Essays Tagged: "Latin"

Definition of education

f teaching and learning, according to the American Heritagedictionary. Its etymology comes from the Latin word 'educatio which means to bringup'1 But what does that tell us. It says to me that educati ...

(3 pages) 389 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Alexander Graham Bell.

t to do this when he was fourteen years of age and went to live with Grandpapa who was to teach him Latin, Greek, and other necessary schooling subjects for becoming a speech teacher. Aleck did not wa ... father was quite a strict man and did not waste any time in starting Aleck's schooling. Aleck hated Latin and Greek and wanted to not take them. He was quite good on the piano but Grandpapa did not ha ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Bromine: History and Study

xcited, and then he commented that I stank. Maybe that's why he named me Bromine, which is from the Latin root bromos, which means "stench." I don't think that is very nice, but I guess its true, seei ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Definition of depreciation, facts and causes.

The word 'Depreciation' has been derived from the Latin word 'Depretium' which means 'decline in price' or 'value'. Depreciation relates to fixed asse ...

(3 pages) 133 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Ambroise Pare (1510-1590)

ly write some books on his experiences in the art of medicine, and thinks he will leave some of his Latin based teachings and move to be a self-employed doctor. He has been a success and has been acce ...

(2 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The aquisition of Prejudice

The Acquisition of PrejudiceThe word 'prejudice' comes from the Latin word pre-judicium, which means 'pre-judgment'. Without examining a person on his or her own wo ...

(2 pages) 100 2 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Beer: The Production History and Consumption Of Beer with Ref

r a period of days or weeks, depending on the style of beer being brewed. Ferment is taken from the Latin "to boil". Watching the yeast in active fermentation, one can understand the reason the word i ... a corn beer and kumiss is a drink produced from fermented camel milk. The word beer comes from the Latin word bibere, meaning, "to drink", and the root of the Spanish word cerveza originates from the ...

(18 pages) 64 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Becoming a Lawyer

wers will be developed and sharpened by the experience with mathematics (159).In some high schools, Latin is a required subject as in others it is optional. Latin is the base of many languages, especi ... of Central and South America, as well as much of the English language. Even if this were not true, Latin would still be very valuable to the prospective lawyer. For example, habeas corpus is a Latin ...

(13 pages) 125 1 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Career Research Project On Law. Includes the History, Educaiton, Benefits, Money. by MUNDEAZY

mathematics. Mathematics is good for problem solving which a lawyer does for his or her client. If Latin is a language you can take at your school you should take it. Roman laws were written in Latin ... can take at your school you should take it. Roman laws were written in Latin and being able to read Latin is good for becoming a lawyer. Joining student governing bodies will help later in becoming a ...

(7 pages) 55 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Case Study Involving Goya Food Products and their Marketing Plan.

rce. This is due to one of Goya's main strategies, which is pushing its product specifically to the Latin community. One of its greater advantages it has over competitors (Cambells) is its long-standi ... er advantages it has over competitors (Cambells) is its long-standing name among the history of the Latin community. A greater percentage of demographics who grow up eating a certain thing / brand wil ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


re willing to overlook the rather sad appearance of the old man and the fact that he does not speak Latin in order to accept that he is in fact an angel. The villagers begin to realize that having the ...

(2 pages) 311 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Absurdity as Advertising

of the person asserting it. It is also known as argument from authority, argumentum ad verecundiam (Latin: argument to respect) or ipse dixit (Latin: he himself said it). It is one method of obtaining ...

(6 pages) 35 0 4.1 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Edgar allan poe - life and works

irginia. University of Virginia admitted Poe in 1826 where he studied French, Spanish, Italian, and Latin. He had an excellent scholastic record but he faced financial problems, and accumulated a gamb ...

(6 pages) 643 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Death and Dying: Before and After Stages of death and dying by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and William Worden

the community and health care workers.The word hospice comes from the root word for hospitality in Latin. In basic terms Hospice means to provide hospitality to the dying person and their family. Thi ... persons in monasteries prior to the construction of hospitals. The word hospital also comes for the Latin word for hospitality. In the late sixties a doctor named Dame Saunders applied the term Hospic ...

(16 pages) 104 0 3.5 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Mormonism report

d that this word was derived from the Greek word mormo. This is not the case. There was no Greek or Latin upon the plates from which I, through the grace of God. translated the Book of Mormon. Let the ... We say from the Saxon, good; the Dane, god,; the Goth, goda; the German, gut; the Dutch, goed; the Latin, bonus; the Greek, kalos; the Hebrew, tob; and the Egyptian, mon. Hence, with the addition of ...

(9 pages) 466 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Christianity and the Cubiculum : Spiritual Politics and Domestic Space in Late Antique Rome

#1109;tantine'ѕ converѕion to Chriѕtianity began in the bedroom. According to one Latin verѕion of the Actuѕ Ѕilveѕtri, an anonymouѕly-penned, fifth-cen ... iѕ ѕtudy of the cubiculum in claѕѕical literature, Riggѕby found that Latin writerѕ commonly ѕituated immoral or indiѕcreet actѕ like obѕcen ...

(81 pages) 31 0 3.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Capital Punishment: Morally correct?

pon a person by judicial process as a punishment for an offence"2. The term Capital originates from Latin "capitalis"2 literally meaning "regarding the head"2. This is why in ancient times a capital o ...

(9 pages) 5 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Weedy Pest or Crop of the Future

.It is interesting to note that the name Linnaeus chose for this sedge, esculentus, means edible in latin (6). The two varieties of interest to us are Cyperus esculentus var. esculentus (weedy) and Cy ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Cultural studies db2 Individual assignment

ectAbstractIn the twelfth century, the most used languages among the educated and used in books was Latin or French. These languages were used mostly by the educated or the rich who could read and wri ... cultural differences that add to this major shift to vernacular languages from the much more proper Latin. Depending on where a person was from, their economic status may have prevented them from lear ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Apr/2013

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

Indo-European and the Celtic language

insula and the later disappeared with the Roman Empire invasion and then infiltrated the use of the Latin language from the Roman presence.Indo-European and The Celtic LanguageDuring the Hellenistic t ... rigination.Roman TriumphLater after the Roman military took over the language then transformed into Latin by the 5th Century and native Celtic language had disappeared from the continental Europe. To ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies