Xianfeng Emperor

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  • Cixi's Reform

    First of all, the education reform initially seemed promising; nevertheless, it deprived the loyalty to the emperor, and more students were educated in nationalism, which taught them the importance of being devoted to the country instead of the emperor, and even the higher class children who received the new education abandoned the old thoughts. As these students witnessed the incapability of the government and how obedient to the foreign powers the Qing was, they lost hopes later. Furthermore, the failure of 1898 Reform also disappointed many reformers, making them refuse to trust the New Policy. In addition, since the local or provincial assemblies had more power, the influence and authority of central government were weakened at once. Students, reformers and the new army soldiers were no longer faithful to the emperor after the New…

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  • American Mosaic Vs Italian Mosaic Essay

    abundance of symbolism to the pieces. Two such examples are the Justinian and Theodora mosaics at San Vitale. This paper will describe not only the resemblances, but also the differences in the two mosaics from in the same time period. Emperor Justinian and Attendants. Mosaic on north wall of the apse Tesserae c. 547. 8 ' 8" by 12 ' Church of San Vitale. In this large piece, it is easy to discern…

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  • Compare And Contrast Medieval Japanese And Medieval Europe

    from 710-to the late 15th century were two very similar places in history. They both had unfair punishments and used the feudal system, which was not a very fair system, especially if you were at the bottom of the pyramid. They both had rulers who were important in their countries. The King was at the top of the medieval pyramid and the Emperor was the ruler of the Japanese. However, being a king in Europe was more respected because he had so much more power than a Japanese Emperor so it would…

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  • The Roles Of Women: Herodotus And Sima Qian

    were meant to fill become clear. Although these vastly different cultures had limited contact, women in Greece and China were very similar during this time period. Each writer gives distinct evidence of women fulfilling, or denying the roles placed upon them as wives, mothers, daughters, oracles, soldiers, commanders, gifts, property, and royalty. Sima Qian’s writing contains several different examples of the expected female role in Chinese society. He speaks of the basic nature of a man,…

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  • The Impact Of Kaiser Wilhelm II, The Emperor Of Germany

    Kaiser Wilhelm II, the emperor of Germany (1888-1918), significantly impacted not only the governance of his country, Germany, but ultimately influenced the rising tensions between rival nations on an international level. Kaiser’s authoritarian upbringing caused dysfunctional relationships within his family and his British monarchy. This led to his hatred toward Britain. His erratic nature may not personally have decided that Germany should go to war, however he had put into place the structures…

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  • Octavian Caesar Augustus In The Deeds Of The Divine Augustus

    accomplishments and deeds during his rule from 29 B.C. to A.D. 14. According to A History of the Roman People, it is a “valuable, but highly selective account…in a clear and readable style.” The deeds of Augustus were “inscribed on public monuments in various cities of the Empire,” with the most complete depiction of those deeds inscribed on the Monumentum Ankyranum, a monument in Ankyra, Turkey. Although the Res Gestae is a one-sided account of the accomplishments of Augustus, it is still…

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  • Warring States Essay

    Zhou Dynasty period. The Mandate of Heaven doctrine helps to determine if an emperor of China is satisfactory enough to rule. According…

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  • Augustus's Role In Roman Art

    redeployment, so some people say,“all roads lead to Rome.” The emperor of the Roman Empire played an important role in it. There are a lot of images of the Roman emperor. According to the reading, the author of Strong,…

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  • Benjamin Disraeli

    Thereafter, Uthman had sent one of the Arab generals to accompany the Chinese ambassador on his way back during 651 CE. Subsequently, the Chinese emperor met the Arab general with generosity (Arnold 2006). This fictive incident happened in the reign of emperor Toasting from the Tang dynasty. It states that Yazdegerd sent an envoy to the emperor of China after his defeat in the battle of Nahawand. And when the envoy had returned, he asked about what had happened. The Persian messenger retold the…

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  • The Role Of Augustus In The Aeneid

    Often it is said that Rome was not built in one day, this has become a very commonly used idiom that emphasizes that great achievements do not come easily. The common life goal we usually have as a society is ultimately achieve success, having a set goal and being able to accomplish it. However some fail to realize the essentials to success which are determination, patience and hard work, thus one must always keep in mind that great achievement comes with great cost. The Aeneid by Virgil is an…

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