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  • King Henry VIII: The Break Of Rome

    against the Catholic Faith. However, later on, King Henry did a massive turnover; going against everything he said he’d do. He replaced the Pope as head of the Church in all throughout England. The Break of Rome happened in the 16th century, when King Henry decided he was going to make a new Christian Fellowship called the Church of England. At that time, there were plenty complications which Henry made and that will be explained later. But, Henry said he would “Break with Rome” so we would have the Church of England and we will no longer follow the true Catholic Faith. Later on, the “Roman Catholic Faith” was dropped. Afterwards, Henry went on to destroy and abolish anything and almost everything that is to do with the Catholic Faith in England and the British isles at the time.…

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  • Character Sketch Of Tarquinius Superbus

    Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, the seventh and last king of Rome, ruled from 534 to 509 BCE after his ascension to the throne by means of murdering his brother-in-law Servius. Tarquinius Superbus, Latin for Tarquinius the Proud, was the son of Rome 's fifth king, the foreigner Lucumo, later named Tarquinius Priscus, who himself was killed by the sons of the king preceding him. Tarquinius Superbus would end his reign in exile after his son Sextus 's transgression against Collantius 's wife Lucretia,…

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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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  • Latium And Loyalty In Virgil's The Aeneid

    The Aeneid, by Virgil, follows the journey of Aeneas and his crew from the fallen Troy to their new home in modern day Italy. Along the way they face many trials and battle with many other nations before landing on the shores of King Latium’s kingdom. At this point, the area around the future Tiber River was ruled by two warring kings: Latium and Evander. Throughout the course of Book VII and Book VIII, the true characterization of each king and their nations are explained. This drives the plot…

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  • St. Peter's Architectural Analysis

    • Architectural Design St. Peter’s in Rome was rebuilt in the 16th century, and it replaced a very old basilican structure. St. Peters was built under the supervision of two different Popes, Nicholas V and Julius II. Very little was accomplished under Nicholas’s reign, but the work was completed under Julius’ reign. The work began on Aril, 18, 1506 and the work continued through a succession of architects: Bramante, Raphael, Peruzzi, and Sangallo which all made huge changes to the design. Then…

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  • Differences Between Roman Empire And Western Europe

    Christianity continuously played a prominent role between 476 and 1200 C.E. in Europe. Charlemagne was the King of the Franks, a Germanic tribe, ruling from 771 to 814 C.E. He effectively took over Western Europe, as he was an efficient military leader. Charlemagne, or Charles the Great, was a follower of Christianity, which played a key role in the spread of the religion during the time period. When conquering others, he forced his people to convert to Christianity and practice the faith, thus,…

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  • Charlemagne: The Importance And Influence: Charles The Great

    There was once a beloved ruler, who encouraged schools and knowledge for everyone, while conquering territory and governing the city to the best of his ability. Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, was a widely known emperor who ruled most of Western Europe from 768 to 814. His father, Pepin the Short, was Mayor of the Palace to king, who ruled over the Frankish kingdom for fifteen years until his death in October 768 AD. When his father died, the Franks placed the two brothers,…

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  • Diego Velásquez: Influential Artist During The Baroque Period

    Diego Velásquez Diego Velásquez was an influential artist during the Baroque period. Velásquez was best known for all of his amazing artworks. He was born in Seville, Spain. He was the son of João Rodrigues de Silva and Jerónima Velázquez. He inspired many through all of his artworks and paintings. Diego Velásquez lived in the Baroque era. This was the period from the years 1600 to 1750. It started in Rome, Italy and then ended up spreading to Europe. This was the type of style that used…

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  • Church Union Formation

    Investor Contest. Otto and his successors were following the Caesaropapism policy, where the monarch had the prerogative to appoint and invest the bishops and other church officials. Pope Gregory VII wanted to regain the power by ending the lay investiture, but emperor Henry VII was opposed it. When Henry VII conquered Saxony and Thuringia in 1075, he appointed the bishops he desired, in spite papal prohibitions. (Galvan) This precedent caused Henry to depose Gregory VII. Providing that, Gregory…

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  • Humanism In The Italian Renaissance

    The Italian Renaissance is one clear example. During the period of the High Renaissance (1450-1527), which was when art and sculpture met their peak in Italy, things were going on all over the place in Venice, Milan, the Papal States, Spain, France, and Rome. Not only did the French invade Italy, starting a vicious war, but Machiavelli wrote The Prince, which changed the Italian minds of literature forever. Overall, I disagree with this assumption because of the prosperity of the Renaissance…

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