Essays Tagged: "romans"

'Warfare in Roman Europe'

istinct similarities. It was their economic and social conditions that relate to the attacks on the Romans. Many of the tribes were nomadic or semi-nomadic. Economic situations were a product of their ... so strong.The Barbarians had their view of the Roman Empire as a place of opportunity. Because the Romans had so much wealth. Seems to be the reason for many conflicts all through history. The Barbar ...

(3 pages) 88 1 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Comparison of ancient Rome and Greece

had different ways of doing things and therefore each of their cultures differed considerably. The Romans, the Greeks and the Hebrews all presented different legacies to the world.The Romans actually ... ho had complete control over the people, because the dictator usually controlled the army. From the Romans economic system, we gained their great knowledge of architecture. The Romans were great build ...

(1 pages) 143 0 2.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Greek Architecture

of thegods, but the architects were most likely more concerned with beauty thanfunction.Unlike the Romans who used the arch to support their buildings the Greeksused columns. their system is called t ...

(2 pages) 198 1 4.1 Apr/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Greek and Roman Architecture

. This reconstruction is based on the remains from other palaces, which would have been similar.The Romans took and borrowed a lot of things from the Greek culture. For example, the took the Greek God ... the Corinthian style, but they also made combinations, for instance the Corinthian-Ionic style. The Romans also added a lot of details and decorations to their temples. The Romans also made what becam ...

(8 pages) 312 2 3.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies


es, by imitatinganimals and inanimate objects, by acting out the needs of the movement."1 To Romans mime referred to simply performed comedic plays, while pantomime had amore serious theme in i ...

(5 pages) 88 0 3.9 Sep/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

The Effects of the Speeches of Brutus and Anthony

assassination, felt that he should avenge Julius's death. He delivered a speech that convinced the Romans that the murder was unjust, invoking their rebellion. Brutus, head of the conspiracy, also ga ... unjust, invoking their rebellion. Brutus, head of the conspiracy, also gave a good speech, but the Romans didn't react to it. A battle erupted, and most of the conspirators committed suicide. The sty ...

(1 pages) 64 1 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Questionable Heros in the Play Julius Caesar

d good intentions, but others were revealed to have other things in mind than the well-being of the Romans. The aim of this paper is to take a look at why the main people in this tragedy did what they ...

(3 pages) 55 1 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Major events in Jewish history to the first century AD

Major events in Jewish history to the first century AD1250 BC Fall of Jerusalem to the Romans.931 BC Divided Kingdoms.721 BC Fall of Samaria.587 BC Fall of Jerusalem, Babylonian captivity ... ivity.333 BC Jews under Hellenistic rule.63 BC Jews under Roman rule.70 AD Fall of Jerusalem to the Romans.Major events between 50 BC - 100 AD63 BC - 40 BC Hyrcanus2 rules, but is subject to Rome.41 B ... Empire. Unlike the Pharisees, they were rigid and closed in sect, and not open to change. When the Romans destroyed the temple, they disappeared and were never heard from again.ZealotsThe Zealots wer ...

(9 pages) 164 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

What to do? Terrorism and the Media

marketplace doing your weekly shopping. You see a man pull out a dagger and he yells 'death to all Romans' and attacks a roman guard, killing him in front of hundreds of spectators. The assassin quie ... be found. The word of the attack spreads and soon it is the talk of the town. Many more attacks on Romans are made by the Sicarii and the Zealots. Sympathizers of the Romans slowly disappear and thei ...

(7 pages) 357 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Artists and Art and Learning during the Renaissance

are the following: a revival of the classical forms originally developed by the ancient Greeks and Romans, and a renewed vitality and spirit emphasizing the diverse qualities of humanity. The Renaiss ... naissance in Spain.The Renaissance first developed in Italy. "The example of the ancient Greeks and Romans was constantly available to the Italians- their language, which was only codified about 1300, ...

(11 pages) 504 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

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.

epublic or the Empire?The society of the Roman Republic was very strong while it existed. The first Romans helped to develop the nation that would turn into one of the best empires ever in the history ... This annual election helped with the problem of succession, which would be experienced later by the Romans in the Empire. The main jobs of the consuls were to administrate the government and head the ...

(4 pages) 175 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Lord of the Flies by William Golding , a thematic essay

and were accustomed to the same pleasures and desires and led the same lifestyle as the Greeks and Romans.First proposed by the Hebrew prophet Isaiah, god became a higher being, as mankind had master ... lp them. After overcoming their pride (mastering it) that was brought on by losing Jerusalem to the Romans, the Hebrews saw their God no longer as a proud man, but as a humble loving god. In The Lord ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Capital Punishment, the lawful infliction of the death penalty

s of capital punishment have been put to use,'from stoning in biblical times, crucifixion under the Romans, beheading in France, tothose we use in the United Stated today' (Software Toolworks Encyclop ...

(3 pages) 94 0 4.3 Dec/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Pallas Athene versus Minerva. Speaks of the differences

e myths of deities were the same as the Greeks', but with a few changes. The Italians also gave the Romans stories of Diana, Hercules, Venus, and a few minor characters. The Greeks came about with the ... ion of Athena was mainly of a logical and sensible person, who would avoid a fight if possible. The Romans, who were a society of warlike men, focused on Minerva's war capabilities and short temper. B ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.6 Aug/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Capital Punishment, a deeply debated political issue

of inflicting the death penalty have ranged 'From stoning in biblical times, crucifixion under the Romans, beheading in France, to those used in the United States today: hanging, electrocution, gas c ...

(6 pages) 256 0 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Dark Ages

very weak and their armies were very easily destroyed by these barbarians. Barbarians were what the Romans thought of these people, and also they thought of them as very uncivilized people. These barb ... the Roman empire, that made it come to a fall. The reason for this down fall is because the way the Romans made some decisions. At first in around the three hundreds the Romans did not really fear the ...

(3 pages) 126 1 3.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The life of Julius Caeser

Julius Caesar was a strong leader for the Romans who changed the courseof the history of the Greco - Roman world decisively and irreversibly.W ...

(7 pages) 101 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Hannibal Barca

l was a military genius.'Everything known about Hannibal Barca has come from his deadly enemies the Romans' (De Beer 8). This is an important aspect because his own people did not write about him, his ... ' (7). He did not physically have the manpower or resources to conquer such a powerful force as the Romans, but he took on the challenge anyway, he had to. Hannibal knew that he had no sea support, no ...

(10 pages) 120 1 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The Roman Occupation of Britian

ple well and are fair and just towards them, then they will intern be loyal and respect you. If the Romans had been fair to the people of Britain during their occupation after their invasion in 43 a.d ... he Celts. They installed puppet kings to make the people think they had some in the Government. The Romans did all this from thousands of miles away. This general harsh treatment of the British people ...

(10 pages) 84 0 3.0 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Christian catacombs

ury to bury their dead.The word catacomb is Greek, the ancient Christians did not use the word. The Romans used it to describe a place where there were caves that they used for the removal of tuff blo ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers