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    Its purpose was to resolve a dispute between Cyril of Alexandria and Nestorius about the nature of Mary and whether or not she should be declared Theotokos (Simonetti, 2006, 808). Nestorius opposed the term because “whenever the sacred scriptures speak of Our Lord’s activity, they never speak of the birth and suffering of the divinity, but of the humanity of Christ. That is why the most accurate way of speaking about the Holy Virgin is Christ-bearer, not God-bearer” (Fouad, 2010). He emphasized that Christ had independent divine and human natures going so far as to suggest “that they were two persons loosely united” (Nestorian, 2016). Cyril was a staunch opponent to Nestorius and responded to his dual nature position by affirming that in the incarnation, while retaining their respective characteristics, “the two natures [were] brought together in true union, there is of both one Christ and one Son” (Allison, 2011, pp.…

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    viewed geometry, astronomy, and arithmetic is Hypatia of Alexandria. Hypatia of Alexandria (as said by the researchers of www.ancient.eu) was born between c.350 and c.370 in Alexandria, Egypt. Little is known about Hypatia’s childhood, but…

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    most common theory is that she was born in 370 A.D. Though there is no solid information about Hypatia's mother, historians and scientists have learned much of her father Theon. He was a professor at the university of Alexandria. According to legend, Theon desired to make Hypatia into the "perfect" human being. Whether that is true or not, he versed his daughter well in all areas of study. These studies included: the arts, literature, science, and philosophy. In addition to her meticulous…

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Cleopatra was the kind of woman to watch the news. She followed traditions and was the last pharaoh of ancient Egypt before it became another part of the Roman Empire (BBC). As a ruler, she would watch her actions take effect, protecting her son from any challenges to succession by banishing, killing, and estranging her other family members. From a cultural standpoint, she was ethnically Greek, yet managed to build credibility among the Egyptians by learning their language. In the comical…

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    In this position Antony was highly regarded and persons would come from far off to hear him speak, witness his faith and virtue and for healing (p.58). Athanasius reveals that Antony’s piety and theological wisdom was so widely respected that he was asked to appear in Alexandria to refute the Arians which he did with many miracles beside (p.69-71). Antony’s fame spread even to Emperor Constantine who inquired of him by letter, (p.81) again affirming God’s declaration that, because of Antony’s…

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    Cleopatra Civil War

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    Both young rulers, kept councils of advisors. There was a lot of friction between them and their advisors because Cleopatra didn’t want or need a co-ruler and because many despised the fact that a woman held incredible power in Egypt. This split the kingdom and caused a civil war to break, forcing Cleopatra to flee Alexandria for the sake of her safety. In 48 BCE it was Ptolemy XIII who had the most power in Egypt. Julius Caesar arrived in Egypt that same year because he was chasing after Pompey…

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