Ostracism in Athenian Democracy

23 Mar 2015 11 Dec 2017

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Question 3. Ostraka Ostracism was a process instituted as one of the Kleisthenic reforms of 508/7BC as a result of the non-elite intervention in the conflict with the Spartan backed Isagoras, although there is no evidence for its actual use before 487BC (Forsdyke 2005: 144). Lasting for a period of 70 years it was a symbolic reminder of democratic power as opposed to elite rule as well ...

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How Virgil Integrates Myth and History in The Aeneid

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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How does Virgil integrate myth and history in The Aeneid? Discuss with reference to specific passages. Written as Rome faced a new era, and as its politics and society rapidly evolved, The Aeneid is essentially Virgil’s own reflection on these transformations. The narrative, interwoven with numerous historical and mythological elements, highlights his political and moral concerns regarding the new empire, his blurring of boundaries, between past ...

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Athenian Democracy and Meritocracy

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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To what extent did the Athenian democracy live up to its ideology of being a meritocracy, and to what extent was power still in the hands of the wealthy? Athenian democracy was an evolving process in the 5th century B.C. The concentration of power in the political establishment would change considerably from when the first seeds were planted until the voting citizenship was expanded and new ...

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A Family for Christmas by Linda Finlay

28 Jul 2017 17 Aug 2017

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Summary: As a matter of fact, the author of this story entitled "A Family for Christmas" is written by Linda Finlay. In addition, the events take place in London in different places such as Mole Valley Mine and Buckland Manor as well as Somerset and Barnstaple. Moreover, the main characters in the story are represented in: Eliza who is the main one and a young ...

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The Bible: An Eternal Canon

28 Jul 2017 17 Aug 2017

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When one thinks of the word Bible, it evokes images of revelation at Sinai, full of lightning and thunder, where an awestruck nation received the ten commandments. It conjures images of Isaiah's soaring prophecies, the anguish of Esther, and the courage of Daniel. However, despite the history within it, the Bible is not a history book. One who turns the pages and reads the ancient ...

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Genealogy, History, and Mythology in Olympian 9

28 Jul 2017

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From Polis to Oikos At the end of Olympian 9, the ode for Epharmostos, the champion wrestler from Opountian Lokris, Pindar declares phya, his idiosyncratic rendering of physis ("altogether best": Ol. 9.100);[1] he says that the herald's proclamation ought to record that his victor was born ("with quick hands, nimble legs, determination in his look"), all the natural and inherited endowments necessary for athletic success (Ol. ...

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Qualitative Data Analysis Techniques | Example Analysis

23 Mar 2015 22 May 2017

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This work aims to perform a thematic qualitative data analysis of scripts entitled 'Is abortion right or wrong?' A commentary on qualitative data analysis techniques will be discussed and an interpretation of findings from the scripts (Appendix 1-3) presented. A conclusion summarising the main findings will then be drawn. Qualitative Data Analysis It is the range of processes and procedures whereby qualitative data has been put in ...

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Zeus: The man, the myth, the legend

23 Mar 2015 15 May 2017

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        Throughout the pantheon of Greek and Roman myth many of the gods are depicted in only one, revered gaze. Zeus on the on the other hand is depicted as many things which include; the ruler of the other gods, a brother, a warrior, a tyrant, a just king, a vengeful deity, an adulterer and a rapist. Zeus embodies what many perceived to be perfect masculinity in antiquity. ...

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The Age of Innocence | Analysis

23 Mar 2015 08 May 2017

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The Age of Innocence is the novel of Edith Wharton's maturity in which she contemplates the New York of her youth, a society now extinct and even then under threat. She was born in 1862 into the exclusive, entrenched and apparently immutable world of wealthy New York families. It was a world of structured leisure, in which attendance at balls and dinners passed for occupation, in which ...

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The importance of the work of Kipling

23 Mar 2015 11 May 2015

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     Good morning ladies and gentlemen. I am honoured to have come here today as a keynote speaker to present to you the new poetry anthology, titled ?The Spirit of the Ages?. As many of you ask, what is this anthology about, and what does it have to do with the spirit of the ages? To address that question, I have picked a poet, Rudyard Kipling, and his ...

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Gcc economies

23 Mar 2015 11 May 2015

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Introduction Challenges and Opportunities in GCC Economies. General Attitude towards Foreign Investors Trade integration and Economic Philosophy in GCC economies. Economic Status of GCC economies. Economic Stability. GCC's Political Stability . FDI in the GCC countries The size of the Market . Physical Infrastructure . Resource Endowment and Industrialization . Labor Force . GCC - India business relationship . Challenges. Trade Protection and Competitiveness. Lack of ...

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Presentation of women in Antigone

23 Mar 2015

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Sophocles' play Antigone presents us with three different types of women: Antigone, the strong-willed protagonist; Ismene, the weak sister of Antigone; and Eurydice, wife of Creon. Each of these characters' personalities, lifestyles, and choices directly affects the character's mortality. The women characters in Antigone show great contrast, the most prominent being life and death. By analyzing the female characters, it can be seen that those who die, ...

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major moral conflict in antigone

23 Mar 2015

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Moral Conflict in "Antigone Essay The major moral conflict in Antigone by Sophocles is the conflict over which value is most fundamental. The play presents the moral conflict over whether the god's law or the city's law is more powerful. This seems to be the most prominent theme. The conflict arises mainly between the tragic heroes Antigone and her uncle-in-law Creon, King of Thebes. The city of ...

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Classics Essays - Roman Social Life

23 Mar 2015

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What can the decoration and layout of the Pompeian house tell us about Roman social life? The eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79AD, and the subsequent destruction of Pompeii, and it’s near neighbour, Herculaneum; offers us a unique glimpse into Roman life at the end of the first century AD. There are, however, certain problems that must be understood before a discussion of Roman social life can ...

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Illegal logging

23 Mar 2015

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Introduction Illegal logging is one of the many causes of deforestation and is one of the world's most pressing environmental problems (Chatham House, 2009; EIA, 2008). It is fuelled substantially by a large and indiscriminate international market demand for cheap timber and timber products (EIA, 2008). While poverty, economic collapse, provincial autonomy and many other factors also contribute to this form of rainforest destruction, corruption is at ...

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Classical hollywood systems

23 Mar 2015

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ABSTRACT: The main objective of this course work is to provide various similarities and differences in the classical Hollywood systems. The classical version of the Hollywood studio systems are roughly between 1910 and 1960. Though it's the longest period to evaluate, the films between 1930 and 1949 are considered. There are huge number of studios are present in the Hollywood cinema where only few studios exist ...

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The bad advice

23 Mar 2015

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The thirty-fourth president of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, famously stated, "You do not lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault not leadership." Although, in modern times this statement may seem quite logical, it is interesting to note that in today's world there are still nations that are lead by power hungry politicians who have no interest in the well being of the ...

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The Modern Machiavellian Prince

23 Mar 2015

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        Machiavelli wrote The Prince as an instruction manual for all princes to use as a rule book for ruling successfully. Machiavelli stressed the importance of stability in a kingdom and for the ruler to have complete control over his entire kingdom. The Prince was written mainly as a guide book for a prince to maintain his power and then to maintain his throne. To Machiavelli's prince, the ...

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Politics and society in the late roman republic

23 Mar 2015

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Politics and Society in the Late Roman Republic “Augustus' restoration of the res publica was all a sham, a facade behind which lurked monarchy.” Discuss The restoration of the res publica occurred in 27 BC when Gaius Octavius returned his powers to the senate and people of Rome. This restoration is a much debated topic in modern literature with particular emphasis placed on the word ...

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Compare and contrast the historical methods

23 Mar 2015

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"Compare and contrast the historical methods, interests, and objectives of Herodotus and Thucydides". He said you "might consider the sort of writing(narrative, description, authorial analysis, interest in accuracy, etc.) and the author's objectives in writing the history." Herodotus and Thucydides - the original fathers of Greek Historiography - are regarded as the first two historians. Writing hundreds of years after Homer, Herodotus compiled his History (1) ...

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The expository essay

23 Mar 2015

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This essay is about oil and gas prices. The essay has lots of facts on gas and oil by showing people how the prices are increasing instead of decreasing. Also it shows how it is putting an effect on people. In this essay it shows readers how they prep the land for drilling process, special tools the oil companies need for drilling the whole and shows how ...

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