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    Rocky Movie Essay

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    Rocky (1976) Rocky was written and directed by john G.Avildsen. It was written and starring Sylvester Stallone. It was nominated for 10 Oscars and won 3: best picture Oscar in 1972, best editing, and best director. The cast include Burt young (Paulie), Talia shire (Adrian), Burgess Meredith (mickey), Carl weathers (Apollo) The movie rocky is set in an Italian neighbourhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The theme of this film is the underdog. The movie opens with rocky balboa (the…

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    King Tutankhamun Lamassu

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    Lamassu and the Colossal Statue of King Tutankhamun The University of Chicago Oriental Institute is an archeology museum and serves as the research center for ancient Near Eastern studies. The Oriental Institute has participated in major archaeological excavation in the Near East and as a result they feature incredible objects that are in their permanent collections. Two sculptures in particular from two different exhibits stood out amongst the rest for me upon my visit, they were so impressive…

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    The Famous Egyptian Pharaohs I am writing about King Ramses II. He was born in 1303 B.C. and died in 1213 B.C. His reign was for 66 years. His dad was Set I and his mother was Queen Taya. King Ramses spouse was named Nefetari. He had six children. Their names are Amun-her-Khepsef, Prince Ramses, Pareherwenemef, Khaemweset, Bintanath and Meryre. King Ramses II impact on the religion is after reining for 30 years Ramses celebrated the Sed Festival which makes him a god. Also it helped…

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    The fifth circle is where angry people are sent and they are forced to fight atop the river Styx. In the sixth circle people who have committed heresy, they are forced to burn in flaming tombs for eternity. Dante sees Pope Anastasius II and Roman Emperor Frederick II, along with other historical figures. The eighth circle of hell is for persons who have committed some sort of fraudulence; they are sorted into ten different trenches for each type of fraud committed. In order to pass through this…

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    Only Bates Can Get A Little Voyeuristic At Times: An Analysis on Robert Bloch’s “Psycho” When it comes to Gothic Literature, there are various conventions that could come into play, to define a work as such. In the “Glossary of Literary Gothic Terms”, Douglass H. Thomson notes that in such a genre there is a gap of difference that separates works that evoke terror and those that ignite horror as he says: “Works of horror are constructed from a maze of alarmingly concrete imagery designed to…

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    Sultan Mehmed II, ruler of the Ottoman Turks came into Constantinople, deciding it was theirs to take (Charles 122). The epic battle lasted from 6 April 1453 to May 29th of 1453 when 10,000 men attempted to defend a staggering estimated 100,000 to 150,00 on the Turks side. The fall of Constantinople was a major turning point in history because of the changes that happened as a result. The Ottomans great and Byzantine’s poor ruling lead to the fall of Constantinople. The city had been an…

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    Ptahemhat

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    Ptahemhat depicted himself also in his tomb (TT. 77) while he displaying royal gifts to temple. The king seated upon a throne in kiosk with captives with name rings (blank) on base. Another scene for Tuthmosis IV and Ptahemhat with military escort before. There are also scenes from the time of king Amenhotep III, one found in (TT. 226) of Heqareshu, at Sheikh Abd el-Qurna. On the western wall of the tomb's hall, there is a scene for the king with queen Mutemwia inside kiosk with foreigners…

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    Ramses II

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    Was Ramses II A Hero & Villian? Known to the Ancient Egyptians as “Ramses The Great”, his command was above all to the extent, whereas he could be compared to a God walking among Humans. But this was just a facade that the Ancient Egyptians enforced throughout their lives and actions. Not only did his rule effect the Ancient Egyptians, Ramses II was known throughout the entire Middle East (of Africa) and his image was not that of a hero nor villain - but both. From his fruitful efforts in…

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    Kora Lahm Hour: 1 The film Psycho was made on September 8, 1960, by Alfred Hitchcock. Psycho was Hitchcock’s most successful film and it’s said to be the best horror film of all time. Most of the film focuses on Marion Crane, a Phoenix real-estate secretary. Marion was trusted by her employer to take $40,000 to the bank, but she sees the opportunity to take the money and start a new life. With the money, she leaves town and heads towards Sam’s California store. During a storm, she gets off the…

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    The Painting on Ivory depicts King Khosrow and Queen Shirin in the Garden Court and was constructed by Persian Rovhani during the 20th century. The lively scene makes its presence known in that it is vivid in its use of color yet uniform all the same, the text is included around the images rather than the other way around, and the individual events are separated into discrete horizontal sections yet are woven together seamlessly into the fabric of the scene. In addition, the narrative of the…

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