Essays Tagged: "Roman"

The amalgamation of science and technology: An essay about the factors and events that lead to the development of science from the Greek period to the Scientific Revolution

ence.The Alexandrian school as a creative centre went into a rapid decline at about the time of the Roman rise to world-power. The Romans had used their skills in administration, engineering, and mili ... ents. An example of such engineering innovation is Hero of Alexandria's "toy" steam engine11.As the Romans degenerated from a race of sturdy warriors and became more and more depraved physically, the ...

(15 pages) 326 3 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Ambition and Architecture Compares layout and motivations behind Egyptian and Roman architecture.

x exhibits a different approach towards this ultimate goal because the cultural differences between Romans and Egyptians made it necessary to use different techniques. Romans had pride in their commun ... of preparation for the afterlife.The Forum of Trajan, designed by Apollodorus, was at the center of Roman life. The traditional forum of Rome served as a judiciary (basilica) as well as a center for o ...

(8 pages) 124 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

This was a 5 min. oral presentation on the Ancient Roman Family. It breifly covers most aspects of Roman Family structure.

Family life was very important to the Romans, whether they were rich or poor. The family was, in a sense, a miniature version of the empir ... family. The paterfamilias was the emperor of his household, and the emperor was the father of Rome.Roman Family structure was not quite the same as a modern day family unit. In Ancient Rome a family, ... hildren, of which he had custody.A wife's main duty was to produce children, especially male heirs. Roman law decreed that paterfamiliases must rear all sons, but only the first born daughter. Girls d ...

(4 pages) 76 1 2.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Ancient Greek Paintings

t both the individual character and the spatial composition for which Polygnotus was famed. A large Roman mosaic from Pompeii, the so-called Alexander Mosaic, shows Alexander's defeat of Persian king ... for the loose, spontaneous quality of their drawing, and for their illusion of depth and distance. Roman wall paintings such as those at Pompeii may also reflect the narrative style and atmospheric e ...

(5 pages) 111 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

This analyzes two works that describe ancient rome from a philosophical point of view.

ere extraordinary people of ancient Rome. Although Pliny and Juvenal had different ideas about what Roman life was truly like, when reflecting on these two pieces together a person, he or she should s ... ing on these two pieces together a person, he or she should see the paradox and get an idea of what Roman life was like. Pliny was enthralled by the beauty and splendor of upper class. Juvenal was con ...

(3 pages) 128 6 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

This is about the ancient roman education.

Education was very important to the Ancient Romans. The goal of Education was to be an effective speaker. The school day began before sunrise, a ... us, a mad with lots of knowledge. Students then studied poetry, history, goegraphy and grammer. The Romans admired Greek culture so the Greek launguage was studied by older students, who could then re ... ge was studied by older students, who could then read books by Greek writers such as Homer.In early Roman days, boy's education took place at home. If his father could read and write, he would teach h ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Aenid Concept of Heroic Qualities and Destiny

It is obvious that there are numerous qualities that make up a hero in BCE Roman culture. However, the quality that stands out against all others is the virtue of pietas, or d ... ts of the epic. Through the reading, one can fully grasp the concept of what 'destiny' meant to the Roman culture. The Romans believed that each persons destiny was predetermined even before the spiri ... d, 142)? With this, Anchiles is asking Aeneas if there is any hesitation to follow his destiny. The Roman concept of 'destiny' is now clear to the reader. Each must follow one's predetermined destiny ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Act II, Julius Caesar: Comparison of Relationship between Brutus and Portia and Caesar and Calpurnia

pearean tragedy about the scheming of Caesar's death, which then are shown to affect all aspects of Roman life. Some relationships show the concealed discord between characters, some show the connivin ... the back of her husband's mind only for his pleasure. Guilty student. Portia, the rendition of the Roman modern woman, cannot live in that kind of state, believing that she feels used. She is very di ...

(10 pages) 50 0 4.5 Mar/2004

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

The 1st Punic War 264 - 241 BC

weren't too happy about the retreat, so they send a larger fleet to Messena. This fleet pushed the Roman fleet out. Rome saw this as a serious threat and they then sent in a consul army, which consis ... as a serious threat and they then sent in a consul army, which consisted of 20,000 men. The larger Roman Consul army defeated the Carthaginian fleet. Rome was able to do this very easily. The Roman a ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Analysis of Neoclassicism in context of Enlightenment

s Neoclassicism of the mid eighteenth to mid nineteenth centuries is one that valued ancient Greek, Roman, and Etruscan artistic ideals.These ideals, including order, symmetry, and balance, were consi ... of this paper, can be defined as the movement that, from 1750 to 1830, looked back to the Greek and Roman artists, philosophers, and ideals as the highest point in artistic achievement and then attemp ...

(5 pages) 180 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

The Agriculture and Government of Rome

anged from its government to its influence on the citizens. The Punic Wars had an immense effect on Roman agriculture and their daily lifestyles. Rome had begun as a small city-state. It's constitutio ... Italy. The Empire, however, which Rome had stumbled into by accident, provoked a profound crisis in Roman society, government, and morals? Of course like with all empires, the larger it becomes, the h ...

(6 pages) 74 2 3.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Amulets

ghout major portions of the Mediterranean world; they have, for example, been found in Etruscan and Roman representations of later periods.BIBLIOGRAPHYBudge, E. Wallis, Amulets and Superstitions (Dove ...

(3 pages) 52 3 2.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Ancient Egyptian Art

Egyptian art was influenced a little by outside sources. Nubians, Persians, Macedonians, Greeks and Romans were attracted by Egypt's riches. Not surprisingly under Roman rule the style of painting in ... y under Roman rule the style of painting in Egypt was the classical style which reflected Greek and Roman Art. Examples of this are Fayum portraits which were painted faces on wood panels with Encaust ...

(3 pages) 100 0 3.7 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

"Ancient Civilizations: Rome and Pompeii" 2002. DVD Review

This film utilizes modern technology to take the viewer back to the times of the ancient Romans by recreating the splendor of the architecture seen in the ancient times. This documentary al ... ure seen in the ancient times. This documentary also touches briefly on the daily life of a typical Roman, stopping for a brief minute to visit Pompeii. It is clear that the aim of this film was to in ... cting what ancient buildings would have looked like. One would hope to learn more about the Ancient Romans than what their squares and monuments would have looked like. The computer generated tour aro ...

(4 pages) 604 0 0.0 Nov/2006

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

An Analysis of Hydrotherapy

The awareness of the healing potential of water as a therapeutic resource is aged. The ancient Romans understood its value to heal, hydrate and sustain life and created many public bathhouses for ... . The ancient Greek physician, Hippocrates, promoted the healthful effects of taking a bath and the Roman regimen also acknowledged its value for good health and hygiene (Schiff, 2001). The ancestors ...

(10 pages) 81 0 2.6 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

The Affect Of Water On Ancient Western Life

important. If your dike broke, you were to be responsible for whatever damage the floods caused.The Romans has a similar code in which they laid out how their aqueduct system was to be run. In Vetruvi ... e in which they laid out how their aqueduct system was to be run. In Vetruvius's Description of the Roman Aqueduct System, he tells of where the supply of water came from. "The supply of water is made ...

(2 pages) 447 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Ancient History

This is the story of transformation from the Roman to the medieval European world c.AD150-800. The story will be told mainly through the words an ... nly through the words and artefacts of those who lived the transformation. We shall see how, within Roman and barbarian societies, authority is created, dissented from and destroyed; how identity is c ... his through the shifting of frontiers, physical, cultural and metaphorical, including those between Roman and barbarian, barbarian and barbarian, pagan and Christian (orthodox and unorthodox), town an ...

(7 pages) 29 0 4.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

        Julius Caesar was known by Roman’s to be a tall

Julius Caesar was known by Roman's to be a tall handsome, determined, and energetic man from a noble, and moderately wealthy fa ... ment of his hair. His impressive appearance was not where it stopped. He is without any contest the Roman Empires greatest politician and statesmen. 1 Julius Caesar was born in Rome to an aristocratic ... t he was able to move among all the layers of society. This gave him a good view all the classes of Roman life. Caesar was in no way handed an easy life. He lost his father at the age of fifteen. He ...

(8 pages) 518 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

        Julius Caesar was known by Roman’s to be a tall

Julius Caesar was known by Roman's to be a tall handsome, determined, and energetic man from a noble, and moderately wealthy fa ... ment of his hair. His impressive appearance was not where it stopped. He is without any contest the Roman Empires greatest politician and statesmen. 1 Julius Caesar was born in Rome to an aris ... t he was able to move among all the layers of society. This gave him a good view all the classes of Roman life. Caesar was in no way handed an easy life. He lost his father at the age of fift ...

(8 pages) 813 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

'A Woman's Place: House Churches in Earliest Christianity,' by Carolyn Osiek, Margaret Y. MacDonald and Janet H. Tullock. Instructions: Conduct a literature review. Word Limit 1750.

es” (p.48). They offer that perhaps later couples co-led house churches like Priscilla and Aquila (Romans 16:3-5 NRSV) but were simply taken for granted. Nevertheless, marriage issues concerned the c ... were determined by the realities of procreation.” (p.50). The authors also deal with material from Roman literature on abortion, infanticide, exposure and adoption of infants, nursing and wet-nursing ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity