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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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    Art historians believe that the artwork was incomplete by 1506 and that Da Vinci continued working on the project by 1517. Despite Da Vinci’s origin being Italian, the artwork is held at The Louvre, in France, after being acquired by King Francis I of France (Lorenz, 2015). Mona Lisa is an enigmatic work of art that should be kept safe as a representation of the Renaissance era, and as a significant piece of artwork. History…

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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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    Leonardo Da Vinci’s Scientific Contributions to the World By: Kimia Leonardo Da Vinci was an extremely important sculptor, artist, scientist, engineer, architect, and, most of all, inventor. He is often referred to as a “Renaissance Man”, which is someone that is extremely skillful and knowledgable in many different areas, and someone who is very versatile and well-rounded. He lived during the period of Renaissance in Europe, which was the period of time that marked the revival of art and…

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    mathematician, sculptor, architect, astronomer, musician, geologist and philosopher. He introduced many innovative designs like water turbines, treadle-operated lathe, mechanical saw, compasses, military weapons, pulley systems, contact lenses, cranes, street-lighting systems, swimming fins, underwater re-breathing devices, water-well drill, canals, dredging systems, flying machines and many more. Some of other accomplishments of Leonardo are he proposed that earth revolves around sun, wrote…

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