Athanasius of Alexandria

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  • The Arian Heresy

    Thus, the rise in Arianism led to such a rise in internal conflict within the Church that it drew his attention. As a result, under the pretence of uniting his kingdom once again, he became another strong adversary to the spread of Arianism. Constantine first attempted to negotiate the matter through the court Bishop Hosius of Cordova, the most influential Bishop of Christendom at that period in history. This had no lasting effect on Arius as his heresy still spread across Alexandria and the Christian Kingdom. Constantine then resorted to requesting Alexander and Arius to internally solve the issue. When this too had failed, Constantine declared the first ecumenical council-- The First Council of Nicea on the 20th May of the year 325. This council was attended by over 300 bishops, clergy and laymen from the Christian kingdom, including Arius and a large following led by Eusebius of Nicomedia. This council lasted for two months, until June, during which both sides bitterly argued for their doctrine-- with references to the scripture to support their view-- to be validated by the congregation of Bishops. Emperor Constantine actually attended the council as well-- adviced by Bishop Hosius on the proceedings, to oversee…

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  • Analysis Of Remember The Titans

    Remember the titans’ focuses on a football team of the separated T.C William School Alexandria Virginia in 1971, the white and black schools are integrated and so are the two school’s football teams. The very successful white football team head coach Bill Yoast is replaced as the head coach for the new integrated team, by an equally successful black coach Herman Boone. This action angers Yoast who contemplates advancing his careers elsewhere. However, he is prevailed upon by the white players…

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  • The Ancient Egyptian Culture

    came from great trade. Egyptian beliefs worked its way around and actually came to Rome from the north. (Boatwright) The movement of Egyptian religion shows in the existence of Serapis, who was formed in the 3rd century BCE to help to unite the Greeks and Egyptians. He is depicted as looking truly Greek but with Egyptian trappings. (Bagnall) One of the primary Egyptian gods that was worshiped in Roman and Greek areas was the god Serapis. Serapis was actually a god by order of Ptolemy I; he…

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  • Julius Caesar Character Analysis Essay

    The acclaimed play written by William Shakespeare,The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, should go by another name, The Tragedy of Brutus. Brutus is the main character and hidden protagonist, he is a senate member scarred by Ceaser rising so quickly to kingdom. After being mislead by many friends he decides to assist in the murder of Julius Caesar. The noble Brutus is truly the only protagonist in the play, he should be the center of the play in the stead of the short lived and arrogant Julius Caesar. …

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  • How Did Cleopatra Influence Western Civilization

    and name placed on legal tender, ignoring her brother’s claim of co-regent. But it was not for long that this would last and Cleopatra was soon exiled out of Alexandria and to Syria. With coins bearing her face and her thirst for power still ever growing she would soon force herself back into Egypt as well as Caesar’s arms. “She owes her outstanding place to two main factors: she was one of the protagonists in the great period of change that was brought to a head by Julius Caesar, and she had…

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  • Mark Antony Rhetorical Analysis

    Mark Antony's Secret Weapon “Friends Romans countrymen Lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him.” That was Mark Antony’s (a character and one of the main antagonist in William Shakespeare's tragedy Julius Caesar) first statement in his speech that completely turned a weeping mourning crowd into an angry mob. This crowd had just heard that news that their beloved leader Julius Caesar had been put to death. Brutus (a main protagonist in the tragedy) had spoke before Mark…

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  • Mark Antony Speech In Julius Caesar

    Throughout time there have been many instances where a strong orator voices their opinion with power persuasive elements and lead to a drastic change, much like the case of Mark Antony in Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare. Before Antony gives his famous eulogy of his dead friend and future leader of Rome, Julius Caesar, Marcus Brutus gives his outlook on the situation first in front of a crowd of Romans. Brutus is also a close friend of Caesar but he believes that Caesar needed to die…

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  • Rhetorical Devices In Julius Caesar Essay

    Rome in Panic: Mark Antony’s Rhetorical Response Within William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, the character Mark Antony uses a plethora of rhetoric devices to persuade the crowd towards his way of thinking. These devices include sarcasm, logical thinking, and crying to emit a sense of emotion appeal. William Shakespeare uses different rhetorical modes inside each section of Mark Antony’s speech, which includes: Logos, Logos with Ethos, and Pathos during section 1, Ethos and Ethos with Pathos…

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  • Sympathy In Julius Caesar

    The play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, written by William Shakespeare, is written taking place with a very powerful and rogue ruler, Julius Caesar, and focuses on Brutus' struggle between the adverse demands of patriotism, honor, and friendship. Within the play, Shakespeare sympathizes with Caesar’s conspirators and is very much in favor of a democracy rather than one, powerful ruler as depicted in the play. And, as Shakespeare was writing this play, he was trying to convince the audience to…

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  • Cleopatra's Cleopatra, Last Queen Of Egypt

    her tragic life which inspired a number of books, movies and plays. Caesar was about 30 years older than Cleopatra, and his arrival in Egypt was something of an accident. He had been fighting a civil war against the Roman general Pompey. After a series of defeats, Pompey fled to Egypt in 48 B.C., hoping to win support from Ptolemy XIII. The young pharaoh decided that Pompey was more trouble than he was worth and had him executed. When Caesar landed with a small body of troops in Alexandria, he…

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