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    Hagia Sophia Riots

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    The Hagia Sophia as said in live science was “born out of riots”. The Hagia Sophia was the biggest Orthodox Church built in the East Roman Empire called “Church of Holy Wisdom” modern day Istanbul and was constructed in the same location three times in its life span. The church was a place where the rulers were crowned and throughout the byzantine period it was the “biggest operational cathedral”. A great revolt called the Nika Riot hit Constantinople in 532 A.D. because of the unpopularity of the Emperor Justinian. Justinian had been emperor for five years now and his unpopularity came from the taxes that he had imposed on the people. At the end Justinian had put down the rebellion with brute force but not before the church…

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    Justinian's Hagia Sophia

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    The church has undergone many reconstructions throughout the years. Over three churches were rebuilt in that spot until Justinian created Hagia Sophia and that is what is there to this day. Justinian is definitely in a place to be honored for the greatness that he accomplished. He set an example for others that greatness could be achieved and to be proud of their religion. He built Hagia Sophia to let others understand the superiority of Christianity by building an immense church with a…

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    Hagia Sophia was built as an example of the great vision and expectations Justinian and Theodora had. Hagia Sophia was so big that it is used as a landmark for sailors. Hagia Sophia may be large in size but the exterior has little decoration but allows us to see how solid and sturdy this building is. The focus of this building is around the central dome. The central dome is surrounded by half domes on each side and then more half domes. These domes and vast open spaces are part of what makes…

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    The red seats were in a perfect line all the way down the aisles of the theatre, and they lead right up to that beautiful stage. They were finally there, The Academy of Music Opera House in Philadelphia. This was the place Eleanor always dreamed of playing at, and she was finally there, along with her whole family, Mom, Dad, and her beloved little sister, Sophia. They were on a family vacation to Pennsylvania, and although Eleanor was only 14 all she wanted to do was visit this famous opera…

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    Conflict In Sophia

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    “Sophia”, written by B.J. Novak, tells the story of Sophia an artificial sex robot who falls in love with the narrator. When she starts expressing human emotions for the narrator he feels uncomfortable and returns her. In this story, conflict is viewed to show the flawed behavior in humans, with love. There are two important themes and that is, people are afraid to love and one’s self-denial of expressing true emotions. The author uses three types of conflict to portray these themes, Sophia…

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    The Pistis Sophia

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    The Pistis Sophia links Mary and Jesus in a romantic way, but it also ties into the Gospel of Mary Magdalene where Peter is “hot-tempered”. The problem scholars have with this excerpt is that Mary the mother, Mary Magdalene, and Mary of Bethany were all mentioned in the Pistis Sophia and invited to these meetings with Jesus. Theorists consider Mary Magdalene and Mary of Bethany one and the same, yet there is no solid proof of that fact and the church acknowledges them as separate beings. So…

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    Sophia Schholl Symbolism

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    Sophia Magdalena Scholl was a German student. She was active in the White Rose, a non-violent organization resisting against Hitler and the Nazi party. In 1943, her and her brother, Hans Scholl, was caught distributing anti-war leaflets and was executed for high treason. Sophie Scholl has become an important symbol of anti-Nazi resistance in Germany. Sophie was born on May 9th, 1921, in Forchtenberg, Germany. She was the fourth out of six children. Her father, Robert Scholl, was the Mayor of…

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    The Pantheon and Hagia Sophia are two enormous beautiful temples. When we speak of architecture, the Pantheon came from a Greek architectural background, while Hagia Sophia comes from a Byzantine. According to lecture notes and assigned reading the Pantheon which is located in Rome was dedicated to all gods, while Hagia Sophia which is located in Istanbul Turkey, is also called the Church Holy Wisdom. In the images 5A the when it comes to structure and style the Pantheon and the Hagia Sophia…

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    Miss Sophia In Huck Finn

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    the Grangerford Shepherdson scene, the character Miss Sophia possesses the motherly characteristics of women in the 1800’s, Miss. Charlotte represents the understanding that women are not allowed to express opinions on certain topics, and the important step that Miss. Sophia took to step out of these…

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    The Hagia Sophia and Pantheon are of these old Roman structures, vital for their changing verifiable parts and their significance as points of interest. I believe these structures speak to a great part of the historical backdrop of both urban areas and give an important wellspring of knowledge for recorded and imaginative examination. In my comparison paper, I will discuss the significance of the Pantheon and Hagia Sophia to both Roman and Byzantine empires. The Pantheon all by itself is an…

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