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  • Who Is Atlas In Greek Mythology

    Hellenistic and Roman times Atlas is frequently represented in his now familiar position with bent knees and back, straining to hold the globe on his shoulders. Perhaps the most outstanding example of this pose is the 2nd century CE sculpture now in the Archaeological Museum of…

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  • The Disappearance Of Mesa Verde

    In the Mesa Verde region in the South Western corner of Colorado, existed a group of people known as the Anasazi, or Puebloans. Mesa Verde was occupied by farmers who lived in cliff dwellings. Due to its high elevation, it was believed that when the surrounding areas were experiencing bad conditions, people would move to Mesa Verde. The Anasazi existed in this region from about 600 AD to 1300 A.D. Between 700 and 850 AD, the population in this region doubled in size. However, just a few hundred…

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  • Conflict In William Ury's The Third Side

    William Ury’s The Third Side is about conflict management, fighting and conflicts are natural and normal aspects of life. Ury explains that violence is not inevitable, there is an alternative to being violent, and that is the Third Side. Violence and war is not inevitable, we don’t have to fight and kill each other off. The Third Side offers a promising new way you will view conflict going on in the world and around us. The Third Side is our community that we live in and our surroundings. It…

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  • My Family, My Hometown And My State

    It’s thought-provoking how everything is interconnected when you look back on it historically. My family, my hometown, and my State can be viewed like a Venn diagram with logical connections between them. Taking a snapshot of 1998 was interesting. I never considered where my family was or what they were doing the year I was born. The city and state where I grew up were dealing with some exciting and some difficult problems such as corruption, an archeological find, severe weather, and historic…

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  • What Is Slash And Burn Is Necessary For Survival In India

    Techniques and methods besides irrigation systems and terraces were implemented. However, methods like slash and burn agriculture, which is where forests are clear cut and the vegetation remaining is burned for agricultural cultivation. After years of farming the land, it is left to be fallow until the soils regenerate. Slash and burn agriculture can be a viable source of food production assuming the soil and land has been restored with nutrients. Although this practice is unsustainable and…

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  • Environmental Influence Of Dogs On The Environment

    Introduction Dogs have become man 's best friend and a great companion long time ago. Dog (Canis familiaris) has accompanied Human beings all over the world since its domestication 15,000 years ago, today it is the most generous and loving caring animal on earth with a great impact on the environment. They have been helping us with animals herd on a farm, and some of them serve as watchdogs, playful family pets. Dogs have been trained as guard dogs in peacetime by the U.S. Army and other…

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  • Thucydides: The Father Of Athenian Democracy

    Solon was an Athenian statesman, lawmaker, and poet. He is remebered particulary for his efforts to legislate against political, economic, and moral decline in arachaic Athens. Cleisthenes was an ancient Athenian lawgiver credited with reforming the constitution of ancient Athens and setting in on a deocratic footing. For these accomplisments, historians refer to him as "the father of Athenian democracy." Herodotus was a Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus in the Persian Empire. He…

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  • Climate In Arwad Island And Outdoor Weather And Skilled Environment

    3. An overview of the site and case studies: 3.1. Climate in Arwad Island and Outdoor weather during the period of measurement: The general climate of Arwad island is Mediterranean moderate climate all year round, latitude 34.53North and longitude 35.53East, which is characterized by the four seasons, humid environment, rainy winter weather and the prevailing wind is south and southwestern (Amer and Abou Hamed 2011). The average value of the diurnal highest temperature in Tartous is in summer in…

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  • Shark Bay Research Paper

    Shark bay research A bit about shark bay: Shark bay lies on the extreme western coast of Australia between 24 and 27 degrees south of the equator. Shark Bay comprises two large, shallow embayment, numerous islands and a coastline, which is 1500km long. Part 1: Ecosystem description a) Shark bay is a heavily marine based environment that covers 2.2 million hectares and has a coastline of more than 1,500 km long. Shark bay has a very diverse ecosystem but is mostly steered by aquatic abiotic…

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  • Sacrificial Rituals: The Aztec Culture

    Between February and June of 2015, a major archaeological find was made on an island in Lake Texcoco. Archeologists, according to Lorenzi’s article, “unearthed gruesome evidence of brutal rituals as they excavated what could be the largest ceremonial skull rack built by the Aztecs more than 500 years ago” (2015:par. 1). The Aztec culture is known for their sacrificial rituals, and here the skulls are thought to be those of enemies. Display of these skulls might be for showing the strength of the…

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