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  • Julius Caesar: One Of The Most Important People In Roman History

    to do. Julius Caesar did extremely well when it came to military; it was very natural for him. He was very heroic in the battlefield and earned many decorations for military bravery. For example, “After the battle to take Mitylene on the Isle of Lesbos, and went on to take part in a war against pirates from Cilicia”. He was captured by Cilician pirates and held for ransom on his way. After he was released, he led a force to victory against the pirates, then—without being commanded to do…

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  • The Iliad: Homosexuality And Love In Homer's Love

    “I will pursue Hector who has slain him whom I loved so dearly” (Homer). Were these the words of a heartbroken wife? Or a mistress? No, these were the words of Achilles, the protagonist of the Iliad and the hero of the Trojan War. Achilles is one of the oldest and well-known characters of all time. Scholars in antiquity and artists have fallen in love with his character, inspiring artwork and works of reimagined literature and lots of discourse. One topic of discourse that has plagued both…

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  • Importance Of Relationships In The Iliad

    Franklin D. Roosevelt once stated: “If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships – the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.” Roosevelt makes a robust statement here about the importance of relationships, which brings up the question ‘why are relationships important?’ People have a plethora of relationships, from the relationship with one’s family to their relationship with their God(s), and each has…

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  • Gender And Sexuality

    In the contemporary approach to literature and culture there is an opening of a new way of thinking about old concept by rethinking of sex, gender and sexuality. It assumes that sexual identity is fluid not fixed and critiques gender and sexuality. Sex and gender do not mean the same. Sex is the biological or anatomical construction that defines between the male and the female. Gender is often regarded to be the natural or innate expression of biological sex. A female is gendered feminine and a…

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  • Can T Reality Be Beautiful?

    WOULDN 'T reality be beautiful if love came knocking on your door? Your eyes would outshine luna, blood would creep up your neck to your cheeks and then to the tips of your ears, your lips would curve upwards mimicking a parabola, and your heart. My god, your fist-sized heart. One magical muscle. Your heart would race like it 's participating in the Olympics in the summer. It 'd give you such a high emotion that the first thought that crosses your mind will embarrasse you when you think…

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