Abdul Hamid II

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  • Copper Masks

    Blier argues that Copper mask said to represent Ife king Obalufon II is related to the succession of rulers and that its symbolism comes from Obalufon II’s time as a ruler as well as his deification (386). This article is effective because of its meticulous examination of the history of Obalufon II, Ife history and other works relating to the mask. Blier begins the essay by discussing Copper mask said to represent Ife king Obalufon II. She visually analyzes the mask before mentioning some…

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  • Thomas Elsaesser's Film Theory Analysis

    Among our most intrinsic human characteristics, we strive to express ourselves both creatively and socially. Combining these two traits creates an artistic interaction between an audience and a medium. Cinema, arguably the most visually astounding form of art, not only stimulates visually, but subjects viewers to haptic and acoustic experiences as well. The film scholar, Thomas Elsaesser, makes various points in his book “Film Theory” describing several ways in which we can experience the film…

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  • Essay Comparing Psycho And Fatal Attraction

    Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates in Psycho, and Glenn Close as Alex Forrest in Fatal Attraction, each played the character portrayed as mentally unstable. The two actors seamlessly fell into their parts and led the audience to believe they were truly insane. In the beginning, each of the two lived what appeared to be normal lives. Anthony Perkins managed his mother’s motel that had become a ghost-town after the new highway had been build, which completely cut off access to the motel. Glenn Close…

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  • Cult Of Queen Arsinoë II In Ancient Greece

    February 25, 2018 Arsinoe II Outline Cult of Queen Arsinoë II in Egypt and the ancient Mediterranean: Why was this an important cult promoted by the Ptolemies? How was it promoted in Egypt? How was this Egyptian cult spread across the larger Mediterranean? Why was it popular outside of Egypt? Research question: How was the cult of Queen Arsinoë II established and how did it amass such a large-scale following throughout the ancient world? Thesis statement: The cult of Arsinoë II Philadelphus…

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  • Xenophon's Hatred Toward Athens And Athenian Democracy

    Though few details are known about the life of Xenophon, his hatred toward Athens and Athenian democracy is one of the primary themes communicated throughout the body of Xenophon’s work. Born into an aristocratic family within a democratic society that placed commoners in an equal political position to the wealthy, Xenophon was part of a class of people who were “greatly dissatisfied…with the operation of democracy.” Even if he had not been born into an aristocratic social class that showed…

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  • Tutankhamun's Funeral Mask

    Tutankhamun's mask The stunning, gold funeral mask of Pharaoh Tutankhamun is considered to be one of the most highly artistic, complex, and beautiful pieces of art crafted by the ancient Egyptians. Tutankhamun, or better known as “King Tut”, reigned from 1332-1323 BC. His name translates to “The living image of Aten.” He was considered to be an atrocious ruler, even at nine years old, unlike his father before him. Under his ruling, he made many changes to Egypt that were unpopular with the…

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  • Ancient Egypt: The Old Kingdom

    powerful pharohs is Ramses II. He served as Egypt’s Pharaoh for more than 60 years from 1290 to 1224 B.C.E. He is best known for his numerous monuments and his military campaigns. He fought with his father in the army when he was only 10. Pharaoh Ramses II most well known accomplishment was to sign the world’s first peace treaty. Pharaoh Ramses the II is one of the most powerful pharaohs. In Chapter 8 you learned about pharaohs, Ramses II, Hatshepsut, Khufu, and Senusret. Ramses II was best…

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  • Hatshepsut Primal Leadership Analysis

    A major lesson from “Primal Leadership” is that the executive’s mood affects the workplace. Humans are biologically able to transmit signals that can alter hormone levels, cardiovascular functions, sleep rhythms, even immune functions, inside the body of another. If a workplace is lead by an optimistic boss, everything feels possible, and as a result, stretch goals were achieved, competitors beaten, and new customers won. Workers will love what they are doing, they feel happier and they may even…

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  • Queen Hatshepsut Authority

    Queen Hatshepsut’s Authority Modern media and public education tend to be very exclusive when selecting which parts of history are most relevant to teach. So it is not abnormal that many people today are uneducated about Egypt’s first female pharaoh, Queen Hatshepsut. Against a backdrop of pre determined gender roles and political nepotism, like most of the world then and even now, 15th century B.C Egypt was notorious for exalting men as leaders of the land. As proper gender specific…

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  • The Prince Of Egypt Analysis

    In DreamWorks’ 1998 animated film, The Prince of Egypt, viewers are introduced to Moses, a young man filled with life, vibrancy, and mischief. His life was preordained by God to lead his people - the Israelites - out of captivity and into the Promised Land. This modern Midrash not only revitalizes the story of Moses, but changes its original purpose. By comparing and contrasting the DreamWorks version of Moses’ youth and exit from Egypt to Midian to that of the biblical story and scholarly…

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