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    better place to colonize themselves. My assumption on this is so that the Libyans could use the newly vacant land from them for an expansion onto their own. Thus conquering without actually having to do any wrong to the land that they’d in a sense taken. The Libyans guided the people of Thera to a nicer area where “the sky leaks” so that the Therans could finally receive the rain they so desperately asked the gods for. The Libyans however by doing this set themselves up for the worst of situations following soon after. Once word of the new colony as well as the words of Pythoness found its way back to the Greeks across the country, an immediate flood of people made their way into Libya. This alone better helped the development and growth of Cyrene. However Libya took a toll on expansion because their land had been taken up from under them in complete overhaul. This form of population control follows the growth of other places, in exchange of gradually reducing the strain on the original city. Much like that of other countries who, in a more dark and less humane way, would stoop as low as going into war to send their men to fight and hopefully lose their lives, thus releasing the strain of the…

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    Pro Environmental Ethics

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    Concern for the environment is an ongoing theme marked with contention over whether or not humans have an ethical or moral obligation to take pro-environmental actions. Theorists, such as Aristippus and his Cyrenaic school argue that the highest good is self-pleasure, and lacking future concern they argue that individuals should take actions to ensure pleasure in the short term. According to the Cyrenaics, there is not an ethical or moral obligation to engage in pro-environmental actions.…

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    Kenneth Bounds kab4946 Carneades of Cyrene Academic Skepticism Carneades of Cyrene was a Greek philosopher who was known for his views on Academic Skepticism and refuting the sophists` views. This skepticism advocates the idea that knowledge is impossible. Since knowledge is not possible, ideas and notions are not true. People cannot rely on their perception for knowledge as senses are not always accurate, therefore are not completely reliable. As a result, someone cannot put forward ideas and…

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    The first trading posts in Lybia were established by Phoenicians when the merchants of Tyre (current Lebanon) developed commercial relations with the Berber tribes and made treaties with them to ensure their cooperation in the exploitation of raw materials. By the 5th century B.C.E., Carthage, the greatest Phoenician colony, had extended its hegemony across North Africa, where the distinctive civilization of Punic came into being. Punic settlements on the Libyan coast included Oea (later…

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    In modern times there are many things that help us figure things out. Things that range from technology, rules, equations, previous discoveries and so on, but in the times of Aristotle there was not much of that. There were many inspired scholars that worked to discover and invent things to help understand the world and how it works. One of those remarkable scholars was Eratosthenes of Cyrene who lived to be about eighty-two years old. Eratosthenes was born in Greece in a colony known as Cyrene…

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    replacing the Articles of Confederation with the Constitution, otherwise known as the Second American Revolution. The Articles of the Confederation was a government made up of many nations but not an independent Nation.1 What instituted the Articles of the Confederation was the colonist’s idea of a cause, in this case it was to win the American Revolution. Doing so would mean that the colonists would no longer have to pay taxes to the British Parliament, since they would no longer be British…

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    St. Mark Symbolism

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    St. Mark was born in Cyrene, Libya (but his of birth unknown). He died in April,25 68 AD, his was executed. His full name is Luke the Evangelist. He travelled with saint barnabas on many religious missions which he founded the church in alexandria, Egypt. St.Mark was his original name was John and his surname is Mark. St.Mark lived in a native country of the North Africa. Mark accompanied St.Paul and St.Barnabas who was his cousin or uncle, on their mission to Cyprus but he left them at…

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    hand at work to spread the good news of salvation through the intended evil of the Jews, thus fulfilling Acts 1:8. Persecution has always been a blessing to the church leading to the spread of the gospel. These faithful Jews preached the gospel only to the Hellenist Jews in those areas. Maybe their religious prejudice prevented them from understanding the all-inclusive nature of the gospel. Nevertheless, they preached the gospel to the Hellenist Jews in those areas. 2.The gospel is preached in…

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    or “the soldiers drew their cloaks tightly about them as rain whipped their faces,” (Marshall 182), she tries to draw young readers in, to help them understand what people felt on the day of Jesus’ crucifixion. She uses many descriptive words: taunt, gust, rough, and stagger. She uses these words to help her story to seem vivid and alive. Marshall shows the reader various different perspectives of how the crowd reacts to Jesus’ crucifixion. Some people mocked Jesus as he walked up the hill, and…

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    the shack." After reading this, the reader visualizes Jesus Christ carrying the cross on the road to Calvary. Furthermore, we can envision the three times that Christ collapses due to the difficulty of his punishment. Lastly, Manolin's service to Santiago is one which mimics that of Jesus's disciples, or followers. He is faithful to Santiago and does not doubt his skill. The boy tells him "There are many good fishermen and some great ones. But there is only you." Manolin refers to the old man…

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