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  • How Did Islamic Culture Influence Western Civilization

    "Arabic became the almost universal language of arts, sciences and letters between 750 and 1250," explains Arthur Goldschmidt, Jr., in his book "A Concise History of the Middle East." A long list of Arabic words entered Western languages at this time, and were part of both scientific and philosophical lexicons, and the language of trade and commerce. They…

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  • Ancient Egyptian Government Essay

    Ancient Egypt is a very advanced civilization, this was noted by the marks they have left in history that inclued the 7 indicators. The Egyptian Government was ruled by the Pharaoh. The Pharaoh was the leader not just of government but also of the religion. In the Government under the Pharaoh there was a Vizier. The vizier was the Chief and he vizier would Oversee the lands. All most all Egyptians would work hard in the fields near the nile river. What they would do is they would grow…

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  • Reflective Essay In English

    I was born in Somalia, but I was raised in a small village called Mander in Kenya. When I grew up and started going to school, I learned three languages. The first one was my Native Language which is Somali, the second one was Kiswahili which was used as the national language in Kenya, and my third language was English. In schools in Kenya, the community was not paying more attention to the English language so much as they do to Kiswahili language because they wanted to stick with their language…

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  • Syrian Refugees Crisis

    Although there has always been tension between Syrians and their government, the tension officially erupted on March 2011 with the punishment of revolutionary teenagers. This marked the end of peaceful protests as consequences for rebelling against the government became more severe. Since then, the conflict has escalated, leading to a loss of more than 300,000 lives and the displacement of six million people throughout Middle Eastern countries. While financial aid for Syrian refugees has…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Syrian War

    The Involvement of Iraq is a Lesson the US Need to Learn Since the end of World War II, the US have been intervening on the region and country of the Middle East more than anywhere else in the world. Americans consider the Middle East as a luxurious region to settle due to the high quantity of oil found in that region. Despite the vast amount of economic and political change to many Arab country doing that period, The US created different foreign policy. These different policies have seemed as…

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  • Argument On The Existence Of God

    Without God, there is no real obligation to hold true to morals. Morals are simply devices that we have adapted to in order to ensure the survival of our species. Craig uses the example of rape, saying that certainly everyone knows that rape is wrong, but without God there is nothing truly wrong with rape, it is simply something that we avoid because it is not beneficial to humankind. But because there is a real moral objection to this behavior, then it is important because it is another…

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  • Chokwe Mask

    The mask to the left was used during the inauguration ceremony of the king. The ceremony is an important investiture event. During the ceremony sacrifices are made to the ancestors. According to Chokwe belief, ancestral spirits play the crucial role of providing for living descendants. The ancestral characters also protect the peoples from intruders or evil (wanga) supernatural elements. The Chokwe people influenced the art of many neighboring tribes, including the Lunda, Mbunda, Lovale and…

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  • Taj Mahal Symbolism

    Art Journals #5 Subject Matter: Iconography- What do these buildings represent or symbolize? The Tomb of Triclinium represents a final resting place for the elite members of the Etruscans society, as well as the many elaborate rituals that took place in the tomb.The tomb was meant to hold the remains of a person and hold offering or food for the deceased. It is built to represent an outdoor festival tent, that was often used for banquets. Since, the Etruscans viewed death as a time to…

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  • Egypt And Mesopotamia Essay

    In early Mesopotamia and Egypt, religion played a huge part in the people’s life. In Mesopotamia, the city-states were ruled by religion and in Egypt, the empire was dictated by what the gods said and wanted them to do. Both Ancient Civilizations were built on the principles of religion. The people of Mesopotamia and Egypt believed in multiple gods and both perceived them as human like, or with animalistic features. While Mesopotamians feared their gods and believed that their afterlife was…

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  • Egypt Open Door Policy Essay

    In The Committee by Sun’Allah Ibrahim, the open-door policy has resulted in an economic and social dependency on the Western world as Egyptians pride themselves in using American and European commodities and global ideals they believe will enrich and improve their lives and country; however, in reality these are detrimental to their society. Through the diversification of Western commodities into Egypt, Egyptians lose their self-sufficiency and nationalist values, allowing the Western world to…

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