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  • Power In Ozymandias

    He traps himself in the past, unable to let go of his once powerful self. While Ozymandias is a king based on Ramesses II from the 19th Dynasty, the theme of hubris and the lack of awareness that comes with it is also present throughout the world today. For example, the Enron Scandal in 2002 brought down one of the largest and most powerful corporations in America. As…

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  • Hatshepsut: Rise To Power In Ancient Egypt

    Second Intermediate Period. Hatshepsut, one of the most well-known female kings of Egypt, is a clear outlier to what one would expect from a typical pharaoh. Her story, in summary, involves her gaining control over administration after King Thutmose II, her husband and step-brother, dies, and using that as a stepping stone to claim solitary kingship rather than continuing a life of co-regency – meaning, shared kingship – with Thutmose III, the originally intended male heir and her step-son. This…

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  • 1453 Chapter Summary

    the Persian Empire and the schism between the East and the West are also encompassed in this book. The fall of Constantinople signaled a shift in history and the end of the Byzantine Empire. Crowley’s comprehensive account of the battle between Mehmet II, the ruler of the Ottoman Empire, and Constantine XI, Byzantium’s emperor, illuminates the period in history that was the foundation for the present-day struggle between the Middle East and the West. Crowley does a great job of using…

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  • Why Is It Important To Civilize Ancient Egypt

    Today, in Egypt, we are left with the ruins of art and architecture. The pyramids, sphinxes, and tombs were torn apart by the later Egyptian Dynasties and destroyed by looters. Some of the loss of artifacts this have to do with time, earthquakes, and past looters, but the biggest culprits, that many do not think of first, are the early Egyptologists. It was all about getting the biggest and most impressive objects and not really about the importance of the object in context to the area. Because…

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  • The Book Of Daniel Essay

    The Book of Daniel INTRODUCTION After reading different discussions and articles on the book of Daniel, this paper will compound the various information discovered concerning many different opinions and information regarding the book of Daniel. The various authors will be Jerry Sumney, Kathryn Lopez and NOAB bible, as well as information from the web. This will be a compilation of each author, thereby looking at the authorship, time era, and the audience. As well as events occurring and the…

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  • Hatshepsut: Most Successful Female Pharaohs In Ancient Egypt

    Hatshepsut With a ruling period of over 3000 years, Egypt has seen roughly 170 pharaohs, yet there are few outside of egyptologists that can name more than two or three off the top of their head. Not many remember these kings of the east, and it is even more difficult to when their mark on their own history was erased by their successors. Hatshepsut was one of the few, and by far one of the most successful female pharaohs in ancient Egypt. She was the first of them to seize total control of…

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  • Queen Nefertiti Bust Essay

    The cultural artifact that I propose to study is the bust of the Queen Nefertiti who was an Egyptian queen and the Royal Wife of the Pharaoh Akhenaten. The Queen is known to the modern world for her famed illuminous bust that now resides in Berlin’s museum. Nefertiti’s bust was created by the sculptor Thutmose and was discovered in his workshop by the German archaeologist Ludwig Borchardt. The bust is an example of providing us, the Ancient Egyptians examples of art and how they regard facial…

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  • Summary: The Effects Of The Third Ecumenical Council

    The Effects of the Third Ecumenical Council on the Representation of Marian Doctrine in the Fifth-Century Church According to Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (2014), an ecumenical council was “assembly convened to deliberate and decide on ecclesiastical doctrine and on other matters affecting the interests of the Christian church.” In the Early church, ecumenical councils were called to discuss and expound upon the doctrine being formed within the church. They centered around heresy and…

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  • Ramesses Vi's Tomb Analysis

    There are currently 62 numbered tombs that have been discovered in the Valley of the Kings. Not all occupants have been identified and not all have been excavated. Epigraphy, whether done as an exact copy or done photographically, has been attempted in only 25 of these tombs (see chart 1). Of these 25, 8 do not have any epigraphic publications associated with them. Moreover, almost all KV tombs have been mentioned in a larger publication dealing with of the Valley of the Kings, namely Elizabeth…

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  • The Drive To The City Of Babylon: A Short Story

    The drive to the city of Babylon approached two hours with Sunday traffic. Entering the city limits, they saw the abundance of date-bearing palm fields. Hanging from the trees were workers with large canvas sacks harvesting the Springtime crop, as a breeze swayed the fronds. Miles further, the caravan came upon the stone wall entrance barricading the legendary ruins, known as the Gardens of Babylon. The wall protected it against thieves and vandals. The first van halted in the dirt visitors '…

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