Essays Tagged: "descendant"

Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar

BC. Four years after his birth his mother divorced his father and married Octavian. Tiberius was a descendant of the Claudian family who moved to Rome shortly after the foundation of the city. The Cl ... ppina and marry Augustus' daughter Julia. This was arranged to better the chance of succession of a descendant of Augustus to take power. The plan did not work because they did not get along and soon ...

(4 pages) 138 1 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Alexis Charles-Henri-Maurice Clérel de Tocqueville

ues miles de la côte de la Normandie. Il était d'une feuille célèbre: un descendant du frère de la St. Jeanne d'Arc, un parent de l'écrivain Romantique et voya ...

(4 pages) 59 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Nathaniel Hawthorne's ideas and views

ized his writings to express his dark, gloomy outlook on life.        Hawthorne, a descendant of a puritan family, was born in Salem,Massachusetts. Some of his ancestors included ...

(3 pages) 162 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


The Jews Before 1935The Jews are descendants of Abraham. It is said that whoever is a descendant ofAbraham was blessed. The Jews were ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A woman in Ancient Roman times.

n power and authority was the use of her family background and ancestry. She was the only remaining descendant of Germanicus and Agrippina the Elder, sister to the previous Emperor Calligular, and the ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Stuff about electricity , atoms, and electrons.

rank with one hand and rubbed with the other hand. The Van de Graaf generator is a highly developed descendant of that and other machines. It is sometimes used as a particle accelerator. Robert Boyle ...

(4 pages) 55 1 1.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Flannery O'Connor's "Everything that Rises Must Converge".

y O'Connor's "Everything that Rises Must Converge" tells the story of a middle-aged white lady, the descendant of an aristocratic slave-holding family in the deep south, that is on a journey to the YW ...

(3 pages) 95 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nathaniel Hawthorne -"Young Goodman Brown".

Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on the forth of July 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts, a descendant of Puritan immigrants; one ancestor had been a judge in the Salem witchcraft trials. Mayb ...

(4 pages) 278 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Monarchs, Alexander the Great and Charles the Great.

Philip II and Olympias, a princess from Epirus. "Alexander learned from his father that he was the descendant of Hercules, the son of Zeus, and from his mother that he was an ancestor of Achilles" (A ...

(7 pages) 43 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Response Journal for "Everything That Rises Must Converge" by Flannery O'Connor

or's "Everything that Rises Must Converge" tells the story of a middle-aged white woman, who is the descendant of a southern aristocratic slave-holding family. Mrs. Chestny is on a journey to the YWCA ...

(3 pages) 66 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Aloha Oè Lili'uokalani- Legacy of Hawaii's Last Queen

customs and well-being of her people, being one of her first priorities, during her reign. Being a descendant of chiefs that were treated like gods, she lived up to her heritage by serving as a figur ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

AIDS: Information

ffect more than roughly thirty million people worldwide. It is now generally accepted that HIV is a descendant of simian (monkey) immunodeficiency virus (SIV). Certain simian immunodeficiency viruses ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Not a bit surprised - an essay re: neglect of canadian aboriginals by the canadian government.

e back burner. What is it about these issues that seem to be too far-gone or taboo to address? As a descendant of aboriginal lineage, the issues facing first nations communities across the country are ...

(2 pages) 45 0 2.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A comparative study of the presentation of characters' mental states in Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf and The Hours by Michael Cunningham.

tually dependant, to the point of being almost indistinguishable. Michael Cunningham The Hours is a descendant of Mrs Dalloway; Cunningham attempts to readdress Woolf's concerns without the restrictio ...

(10 pages) 132 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Beowulf Boast

I am Tamara, the only descendantof the Great Grammar goddess andthe Baron of Banking. Baking everysnowfall has made me mar ...

(1 pages) 28 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Financial Analysis For Telstra Corporation Limited

re than 10.3 million Australian fixed line and more than 6.5 million mobile services.Telstra is the descendant of a merger of Telecom Australia, the government-owned monopoly communications carrier, T ...

(12 pages) 251 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

This essay explores the parallels between Beowulf (Seamus Heaney) and four other works explored to explain the effects that battle has upon both warriors and society as a whole.

ism (if any) that the future will or can fill. The loss of an individual's protector, companion, or descendant is poorly repaid by war's empty glory. The acquisition of territory may add notoriety to ...

(9 pages) 49 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Good and Evil Through the Eyes of Cotton Mather

As a descendant of two of the most influential Puritan colonists in Massachusetts and son of a very accom ...

(4 pages) 67 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Define anti-Semitism. Find examples of current anti-Semitic literature to bring to class. What makes it anti-Semitic?

inadequate for the way it is used. Anti is Greek word for against, and Semite is a person who is a descendant from Shem. Arabs are also known to be prominently 'anti-Semitic', but they come from Shem ...

(1 pages) 14 0 1.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A Descriptive Essay of Grendel from "Beowulf".

ndel is one of the three major antagonists in the poem "Beowulf". We are told he is a monster and a descendant of the biblical figure "Cain" early on in the text. "Till the monster stirred, that demon ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry