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  • Ancient Alexandria

    Ancient Alexandria was unequivocally a thriving and virtuous model of a Greek city. It incorporated Greek and Egyptian culture to form a lovely and unique culture. Of the ways that Alexandria actually expressed itself was through its astonishing architecture. Some of the amazing architectural and engineering marvels that were constructed in Alexandria included the Great Synagogue, the Great Library, the Museum of Alexandria, and the Great Lighthouse. The Great Lighthouse was the first of its kind and was undoubtedly revolutionary for its time. As well, the Great Lighthouse incorporated Greek (Hellenistic) culture through exquisite details, including, a statue of Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea, on the very top of the Great Lighthouse. Additionally,…

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  • How Did Cleopatra Influence Western Civilization

    and name placed on legal tender, ignoring her brother’s claim of co-regent. But it was not for long that this would last and Cleopatra was soon exiled out of Alexandria and to Syria. With coins bearing her face and her thirst for power still ever growing she would soon force herself back into Egypt as well as Caesar’s arms. “She owes her outstanding place to two main factors: she was one of the protagonists in the great period of change that was brought to a head by Julius Caesar, and she had…

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  • Cleopatra's Cleopatra, Last Queen Of Egypt

    her tragic life which inspired a number of books, movies and plays. Caesar was about 30 years older than Cleopatra, and his arrival in Egypt was something of an accident. He had been fighting a civil war against the Roman general Pompey. After a series of defeats, Pompey fled to Egypt in 48 B.C., hoping to win support from Ptolemy XIII. The young pharaoh decided that Pompey was more trouble than he was worth and had him executed. When Caesar landed with a small body of troops in Alexandria, he…

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  • Analysis Of Remember The Titans

    Remember the titans’ focuses on a football team of the separated T.C William School Alexandria Virginia in 1971, the white and black schools are integrated and so are the two school’s football teams. The very successful white football team head coach Bill Yoast is replaced as the head coach for the new integrated team, by an equally successful black coach Herman Boone. This action angers Yoast who contemplates advancing his careers elsewhere. However, he is prevailed upon by the white players…

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  • Hellenistic Cosmopolis

    Alexandria was one of the most prominent Hellenistic cities that embraced Hellenistic culture. Established and named by Alexander the Great himself, Alexandria is what has become “a Greek polis with citizenship limited to Greeks and Macedonians”(451, Ancient Greece). However, during the reign of the Ptolemaic dynasty, Alexandria has been transformed into a flourishing Hellenistic city with new innovations. In order to preserve both Greek and Egyptian elements, Greek and Egyptian roots are…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Roman Empire And The Han Dynasty

    country experiencing a civil war where they had to out think their example being when Liu Bang tricked one of rivals into thinking that he would split China with him if he returned his family to him, but instead after he returned them Liu Bang attacked him. The Assassination of Julius Caesar sparked a series of civil wars within the Roman Republic where Augustus Caesar and Mark Antony fought against the potential usurpers who assassinated Julius Caesar and defeated them, However; Mark Antony…

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  • How Did Cleopatra Come To Power

    Cleopatra became romantically involved with both Caesar and Marc Antony for political power and other reasons. “From Caesar, Cleopatra recovered the island of Cyprus, and from Antony, Cyrenaica to the west and coastal Syria and Gaza to the north.” (Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth). And even as a woman, Cleopatra got much support from the outside world and even got donations from other countries. “Cleopatra's position within this system was boosted in 34 BC by an event known as the…

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  • The Ancient Egyptian Culture

    came from great trade. Egyptian beliefs worked its way around and actually came to Rome from the north. (Boatwright) The movement of Egyptian religion shows in the existence of Serapis, who was formed in the 3rd century BCE to help to unite the Greeks and Egyptians. He is depicted as looking truly Greek but with Egyptian trappings. (Bagnall) One of the primary Egyptian gods that was worshiped in Roman and Greek areas was the god Serapis. Serapis was actually a god by order of Ptolemy I; he…

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  • Analysis Of Remember The Titans: Transformational Leadership

    The suburban schools of Virginia had been segregated for decades with schools for whites and schools for blacks. In 1971, integration was federally mandated, forcing two schools to close, and integrate African Americans and Caucasians into T.C. Williams High School. Football was a way of life in Alexandria, Virginia, moreover, the community celebrated every game and victory as if it were a holiday. Remember the Titans is a story about the T.C. Williams High School football team after the…

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  • Cleopatra Title Analysis

    political and economic dealings with Egypt. It has been emphasised that Rome was becoming increasing involved in the affairs of Egypt during this period, mediating for one claimant or another in the ongoing battle for the throne. At the age of seventeen, Cleopatra seems to have shown considerable energy and ambition in ruling Egypt. After her father’s death in 51 BCE, Cleopatra and her brother, Ptolemy Vlll, was enthroned as Egypt 's new ruler. Sources attest shows that she went to some lengths…

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