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    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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    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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    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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    collections. Some governments and citizens have questioned the legitimacy of the entitlement to some ancient artifacts that were taken during circumstances like war. Countries have requested cultural repatriation of their artistic works. Cultural repatriation is the return of cultural relics that have been taken from their homeland. Items from around the world, such as Rome, Scotland, and Africa have faced this difficult situation. Created by Rhodian artist Agessandro, “The Laocoön and His…

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    Raphael's Accomplishments

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    Raphael was one of the greatest artists of all Renaissance time. Raphael was best known for his Madonna's and for his large figure compositions in the Vatican in Rome]. Raphael was one of the best at using depth perception in his work. Raphael had some amazing talents but they were often over looked by people because they were more interested Michelangelo and DaVinci works of art. Even though Raphael is often in the shadow of other artists, he was still one of the great artists of the…

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    For some time the papacy’s home was in France “for nearly seventy years, while still claiming to be bishops of Rome, the popes would generally remain in Avignon”. This contributed to the Great Western Schism, which was a political fight between Italy and France. Both of these countries wanted the pope to live in their own country to skew the power of the papacy in favor of their country and its goals. The election of Urban the VI was the tipping point, he seemed at first a good choice but soon…

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    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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    Lexie Genthner The term Baroque meaning irregular pearl or stone derived from the Portuguese it is described as a fairly complex idiom which began in Rome and progressed during the 1590’s through 1700 it embraced sculpture, painting, as well as architecture. The style is profoundly tied to the religious and political context during this century after the protestant reformation the catholic church began its own counter reformation to ameliorate its power and attract more followers to the faith.…

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    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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    Colosseum Research Paper

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    Most people that fought were slaves,crooks,and prisoners were some of the people that fought in the Colosseum (McGraw hill,pg.2).They used lime and water to make the Colosseum (McGraw hill,pg.6).The Colosseum is the most fabulous building in ancient Rome (McGraw hill,pg.2).Nero had the first entertainment ring then died then then the Colosseum was made in 70-72 A.D (McGraw hill,pg.1).Once Vespasian died Titus (his son) became ruler and a fire hit the city but did not get to the Colosseum…

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