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  • Essay Comparing Psycho And Fatal Attraction

    Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates in Psycho, and Glenn Close as Alex Forrest in Fatal Attraction, each played the character portrayed as mentally unstable. The two actors seamlessly fell into their parts and led the audience to believe they were truly insane. In the beginning, each of the two lived what appeared to be normal lives. Anthony Perkins managed his mother’s motel that had become a ghost-town after the new highway had been build, which completely cut off access to the motel. Glenn Close…

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  • Cult Of Queen Arsinoë II In Ancient Greece

    February 25, 2018 Arsinoe II Outline Cult of Queen Arsinoë II in Egypt and the ancient Mediterranean: Why was this an important cult promoted by the Ptolemies? How was it promoted in Egypt? How was this Egyptian cult spread across the larger Mediterranean? Why was it popular outside of Egypt? Research question: How was the cult of Queen Arsinoë II established and how did it amass such a large-scale following throughout the ancient world? Thesis statement: The cult of Arsinoë II Philadelphus…

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  • Xenophon's Hatred Toward Athens And Athenian Democracy

    Though few details are known about the life of Xenophon, his hatred toward Athens and Athenian democracy is one of the primary themes communicated throughout the body of Xenophon’s work. Born into an aristocratic family within a democratic society that placed commoners in an equal political position to the wealthy, Xenophon was part of a class of people who were “greatly dissatisfied…with the operation of democracy.” Even if he had not been born into an aristocratic social class that showed…

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  • Tutankhamun's Funeral Mask

    Tutankhamun's mask The stunning, gold funeral mask of Pharaoh Tutankhamun is considered to be one of the most highly artistic, complex, and beautiful pieces of art crafted by the ancient Egyptians. Tutankhamun, or better known as “King Tut”, reigned from 1332-1323 BC. His name translates to “The living image of Aten.” He was considered to be an atrocious ruler, even at nine years old, unlike his father before him. Under his ruling, he made many changes to Egypt that were unpopular with the…

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  • Ancient Egypt: The Old Kingdom

    powerful pharohs is Ramses II. He served as Egypt’s Pharaoh for more than 60 years from 1290 to 1224 B.C.E. He is best known for his numerous monuments and his military campaigns. He fought with his father in the army when he was only 10. Pharaoh Ramses II most well known accomplishment was to sign the world’s first peace treaty. Pharaoh Ramses the II is one of the most powerful pharaohs. In Chapter 8 you learned about pharaohs, Ramses II, Hatshepsut, Khufu, and Senusret. Ramses II was best…

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  • Hatshepsut Primal Leadership Analysis

    A major lesson from “Primal Leadership” is that the executive’s mood affects the workplace. Humans are biologically able to transmit signals that can alter hormone levels, cardiovascular functions, sleep rhythms, even immune functions, inside the body of another. If a workplace is lead by an optimistic boss, everything feels possible, and as a result, stretch goals were achieved, competitors beaten, and new customers won. Workers will love what they are doing, they feel happier and they may even…

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  • Queen Hatshepsut Authority

    Queen Hatshepsut’s Authority Modern media and public education tend to be very exclusive when selecting which parts of history are most relevant to teach. So it is not abnormal that many people today are uneducated about Egypt’s first female pharaoh, Queen Hatshepsut. Against a backdrop of pre determined gender roles and political nepotism, like most of the world then and even now, 15th century B.C Egypt was notorious for exalting men as leaders of the land. As proper gender specific…

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  • The Prince Of Egypt Analysis

    In DreamWorks’ 1998 animated film, The Prince of Egypt, viewers are introduced to Moses, a young man filled with life, vibrancy, and mischief. His life was preordained by God to lead his people - the Israelites - out of captivity and into the Promised Land. This modern Midrash not only revitalizes the story of Moses, but changes its original purpose. By comparing and contrasting the DreamWorks version of Moses’ youth and exit from Egypt to Midian to that of the biblical story and scholarly…

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  • Genesis Conflict Analysis

    Throughout the book of Genesis there exists many conflicts: Eve’s conflict with the serpent’s lies, the conflict of Cain and Abel, the conflict Moses has with the Egyptians to free the Israelites, and then the conflict Moses has with the children in the wilderness to follow God. These are just a few of the conflicts that are discussed in the book of Genesis. Joseph is a great example of how suffering and conflict, no matter how unfair, can develop great character and wisdom. The story of…

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  • Mortuary Temple Of Hatshepsut Analysis

    The most notable similarity between the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut (Egyptian) and the Palace at Knossos (Aegean) is that both structures were built for upperclass members in their societies. The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut was constructed for Hatshepsut, an Egyptian queen recognized as "The women who could be king" and the Palace at Knossos was commissioned for King Minos. Another similarity between these structures was the paintings that were found inside. One of the Palace at Knossos's…

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