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    Aftermath of the Battle of Actium Known for its powerful leaders and diverse culture, the Roman Empire has carved its name into history. One of the most significant events in Roman history include the Battle of Actium; a battle that decidedly ended Roman Republic and began the foundation of the great Roman Empire. During the Roman Civil War, Julius Caesar’s death in 44 BC sparked the struggle of power between Octavian and Mark Antony. As a result of this struggle, Octavian’s navy forces battled against Mark Antony and Cleopatra VII in 31 BC to take over the Roman Eastern province. This battle, otherwise known as the Battle of Actium, took place in Actium, Western Greece (Tucker, 2010) and was the last battle of the civil wars that took place…

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    Cleopatra 's brother Ptolemy XIII, seeking to gain Caesar 's respect and favor, sent men to assassinate and behead Pompey. When Caesar was presented with the head of Ptolemy, however, Caesar was instead enraged by this action and took control of Egypt. It was during this time that Cleopatra displayed her seductive charm by placing herself inside of a carpet to be given to Caesar. Cleopatra 's plan to gain Caesar 's favor worked without a hitch and she was given the backing of Caesar in her case…

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    had arranged the new lots to benefit himself and his allies, giving Gaius Antonius, his brother, rule of Macedonia. Antony’s illegal calling of a senate meeting to rearrange the territories of the governors was once again a violation of the Roman law in a way to benefit himself. The most obvious of Mark Antony’s acts of treason was the fact that he fought against Rome in a civil war, with the goal of placing himself on the throne in Rome. After Octavian declared war on Cleopatra, Antony fought…

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    The Roman Empire and the Han Dynasty of China are considered to be the greatest civilizations of the ancient world. The Roman Empire lasted from 27BCE to 476CE and the Han Dynasty lasted from 206BCE to 220CE. The Romans and Han still contribute to our modern day society through the technological and political philosophies they made. Both the Roman Empire and Han Dynasty rose to power through strong leadership, which allowed the Roman Empire and Han Dynasty to overcome their rivals becoming…

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    The art of persuasion is not merely about convincing a person with logical statements. In many instances human beings are motivated by emotion. Persuasion is a cocktail of logic and emotion. Often the logic is minimal in comparison to the emotional appeal used to lure a person into a certain conclusion. Manipulation is an art form. In order to move the audience it must be colorful and, it must provoke. Mark Antony uses all vibrant colors to create is masterpiece, to convince his audience that…

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    Cleopatra VII: Face or Power Figure Some see her as the most powerful Pharaoh in all ancient Egypt. Some see her as a petty, weak female ruler who gave up her dynasty to the Romans for her lover. Even historians today argue about this, possibly because, in the end, she did lose the Egyptian empire to the Romans. But before that, she brought to it great power. In truth, Cleopatra had many hardships and obstacles in her way that she overcame and proved to be a very successful leader. But through…

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    What is the most significant complication when people judge before something occurs? Death, according to William Shakespeare. In Act 3 there are two speeches given, one by Decius Brutus and the other by Mark Antony. These two funeral speeches in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare are similar in organization although differ in the message. To begin, William Shakespeare is creative in differing the positions where the men stand during the funeral speeches. Brutus stands above…

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    aristocrats or talented Romans that were no famous. The Republic was controlled by aristocrats who could trace their bloodline back to Rome’s early history; this allowed these individuals to rule the government. Over time these laws were repealed, which resulted in their government to be structured on society. The Roman Republic began its expansion around 500 BC, going from central Italy to North Africa, and to Greece (ancient.eu).Near 50 BC, under the rule of Julius Caesar, the Roman Republic…

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    Themes In World War Z

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    of this epidemic including the walking dead and their army of dread. In Continuation, there are not many characters that stick for the whole book except the interviewer. The interviewer is mysterious to some but a hero to others. He goes around the world to tell a story about this massive epidemic. From the book we can tell that he gives a lot of emotion and seeks the truth most of the time. He’ll go to extreme measures to get this story, that he’s NOT GETTING PAYED FOR, to basically sum up…

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    the public thinks is that women are just now starting to begin to take part in war. Most of these people have never considered that these women have been serving for longer than they would ever consider. These current women are not the pioneers of the women solider, they are the direct ancestors of the women that fought in the past. It is genuinely surprising that a majority of people are still to this day surprised when they speak to a women that says she has served her country. The reason it…

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