Cyril of Alexandria

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  • Summary: The Effects Of The Third Ecumenical Council

    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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  • Quadrivium: Hypatia Of Alexandria

    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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  • 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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