Essays Tagged: "Argos"

Changing Views of the Chorus in Antigone

from the chorus merely inform the reader about the war whichhad just taken place between Thebes and Argos. Their last lines of this opening choralpassage, however, introduced king Creon, making him se ...

(3 pages) 92 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Antigone, a play written by Sophocles in the 5th century B.C. Antigone somehow shows how good people can do evil things based on Creon

ate years, but Eteocles refused to relinquish his rule of Thebes, and as a result Polynices fled to Argos to gain the aid of the Argive army. Polynices and the Argive army attacked the seven gates of ...

(5 pages) 81 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

An overview of what modern historian Hammond wrote about the Peloponnesian League.

ion to a new policy, of which the declared aims were liberation from tyranny and prtoection against Argos. Hamm. stressed that these declarations were welcomed by other states and well timed because t ... these declarations were welcomed by other states and well timed because tyranny was in decline and Argos' truculence was causing concern. Sparta's track-record was good: she favoured Delphi, had libe ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Hera.

alous revenge for Zeus's girls. Hersacred animals are the cow and the Peacock. Her favorite city is Argos. That is what Iknow about Hera.

(1 pages) 21 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Why did sparta not manage to get control over a large part of the greek world that athens did?

part of the Greek world that Athens did?In 550BC the Spartans defeated Tegea, this was followed by Argos in 544BC. From 520-490BC under king Cleomenes Sparta was seen as the leader of the Peloponnese ... rtan supremacy in the Peloponnese-the anti-Spartan coalition led by Themistocles. This consisted of Argos, Elis and Mantinea, Arcadia and Tegea. The one thing they all had in common was their hostilit ...

(9 pages) 68 0 3.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Discuss the portrayal of women in The Agamemnon

In The Agamemnon women are portrayed as strong and powerful. Clytaemestra rules Argos which she calls 'my city' while her husband Agamemnon is away at Troy, and the Chorus of Argiv ... ke this, but that it is in their nature. Clytaemestra's passion for Aegisthus and for the throne of Argos however is seen as far from natural. Cassandra describes Clytaemestra as a 'woman-lioness' and ...

(5 pages) 78 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Antigone

from the chorus merely inform the reader about the war which hadjust taken place between Thebes and Argos. Their last lines of thisopening choral passage, however, introduced king Creon, making him se ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.9 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Plot Synopsis of "Clash of the Titans."

Acrisius, King of Argos has his daughter, Danae, and her illegitimate baby, Perseus, sealed in a wooden vessel and cas ... is the father of Danae's child. The monstrous Kraken causes tidal waves that destroy the kingdom of Argos. At the same time, Zeus has Danae and her baby conveyed safely to Seraphos, a desert island, w ... thirty days Andromeda must go as a virgin sacrifice to the Kraken, or Joppa will be destroyed like Argos before it. In 30 days she must be sacrificed to a monster called the Kraken. Perseus must go t ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Case of the Floundering Expatriate - A Case Analysis (includes key issues and learnings)

managers. Their success here could thus make or break their careers.SUMMARYFrank Waterhouse, CEO of Argos Diesel, Europe, is a worried man. Bert Donaldson, who arrived in Zurich a year ago to create a ... ago to create a seamless European team--to facilitate communication among the parts suppliers that Argos has acquired over the past two years--just isn't working out. Although he has excellent creden ...

(5 pages) 101 0 1.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Silver

r silver, Ag, is derived from the Latin word argentum which may have originated from the Greek word argos, meaning "shiny" or "white." Some of the history of silver is unclear in some areas. There is ...

(2 pages) 444 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Civil Disobedience

igone, Antigone finds out that here two brothers have killed each other in a war between Thebes and Argos. Their names were Polyneices and Eteocles. King Creon had ordered that one was to be buried wi ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The oresteia

ghter and continue on to Troy, or should he let his daughter live and put the honor of Menelaus and Argos aside? He realizes that it is a lose-lose situation: "What of these things goes without disast ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Hercules His 12 Quests

which he had really not been responsible, he was made the servant of his cousin, King Eurystheus of Argos, whose commands he was compelled to obey. (Juno's hand was in this, too.) Eurystheus thought u ... d next to slay the Hydra, a many-headed water serpent that had taken a heavy toll in the country of Argos. The middle head of the Hydra was immortal, indestructible. Hercules attacked the monster vali ...

(7 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Clytaemnestra

one." (Lines 258-261) This line immediately sets up the fact that Clytaemnestra has gained power in Argos during Agamemnon's absence.It is in this first address to Clytaemnestra that we learn that pow ... ra is the one who obtains justice in this play. Although Aegisthus presents himself as the ruler of Argos, Clytaemnestra was the one who discouraged him from killing the men of Chorus by saying, "No m ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Why Is The Libation Bearers Called The Libation Be

Libation Bearers. The Chorus is made up of Trojan women, originally taken by Agamemnon from Troy to Argos. The Chorus has been commissioned by Clytemnestra to offer libations up for Agamemnon. This is ... oing to try and avenge the death of their father. This will serve as a cleansing for the family and Argos. Their libations could signify the act of rebirth, through seeking their vengeance upon Clytem ...

(1 pages) 1209 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Justice in the Oresteia

, several characters act based on their own perceptions of justice.In Agamemnon, Agamemnon, king of Argos returns from ten years of war in Troy. When his queen, Clytemnestra sees him, she invites him ... of justice turning against Clytemnestra. Orestes, Agamemnon’s son, who had been sent away from Argos by his mother, has returned, “I have come home to my own soil, an exile home at last. ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

ID Kaart

reaalsed kasutusvõimalused järgmised:7Ektaco on saanud valmis uue rakenduse ID-Kaardile ARGOS 3010 Eesti ID-kaardi lugeja läbipääsusüsteemile7ID-Kaart bussipiletiks, ka ... või portaali kasutamist (www.sk.ee/digidoc)Ektaco on saanud valmis uue rakenduse ID-Kaardile ARGOS 3010Eesti ID-kaardi lugeja läbipääsusüsteemileEktaco ARGOS-seeria läb ...

(25 pages) 3348 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science