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  • Dionysus: 12 Olympian Gods

    The is a essay for Dionysus. Dionysus was one of the 12 Olympian gods. Dionysus is the god of wine, agriculture, and fertility of nature. Dionysus's mom was killed by Zeus' lightning bolts wile Dionysus was still in her womb. But Zeus cut Dionysus from his moms womb still killing her but saving Dionysus. Dionysus lived in mount Olympus with his father Zeus. But Dionysus wonder about his mother. So one day he asked his father where she is and Zeus told Dionysus she died giving birth to him.…

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  • The Hero With A Thousand Faces Chapter Summary

    Theseus by leading him out of the labyrinth. This in turn allowed him to stop the sacrifices of Athenian youths and maidens to the Minotaur, benefiting not just his own reputation, but preventing the countless deaths that would have continued under King Minos'…

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  • Importance Of Divine Comedy In Dante's Inferno

    The divine comedy as a product of medieval literature, it has strong theology and is religious. In a sense, the divine comedy is a symbolic story. The author Dante experienced Hell, Purgatory, and finally Heaven, to meet God. “Before me there was nothing created except the eternal ones, and I endure eternally. Abandon all hope, you who enter (C3, 7-9).” Dante read the lettering at the gates of hell. Inside the Inferno, Dante wrote every sin down, including gluttony, lust, violence, heresy,…

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  • Dante's Inferno Greed

    as it bleeds: “Why do you rip me?/Have you no sense of pity whatsoever?” (13.35-36). All the trees and bushes in this forest represents humans who have committed the sin of suicide and “once the soul/departs the body it has torn itself away from/ Minòs sends it down to the seventh hole/There like a grain of spelt, it germinates/soon springs into a sapling, then a wild tree” (13.94-100). These humans are described…

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  • Minoan Archaeology

    European artists, specialised in archaeological drawing, to reconstruct the fresco. The artefict represents a ruling figure crowned with a headpiece of lilies and feathers. Sir Arthur Evans interpreted it as being a portrayal of a king (possibly King Minos), and he found it logical as it matched the ancient sources and his own assumptions about the site and the Minoan society. However, Evans’ conclusion encounters diverse disputes. This fresco was the main evidence that Evans held supporting…

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  • Egyptian Architecture Vs Mesopotamian Architecture

    From the reign of King Gilgamesh, to the rise and fall of the Egyptian empire, and the ancient Aegean civilizations, there have been an abundance of artifacts and structures discovered that have been uniquely influenced by the great quantity of differences between the many cultures and leaders, whom have altered the numerous techniques that continued to influence later civilizations. Ancient architecture was often created for places of worship for religious idols; however, there have been many…

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  • Theseus: A Tragic Hero

    Even in his youth, Theseus’ story takes a giant leap ahead of Perseus’ based on his heroic first call to adventure. King Aegus, Theseus’ father, knew before he was born that he was going to lead on greatness, so his father hid weapons for Theseus to claim upon his manhood to seek out his father in the vast and dangerous lands surrounding Theseus. “[Father Aegus] did this without the knowledge of his wife and told her that whenever the boy -if it was a boy- grew strong enough to roll away the…

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  • Internment Camps Injustice

    So many injustices have been recorded through time. Many still happening today. Many injustices have been committed, but all injustices are important to remember. America, however young, has not immunized itself from ever creating such an act, like the imprisonment of thousands in internment camps. First, what was the cause? Fallowing the Japanese attack, December 7, 1941 , on Pearl Harbor, (Oahu, Hawaii) rumors of a plot driven by prejudism arose that the Japanese-Americans were going to…

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  • Graiae Women In The Odyssey

    The Graiae women were three sisters who shared one eye and one tooth among them. They appeared in the myth of Perseus, who was trying to find out where three magical objects were located, so he could kill Medusa. He went to their cave, and stole their eye. Then he told them he would return it if they told him where the three objects were. The Graiae Women also encountered Perseus and he used them to get the three magical objects. “Also known as the Erinyes, the Furies are three horrible…

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  • King Hercules Research Paper

    King Eurystheus gave Hercules a series of 12 difficult and dangerous tasks known as the Twelve Labors of Hercules. These tasks which were his most famous feats. Hercules first task was to kill the Nemean Lion, a beast that could not be killed by any weapon. Hercules strangled the beast and made a cloak out of its skin. For his second task he had to kill the Lernaean Hydra, a creature with nine heads. One of the beast's heads could not be killed and the others grew back when cut off. Hercules…

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