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    And did the Countenance Divine Shine forth upon our clouded hills? And was Jerusalem builded here Among these dark Satanic mills? ………………………………… I will not cease from mental fight, Nor shall my sword sleep in my hand Till we have built Jerusalem In England 's green and pleasant land. (Blake preface.33-44) During the industrial revolution, the world was going through rapid changes. Some, like William Blake did not just blindly accept the new changes and technologies. Instead, Blake holds this advancement to a higher standard. Namely, he juxtaposes the “Satanic mills” to the resplendent purity of Jerusalem and finds those mills lacking (Preface. 33-44). Blake desires England, his home, to be rid of the unrestrained “Satanic mills” and become more like holy Jerusalem (Preface.36). Indeed,…

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    Parthenon By: Evan French Thesis The Parthenon was a big influence on greek architecture (Specifically columns). How did it influence greek architecture? It was one of the biggest influence on using columns. It displayed all three types of columns. It also influenced Roman architecture when they conquered the Western World (they liked the ideas of the different types of columns, which they were fascinated by). Greek to Roman to American The Greeks influenced the Romans’…

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    largest empire the ancient world has yet to see. Persia at its largest expanded 8,000,000 km which because of its grand expansion influenced the development of the royal roads. The royal roads were 1,500 miles long and are composed of massive stone which is…

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    Ancient Egypt is widely known across the US as having creepy tombs with riches and treasures, along with spooky mummies and curses. This is unusual to many historians because other ancient cultures, such as the many dynasties of Ancient China, the Sumerians, and the Mayans aren’t as well known as the Ancient Egyptians. The majority of people are unaware of the Yellow River in China, rather they are more familiar with the Nile River in Egypt. The Egyptian’s had a more significant culture than any…

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    Secret Fan is a novel written by Lisa See about Chinese life and culture in the 1800s. Not only is this book about life in general but mainly the hardships and struggles of being a woman and living within a culture such as the ancient one depicted in the novel. Being born in China in the late 1800s and into the early 1900s, Lily was exposed to a lot of Chinese history originating from various ancient dynasties in Chinese history. (thesis) As people have learned over time, not all history is…

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    Egypt's Old Kingdom

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    What kind of arts did Egyptian create during Egypt’s Old Kingdom? Theses/them: I will explain about the importance of art and artistic styles in the Egyptian old Kingdoms. The civilization of ancient Greece was one of the oldest world civilizations that located along the Nile River.it happened many years ago yet it had a great influence on the way we live today because Egyptian made essential disclosures in art and valued imagination and beauty. The two ways to diagram the history of Ancient…

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    Battle Of Salamis Summary

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    University. He specializes in ancient warfare as well as naval warfare. His works have been published in a variety of academic journals as well as The Washington Post and Los Angeles Times. In this monograph, Strauss brings the battle to life and takes readers on a ride. His book is a adequate source for students, educators, and those who enjoy learning about ancient naval warfare. This monograph is categorized into four parts: The Advance, The Trap, The Battle, and The Retreat. These four…

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    The Human Foot

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    It did many things for the early humans but one important thing it did is free the two upper limbs. Humans now had the ability to interact with the world in a whole new way. They could throw a spear while running and they could jump and catch things to eat. The evolution of the human foot clearly shows that it was built for these kind of activities. There are some tribes in Africa today that still use bipedalism to their advantage in a very strategic way. It is called persistence hunting. It is…

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    Gender Roles in Ancient Civilizations Gender roles in four ancient civilizations were quite similar. China, Japan, Greece and Rome were the homes of these societies. Although these civilizations existed on two continents, it is quite remarkable that the men and women in all these civilizations had basically similar tasks based on their gender. Women in China were obligated to balance society’s principles while raising a family and maintaining a household. The relationship among family members…

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    1. Ancient China Traditional Chinese society has been male-centered, far fewer women were educated than men, and many of their readings are relevant to Advice for Women or Biographies of Notable Women which instructed them to be subjects of men. Therefore, there was not much protection of girl's rights and lots of conventional cultures were opposite to today's view of respecting equities. (1)Marriage Age The changes in age of marriage in ancient China can be classified into 3 periods. Around…

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