Essays Tagged: "ancient myths"

Chinese myths

around them, and generally how they perceived their surrounding environment. This report deals with ancient myths and the people who believed them, and what the current believes of these people are.Th ... who wrote them did. I think it's like Halloween in our culture. We still practice the custom as the ancient people did but we don't have as much as a strong believe in ghosts and goblins as our ancest ...

(6 pages) 54 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Chinese myths

around them, and generally how they perceived their surrounding environment. This report deals with ancient myths and the people who believed them, and what the current believes of these people are.Th ... who wrote them did. I think it's like Halloween in our culture. We still practice the custom as the ancient people did but we don't have as much as a strong believe in ghosts and goblins as our ancest ...

(6 pages) 45 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The History of Drama from the Romantic Period to Modern Times.

er the years. Until the nineteenth century, most European playwrights "drew their tragic plots from ancient myths or legendary history" (Berggren 1). The choices of the dramatic subjects demonstrated ...

(2 pages) 127 0 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Is myth a type of speech?

to regulate what we perceive as natural in our society. In Barthes' context myth does not refer to ancient myths. As Roland Barthes explains it, myth is a type of speech, a system of communication ev ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Ancient Eyptian Religion.

? Egyptian Mythology ( religion of Ancient Egypt )- Dominating influence in their culture's development- Based on an unorganized collec ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Baiji Dolphin

Hidden in the murky waters of the Yangtze River in China dwells an ancient species of dolphin unchanged by 20 million years of evolution. The Baiji Dolphin is the most ... e of pollution in the water.Once considered as a protective goddess of the Yangtze and cherished in ancient myths as a galloping white horse capable of flying across lakes and rivers, there now may be ...

(3 pages) 27 1 2.5 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

We tell stories to come to terms with the world to harmonize our lives within reality.

n trinity of Nimrod the father, Semiramis the mother and Tammuz the child. Hislop proposes that all ancient myths are birthed from Babylon and all false religions have a pagan trinity of father, mothe ...

(7 pages) 29 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The movie, Star Wars is not as difficult to decipher

tell him that the force would always be with him, such as a god is always watching over the hero in ancient myths. Luke also has a few people with him. He had Chewy, Hans Solo, Obi-wan-kanobi and the ... s a few people with him. He had Chewy, Hans Solo, Obi-wan-kanobi and the triodes aiding him. In the ancient myth Odysseus, the main character Odysseus was traveling with a group of men that helped him ...

(2 pages) 1347 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Zeus: Ladies Man or Con Artist

Will we ever find out if ancient myths were true? These myths are somewhat mind-boggling and yet somewhat believable at the s ...

(2 pages) 11 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology