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  • The Role Of Humanism In The Renaissance

    objected to the fact that the Church controlled what people were able to study, of what people were able to publish, and limited the sorts of things people could even chat to each other. The idea of humanism influenced the way people thought and looked at things in life, which causes people to question their own lives and the authority of the church. Bubonic plague a disease spread by fleas is considered one of the worst pandemics in human history. Huge speculation of the church authority…

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  • Iconoclastic Pros And Cons

    up to, such as a famous musician or influential figure. We as a society also use the term to represent famous well-known software symbols. We can associate the term with those meanings, but the factual, original meaning of the word comes from the Greek language meaning “image” or “painting.” This was during the medieval era, meaning that religious images were used on wooden panels used for prayers and devotions. Over the years, there have been many disputes and arguments that have caused social,…

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  • The Great Schism And The Catholic Church

    A Schism is the formal separation of a church into two churches or the secession of a group owing to doctrinal and other differences. The Great Schism between sects of the Catholic Church. The Great Schism of 1054, between the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church, was caused by the everlasting differences of religious beliefs and political views between the eastern and western churches. The challenge to the absolute authority of the pope to make decisions concerning all of the…

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  • Balthasar's Phenomenology Of Human Holiness

    In the introduction to Two Sisters in the Spirit, Hans Urs von Balthasar wrote: “the Church has received the promise of objective sanctity… that her divine mission is guaranteed until the end of time. But this in no way eliminates the obligatory vocation to subjective and personal sanctity, which is indeed the ultimate reason for her whole institutional and objective side.” This paper will delve into how Balthasar and Victoria Harrison, the author of “Personal Identity and Integration: Von…

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  • Women's Roles In Religion

    In Christianity, although men and women were equal before God, they had different roles and responsibilities. The woman 's role was to "be the helper" of her husband and he shall "rule over" her (Grace Community Church, 2002). This authority also carried over from the home to the church. In the Bible, no women were ever priests (Ellis,…

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  • The Byzantine Empire: The Greco-Roman Civilization

    offered a primary education, teachings in reading, writing, and advanced studies in classical Greek scholarship. Literacy was widespread and deemed extremely important to the culture. The people of the Byzantine Empire possessed and respected both Greek and Roman literature and philosophy. The empire also preserved the traits of Roman history writings. The Byzantine Empire’s literature was written in Greek as well. The Byzantine Empire used literature as well as architecture. A hippodrome was…

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  • Religious Persecution In Medieval Europe

    breaking ethical standards. Likely causes to these recurring instances of persecution may have stemmed from the lack of diversity, as well as the influential religious authority of the Catholic Church. Moreover, it is these persecutions of differing beliefs and backgrounds…

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  • Alexander The Great: The Achievements Of Alexander The Great

    to proclaim himself a son of Zeus, a Greek God. Alexander the Great really wanted to connect the Greek and Persian cultures. He appointed Persians high military statuses in his military. Alexander the Great was fine with allowing other cultures to keep their practices as long as they did not cause trouble for him. Alexander had also come up with an amazing idea that establishes one universal language instead of many obsolete languages. He chose to make Greek the universal language.…

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  • Alexander The Great: Mastery Of Politics Of Alexander The Great

    His most supreme and lasting influence he brought to the world was the extension of Greek culture. When Alexander started his campaign it was actually more like a crusade. He wanted to avenge the Persian invasion of Greece and the destruction they caused. After this mindset had passed he wished to extend the Hellenistic culture throughout the world. When he conquered peoples he brought the life of the Greeks to them, including democratic liberty; the freedom to think and to speak, and the duty…

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  • How Did Socrates Influence Greek Politics

    Kingdom was destroyed in the late 8th century in Athens which was a significant city state of the Greek world. The last king (basileus) Kodros was overthrown and an aristocratic administration was established. Thereby, community of nobility called areopagus which was once consultant of the king acquired both legislative and juridical power. As for the executive power, it was given to three archons (namely, government officer) which were selected from nobility for one year. Number of archons was…

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