Essays Tagged: "Mythology"

Greek gods vs the Judao Christian God

Whenever we refer to the literature from which the Greek god's come from, we refer to it as mythology, i.e. Sophocles', Oedipus Rex. And yet, when we refer to the literature of the Judeo-Chris ... , when we refer to the literature of the Judeo-Christian God, the Bible, this is not referred to as mythology. Both pieces of literature were written around the same time period, and yet, in modern da ...

(4 pages) 92 0 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

It represents approximately 1975. It is written from a Wesleyan Pentecostal perspective and attempts to demonstrate the importance of eschatology to the movement.

both ends of the theological spectrum. While liberals have tended to reduce the subject to symbolic mythology or a realized sociology, conservatives have been guilty of succumbing to the threat of Mar ...

(8 pages) 102 1 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


elating to what the common people are thinking especially on the relationship between sexuality and mythology. The majority think that it is impossible to have a sexual history. However, the social hi ...

(7 pages) 223 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Pallas Athene versus Minerva. Speaks of the differences

h she remains with the same basic personality traits in both cultures.Rome acquired it's stories of mythology and religion from the Italians (whoderived their beliefs from the Greeks), and therefore m ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.6 Aug/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Fate & destiny discusses wether live our lives through fate or destiny

ingful some not. Each of us has our own opinion whetherthat is so. Fate is a part of this world. In mythologyfate/destiny is often looked upon for guidance, propheciesmade concerning fate often come t ... often looked upon for guidance, propheciesmade concerning fate often come true, and even the gods inmythology respect their own destiny.In mythology, when people were facing hard times theyvisited tem ...

(2 pages) 116 1 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology


Bullfinch once said "Mythology is the handmaid of literature...". That means thatmythology is necessarily subservient or ... thatis not true. Let me introduce myself. My name is Aphrodite, goddess of beauty andsexual desire. Mythology is important and interesting . In fact, I think I may be the mostinteresting of all the go ... t the most beautiful. In this auto biographicalpaper I will reveal to you who I am, how I relate to mythology, and a famous story aboutmyself.Let me start with my birth. Many think I was born out of m ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

"Cultural Literacy by E.D. Hirsch. describes his Philosphy on education in America today

tial words and phrases of which each person should be knowledgeable. The list ranges from idioms to mythology, from science to fairy tales. Why has this list prompted a notable debate on our country's ...

(4 pages) 116 0 4.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mythological Heroes

        The subject of mythology deals mainly with the notion of battle, orgoodversus evil. In this struggle many in ... ither theevilthey cause, or from the good they bring to people. When you mention heroesin mythology, there are two distinct names that a majority of people bring up,those names are Achill ... battle may be both of these greatmen would die trying.Out of all the many stories told about mythology, the stories of thesetwogreat men will never be forgotten. Both of these men conquered ...

(6 pages) 125 0 3.0 Jan/1994

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Short essays on Things Fall Apart on different subjects: Folktales/proverbs, a "pure" african culture, the impossiblity of the Ibo culture surviving, and Aristotelian model of a tragic hero

be uses many of the folktales and proverbs that are common to the Ibo people along with some common mythology that exists in all cultures (such as the proverbs about the silence of night). The mytholo ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Vietnamese History

ore the first history was recorded in writings, there had been already among people the legends and mythology about the origin of mankind and stories about the beginning of formation of Viet nation fr ... banh day", watermelon ..... All these legends together can be regarded as a folk history comprising mythology characteristic as well as core of history in memory and tradition through many ages of peo ...

(19 pages) 126 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Look Before You Leap: Similarities between Victor Frankenstein and Albert Einstein

o a great many literary works by some common themes. One such theme is the idea of experimentation. Mythology in particular and history in general, has shown us that the right to experiment comes with ...

(2 pages) 53 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is about The Odessy and Odysseus' 4 part plan

would face would be far greater than ever imaginable. He encountered Monsters, Gods, and many other Mythology legends. In the end he would lose everything he had but the dream of returning home to his ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Hydra Constellation and It's Mythological Ties. (Astrology)

The Mythological HydraHydra is the Many Headed Monster and/or the Serpent of mythology. This enormous water snake called the swamps of Lerna its home in the ancient days. It had ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Contemporary and the ancient athenian military services.

nians. When you read about ancient Greece, you normally only read about its art, philosophy, music, mythology, medicine, farming techniques, manufacturing, commerce, and democracy. But you rarely ever ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Art and Mythology.

Art and MythologyMythology and art can be thought of as one. With out art we wouldn't know any mythology, or ... as one. With out art we wouldn't know any mythology, or at least it would be very limited. With out mythology art would have been plain and boring. In fact many of the work of art's that you see at th ... In fact many of the work of art's that you see at the museum in one way or another are connected to mythology. In the ancient times when people were illiterate, mythological stories were passed down t ...

(3 pages) 97 1 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Mythology of the Middle East.

Mythology of the Middle East1.The heart of the ancient Middle East was the Mesopotamia, where t ... isputed.3.Sumer and BabylonThe true significance of the Sumerian civilization's religion and mythology has only recently (last century) became appreciated.The cuneiform texts which contain t ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The Navaho Religion:

done by the Navahos is the sand paintings this is also said to be done for the purpose of healing. Mythology also plays a part in the Navaho worshiping traditions. The Navaho religion is one, which ... account of Navaho people as possible. There are over twenty overlapping traditions traced through mythology visions, to their Shamanism founder. The names have changed throughout time as well the N ...

(6 pages) 83 0 2.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Spectatorship and Gender.

s that it portrays psychoanalytically charged themes so effectively through the use of supernatural mythology. Current episodes continue this theme of the shifting nature of good and evil, as characte ...

(5 pages) 52 1 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Roman And Greek Mythology.

however, before any sciences existed, the beginnings of the world and of society were explained by MYTHOLOGY.The dictionary defines mythology as the myths dealing with the gods, demigods,and legendar ... ar because they have become sopermanently set in literary traditions of western civilization. Greek mythology followed the pattern other mythologies: the forces of nature were given personalities and ...

(2 pages) 98 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

What is a Hero?(a response to The Odyssey)

What is a Hero?Hero-1. In mythology and legend, a man, often of divine ancestry, who is endowed with great courage and strengt ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/2004

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