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Mythology

Zeus -- the Father of

Words: 1973
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The figure of Zeus in the form of a human being also played a great role in Greek art. The Greek sculptor Lysippos was widely known and admired for…

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3 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Zeus Myth Served Several Functions

Words: 897
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Zeus also acted on principle to create social order at Olympia by waging war on his own father. However, Zeus was just in his treatment of the vanquished Titans,…

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1 Pages
Essay

Literature

Greek Culture

Words: 334
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Essay

Greek culture is really no different from modern culture. For example in today’s culture, there are various iterations of the super heroes who are popular today—and so readers of…

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6 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Peace or War in Homer

Words: 2107
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Is it a sign of inconsistency in Athena that at the end of the Odyssey she echoes the sentiment of Zeus and sues for peace whereas in Book 4…

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5 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Hatshepsut as Manned Sphinx Letter

Words: 1315
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

As well I can see that she has wore royal headdress that usually a king wears but the uraeus (cobra) is linked with the female individuals, though both kings…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology

Innocence of the Gods A

Words: 1674
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

By taking part in his destiny, she somewhat disproves Zeus' claim that humans are wrong to suggest that the gods are to blame -- for without her interference, the…

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Essay

Criminal Justice

Power of the Gods Demonstrated

Words: 1166
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Here we can see that Agamemnon struggled over what to do but finally set his eyes upon the prize. His crime becomes justified through the victory. However, when Agamemnon…

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2 Pages
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Drama - World

Myths What Are the Five

Words: 688
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Compare and contrast two other Olympic deities with the story of Zeus. Discuss and elaborate in your answer how these gods interact with Zeus and why the stories about…

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6 Pages
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Literature

Homeric Epics -- a Comparison

Words: 2127
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

However, when Achilles touches Priam as token that he should have no fear; both gods and mortals are said to be asleep. There is a sense of will in…

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Mythology

Love and Mythology

Words: 1476
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Mythology Tales of love begin with the creation of humans, and continue to the graphic media driven "reality TV" shows that televise the private lives of the bachelor and…

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Mythology

Homeric Hymns Strength and Trickery

Words: 1392
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

For Peter Mazur, the two creation myths of the origins of the individual gods Apollo and Hermes represented two polar forces in the universe of man, two necessary ways…

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Theology

Divine Roles Across Cultures

Words: 1332
Length: 3 Pages
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ABC/123 Version X Divine oles Across Cultures HUM/105 Version Divine oles Across Cultures Select one common divine role that recurs in world mythology. Possible options of divine roles include…

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Essay

History

Religion in Ancient Greece

Words: 1001
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

The Greeks were one of the most religious societies in the ancient world. With roots in Minoan culture, West Asian beliefs, and Central Asian gods, religion permeated virtually every…

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Mythology

Male-Female Relationships in Hesiod's Theogony

Words: 1041
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Hesiod's Theogony Male and Female Relationships in Hesiod's Theogony One of the most interesting and complex facets of Greek mythology is how it portrays the relationship between the sexes.…

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Research Proposal

Mythology

Myth Villains the Common Characteristics

Words: 2075
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

This is a clear and explicit statement of the gods' selfishness, and in the context of the story of Zeus' in particular. There is no other reason provided for…

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Research Proposal

Literature

Yeats' Implications of Female Power

Words: 2310
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Thus, at the end of the poem, Yeats uses words to suggest that Leda has made a full transformation from weak women to one with a sexual assertiveness that…

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4 Pages
Essay

Physics

Pindar and the Olympian Ode in General

Words: 1379
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Pindar and the Olympian Ode In general, sports are competitive physical activities that may be individual, group, team, or a combination. The idea of sports is to improve physical…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Depictions of Marriage in Greek Myth

Words: 2302
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Marriage in Greek Myth efore we discuss the depictions of marriage in the Theogony, the Homeric Hymn to Demeter and the Odyssey, perhaps we should first discuss the real-…

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6 Pages
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Art  (general)

Art Conception Early Renaissance Imagine

Words: 2021
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The function of the work of art would be to stand before the city, and to show the city as wisdom personified, and by implication show that the wisdom…

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5 Pages
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Sports - Women

Odyssey at First Glance it

Words: 1692
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

For the most part women in the Odyssey are essentially one of three things: sexualized monsters, in the form of Circe, Calypso, the Sirens, and even Scylla; asexual helpers…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Iliad and or Odyssey

Words: 983
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Religion in the Odyssey of Homer Homer has the reputation of having "given the Greeks their gods." In so doing Homer has created a type of religion that does…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology

Homers Odyssey Homer's Odyssey Continues

Words: 1371
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Comparing the divine world in the Iliad and the Odyssey, olfgang Kullmann emphasizes that unlike in the Iliad, in the latter, "men themselves, not the gods, are responsible for…

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2 Pages
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Women's Issues - Sexuality

Leda and the Swan Rhetorical

Words: 681
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

"The broken wall, the burning roof and tower / and Agamemnon dead." Leda's body is broken through penetration, and Troy's wall also becomes broken. Zeus' desire burns, like the…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology

Apollo -- Artemis an Examination

Words: 2104
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

For instance, all of the men who became shipwrecked on the shores of Tauris were sacrificed to Artemis. Also, in the town of Brauron in Attica which held the…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology

Hesiod's Theogony Functions as the

Words: 1291
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

(vs. 225, 17.) Hesiod continues to struggle with the Eris in Works and Days and that of Theogony, confusing the second Strife and the good Eris. Walcot says that…

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24 Pages
Term Paper

Business

Revolution That Started When Information

Words: 6495
Length: 24 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As the business changes, developers can more easily map business process changes to applications and then implement the appropriate it changes. SOA facilitates business connections. With business processes packaged…

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5 Pages
Essay

Religion

What did Aphrodite Do for the Greeks

Words: 1569
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Aphrodite Biography Aphrodite was said to have been the most beautiful and sensual of all the goddesses. There are varying stories of her birth. One story holds that she…

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44 Pages
Literature Review

Family and Marriage

Racial Ideology of Latinas

Words: 11967
Length: 44 Pages
Type: Literature Review

The novel opens seven years after Gabo's mother, Ximena, was murdered by coyotes -- or paid traffickers -- during an attempt to cross the border. Her mutilated body was…

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4 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Creation Mythology and Man's Place

Words: 1084
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Zeus himself, though now king of the gods, is the child of other gods who are themselves children of still greater gods -- Gaia or Mother Earth among them.…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology

Lady Justice Themis Themis Also

Words: 877
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Of course, this is a supreme being who was authorized by a greater power to represent law, order, equity and custom and was not only the wife of Zeus,…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Plutus Play

Words: 794
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Aristophanes: Plutus Plutus is the last extant comedy of Aristophanes that focuses on the moral aspect of poverty and views riches from an ethical standpoint. The play has often…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Troy Wolfgang Petersen's 2004 Movie

Words: 1149
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

For Paris was essentially a shepherd, and had only recently returned to Troy, thus, he had no military skills (Judgement pp). Another way the movie made Paris a hero…

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Mythology

Achilles a Sympathetic Character Achilles the Grandson

Words: 1660
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Achilles a Sympathetic Character Achilles, the grandson of Aeacus was regarded as the greatest and primal character in Homer's Iliad, the ancient epic of Greek mythology. Even though Achilles…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Art  (general)

Art Period's Styles Represent a Theme Art

Words: 1416
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

art period's styles represent a theme art. Your comparison focus artists period styles. The pair choose drawn period styles. For essay, I compare a High Classical Greek artwork Early…

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5 Pages
Essay

Animals

Athena the Greek Goddess of Wisdom Art and Literature

Words: 1581
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Mythological Character in Past and Present Biography Athena was a virgin Greek goddess of intelligent activity, reason, literature and arts. She was the daughter of Zeus and Metis, and…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

Mnemonics Acrostics and Acronyms as

Words: 658
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Although they are verbal in nature, the striking image of many mnemonics, like MataHari the spy, or a mother delivering nine pizzas makes them effective. Another mnemonic technique is…

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4 Pages
Essay

Mythology

Artworks Nike of Samothrace and

Words: 1345
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

"Snakes are symbols of both death and fertility in many cultures" (No author). Therefore, it is highly significant that "Her head is made up of the joined heads of…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology

Heracles Means Glory of Hera Is Best

Words: 3551
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Heracles (means glory of Hera) is best known as the strongest of all mortals and considered as super hero on a grand scale. He is much stronger compared to…

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Literature

Odyssey A Collection Many Stories

Words: 625
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Nestor seems saddened by the fact that some of the best Greek warriors were killed in Troy, including Ajax, Achilles, and Patroclus as well as Nestor's own son. The…

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Mythology

Clash of the Titans the

Words: 1412
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

(Rose 307) Rose cites the repeated imagery of flying in the film, finding that this matches what critic Philip Slater says about the Freudian and phallic images in the…

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5 Pages
Essay

Business - Management

Project Management Elements of Business Project Management

Words: 1503
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Project Management Elements of Business: Project Management Postings to the Discussion Board The Critical Path of PET charts Successful realization of business goals of any organization, there has to…

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3 Pages
Essay

American History

History as Myth This-Based Myth Atreus Thyestes

Words: 1157
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

History As Myth This-based Myth Atreus Thyestes In paper I conversational I supposed a myth teacher a continuing education program geared library patrons aged 50+, a conversation actual essay.…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Role of Deities

Words: 691
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

role of deities in "The Iliad," by Homer, the poetry of Sappho, and "Pericles Funeral Oration," by Thucydides. Specifically it will discuss how significant the deities are in the…

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3 Pages
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Mythology

Classic Mythology

Words: 843
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Politics Hesiod's Theogony Written in the 8th century BC, Hesiod's Theogony provides a detailed and authoritative account of the Greek creation myth and, as such, is regarded as a…

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11 Pages
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Art  (general)

Venus Role in Art

Words: 2900
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Venus in Art Introduction to Venus and Aphrodite: Throughout history, Venus has long been a source of inspiration for artists. Her representation of love and beauty has been captured…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Hesiod's Works and Days

Words: 1816
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

ancient poem "Works and Days" by Hesiod. Specifically, it will contain an argumentative historical essay on the question, "What kind of social values do you find in Hesiod's advice…

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7 Pages
Research Paper

Plays

Analyzing Battle in Homer

Words: 2085
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Homeric Battle The Iliad is a collection of poems by Homer describing the 10-year siege on Troy by Greeks in what is now famously referred to as the Trojan…

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2 Pages
Essay

Creative Writing

Michael Vey Rise of the Elgen

Words: 608
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Michael Vey: Rise of the Elgen by Richard Paul Evans, begins with the Electroclan forcing Hatch to run from a Pasadena located Elgen Academy and then escaping to Idaho…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Glory Explored in Homer's the

Words: 2303
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In his last moments, Hektor realizes he can never persuade Achilles because "in his breast is a heart of iron" (XXII.357). Achilles reveals his cold nature when he says,…

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13 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Asterios Polyp a Variety of

Words: 3510
Length: 13 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Mazzucchelli on behalf of Asterios (or Ignazio in abstentia) asks in words and graphics whether dividing lives into dualities and opposites is simply easier for than accepting "a sphere…

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10 Pages
Journal

Drama - World

Beowulf as a Hero Lesson

Words: 2900
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Journal

Those with issues to overcome are always more heroic. Hector also becomes a hero when, after at first running from Achilles, he eventually stands up to him and dies…

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20 Pages
Literature Review

Drama - World

History of Construction of 10

Words: 7023
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Literature Review

The earliest divisions of the temple still standing are the barque chapels, just in the rear the first pylon. They were constructed by Hatshepsut, and appropriated by Tuthmosis III.…

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3 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Herodotus's Work The Histories Is

Words: 809
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

This is perhaps another interesting aspect of Herodotus's objective level of discussion: his interests go beyond history and simple ethnography to give larger descriptions of additional themes such as…

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5 Pages
Essay

Literature

Prometheus Unbound

Words: 1436
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

" (Rossetti, 1886) Mary Shelley is noted as having stated that it would require "…a mind as subtle as his own to understand the mystic meanings scattered throughout the…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Clytemnestra's Role in the Oresteia

Words: 2434
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In the second part, the role of Clytemnestra changes somewhat, but she is still depicted as a weak woman. The weakness of her position in society is further illustrated…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Drama - World

Parthenon Was an Architectural Achievement

Words: 1819
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

g., the finding last year at Athens of the hand of Zeus of the east pediment)" the Parthenon continues to yield intellectual fruit through archeological excavation and discovery (Bruno…

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6 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Covenants in Genesis and Oedipus

Words: 2011
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

How could that be true when that child was left in the woods to die? Oedipus is calmed, but he still sets out to solve the murder-mystery and punish…

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4 Pages
Case Study

Education - Computers

Resources to Enhance Team Effectiveness

Words: 1184
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Case Study

Online Collaborative Tools Collaboration is the focal point of business and its management in a workplace. Whereas effectual and sustainable collaboration needs face-to-face contact, the majority of the collaborative…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Alexander the Great Began His

Words: 2031
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Both points-of-view may be absolutely correct, but neither really addresses the issue of whether or not Alexander was truly great. Perhaps the best way to evaluate Alexander's greatness is…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Art  (general)

Sanctuary and Iconology the Piece

Words: 824
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

However, unlike Prometheus, Loki has been almost universally seen as evil. His eventual freedom is said to presage the death of all the Gods. This link between Loki and…

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