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  • Justinian's Hagia Sophia

    The church has undergone many reconstructions throughout the years. Over three churches were rebuilt in that spot until Justinian created Hagia Sophia and that is what is there to this day. Justinian is definitely in a place to be honored for the greatness that he accomplished. He set an example for others that greatness could be achieved and to be proud of their religion. He built Hagia Sophia to let others understand the superiority of Christianity by building an immense church with a…

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  • The Similarities Between Islamic Arts And Islamic Art

    shameful pleasures not be represented in any way and that anyone who undertakes to make such an object be excommunicated.” They were worried about the effects of misleading art representations. Eventually, the Byzantine Empire underwent a period of art iconoclasm. This period led to the restriction of many religious arts, which until then, had been their main form of artistic expression. Many famous apse mosaics were destroyed during this time. This period was eventually overturned and their…

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  • How Did Charlemagne Influence Rome

    Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, greatly impacted Ancient Rome through his role as Emperor of Western Europe. Through art and culture Charlemagne’s traditions still exist today. In order to understand his impact it is crucial to learn his background, time as a ruler, effect on Ancient Rome, the Carolingian renaissance, and traditions that exist today. Just like any other ruler, Charlemagne had to start somewhere. Unfortunately the exact date of Charlemagne’s birth is unknown,…

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  • Ottoman Vs Byzantine

    Paper 2: Ottoman vs. Byzantine: Religious Building Architecture A general trend of the artworks in this course, throughout almost every society we have studied thus far, is the reference to religious practices and beliefs of a specific culture. This trend has not changed at all and can been seen directly in the significance of Byzantine and Ottoman architecture for places of religious practice. Though the specific religion that is referenced in these two cultures are different, some ways of…

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  • Influence Of Nature In Huckleberry Finn

    Mark Twain the father of American literature. Twain’s realism tinged with humour is not merely a technique but, a way of speaking truth. He was the first author to come from the interior of the country, and captured its unique, humorous slang and iconoclasm. Maximum portion of the referred novel is set in the lap of nature. In Huckleberry Finn, Huck as a white boy, br ought up in a countryside, where slaveholding system was a matter of course. Huck is…

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  • Religious Persecution In Medieval Europe

    Medieval Europe as a society greatly shunned deviations from cultural norms or established religious orthodoxy. From this denouncement, persecution of minority groups was commonplace, and possibly even a defining trait of European society at the time. Notably, mistreatment of Jewish communities and supposed Christian heresies were the more common forms of religious persecution. Furthermore, even Christians could be subject to persecution, if certain individuals were accused of breaking ethical…

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  • The Role Of Women In Shesher Kobita By Rabindranath Tagore

    Kobita(The Last Poem,1929) recounts the love story of Amit Ray,an Oxford educated person with virulent intellectualism.His chance encounter with Labanya in a car accident in Shillong results in the building up of a romance between the two.Amit’s iconoclasm meets with Labanya’s sincere simplicity through a series of dialogues and poems that they write for each other.After building up their affair the lovers decide to marry other suitors,without any air of tragedy.In the text the reason appears to…

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