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  • Analysis: The Great Temple Of Aten

    Amarna is a city that is separated. The separation occurs within the title of nobility or one of a commoner. This was the urban plan, or the central idea of the design of the city. Since this was a capital city in the Egyptian empire, the nobles cannot be living at the same level or area as the people they rule over. That would be a disgrace! The city designers too this ideal and made all their designs for the city around that image. When any large metropolitan area is created, the organization of necessary buildings and spaces are always taken into consideration. This urban plan has many different terms and criteria it must define and fit. One such of these terms is coordination of buildings and space. This refers to the general shape and…

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  • Renaissance Vs Middle Ages Essay

    Contrasting the Middle Ages and the Italian Renaissance During the Renaissance many of the artistic and governmental styles that we use today were developed and some of the greatest artists and thinkers that have lived were born like Shakespeare the playwright and poet. But the gap between the development of ancient-classical Greece and Rome and the High Italian Renaissance is a big one. There had to be something in the middle to bridge that gap, and there was; the Middle Ages. It is…

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  • Persepolis Essay

    the royal treasury which became important for financial administration and storage of wealth. Darius followed Lydian tradition and minted coins gold coins “darics” and silver coins “sigloi”, stamped with insignia. He also introduced a new weight, the “karsha”, in the shape of a pyramidion. The standardization of weights and measures and the introduction of coinage was effective in facilitating imperial trade and provided flexibility in the exchange of goods throughout the empire. Barter or…

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  • Johann Friedrich Struensee Legacy

    favor of the other most powerful individuals in the country, Struensee ended up infuriating them by introducing laws that undermined their way of life. For example, Struensee introduced laws like the abolition of "undeserved" revenues for nobles, the abolition of the practice of preferring nobles for state offices, and the introduction of a tax on gambling and luxury horses to fund nursing of orphan children. (Dewey, 85) The laws introduced by Struensee were direct attacks on the aristocracy by…

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  • The Ancient Egyptian Gods

    beauty, but it was for the combination of life. Jewellers and craftsmen made jewelry out of gold, stones, and glass. Those jewelry pieces were necklaces, bracelets, and collars. (My own words) At the top of the social triangle is the Pharaoh, then vizier, then scribes, craftsmen, artisans, and traders, then at the bottom are farmers underneath them were the peasants and slaves. The royal women commonly married someone in their family, so that the family stays pure royal. One king (or Pharaoh)…

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  • The Separance Of Being Lent: The Importance Of Being Earnest

    differentiate the two. The major differences between “The Importance of Being Earnest” and “Oedipus the King” can be observed from the plot, characters, types of utterance, settings, information flow among other characteristics. Differences in Plot The greatest difference that separates a tragedy from comedy is the plot. In a tragedy, the plot comprises of serious events that trigger pity and fear (Demastes 8). The plot of the “Oedipus the King” is so unique that it is considered the most…

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  • Religion In The Victorian Era

    In the 19th century, British society was ruled by Queen Victoria and her ideals. During the Victorian Period, many artistic styles appeared, as well as political and social movements. Furthermore, the era was characterized by rapid change and developments in nearly every field, from advances in medical, scientific and technological knowledge to changes in population growth and location. It was the Age of the Empire, prosperity and great political reform, but also it was a time of contradiction.…

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  • Monarchs In England And France Essay

    France expand royal authority and lay the foundations for united nation-states? Monarchs in England and France struggled for power with the nobles and Church. The Black Death and Crusades as well as political and religious changes during the Middle Ages led to the expansion of royal authority and laid the foundations for united nation-states. The dominant force of the Middle Ages was feudalism. Feudal lords had control over the land and the serfs who were tied to the land and forced to work…

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  • Suger's Role In Gothic Architecture

    Religion has always been a part of our identity. Today, we wonder around the world seeing these wonderful churches and religious buildings all around us. The architectural style of the Middle Ages was very prominent: high stone vaults, internal elevations of multiple stories, rounded arches and thick walls. This was characterized as Romanesque architecture. One day, a man named Suger changed everything. He reworked these ideas introduced to the world the now known Gothic architecture. Gothic…

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  • The Urban Renaissance

    social class formed by the merger of the Northern Italian feudal nobility and commercial aristocracy. The people in this class were nobles attracted by opportunities of long-distance and maritime trade, rising value of urban real estate, expanding communes etc. who settled in cities. The people within this group were tied by blood, economic interests, and social connections and formed tight alliances for defending and expanding their rights. The class made citizenship in communes based off of…

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