Essays Tagged: "Mediterranean Sea"

Ancient Greece

ANCIENT GREECEAncient Greece is a peninsula located off the Mediterranean Sea, and is surrounded by several islands.Ancient Greece was made up of different type ...

(3 pages) 148 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies


east to west. It stretches about 550 miles north to south. Spain's longest coastline lies along the Mediterranean Sea and stretches for almost 1700 miles from the eastern end of the Pyrenees mountain ... here else in Europe.Cuisine is another important aspect of Spanish culture. The Spanish, like other Mediterranean people, are particularly fond of sidewalk cafes, where a cup of coffee, glass of wine, ...

(5 pages) 231 3 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Aeneas: the Man, the Myth, the Legend

o the will of the gods to gain unimaginable leadership skills through Aeneas' excursion through the Mediterranean Sea, his contact/relationship with Dido, and his travels through the Underworld.When A ... ntact/relationship with Dido, and his travels through the Underworld.When Aeneas set forth onto the Mediterranean Sea from Troy, he encountered many different setbacks in his journey until he found ou ...

(5 pages) 115 2 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Ancient Greece

ically it indicates the heartland of Greek communities on the north coast and nearby islands of the Mediterranean Sea. Culturally, though it indicates how the ancient Greeks spoke. How they worshipped ... Greek WorldThe territory of ancient Greece consisted of a mountainous peninsula that went into the Mediterranean Sea west coast of Asia Minor and nearby islands. A strip of land separated the souther ...

(4 pages) 214 0 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Was Rome stronger during the republic or the empire? A question answered by looking at the governments of both of these eras of one of the greatest societies on earth.

c set up a strong government, overcame class divisions, and started the conquest of taking over the Mediterranean Sea Region.The key to a strong society is having good leaders, and Rome's leaders were ... ted to grow and expand, and after a short set back evolved into the large trading nation around the Mediterranean. At first, Rome started to conquer some of the neighboring enemies in Italy. Soon they ...

(4 pages) 175 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


eninsula, and bounded on the northby the Bay of Biscay, France, and Andorra, and on the east by the Mediterranean Sea. The BalearicIslands in the Mediterranean and the Canary Islands in the Atlantic O ... eninsula and occupied it for extended periods. These addedethnologic elements include the Romans, a Mediterranean people, and the Suevi, Vandals, and Visigoths,Teutonic peoples. Semitic elements are a ...

(7 pages) 183 0 4.1 May/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Overview of Italy, with personal comment

a country located in southern Europe. Italy occupies a boot-shaped peninsula that extends into the Mediterranean sea from southern Europe. The country also includes two large islands, Sicily and Sard ... and became increasingly independent of one another. They flourished because of their access to the Mediterranean trade routes and almost had a complete monopoly on all spice and silks coming into Eur ...

(11 pages) 202 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Satire. Speaks of Joseph Heller.

.Catch-22 is a satire on World War II. This novel takes place on the small island of Pianosa in the Mediterranean sea late in the war when Germany is no longer a threat. It is the struggle of one man, ...

(10 pages) 73 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare and Contrast ancient Civilizations in the lands surrounding the Mediterranean sea

Ancient Civilization flourished in the lands surrounding the Mediterranean sea. Each had it's own distinct views on the social, political, and religious aspects; ... ir national origin. A merit based system was a new development, one which had yet to be seen in the Mediterranean area. During the rules of Amenhopte and his father, Egypt experienced a period similar ...

(10 pages) 406 0 3.7 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Turkey, A Poli-Historical Analysis

h by the Black Sea; on the east by Georgia, Armenia, and Iran; on the south by Iraq, Syria, and the Mediterranean Sea; and on the west by the Aegean Sea .June 28, 1997, Nekmettin Erbakan becomes Turke ... ed the Turkish people. Few soldiers had shoes, let alone equipment to battle the Greeks back to the Mediterranean. However, under the guidance of Mustafa Kemal Pasha, (later Mustafa Kemal Ataturk), th ...

(9 pages) 152 0 4.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Report on Ancient Egypt

river , it is approximately 4,160 miles long and flows from the highlands in Central Africa to the Mediterranean Sea. It is the main reason why the Ancient Egyptians were such a successful people, th ... are and attacks from other cultures, Egypt's geography protected it from most of its neighbors. The Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea, the Nubian Desert, and the Libyan Desert surrounded Egypt, it was ve ...

(8 pages) 149 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

United Nations Debate, France. Class: World History II. Facts on France.

he Bay of Biscay and English Channel. Between Belgium and Spain, Southeast of the UK; bordering the Mediterranean Sea, Between Italy and Spain.Arable Land: 33%The extent of France's coastlines is 3,42 ...

(1 pages) 53 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Discuss the Rise of Rome and the impact of external expansion on internal politics.

th the sea power and trading center on the coast of northern Africa, Carthage. They fought over the Mediterranean Sea in the Punic Wars. In the first war, Rome conquered Sicily, and made it the first ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

18th dynasty of king tut

hwest of modern-day Cairo, it branches out to form a broad delta, through which it empties into the Mediterranean Sea. Because of seasonal rains farther south in Africa, the Nile overflowed its banks ...

(19 pages) 138 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Salvador Dali and his surrealist movement.

ll village of Port Lligat, two miles from Cadaques on the coast where the Pyrenees come down to the Mediterranean Sea, not far from the French border. The most important person in his life was a Russi ...

(3 pages) 110 0 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Comparing ancient Sumer and Egypt

e outside world. Their geography determined everything about they way they live. The Libyan Desert, Mediterranean Sea and cataracts, were all major difficulties in getting in and out of Egypt. The Nil ...

(3 pages) 92 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Black Death. It's affects on Europe's population, economy, religion and politics.

mendous affects on Europe. The bubonic plague began in China and quickly spread through Asia to the Mediterranean Sea and took its toll on surrounding countries. Europe had many towns with substantial ...

(2 pages) 68 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


SpainGeographyLocation- Southwestern Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay, Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, and Pyrenees mountains, southwest of France.Geographic Coor ... age.Spain is facing a problem with water quality due to the production of oil and gas polluting the Mediterranean Sea. This could be seen as a threat, or an opportunity.A company with the technology t ...

(5 pages) 151 3 2.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Jeruaslem, Capital of Israel.

s the Jordan River to the arid mountains of Jordan; to the west, it faces the coastal plain and the Mediterranean Sea, about 58 kilometers away. The main north-south road bisects the city in its cours ... ershed between the relatively rainy Hills of Judaea and the dry Jurdaean desert, Jerusalem has both Mediterranean and Irano-Turanian vegetation. The various red and brown Mediterranean soil, formed by ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ancient egyptian civilization from 3100-32bc.

river in the Nile valley. Here, Egyptiandynasties ruled from the first cataract of the Nile to the Mediterranean Sea. At the it'sheight it ruled an empire that reached from Syria in the east to Nubia ...

(6 pages) 118 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt