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    Pliny the Younger, nephew of Pliny the Elder, was a civil servant that governed Bithynia. He was the first to encounter Christians, and was confused on how to adapt to it. So, he wrote a letter to Trajan asking for assistance. This is the soonest inner record demonstrating the Roman Empire's demeanor and arrangement towards the congregation. In addition, Pliny does students of history the immense support of portraying what he has found about the way Christians venerated. Thus, this bit of political correspondence, however of next to no significance in the political history of Rome, is imperative for what it educates us regarding the way early Christians were seen by the experts and about what they did. The letter starts off with Pliny explain…

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    Elder Pliny Analysis

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    fulius Caecilius Secundus? He was the Younger Pliny, for short, a lawyer, senator, consul, governor, and a passionate writer. He went to Rome to get a better education, but he also developed a stronger relationship with his uncle the Elder Pliny, his mother’s brother. After his uncle's death from the volcanic eruption of Vesuvius, Elder Pliny’s will allowed Younger Pliny to inherit Elder Pliny’s property. Through his will, Elder Pliny also legally adopted Younger Pliny as his son, resulting in…

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    The article of Rome and The early Christians talk about Pliny The Younger trying to figure out what is happening and asking questions of what wrong he has done, if he has done anything wrong. Then it involve what would happen if you were discovered to be a christian. They would investigate the people suspect of being a christian.next if you were selected you would go thru some trials to determine if they were christians or not. The passage basically about Pliny the Younger talking to Emperor…

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    Helix Chapter Summary

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    In the sections I was assigned of The Natural History, Pliny goes on to talk about the Helix and its characteristics, different types of Ivy and how they vary from one another, Smilax, and water plants and how people had different uses of them. For example, people used Reed to make arrows. This paper will provide a summary on what Pliny touched upon in passage 334, as well as problems that may arise with Pliny’s depiction of these plants. This paper will also touch on who Pliny was and whether…

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    Gaius Plinius Secundus (best known as Pliny the Elder), a Roman author, philosopher, and naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire once said, “Home is where the heart is.” This statement still speaks true to most people today. Anyone who is in the real estate or homebuilding business knows that people do not buy houses; they buy homes. That is why new homebuilders spend thousands and hundreds of thousands of dollars upgrading and decorating their model homes. One such homebuilder,…

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    Patriarchy In Pompeii

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    was covered. The city of Pompeii became one of the most valuable sources of information regarding ancient Roman civilization. Through the use of information and artifacts gathered, after the excavation of Pompeii, religious beliefs, food production, economic systems, class based structure, and the social lives of the ancient Roman citizens were revealed. Mount Vesuvius erupted in August of 79 A.D. after several days of ominous warning signs. Many of the citizens did not heeded these warnings,…

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    Rome’s Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar was co-authored by Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni. Goodman has a Ph.D. in Political Theory, with a minor in Law. Goodman was a speechwriter for House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Senator Chris Dodd. He has a B.A in English and a M.A in Public Policy. He likes to study the history of political thought, classics, and rhetoric. Soni was a managing editor at the Huffington Post. He was also a speechwriter for the office of the…

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    Themes: Euripides’ Medea is undoubtedly the most famous and widely produced in modern times. One of the reasons for this modern popularity is a sense that the emotions of this story, though emphasized to the levels of Greek tragedy, are extremely modern and relatable. People move on more than they used to, and can tolerate abandoning their own families and homelands to be with their beloved, to start a family in a new land and hope for it to thrive.To achieve the influence today, any production…

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    Grace Wang December 18, 2015 Tragedy Essay Which is the better tragedy, according to Aristotle’s definition of tragedy: Medea or Oedipus Rex? According to Aristotle’s definition, a tragic hero is a distinguished person occupying a high position, living in a prosperous life and falling into misfortune due to his own tragic flaw which consequently leads to his reversal and late recognition. Medea and Oedipus Rex are both one of the best classical and well known examples of tragedy. Oedipus Rex…

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    The year 37 AD was a very influential year for Rome, although they may not have realized it at the time. The Domitius Ahenobarbus family, one that was considered noble and very recognized, gained a new family member during this year. Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, better known as Nero, was born on December 15, year 37. His father was Cnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus and his mother was Agrippina. During the very first years of his life, Nero went through a rough time. When Nero was just two years old,…

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