Essays Tagged: "princes"

Machiavelli's The Prince,

Part 15 of Machiavelli's The Prince, entitled Of the Thingsfor Which Men, and Especially Princes, Are Praised orBlamed, states that, in order for a man to maintain controlof a government an ...

(2 pages) 148 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The history of the piano, it broadly describes the history of the piano.

ted music for the past 200 years. Throughout history, inventions come along that take art away from princes and give it the people. Unlike the printing press, the piano made what was once intangible p ...

(6 pages) 125 1 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

This paper discusses the insights of The Prince by Machiavelli

t believe in the fact the fate controlled all events that occurred to mankind. If that were so then princes would rule by chance. Machiavelli strongly suggests that princes are fortunate when fate and ... ime are in harmony with their procedures, but things fall apart when things begin to change and the princes do not attempt to adapt to the changes. I agree with the fact that not all things are caused ...

(3 pages) 151 0 2.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A poem that flows nicely and is about Charlemagne. Charlemagne was the first Holy Roman Emperor. This poem details his life, trumphs, defeats, and much more.

ng as a last resort, brawls,Could be fierce, could be mellow,Rather contradictory his character was,Princes forced to kneel before him,'Cept when his mother orders him, he does,Wanted to unify Europe, ...

(1 pages) 57 0 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Explain the importance of siege warfare in the High Middle Ages. What was the role of the garrison and castellan?

ed to appear everywhere, and because they offered such good protection if utilized efficiently, the princes and castellans all in within their own territories developed a system of 'mini-kingdoms'--wh ...

(3 pages) 87 1 4.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The Prince" by Niccolo Machiavelli vs. "Book of the Courtier" by Baldassare Castiglione.

erWhen you read The Prince and The Book of the Courtier, you notice they are both how-to guides for Princes, royalty in general, and nobility. However, there are some very distinct differences in the ...

(2 pages) 91 1 3.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Mercutio is the most important character in Romeo and Juliet.

d the other characters to the climax. He is in a difficult position, as the friend of Romeo and the princes kinsman, but all these factors contribute to the memorable character he is.Mercutio is t ... vital part in the play because he can move the play in new directions, being Romeo's friend and the Princes kin.He finds it hard to stay neutral in the feud and this contributes to his death in the ...

(4 pages) 43 2 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Brief history of the Thirty Years War.

ty of the German states to act in concert, and the ambitions of other European powers. The Catholic Princes were opposed to the Emperor. The Protestant rulers were divided among themselves between Lut ... Calvinism, and many of them were at odds for purely political reasons. Any quarrel among any of the Princes, or between one of them and the emperor, was bound to feed upon heated antagonism and involv ...

(2 pages) 65 2 2.6 Nov/2003

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

"Beowul Part One" He saves a neighboring people from a monster, Grendel, eventually becomes the king of his own people, and dies defending them from a dragon.

mfort the people,to keep them from fear--Grain was his name;he was famousthroughout the North.Young princes should do as he did--give out treasureswhile they're still youngso that when they're oldpeop ...

(13 pages) 52 2 2.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Machiavelli's "The Prince" chapter 18--In What Way Princes Should Keep Their Word

IN WHAT WAY PRINCES SHOULD KEEP THEIR WORDAlthough frankness is praised over craftiness, history shows that lead ... y trustworthy you only had to be like a lion. In realityyou have to be like a cunning fox at times. Princes that are cunning and strong as appropriatealways succeed better as princes that are only as ... raiseworthy of a prince to be considered trustworthy and notbe cunning. Nevertheless, in real life, princes that used cunning are always more successfulthan those princes that are always be trusted fu ...

(2 pages) 87 1 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Richard III by William Shakespeare - "How genuine was the relationship between Richard and Buckingham?"

be King of England, he reached a certain point of remorse when he was asked to murder the two young princes, one of which was heir to the throne.Before we note of Richards and Buckingham's friendship ... o blame Queen Elizabeth's kindred for Clarence's death.In Act II, Scene II, the Duchess of York and Princess Elizabeth mourn the death of King Edward and there is a discussion over how and when Edward ...

(14 pages) 64 0 3.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare


In traditional fairytales, ogres are man-eating beasts. The prince usually rescues the princess; they marry and live happily ever after.How do the makers of 'Shrek' use presentational dev ... different presentational devices to create an unusual fairytale.In conforming fairytales there are Princes such as prince charming, but they are the only kind of prince you are normally going to find ... f attempting to harm them. Lord Farquaad is different from other characters in his position such as Princes, Farquaad attempts to draw a queen so he can become King, and have his own Kingdom. The prin ...

(6 pages) 97 3 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Elizabeth Bathory: The Blood Countess

wealthiest families in Yransylvannia in the 13th century. The Bathory family held titles as kings, princes, and prime ministers. Power and prominence was their top priority! Jerome Kruase(2003) state ... ther side of the ocean...Maythese ninety cats appear to tear and destroy thehearts of the kings and princes, And in the sameway the hearts of teachers and judges, so theyshall harm me not. HOly Trinit ...

(4 pages) 36 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Macbeth: The view from below. Three scenes from Macbeth retold by the minor characters.

ple in his armies, My Lord Macbeth sends me to deliver a letter! I, who have stood before kings and princes, carried messages and gifts of war or allegiance, who has been trusted with the most sensiti ...

(6 pages) 18 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Litriture How do the Makers of Shrek use Presentational Devices to reverse this tradition, to reveal the Ogre as Good, and the Prince as evil? Shrek made by DreamWorks productions.

he makers of 'Shrek' are no exception. Except in this film, the traditional roles of handsome brave princes and blood lusting evil ogres have been reversed. The filmmakers tap into a modern day audien ... in and amuse the audience. In traditional fairytales there will be a beautiful young princess; a handsome, brave man usually a prince, as the hero; and unmistakably cruel, disfigured ev ...

(11 pages) 66 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Third Journal written as if you were a serf or farmer back in Medieval Times

The King is greedy and he only cares about himself. If he can impress the other knights, kings, and princes from other castles and other countries by putting on twice as much food as he normally has h ...

(1 pages) 37 2 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

An account of john donnes relationship with the sun and his love in the poem The sun is rising

olize that she means and physically is everything to him. He then goes on to compare himself to the princes that rule over those states stating that he is everything to her as well"This bed thy center ...

(2 pages) 31 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Jodn donne and worthwords both are do u compares them. by marufa sultana

alike, no season knows nor clime...There is a glory of love in sun rising:She is all states and all princes INothing else is...Donne interpret love intellectually.exp--sun rising. Here love is definin ...

(3 pages) 30 0 1.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Some of Shakespeare's Sonnets with explaination!

ity;Nor can I fortune to brief minutes tell,Pointing to each his thunder, rain and wind,Or say with princes if it shall go wellBy oft predict that I in heaven find:But from thine eyes my knowledge I d ...

(8 pages) 87 0 4.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Julius Caesar

mpey's Theater were awed by the implications when the heavens themselves "blazed forth the death of princes." Soon thereafter, for the first time in Roman history, a living man was deified; in the pro ...

(1 pages) 25 1 2.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers