Essays Tagged: "Marcus Aurelius"

Aeneas: the Man, the Myth, the Legend

e shaped by many great leaders of that time period including, but not limited to, Augustus, Trajan, Marcus Aurelius, and many others. To Romans, many of these leaders were great because their leadersh ...

(5 pages) 115 2 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The fall of the Roman Empire

peasant uprisings.ROMAN EMPIRE AND ITS EMPEROREver since the adoptive system which was installed by Marcus Aurelius was never reinstalled after his death,effective leadership in governing Rome was lac ...

(6 pages) 331 0 2.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

"The World of Rome" by Michael Grant.

r, but believed in Epicureanism. Also Cicero had found inspiration and comfort in Stoic philosophy. Marcus Aurelius, who was not in the true sense a philosopher himself, found guidance in his Meditati ... t there is a bond that is unbreakable between all men thereby giving and receiving decent treatment.Marcus Aurelius was able to combine the fundamentals of Epicureanism and Stoicism. While he believed ...

(3 pages) 79 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Apathy opposed to morality.

.g. "be in the world, but not of the world"). Among it's followers were the brilliant Greek writers Marcus Aurelius, Seneca and Epictetus.As legend has it, Zeno lived a rugged, oppressive life. His ne ...

(8 pages) 103 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Describe Commodus, (from movie Gladiator)motivation for growth and change through conflict.

uous qualities he embodies. It is this emptiness that makes his lack of moral fibre so transparent. Marcus Aurelius sees through the glass and intends to deny Commodus succession by reverting Rome to ...

(3 pages) 223 9 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

An essay that explains how the movie GLADIATOR portrays the characteristics of ancient Rome

took its audience to the end of the Pax Romana around the second-century Rome with the last year of Marcus Aurelius's reign in 180 A.D., the last of the five Good Emperors. This brilliant emperor find ... eed him in governing Rome in hope that they may restore the Republic. The first and more favored by Marcus is Maximus, an extraordinary Spanish-born general, who fights the Germanian Armies with Marcu ...

(5 pages) 86 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Times of Roman Peace through the Death of Theodosius

the competent management and rule of the Roman Empire by Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius.In 180 Marcus Aurelius gives the office to Commodus who rules from 180 to 192. Altho ...

(7 pages) 41 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Gladiator. Comparison from the movie to actual history. similarities and differences.

good general at that. He lead Rome to many victories. He was so great and loyal that in the movie, Marcus Aurelius actually asked him to succeed him in the throne. When Commodus heard this from his f ... s to assassinate and kill Maximus since Maximus is supposed to be the successor to the throne after Marcus Aurelius. In Roman History, the Romans never developed a formal policy of succession. Althoug ...

(3 pages) 118 2 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Gladiator Analysis essay

h ideals, but by down-to-earth loyalties and affections.The plot of this film is relatively simple. Marcus Aurelius, empreror of Rome at the time, asks Maximus, his favorite general, to become emperor ... sult of megalomania but rather a function of his love for Rome, for his family, and for his friend, Marcus Aurelius. This is clearly demonstrated when he is offered the empire of Rome from the dying e ...

(5 pages) 96 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Pick a historical related film and analyse its historical accuracy.

he inaccuracies start. First, there was no last great battle with the Germanic tribes on the eve of Marcus Aurelius' death. There was a great daylong battle late in the campaigning season of A.D. 179, ... ere were one, it would not have been a German shepherd, a breed that did not exist in ancient times.Marcus Aurelius was not quite 59 when he died, perhaps of plague. "Gladiator" does capture his kindl ...

(3 pages) 103 4 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Christianity in Ancient Rome

s caused many rumors to circulate. Rumors were also started just because they were disliked. During Marcus Aurelius's reign, his good friend Fronto wrote to him about the Christians, which fueled the ...

(4 pages) 53 0 1.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Essay on "Gladiator".

le while at the same time revenging his murdered family.The plot of this film is relatively simple. Marcus Aurelius, emperor of Rome at the time, asks Maximus, his favorite general, to become emperor ... sult of megalomania but rather a function of his love for Rome, for his family, and for his friend, Marcus Aurelius. This is clearly demonstrated when he is offered the empire of Rome from the dying e ...

(4 pages) 53 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Gladiator"

r" were both factual and fictional. At the beginning of the movie it was 180 AD and the emperor was Marcus Aurelius. It is true that Marcus Aurelius was emperor from 161AD-180AD in Rome, and he did ha ... urelius was emperor from 161AD-180AD in Rome, and he did have a movement against Germania. However, Marcus Aurelius was not assassinated, like the movie shows, he actually died of natural causes. Also ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Stoicism

ntinued by Cleanthes and Chrysippus. It was perfected in the 3rd century and richened by Seneca and Marcus Aurelius. By no means must this school of thought be considered as a bad copy of a glorious p ... cs and administration. It is in this way that we see the apparent contradiction of a Roman Emperor, Marcus Aurelius, writing one of the classics of late Stoicism. However, while Aurelius took Stoic id ...

(48 pages) 194 0 4.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Gladiator

on home after a glorious defeat over some random dirty looking people, but, as fate would have it, Marcus Aurelius, the dying emperor "“ brilliantly brought to life by Richard Harris "“ inf ... ars all hell would break loose if his son Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix), takes control. Shortly after, Marcus Aurelius has a little talk with Commodus telling him that he intends to name Maximus as his s ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Stoicism

acted many followers and flourished for centuries in Greece and Rome, where the most famous Stoics, Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, and Epictetus, followed the Stoic philosophy. The Stoic doctrine is divided ... ple of Stoicism that appealed to Epictitus was the concept of brotherly love and universal harmony. Marcus Aurelius was attracted to Stoicism because of the analogy between the local human community a ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Use of Spolia in Byzantium

th Constantine the Great. The reuse of relief's from triumphal monuments (eg., Trajan, Hadrian, and Marcus Aurelius) in Constantine's arch in Rome has been interpreted as conveying a specific politica ... stian tradition of selection and reinterpretation of antique culture and literature. 4Bibliography1.Marcus Binney Architecture Correspondent Times, The (United Kingdom), 2003.2.Keshani, Hussein. Al-Ma ...

(8 pages) 16 0 3.5 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Gladiator

Gladiator (Russell Crowe) is about a Roman army commander who would become emperor. However, Caesar Marcus Aurelius's (Richard Harris) snotty son, Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix) is jealous and murders his ... k and forced to fight Commodus himself. Severely wounded, he barely wins the battle. He then grants Marcus Aurelius's dying wish, by giving power back to the senate. He frees his buddies, then dies of ...

(1 pages) 860 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Gladiator Movie Review

times of ancient Rome. The year is 180 AD, and Rome is at war with the Germanic tribes. The Caesar Marcus Aurelius has ruled for years as a militarily emperor and wants to return Rome to a republic a ... rs as a militarily emperor and wants to return Rome to a republic and re-empower the senate. Caesar Marcus Aurelius's son Commodus hopes he will succeed his fathers throne and rule as an emperor and e ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Approaches to Clinical Psychology

nges" (NACBT, 2009).The first traces of the philosophy of CBT can be found in the early writings of Marcus Aurelius and Epictetus who wrote that "men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which ...

(3 pages) 99 0 5.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology