Essays Tagged: "Alps"

Albert Einstein

use he did not have a diploma from the Gymnasium. But there was a solution to this problem over the Alps, in Zurich, there was The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology which did not require a diploma ... ute, and Einstein was only 16. Einstein took the risk, and in the autumn he was dispatched over the Alps. Einstein took the exam, but did not pass. The principal of the school was impressed with his a ...

(3 pages) 70 1 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Albert Einstein

use he did not have a diploma from the Gymnasium. But there was a solution to this problem over the Alps, in Zurich, there was The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology which did not require a diploma ... ute, and Einstein was only 16. Einstein took the risk, and in the autumn he was dispatched over the Alps. Einstein took the exam, but did not pass. The principal of the school was impressed with his a ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Albert Einstein

ause he did nothave a diploma from the Gymnasium. But there was a solution to this problem over the Alps, inZurich. There was The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology which did not require a diploma ...

(2 pages) 43 1 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Austria

iaAustria, a small country in Central Europe famous for its gorgeous mountain scenery. The towering Alps, and the foothills stretch across the western, southern and central parts of the country. Broad ...

(7 pages) 128 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Lord Byron's views regarding nature and society in "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage"

n wrote this poem on his travels trough Spain, Portugal, Albania, Greece, Belgium, Switzerland, the Alps and Italy.The hero of the poem, Childe (an ancient term for a young noble awaiting knighthood) ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Body Art Banning.

ll and personal (Body Modification). It is believed that even the iceman that was discovered in the Alps in 1991 had tattoos. Cultures cite different reasons for body adornment and celebrate the body ...

(9 pages) 93 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Renaissance.

sed enormous wealth and merchants and bankers began to dominate Europe banking on both sides of the Alps. These profits contributed to the cities economy.*The whole point of the renaissance was that t ...

(11 pages) 581 5 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Analytical Bibliography on Hannibal and the Second Punic War.

essay, was examined more closely in Mommsen's History of Rome and John Prevas' Hannibal Crosses The Alps. The dictionary sources provide only dry lists of events with no commentary, side notes or anal ... did nothing to prevent war. Hannibal, leaving 20,000 troops with his brother Hasdrubal, crossed the Alps with 40,000 troops. The treacherous cross cost him 14,000 men, but also caught the Romans by su ...

(7 pages) 51 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

France.

hich borders Germany and Switzerland, a south plateau, and vast plains. The boundaries refer to the Alps and Jura mountains. Mount Blanc is the highest peak towering 15,771 feet and is the second larg ...

(7 pages) 105 0 4.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Valdese, NC: A Historic, Economic, and Educationally Thriving City.

Italy) was settled in 1893 by Italian immigrants, know as the Waldensians. They fled Italy over the Alps and across the Atlantic Ocean to America to get away from the religious suppression by the Duke ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

What did the remains of Ötzi reveal about the lifestyle of Bronze Age People?

e of Bronze Age People?The 5,300 year old remains of Ötzi the Iceman found in the Ötzaler Alps on 19th September 1991 reveals that the lifestyles of Bronze Age people were developing technol ... orted by the idea that Ötzi was a lone Shepard whose duty was to take herds up in the European Alps during Sumer grazing time. He could have taken take the fungus as a part of his "first aid kit" ...

(6 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Iceman

ders, is the oldest and besr preserved body from prehistory ever found. But how could he lie in the Alps about 5000 years without getting broken and without being found?There are many dicussions about ... heologists could not get the frozen body out of the ice when he was first found. The weather in the Alps was bad, there was some kind of a snowstorm and it was dangerous to get the Iceman's body out o ...

(2 pages) 55 4 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Who were the Celtic peoples?

from northern Italy around 400 BC, when a previously unkown group of barbarians came down from the Alps and displaced the Etruscans from the fertile Po valley, a displacment that helped to push the E ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Economy of Austria

Austria is a small country in the central of Europe and it is famous for its mountains scenery. The Alps and their foothills stretch across several sights of the country and make it look beautiful. Th ... in the country has grown in the past fifty years.Austria's largest tourist attraction has been the Alps for skiing in the winter and for hiking and camping in the summer. For this reason, the mountai ...

(10 pages) 49 0 4.6 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Caesar's campaigns in Gaul.

ldren. Within eight years he brought under his power all the territory bounded by the Pyrenees, the Alps, the Rhine, and the Atlantic Ocean, or about what corresponds to the modern countries of France ... cided upon a day for an uprising. The Romans of Genabum, on Liger were massacred.Caesar crossed the Alps, collected his legions, marched upon Genabum and burnt the town. A part of Caesar's army attack ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The Vanishing Waterland--informative essay on Venice and my experince there.

our three-day visit. I woke a couple hours later to Andy gently shaking me. The view of the Alps from the train window was unforgettable. It was like someone hand painted a watercolor of the b ... ain snaked along the side of a mountain, disappearing into tunnels and blacking out the view of the Alps. The flashes of scenery I did manage to take in would only be found in a film that won Best Pic ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Significance of the discovery of the Iceman

German couple, Helmut and Erika Simons, who were hiking near the Austrian and Italian border in the Alps. They both had wandered slightly off trail when Erika spotted a head and shoulders sticking out ... ave died in autumn because that was when the shepherds would take their flocks of sheep up into the Alps, and they had used a microscopic analysis to find out what he had eaten, Otzi's last meal had c ...

(9 pages) 26 1 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Under What circumstances do Snow avalanches occur?

of avalanches be managed?The effects of avalanches can be managed in many ways, for example in the Alps a variety of methods are used. Controlled explosions that cause lots of much smaller avalanches ...

(2 pages) 1022 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Switzerland

is one of the most mountainous countries of Europe, with over 70 percent of the land covered by the Alps (Microsoft Encarta, paragraph 2). I also found the history to be very interesting dating back a ...

(2 pages) 14 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Alpine Iceman

was found by chance in September 1991 by a German couple hiking on Mount Similaun (in the Otztaler Alps), on the Austria-Italy border. The particularly hot summer that year had melted most of the sno ...

(2 pages) 523 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers