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    story of Rodrigo Borgia more famously known as Pope Alexander VI. Pope Alexander IV has been written into history as one of the most scandalous popes of the Renaissance era. His legacy is tarnished with alleged murders, incestuous relationships, and nepotism. Many biographies have been written about Rodrigo chiming in on the scandal involved in his house. There’s even a television drama series in which depicts some of the things that may have transpired…

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    It is unquestionable that the reign of King Henry VIII was more duplicitous than the reign of Pope Alexander VI, due to Henry’s extremely loathsome and reprehensible behavior during his reign. Henry’s actions took the lives of thousands, as well emotionally traumatized the lives of thousands more. His wives primarily fell victim to Henry’s duplicitous acts as they were the closest to him during his periods of unrest. They regularly feared for their lives, which was a true suspicion for Anne of…

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    Women had a better chance of playing a greater role in society if they came from a family in the upper class or were married into a wealthy family(Women in the Renaissance, n.d.). A prime example of a woman who broke through this barrier was Lucrezia Borgia (Women in the Renaissance, n.d.). She was the daughter of Pope Alexander VI. Alexander VI used her to gain political power and she became famous through this concept (Women in the Renaissance, n.d.). One of the most intelligent women to come…

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    In chapter XV, Machiavelli describes being merciful (or pious) and being cruel as opposite attributes that a prince can possess. Ferdinand however, is described as both. In chapter XXI Machiavelli writes, “…always making use of religion, [Ferdinand] turned to an act of pious cruelty…,” (XXI. 88). He also writes, “…he perpetrated an act of cruelty dressed up at piety, stripping Marrano Jews of their wealth and expelling them from his kingdom, a move that could hardly have been more distressing,”…

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    While the game is presented through protagonist Desmond Miles, the bulk of the game is played as Desmond experiences the memories of his ancestors through an advanced device called the Animus. This provides a means of a diegetic interface, showing Desmond's ancestor's health, equipment, goals, and other features as part of the Animus interface. The Animus is based on the player controlling the assassin to maintain the synchronization between Desmond and his ancestor's memories. Performing…

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    Middle Ages Vs Renaissance

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    attempted to rule successfully who in the end fell short and their world crumbled. Machiavelli talks about Pope Alexander VI, ruthless and selfish leader who only really cared for himself and could never be considered a successful prince. He explains throughout the text that the Renaissance was a time when being a leader was difficult, but if a prince had the characteristics they needed, they could take back control and be able to lead all of Europe. The multiple examples Machiavelli uses to…

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    Philosophical Underpinning: Alexander Pope Whenever religion is “put on the table” there are likely two outcomes that can play out. Either people evade the conversation completely, in order to not start heated debates, or it can have the opposite effect. People would clamor to say their belief is just. The same can be said when it comes to the power of God(s) or lack of. Individuals on one hand would say God works in mysterious ways and those ways cannot be questioned. Others would say, with…

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    period was Alexander Pope. He wrote many of his poems based on satires and themes of philosophy that explored the purpose for reason. Alexander Pope was born on May 21, 1688 to Alexander and Edith Pope in London, England (Butt). His father was a wealthy linen merchant that was Catholic, this caused problems as soon as Pope was born because a Protestant was set to the throne making it illegal for people of Catholic religion to hold office, practice their religion, or attend public schools (Poetry…

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    7 October 2011 Effects on Nurses Working Long Hours Patients in a hospital and/or healthcare facilities have to be cared for all day and all night, everyday of the week by nurses. The usual way to fulfill this need is to divide up the day into three 8-hour shifts. Different shifts have been put into place to help improve nurse satisfaction, decrease the nursing shortage and save the hospital money. The 24-hour day is made up of two 12-hour shifts; 12 hours in the day and 12 hours at night.…

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    Nature, Poetry, and the Role of the Criticism What is the purpose of poetry? This question has been debated within the literary realm for centuries. However, Joseph Addison and Alexander Pope provided an answer to this question. Addison addresses the topic of poetry and art in his writings for The Spectator while Pope’s views on the subject can be found in “An Essay on Criticism.” Both authors address the role that nature plays in art while assessing how the two compare. These two authors also…

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