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  • Essay On Vatican City

    Vatican or Vatican City is the smallest country in the world. “Holy See” is the city’s nickname that comes from the Latin Sancta Sedes, meaning “Holy Chair.” Vatican City is the capital of itself because it does not have a capital because of its small size, and number of citizens. The official languages in Vatican City are Italian, French and Latin. This country is the headquarters of Roman Catholicism; the Roman Catholic religion. Vatican’s population is about 800 people, but 451 have Vatican citizenship, while the rest have permission to reside there, either temporarily or permanently, without the benefit of citizenship. Also, Vatican’s population and labor force consists mainly of Catholic priests, nuns, guards and dignitaries but about 3,000 other workers enter the area each day. Its government type is considered ecclesiastical and its chief of state is the Catholic Pope,…

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  • Analysis: The Sistine Chapel

    The Sistine Chapel is a divine Chapel created during the Renaissance era. The Sistine chapel which was once previously called the Capella Magna is located in Vatican City, Italy. Tourists from all over the world our honored to not only enjoy the Chapel itself but the disperse artwork that surrounds the inside of the Sistine chapel. Pope Sixtus IV hired an assortment of magnificent artists to accompany him in creating one of the most remarkable and breath taking projects. The production of the…

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  • Compare And Contrast Pieta And St. Michelangelo

    The Pieta and St. Peter’s Piazza Michelangelo’s, Pieta, and Bernini’s, St. Peter’s Piazza, are all commonly associated with the charm and mystique of Rome. One is a sculpture while the other is an architectural building, making them unique in their own way. Not only are they unique, but they also have several similar aspects. The Pieta and St. Peter’s Piazza are both admiral art pieces. Due to amazing art forms like these, millions of people are drawn to Rome yearly. It is truly like an outdoor…

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  • Fascism Communism And Monitarianism

    Mussolini having control of the education system. Mussolini created an organization called the Young Fascist. This organization made Italians between the ages 5-18 participate in a fascist group based on their age and gender (Young). Italians participated in games and activities such as camping to get them introduced to the idea of fascism. It was the last step to prepare people to join the Fascist Party. In 1929, Mussolini and the Catholic Church signed a treaty called the Lateran Treaties to…

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  • The Scarlet And The Black Film Analysis

    The Scarlet and the Black is a 1983 film that follows the efforts of Vatican priest, Monsignor O’Flaherty, as he hides Jews and escaped POWs in Germany occupied Rome in 1943 during World War II. Priest O’Flaherty’s main adversary is SS Head of Police for Rome, Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Kappler. Hundreds of Allied POW soldiers are stealing into the city in hopes of finding refuge within the Vatican walls. When Germany entered Rome, the Vatican declared it’s neutrality in the war with the promise…

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  • Pope Francis First Speech

    The year 2013 witnessed many historical moments, from President Barak Obama negotiating reconciliation between Israel and Turkey to the Amanda Knox trial that entered the hearts of millions of families across the United States (“2013 - the year in review: Timeline of major news stories | Home News | News | The Independent,” n.d.). That year also saw the election of the 266th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church and the first pope from the Americas. When the new Pope stepped out onto the balcony on…

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  • Fourth Lateran Council Essay

    The Fourth Lateran Council, as called by Pope Innocent III (1198-1216), was conducted on April 19, 1215. This council is sometimes referred to as the “Great Council” as over nine-hundred abbots and over four-hundred bishops attended the event at the Lateran palace in Rome. Some of these clergy men were “coming from as far afield as the Latin empire of Constantinople and crusader-held territories in the Levant (MP p. 139)” due to the importance of the event. The council, or synod as it sometimes…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: My Trip To Italy

    your bus tickets in advance helps you save time. Italy has a superb train network so that you can experience several cities in one trip. Third, I had to figure out traveling. I flew by plane into Rome, Italy which cost $377 round-trip (www.asaptickets.com). Forth, I hired a tour guide to get me around the country. I know some Spanish, but wanted someone familiar with the area. In the end, I found having a tour guide very helpful. I am a big church goer and the churches in Italy are…

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  • Rhetorical Ethos In Elizabeth Browning's Pleading Letter To Napoleon III?

    democracies can directly write to their leaders, whom the elect in order to complain or persuade them to make a change in certain policies, or issues. In dictatorships, they can father there leaders in order to achieve personal needs. Using rhetorical strategies those citizens, both free and unfree, can achieve their hopes of changes. Browning used flattery, syntax, and Logos to communicate her wished to the Emperor of France, today a citizen may use Logos, and Ethos to convince their leaders.…

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  • Raphael's Accomplishments

    Raphael was one of the greatest artists of all Renaissance time. Raphael was best known for his Madonna's and for his large figure compositions in the Vatican in Rome]. Raphael was one of the best at using depth perception in his work. Raphael had some amazing talents but they were often over looked by people because they were more interested Michelangelo and DaVinci works of art. Even though Raphael is often in the shadow of other artists, he was still one of the great artists of the…

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