloponnesian War
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...Athens and Sparta were the most prominent ones. If Athens could have been called the cultural soul of Greece, Sparta was its military icon. Ancient Greece flourished around these two city-states almost in two separate groups - the Delian league led by Athens and the Peloponnesian league led by Sparta. Most of the other city-states either joined Sparta or Athens to keep... The Peloponnesian war: Importance to Greek politics OCC South field Name Course Professor’s name Date The Peloponnesian War – importance to Greek politics The ancient Greece was fragmented into many individualistic small states ruled separately by different identities. They were popularly known as city-states. Among these city-states At...
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Peloponnesian War
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...Athens. The conflict was so long that it lasted for almost three decades from (431-404 BC). The rivalry between Athens naval dominance and Sparta’s land dominance was a long standing issue. Athens led by Pericles since 445 BC had become a state of democracy with a foreign relations policy of occasionally intervening to assist local democrats. Sparta advocated for oligarchies and indeed was governed by it. Spartans resented the democracy, imperialism and cultural ascendancy of Athens. Division was evident especially due the two rival systems of alliances where neither could allow the other to be superior... Peloponnesian war The war describes the rivalry and conflict thatexisted between Sparta and...
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