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  • St. Bernard's Influence On The Second Crusades

    St. Bernard of Clairvaux played a pivotal role in the preaching of the Second Crusade. Though the Second Crusade is generally regarded by historians as a massive failure, the opinion of Bernard of Clairvaux has not changed over time, nor has the way historians regard his influence on the Second Crusade. This is made apparent by the views portrayed by George Dickson Kerr in Bernard of Clairvaux and Christian Society in the Twelfth Century, published in 1966 and The Second Crusade: Scope and…

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  • Expatriate Moving To Turkey Case Study

    country is considered to be the primary bridge to the Western and Eastern Europe. 783,562 kilometer square is the total area of Turkey with 98% of land and 2% of water (Hodoğlugil and Mahley, 2012). The neighboring countries of Turkey include Iran, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iraq, Syria, Greece and Bulgaria. According…

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  • Alexander The Great Influence

    The reign of Alexander the great would change the face of Europe and Asia forever. As crown Prince, he received the finest education in the Macedonian court under his celebrated tutor Aristotle. At the age of twenty, already a charismatic and decisive leader, Alexander quickly harnessed the Macedonian forces that his father’s reforms had made into the premier military power in the region. Alexanders family background and upbringing played a very significant role in his rise to prominence.…

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  • Causes Of Corruption In The Soviet Union

    Water is a very pure substance. However, one drop of poison will pollute the water and make it undrinkable. Likewise, the idea of Communism is pure, egalitarian, and brilliant- everyone gets what they need and performs their fair share of work, and no one is superior to another. Unfortunately, the greed of the human race corrupts this dreamer 's utopia when people get paid the same no matter how hard they work. Like a drop of poison, corruption spreads throughout every heart, even to leaders in…

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  • Analysis Of 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians'

    (Edwards 5; Currie 42). Season nine primarily focused on Khloé’s ending relationship with Lamar Odom and its aftermath. Meanwhile, season 10 has shown to be the focus mainly on the family’s reactions to Caitlyn’s transformation, along with the trip to Armenia (Currie 49). This combination works efficiently since not only does it relate back to what is being published in tabloids (transmediality aspect) but it also offers fans that extra insight along with continuing with the narrative (Edwards…

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  • Bio-Social Synthesis Of Stress Essay

    Stress is ubiquitous and simply cannot be avoided. As Stallings-Sahler explains, “Stress is a pervasive societal challenge that affects the social participation of people of varying ages, ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status” (par. 1). That is, stress is perceived as a significant risk in our society, bar none, bringing in our lives numerous health issues and making each of us susceptible to it. No one is free from stress, regardless of their socio-economic status, intelligence, and…

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  • Relationship Between United States And Russia

    Since the founding of our nation on July 04, 1776, we have interacted with different countries to carry out our nations’ daily functions. At the same time, relations with Russia can be described as a labyrinthine imbroglio. In other words, the social and economic connections between the two countries have resulted in a complicated as well as confusing situation. Valentina Matviyenko embodies the United States and Russia relationship perfectly by stating, “[o]f course the United States and Russia…

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  • Theme Of Honour In Chronicle Of A Death Foretold

    In cultures around the world, people are acting, protecting, and making decisions in the name of “honour.” Broadly, honour is high respect, regard, or esteem. However, the value and meaning of honour varies by culture and even by individual. Gabriel García Márquez wrote Chronicle of a Death Foretold to reflect the actions and responses of Colombian society to the event of murder. Describing the murder of Santiago Nasar, Chronicle of a Death Foretold depicts the significance of honour in…

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  • A Father Who Keeps His Promise Analysis

    The novel A Father who Keeps His Promises: God's Covenant Love in Scripture by Scott Hahn highlights the significant events in Scripture. Hahn starts with a story of a father in Armenia digging through the rubble of a collapsed school to save his son. When his son is found alive, he states that his father would never forget him. God is similar to the father, as he always saved humans from destruction and kept his promises. Hahn reveals that in Genesis 1 God created the world in six days, and the…

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  • Ogedei Khan's Conquest Essay

    Ogedei Khan and His Conquests Now that Genghis Khan had died, his third son, Ogedei, was made Khan. Ogedei Khan, seeing that the Mongols had stopped warfare with the Jin, resumed the war. He personally led his troops into battle. Many battles were won due to his excellent leadership. Later in the war his general, Subatai, defeated the capitol city of the Jin and soon thereafter, the Jin Dynasty collapsed. The Mongols were now in control of Northern China. Ogedei Khan also ordered one of his…

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