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  • The New Testament Summary

    period. In the third chapter the author writes about type of script the New Testament was written in. There are two types of script the books were written in which are uncials or minuscule. Uncials, meaning large letters. Minuscule, meaning small letters. The forth chapter consist of the uncials the Sinaitic Manuscript and its importance. It is important because of the controversy surrounding the discovery, the gift that is was to the Czar, and the missing parts of the text. For the fifth chapter, the author speaks of two other important uncials, the Codex Ephraem and Codex Bezae as being important. The sixth chapter adds that there are ancient versions of the New Testament, the Syriac, the Latin and the Coptic. The latin versions has become the standard for the Bible in Europe. From there we get the English translations. In the seventh chapter is about the Latin manuscripts. The author includes the important manuscripts which are the Codex Amiatinus, Lindisfarne and the Book of Kells. In chapter number eight the author writes about the errors that occurred during translation. A textual critic is used and is very precise with transcription mistakes. Chapter nine is about the variants there are. The author says that the variants are of different types and degrees of importance. They are at different levels of importance because the text may not be found in some of the most reliable manuscript. With chapter ten, the author writes about how the New Testament was reconstructed…

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  • Compare And Contrast Cortes And Florentin Codex

    letter from Cortes and the Florentine Codex both describe the same event but from different perspectives. In an essay of approximately 600 words, compare and contrast these two documents. You could examine the history portrayed in the documents, different perspectives, language, tone, etc. Be sure to quote directly from the text and cite appropriately. To begin with, the letter from Cortes and the Florentine Codex both are describing the same event. The only difference is the…

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  • Food Regulations Essay

    The main question my group members Laura Aday, Daniela Mejia-Lagos, and I discussed were how food regulation could be enhanced. The topic had dealt with food regulations in agriculture, livestock, and business. Poor food regulations in these areas could lead to health problems, norovirus outbreaks, and other forms of illnesses to the world population. The best solutions to my subtopic, which is business, was for the improvement of workers’ protection and universally accepted food safety laws.…

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  • Genres And Figures Of Speech Essay

    Genres and Figures of Speech Overwhelming for many, the Bible presents challenges as one begins to read it. Written by multiple authors, and inspired by God, it displays a variety of genres and figures of speech sprinkled throughout for the reader to experience. Becoming familiar with several of the different genres and figures of speech within the Bible, a person’s understanding of it will increase. Genres Apodictic Law One of two major types of legal material present in the Old Testament,…

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  • Manichean Texts

    Manichean Texts of the Silk Road Tun-Huang was a major destination along the Silk Road. The caves of the thousand Buddhas contained many important manuscripts and pieces of art which have been used by historians to learn about the cultures of the Silk Road. Among these were three Manichean texts written in Chinese. These are the Hymnscroll, the Compendium of the Doctrines of Mani, and the Traité Pelliot. These are significant because they are some of the only written documents we have of the…

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  • Life And Accomplishments Of Leonardo Da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci created masterpieces of art and sculpture. Equally remarkable, his aggregate achievements in engineering, mathematics, anatomy, geology, physics, music, military technology, aeronautics, and a wide range of other fields, not only stood without peer in his own time, but were strikingly prescient for the distant future. He recorded his forward-looking ideas in thousands of notebook pages, known as codices. He produced one codex entirely on flight in 1505-1506, the Codex on the…

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  • How Did The Spanish Conquer The Indians

    Conquering of the Indians The Spaniards were able to conquer the Indians extremely easily. The Spanish originally wanted to find an easier trade route to Asia to become rich, but they accidentally wound up in the Americas. The Florentine Codex and Columbus’ Journal were written around 1492. Similar documents were also written continually over the next hundred years. The Spaniards were coming into the lands of the Indians ready to fight for gold and destroy whatever they had to, but the Indians…

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  • Essay On The Bhagavad Gita

    The Individual Cost of War as Represented in The Bhagavad-Gita and The Florentine Codex The history of war extends nearly as far as the history of humanity and so expressions of war’s impact abound in literature. The Bhagavad-Gita and The Florentine Codex, texts concerning war, exhibit similarities despite having been written centuries and continents apart. Each emphasizes that although war carries global repercussions, it causes conflict on an individual level as well. In The…

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  • Apostle Peter's Death Essay

    bombshell belief comes to light after the unearthing of a mixture of ancient manuscripts found in a church library, in Vercelli, Italy. The text evolved under the title Actus Petri cum Simone; initially composed in Greek during the second half of the 2nd century, probably in Asia Minor. To add to its authenticity, this text has surfaced elsewhere in the world, in half a dozen ancient languages; a quantity of documents dating to the 2th and the 4th century A.D. One such text exists in the…

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  • SWOT Analysis Of Suva Fiji

    Fiji is stocking space. This is because most beverage manufacturers are represented by agents/distributors with sufficient stock but only for short-term needs. Agents/distributors rely on suppliers being able to restock at short notice, however given that our product is essentially loose leaf Tea this weakness is minimal (Food and beverage to Fiji - The Market, 2015). Opportunities: According to, the Fijian Ministries of Health, Trade and Commerce are working on a Food Security…

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