Essays Tagged: "rulers"

The pyramids of Egypt

royalty but before the pyramids became the standard for burials, tombs were used for Egypt's early rulers, nobles, and other high ranking officials. This group of hierarchy were laid to rest in recta ... was built for King Djoser. The people of Egypt willingly labored to build these monuments for their rulers, believing that, as gods, the pharaohs had to be properly provided for in their afterlife. Th ...

(5 pages) 187 0 4.3 Nov/1996

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

Ancient Egypt

s, skilled craftsmen, and adventurous explorers. Bold Egyptian warriors won many battles, and their rulers governed wide areas of the known world. The ancient Egyptians loved nature and had a lively s ...

(7 pages) 300 0 4.4 Dec/1995

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

Richard III

rs. From Plato'sexamination of despot rule in the Republic, we see the motives of what drives despotrulers. A look at the background of Richard and how his upbringing and personal lifecontributed to h ... just soul and theunjust soul, allows one to see the philosophical motives behind despot rule. Despotrulers are simply driven by fear. Their anxieties and insecurities lead to a hatred that hasa desire ...

(3 pages) 94 1 4.5 Jan/1996

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


to formulate his plan for the recovery of china. Confucius equally emphasized the relationship with rulers and there subjects. This is where he combined ethics and politics. At one time Confucius was ...

(1 pages) 134 0 4.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Similarities of Two Famous Tales of Love. West Side Story and Romero and Juliet.

ts and Montagues were well represented by two gangs, the Sharks andthe Jets. Both being ineffective rulers, officer Krumpke and the Prince struggle to keep peace if their cities both to no avail and w ...

(3 pages) 114 0 4.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What lead to the fall of the roman empire - Breif Summary

of great leadership. Though the rise and fall of the Roman Empire (750 B.C. - 476 A.D.) it had many rulers. Of which there were some good and some bad. There were emperors that were known to be great ... ays followed good emperors to correct their errors. At Rome's end however, there was really no good rulers. For example great generals like Stilicho were killed because the emperor feared losing his t ...

(1 pages) 120 0 3.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Taxi Driver

over in the movie. It could be nature, women, other races, other cultures, homosexuals, criminals, rulers, Gods, monsters, etc. In the film, the protagonist becomes just like 'The Other' in order to ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.5 Jan/1994

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

Baron de Montesquieu, a government philosopher, and one of the five philosophers that helped revolutionized the American's constitutional democratic government.

s also seen a lot earlier in Rome when aristocracy, when only a few rule, was very evident. The few rulers did not have a check or balance system to monitor their powers, such as a senate or an assemb ... nitor their powers, such as a senate or an assembly. The idea of a senate monitoring one or several rulers and laws, and having a section of developing laws is one of Montesquieu's fundamental philoso ...

(1 pages) 66 1 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Confuciniasm in The US today

If our government was run for the people, and not for the enrichmentof its rulers, the US would be a more tightly unified nation. Confuciusstressed that a government be run fo ...

(1 pages) 58 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Philosophies of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle

as unfair justice. Plato had some of the same beliefs. He believed that government should only have rulers who had the intelligence and education appropriate for the matter. His thoughts were that a j ...

(2 pages) 274 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

King Arthur The Legend

an government imposed on Britain disappeared around 410 AD. In its place arose small villages whose rulers struggled for political and military supremacy. Around 540, a Welsh monk and historian named ... battles."Here Nennius implies that Arthur was not a king but a general of some sort, who helped the rulers of small British kingdoms organize themselves, combining forces to fight against the Saxons. ...

(9 pages) 148 0 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Virtues, what are they and where are they found?

courage, temperance, and justice. Plato relates the virtues to a community, which is made up of the rulers, army, and workers. Now the base line is the workers, and they do not try to blend with the a ... line is the workers, and they do not try to blend with the army as the army doesn't blend with the rulers. When all of these do their own job, the community becomes one.The first virtue to be discuss ...

(5 pages) 145 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

A Comparison of Plato and Aristotle.

omes an essential factor. It is not coincidental that Plato states in The Republic that Philosopher Rulers who possess knowledge of the good should be the governors in a city state. His strong interes ... as to be taken a step further because in The Republic, Plato states that philosophers should be the rulers since they are the only ones who hold the form of the good. Plato seems to be saying that it ...

(8 pages) 540 0 4.8 Feb/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

The Internet, Cyberspace:The world's playground

he same questions that T.V. raised, but it has also raised some very new questions. A world without rulers or authority. A place where you are 100% free to do or say what you please. This has never be ... ersonal AssistantsIII. ConslusionA. Restate main points1.Democracy in the purest sence2.No rules No rulers3.Free information4.A never ending cycleB. Final Thoughts. The the net has started a new age i ...

(14 pages) 473 1 2.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Gun Control in the U.S

When our fore fathers first came onto this land, they were oppressed by their rulers. These wise men decided to stage a revolt against their government and start up a new governm ... d rights that has been held throughout the ages? If we do this, are we any better than our previous rulers who used control as an excuse for oppression?The opposition of gun rights say that the amendm ...

(5 pages) 158 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Western Legal Tradition

supreme being.For the Egyptians that being was the Pharaoh; for the Mesopotamians, theGods and the rulers descended from them; and for the Jews, their God. Thepeople and the rulers both believed that ... subjects loved them because they were good, and their rules were thought tobe good, as well. If the rulers were happy, and the people were happy, thenthe Nile would flow, order would be intact, and Go ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Class:Hist. of Western Civilization. This essay is about 9th and 10th century Europe. Invasions of Magyars,Vikings, and Musslims forced change. Feudalism,chivalry...

the kingdom and the Carolingian empire continued to dissolve. The squabbling amongst the three new rulers came at a time when Europe was being attacked by Muslims, Magyars and Vikings.The Muslims inv ... and military strength were apparent.The attacks made it obvious to the people that the Carolingian rulers couldn't protect them, and what's more is they realized they were out matched by their faster ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Christianity in the New World

presented new problems in the Catholic Church in the late 14th and early 15th century. When Spain's rulers andemissaries decided to physically conquer and populate the New World, and not just trade wi ...

(10 pages) 197 0 3.8 May/1994

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Spain's Pre-War Years, speaks of why the years before the Spanish Civil War of 1936 so confusing and unstable, resulting in the need for a totalitarian leader?

or a period before it) did Spain see lasting peace; but both those times were ruled by totalitarian rulers: General de Rivera in 1923-1930 and General Franco in 1939-1975. The other years saw terroris ...

(11 pages) 106 0 2.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Elizabeth I

liberal ofliberal virtues, seems very wet and uninspired by comparison.Indeed, the most successful rulers and politicians these days areanything but moderate.Therefore, it is useful to turn to histor ...

(12 pages) 97 0 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature