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    The women played an important role in the Viking society. They controlled everything by making men do whatever they wanted. which was the main reason why they dominated men, so it could guarantee their succeeded. For that purpose, many women seduced men to made them powerless. With this in mind, women were the ones who made the important decisions. So, they imposed their power over innocents causing a lot of suffering to get what their wants. On the other hand, Many Vikings believed women just advised and companied men, some them didn 't realized women were the ones who leadered in the Vikings society. Even though, men were described as the highest power; but that 's not true,women used to manipulate them. The source “Queen Gunnhild Has Her Way With Hrut” in Somerville and McDonald, eds., The Viking Age (Tonawanda, NY: University of Toronto Press, 2014) p. 89-93. Conveys the idea that the Viking society was controlled by women. This part of the text, tells the story of a strong women, who lost her husband. Gunnhild was the mother of Harald Greycloak who was the king of Norway, Konungahella located in the east of the country. This text states, the queen dominated her son. Meaning he did everything she asked him to do. One day, the queen heard a ship from west arrived; she found out that an Icelander man was aboard. His name was Hrut and he was after his inheritance. For that reason, she convinced the king to allowed this man to become one of his followers. She was…

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    and falls of power. Each fall and rise was typically due to an awful king, war, or chaos: and sometimes it was a product of all three. Egypt excelled in most things to build a powerful empire; government, trading, leadership and a strong sense of religion (or belief in gods). All of these qualities could either build or destroy an empire; in which Egypt experienced both. Egypt tremendously influenced the Chinese way of leadership in relation to the rise and fall type of dynasty. In early Egypt…

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    Suzanna Blier’s Art and Risk in Ancient Yoruba: Ife History, Power and Identity examines the creation and expression of sculptures and other arts in the ancient city of Ife. The novel provides an interesting lens into the early civilization’s culture by examining the often perplexingly technical sculptures that have intrigued historians for centuries. The first chapter specifically address Blier’s theory that the looming potential of different risks bolstered the quality and technical complexity…

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    The development of sculpture are closely associated the emergence of human society. It is the history of human identity recording the thoughts, culture, and aesthetic concept of the people at that age, also reflects the pursuit of one generation to another generation. Commemorative Portrait of a Chief (Lefem), an African wood sculpture from 19th to early 20th century, is a portrayal of one of the ruler of Bangwa chiefdoms . In contrast, The Marble Statue of a Youthful Hercules, a Roman marble…

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    Essay On Zoroastrianism

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    civilians. The Han rulers modified some of the harsher aspects of the Zhao dynasty; Confucian ideals of government, out of favor during the Qin period, were adopted as the creed of the Han Empire, and Confucian scholars gained prominent status as the core of the civil…

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    His writing reveals a sense of being robbed by history. “The persona of the Man Awakened from Dreams grows out of the contradictions between Liu’s vision of himself as an educated man and potential government official and his actual situation (19).” He even “traced his ancestry back to Liu Zhiyuan, a tenth century emperor of the short-lived later Han dynasty (21).” The holder of a provincial degree, Liu watched with dismay as the countryside began to wither under the slow but relentless assault…

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    Confucianism In China

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    Qin Shihuang, the ruler of the Qin Dynasty, is revered as the first emperor of China. His quest for immortality is well known and eventually led to his death from mercury poisoning. In 1977 his vast tomb was discovered near Xi’an and is today one of the most visited sites in China, for he left a vast terracotta army to protect him in the afterlife that is today known as the Terracotta Army. He was so convinced of his immortality that he left no successor and his empire only lasted 4 years…

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    Throughout time, style and fashion changed in China. Apart from being political figures, emperors and empresses were the ones who took the initiative to set out trends and the ones to decide who was permitted to wear what. During the ages of the emperors, fine robes were a sign of rank, lifestyle, esthetics and good taste. What one wore said where one stood in society and who one was to be. Styles change from dynasty to dynasty and the history is imprinted in the clothing. Depending on one’s…

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    temporarily confiscated and was therefore forced to exile in Japan briefly in the early 1910s. Thus, the Sheng family was in dire need of an attention-grabbing event as a public declaration to reconfirm Sheng’s worthiness as the icon of the day. Employees of various enterprises founded by Sheng and students from the Nanyang College were invited to partake in the procession as a showcase of Sheng’s status as a harbinger of China’s industrial, transportation, banking, and educational…

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    With other philosophies, politicians may question if their ruler recognizes the legalist mentality, or understand the teachings of Confucius. With the Mandate of Heaven, it is assumed that the lineage of a ruler is innately worthy and that the title travels down the family line as they become successors. Moss Roberts notes this as one of the philosophy’s strongpoints in his afterword for his translation of Three Kingdoms: “It is a concept less active in times of stability, [because] changes of…

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