Alexios I Komnenos

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    phone as I frantically searched for it with my sleepy eyes trying to free myself of the torment of the sound. It was 5:30 am, It was at that time again; time to take my early morning run. I got up, ran to the bathroom, washed my face, dressed and headed for the door. I stood in front the door for a mere two minutes as I collated my “running playlist on my iPod then went on my morning journey. It was a habit I formed and it helped to clear my mind before a hectic day of work. Before I knew it, I…

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    Christianity became the greatest religion of the Roman Empire right under the Empire’s eyes. Probably the biggest “mistake” of the Romans was to disregard Christianity as one of its kind and underestimating it as another sector of Judaism (Spielvogel 170). The religion began in Judea, east of the Mediterranean, a region where Romans kept watchful control of. If it depended on Roman rule, Christianity would not have flourished past its place of origin. However, trade played a significant role in…

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    “The Relationship Between Religion and Empire” Throughout 300BCE-1000CE, within many empires, leaders relied on their beliefs and traditions as a way to rule over their empires. Constantine, who was heavily influenced by Christianity, sought protection and guidance through his knowledge in Christian beliefs and traditions. Some rulers, such as the Caliph Umar II, sought to endorse their religion as the main belief of their culture despite ruling over diverse communities. Later on, this idea of…

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    summer day when I was around nine years old I was on the beach with my family. I had just gotten my first skimboard, which was a woody or wooden board with black Let’sParty traction pads, the day before and I was anxious to use it. Coincidentally, there was a one day camp where I could learn to skimboard taking place a short ways down the beach from where my family was sitting. I eagerly begged my parents to sign me up for this little camp, and they agreed to sign me up as long as I did not…

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    grade when my parents got an email asking if I wanted to do traveling softball. I had just finished my first season of VAA softball and my friend Katie and I decided it sounded like fun. I didn't really know what it meant to be on a travelling softball team back then, I just thought it would be as laid back as VAA. My first year I loved it and I had lots of fun and made lots of new friends. I would practice with my dad often so that I could get better. Then I continued with softball all the way…

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    In this brief review of the literature and research leading up to the topic at hand many scholars take different views. Some just examine before the Christian Church and what the economy and lifestyle was like for a prostitute. Others look at the influence of the Christian Church on philosophical mindset change. Each is a critical note to understanding how prostitution changed with the installation of the Christian Church. In ancient Rome, the society started as practicing paganism. In fact,…

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    Hardcore Law Breaking What would I have done if I got arrested with Mr. Lutman and Sam? I don’t really know, it would have been hard to call my mom because she had to work that day, and there is no way I would call my dad. Anyways, there should have been a lot more people there; my friend Ariana was going to come and drive her friends Erin and Neca, but her junky car broke down, so it was just us. I think I would have been less worried if there were more of us, because of the safety of numbers…

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    history as a conniving, scheming seductress who foolishly brings down the men around her. During Hatshepsut’s 20 year reign she was able to recruit influential supporters, and many of whom were men that had been favored officials of her father, Thutmose I. Under Hatshepsut’s reign, Egypt prospered. Unlike other rulers in her dynasty, she was more interested in ensuring economic prosperity and building and restoring monuments. Although there is not much information on her, due to the fact that…

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    is this all I thought I’d have to do. Literally, all I must do is ride around, bounce from human to human, and make their life miserable, it’s great! Sure, many people hate me, but it’s just all part of the job. The job of being the disease of Typhus has its perks and downfalls, but mostly just perks. All my recruits and myself ride around in lice and fleas making people’s lives miserable. I myself don’t always infect people, usually I just send some of my troops in to do the job while I sit…

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    Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire started around 330 AD. The Byzantine Empire is the most impressive civilization we learned in World History I because they have interesting education skills, important religion, and skilled achievements. First, Education is the most important during the Byzantine Empire because they had Roman and Greek grammar and literature to help the students understand. Another reason why education was important because Monasteries and private tutors were helpful to kids…

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