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    In order to fully understand what it means to be categorized as a Jesuit institution of higher learning, it is important to understand the origins of the order itself. With an understanding of the foundational values that constructed the Jesuit order, a deeper meaning of the mission of the Jesuit’s as a part of Catholicism is established. The genesis of the order comes amidst the sixteenth century which was characterized by the revolution of the “new world.” During this period of transformation, the world powers and monarchs refocused their control towards stances of tyranny. Furthermore, turmoil spread over Europe due to the dispute of Henry VIII of England, Francis I of France, and Charles V of Spain over the sole control of the land. With…

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    Court and Nonsuch Palace as well as spending vast amounts of entertainment, clothes, jewellery and art. In this essay, I will be looking at the materialistic obsessions of Henry VIII, his court during his reign and how he used princely magnificent to gain parity over his rivals. The Tudor era became an era of extravagance due to the fact that Henry VIII sought to impress his rivals and show that he is of a higher calibre compared to his rivals, particularly French King, Francis I, who was Henry…

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    Museum, in Krakow, Poland. Leonardo da vinci made many famous paintings. He had many accomplishments in different areas of study. Leonardo da VInci’s famous painting the Mona Lisa is very well known. The Mona Lisa is one of the most famous paintings of all time. Many people claim it is one of the most visited paintings. The Mona Lisa was created in 1503-1517. The painting is in the Louvre Museum, in Paris France. The Last Supper is another one of Leonardo da VInci’s famous paintings. The…

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    I like the artist Leonardo da Vinci. My favorite work of his is "Mona Lisa". I find it very intriguing, because he is a very good artist, and he pays good attention to details. Leonardo da Vinci was born in the year of 1452 in Anchiano, Tuscany (now Italy) and died in the year of 1519 in Cloux, France. Also his parents were never married (just like me), then at an early age his mother married another man and started a new family. Da Vinci never had an advanced education, he was only tought basic…

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    Da Vinci dabbled in many other areas outside of the art world including architecture, inventing, and science. Leonardo da Vinci was born in what we now know to be Italy in the year 1452. His parents were never wed and his mother was considered to be a peasant. Leonardo “received no formal education beyond basic reading, writing, and math” (Leonardo da Vinci). At the early age of fifteen, Leonardo da Vinci worked as an apprentice for his father. He created perhaps two of the most well-known…

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    also working on one of his most popular paintings, the "Mona Lisa". This painting consists of nothing more than a woman smiling. There was much confusion about this painting, simply because no one knew the identity of the subject. Today the "Mona Lisa" hangs in the Louvre Museum in Paris, secured behind bulletproof glass. The work of art is seen as a national treasure by many. After being present at a 1515 meeting between France’s King Francis I and Pope Leo X in Bologna, the new French monarch…

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    Leonardo Da Vinci Meaning

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    child with so many half brothers and sisters he was deprived of any inheritance from his father, but as a brilliant mind he was not cheated twice. Thus when, later in the same year, his beloved uncle died he started scheming against his siblings and used his uncle’s land and money in his researches before his siblings could deprive him of that right also. Leonardo enchanted Pope in Rome with his work. He worked and maintained his workshop in Rome from 1513 to 1516. He continued his study of…

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    Pearl Earrings Reflection

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    shows how vermeer managed a living on selling his paintings in Delft. Griet, the new servant was assigned by Vermeer’s wife to keep his private painting studio dust free and clean. Vermeer is more comfortable with everything organised and kept the way he placed them previously, therefore, it was a challenge for Griet to make that happen. It shows how artists/painters get comfortable in their own world. Here is where everything starts, as she meets Vermeer and gets fascinated by his paintings.…

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    robe makes Mary more conspicuous in the painting, and the red color highlights the Virgin’s yearning heart to Christ that she loves her child and doesn’t want to see him die. In the painting, there are many elements gathered at the right bottom corner with the dark color, such as Christ with a lamb. Oppositely, there is a little thing in the left top corner with a light color. The sharp contrast between two opposite corners keeps the balance of composition of the painting. Painting is easier…

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    One of the most influential and well known people in the history of humanity was a man who combined invention, art, nature, and science together in a way that would revolutionize how life and creation were perceived by everyone. Leonardo Da Vinci was responsible for these contemporary contributions that changed art and science for ever. Hundreds of revolutions had occurred before his time, however the way he perceived the world allowed him to experience life in a very different way from every…

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