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    A boat filled to the brim with Syrian refugees beaches onto the shore of the picturesque island of Lesbos, in Greece. The refugees scramble up the rocky shoreline and into the arms of waiting Red Cross volunteers, who give bottles to wailing infants and food to the grotesquely malnourished men, women and children. These migrants have little but the clothes on their back, but yet they feel as safe as a baby bird nestled up to its mother for warmth. They face incredible oppression in their…

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    Algabbar Monologue

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    “I don’t want to die in sea. I don’t want to die alone. I would rather die with my family. If I had known all the dangers I would face, I wouldn’t have left Syria, even with the death threats,” says Zizit Abdel Algabbar. Zizit Abdel Algabbar, is a Syrian doctor who fled Syria because she received death threats from the Islamic state, they accused her of helping the opposition because she treated the injured patients at her clinic. A smuggler in Athens agrees to take Zizit and her daughter Maya…

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    Byzantine era was about 330—1453 The Roman’s empire was a Christian ruler “Constantine the Great” lived 306—337 and he transferred the ancient imperial capital from Rome to Byzantion, part of European continent, and setup within a major intersection of east- west trade. The king named the city in his own honor “City Constantinople”. The Christians already living there were Greek speaking, Christianity replaced the gods of antiquity and it became the official religion way into 700’s, at the time…

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    Home of many philosophers, such as Aristotle and Socrates. The birth place of individualism, thinking, where the greatest inventions and modern-day politics originated. Also known for its architecture, heroic stories of love and tragedy, wars fought against brothers of the same blood, and Immortals that are more than just human. Myths, legends, and incredible feats all created by Greece. But how did such a grand story begin? The Beginning of a New World Greece began as many small city-states.…

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    1. What is the definition of an economy? Economy is defined to have the most influence over a culture because it is defined as the production, distribution, and consumption of a culture. 2. What archaeological remains were found in Copan that are associated with craft-specialization? Who were these craft-specialists? How can archaeologists tell this? Archaeological remains that were found in Copan that are associated with craft-specialization was their workshop which was sealed in time…

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    Tinos Greek Research Paper

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    When everyone thinks of Greece, they think of lush, mountainous views overlooking the seemingly endless sea. This leaving many to think, where do the sky and the ocean meet? This isn't a gimmick, and your right to think of Greece, its simply a stunning place--as if you have traveled to another world. The culture, the food, and the history alone will send you on an adventure. So, when asking yourself, "what is there to do in Tinos Greece?", The real issue is it seems like there is a never ending…

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    Greece vs. Persia The Classical age through the Hellenistic period was a time where politics, economics, and religion flourished throughout Europe. Two important empires during this time period ere the Greeks and the Persians, whose significance increased significantly after the Greco-Persian war. The politics and economics of Persia and Greece were different, but the religions were similar because they worshipped anthropomorphically, had an altar system, and weren 't strongly practicing…

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    ISIS Case Study

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    I have no doubt that having U.S. forces on the ground will work, however, I do not support a full on ground forces. A large force with their equipments and vehicles would require a base or two that would need additional personnel to provide support and security. A tank force or air force is simply too expensive and cumbersome in combat in fighting the more agile "technical" vehicles (pickup trucks mounted with a machine gun or larger weaponry) the ISIS member uses. In addition, a large force…

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    The Greeks were very active on the sea and sought to expand their influence further into the Mediterranean. By the 7th and 6th century B.C., Greek colonies stretched from the Asia Minor to southern Italy, Sicily, and north Africa, and even some parts of southern France and Spain(Hemingway). The Greeks established trading enclaves along already existing cities along the coast. They spread Greek culture which is found through pottery, silver, bronze, olive oil, and wine. Not only did the Greeks…

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    Letters From Beowulf

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    Dear Brother, it is I, your sister, Eudokia Laskarina, writing to you from Ravenna. I have awful news concerning our former homeland. I am terribly heartbroken to say that it is no longer. Many of our former friends and family perished in the awful, frightening battle, including my fiancé, who was felled by the sword as he was doing his best to defend the city. I am very thankful you escaped the deadly siege the city was forced to endure. I am afraid it has been the Turkish people who were…

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