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  • Sperlonga Sculptures Analysis

    The Sperlonga sculptures are four sculptural groups that were discovered in 1957 in a grotto on the coast between Naples and Rome. The location is believed to have been a villa that belonged to the Roman Emperor Tiberius, and it is suggested that the grotto was used for social events. At some point the sculptures were shattered, likely by a rock fall , making their reconstruction a difficult process. It is unknown exactly when the sculptures were created, however, it is commonly accepted that Tiberius himself was responsible for their installation. While the date and origins of the Sperlonga sculptures are debated, they exemplify the style of late Hellenistic baroque. This point will be argued by comparing the Sperlonga sculptural groups to The Dying Gaul which is a commonly accepted example of late Hellenistic baroque. It is probable that the Sperlonga villa was originally constructed by M. Aufidius Lurcone who was Tiberius’ great-grandfather on his mother’s side. Its ruins show that there were four diverse architectural styles, all of which have been used as evidence to support various theories about the date and method of the sculptures’ instillations. With the discovery of the grotto came the discovery of thousands of marble sculpture fragments that have since been partially reconstructed to form four separate groups. These sculptural groups all feature Odysseus in various situations and it is suggested that they are intended to “show Odysseus in situations that…

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  • The Dying Gaul Analysis

    The dying Gaul it's a lost bronze Greek sculpture, It is larger than a life-size marble sculpture of a naked man sitting on the ground. (Marble is also one of the most popular materials to use in sculpture). Created in the Hellenistic period c. 220 B.C.E. The origin of the original sculptor remains unknown due to it being created such a long time ago. People have just being making educated guesses about why this was created. Some people say that it was to celebrate his victory over the…

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  • Brief Summary Of Paul's Letter To Galastia

    Paul begins his his letter by introducing himself and sends greeting to the church in Galatia. Then, he dives right in by asking why the church is letting others distort the gospel that Paul has given them. He then goes onto say that this gospel is directly from God, and he can prove that through his own conversion to Christianity. He writes a brief summary of how Jesus called him to turn from his evil ways, on the road to Damascus. Paul continues by talking about how he met the apostles in…

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  • Paul's Letter To The Galatians Analysis

    the conclusion that these leaders of the Galatian community have “pervert[ed] the gospel of Christ” (1.7), and is a situation he must address swiftly. From the information given at hand, we can infer that the situation in Galatia is a serious manner to Paul, and he was provoked to compose this letter to address the misconceptions in the community. Even more, that Paul has multiple aims in writing this letter by him not only addressing the persecution he has received as a Messianist Jew…

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  • Apostasy In Galatians

    Paul is crystal clear regarding the consequences of apostasy in Galatians 1:6-9. Those in Galatia had turned away from the gospel of Christ (v. 6) and perverted it (v. 7). Paul emphatically stated than anyone, whether man or angel, who preached a different gospel would “be accursed”. This curse is referring to God’s judgment against the unrighteous and their ultimate, eternal punishment in hell (Matthew 25:46). Paul restates this idea again in Galatians 5:4, when he states that those who had…

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  • Peter's Letter To Jesus Essay

    Purpose two important commands of Jesus are reflected in the letter are encourage and strengthen the brothers and to feed the flock of GOD. The key word in the letter is suffering. Peter wrote briefly to his readers encouraging them and bearing witness to the fact that what he has written is the true grace of God. This latter statement seems to mean that he aimed to provide his readers with a true explanation of how God has made his grace available to human beings. Peter wrote the letter as a…

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  • Epistle Of Galatians: Greeting And Salutation

    Epistle of Galatians I. Greeting & Salutations (Gal. 1:1-16) A. Paul sends a letter to the churches of Galatia. (Gal.1:1-5) 1. Paul tells the churches that he was not sent my man or himself, but by God the father who raised him from the dead. (Gal.1:1) 2. Paul explains that he and everyone that was with him, were sent by Jesus Christ himself to minister to the churches of Galatia. (Gal.1:2) 3. Paul send peace and blessing to the churches and explained how Jesus Christ sent him to rescue the…

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  • Summary Of Hebrews, James, And 1 Peter

    Hebrews, James, and 1 Peter are the first three of eight general epistles found near the end of the New Testament. All three letters were written by different authors: Hebrews probably by the apostle Paul, James by James the eldest brother of Jesus, and 1 Peter by the apostle Peter. These three letters also had different recipients. It is assumed that Hebrews was written to primarily Jewish Christians who had been scattered across the known world and likewise with the book of James, but 1 Peter…

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  • Pygmalion And George Bernard Shaw And Tawfiq Al-Approach

    He fells in love with a beautiful statue of a woman. When he prayed to Aphrodite for a wife like it, the goddess brought the statue to life and Pygmalion married her. In one version of the legend, the statue becomes Aphrodite; another states that Pygmalion sculpted the statue himself and that after coming to life it was called Galatea. In the play, he wished that this statue stone Pygmalion turns to very beautiful woman to marry her, he prayed to Venus (the goddess of beauty) and what he wish…

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  • St Paul's Tarsus Thesis

    One of the major philosophers from late antiquity is St. Paul, an apostle of Jesus and leader of the early Christian church. He was once known as Saul of Tarsus, and used his background as a Jew and Roman citizen to evangelize to all citizens in Jewish cultures within Roman cities when he became one of the most important writers in scripture and in Church tradition. In his time after Jesus’ death, he ministered to many church communities he formed in Europe and what was then Asia Minor through…

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