Essays Tagged: "Southern Italy"

Zeno of Elea

gs of Aristotle. Zeno is said to have lived duringthe fifth century BC in the Greek town of Elea in southern Italy. Zeno is important to the study ofMath History because of his major contributions, th ...

(3 pages) 94 0 4.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Judaism

The Star Of DavidA tombstone dating back to 300 BC was found in southern Italy. It had a six-pointed star on it. In 1354, King Carl IV wanted that the Jews of Pragu ...

(8 pages) 302 1 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Description of Pisa, Italy.

n the western coast of Italy. From the 11th to the 13th centuries Pisa was the commercial empire of southern Italy, expanding Italy's power over the islands of Corsica, Sicily, and Sardinia and contro ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The extroardinary life of Hannibal Barca. It gives you, the reader insite on his military atchievements and biography.

l as with the shores of Africa. Rome was painfully strug-gling to obtain the mastery of central and southern Italy, where she had absorbed the power and culture of the Etruscans and gradually forged a ... al, Hanno, and Mago, the 'lion's brood' as he cafled them. Hamilcar barca soon succeeded in turning southern Spain into a sort of empire where new Carthage or Carthagena was founded. In 228 B.C. he fe ...

(10 pages) 60 1 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Italian Cuisine.

temperatures can reach below the freezing during the winters, with snow in the northern most areas. Southern Italy has a warmer, more moderate climate.Italy is a peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea in ... ves in northern Italy, particularly on the west coast around Rome and Naples, and in the Po Valley. Southern Italy is more rural, even though the hot, dry climate is not very productive for farming.No ...

(3 pages) 95 2 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Italian Immigrants and Sacco and Vanzetti Trial.

a rigid class system that existed in much of Europe. Most of the Italians who came to America from Southern Italy came seeking the opportunity to own their own land or to establish economic independe ... opportunity to own their own land or to establish economic independence with a good industrial job. Southern Italy was primarily agricultural and the peasant classes did not own the land they worked. ...

(12 pages) 77 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Life and success of Herodotus

er his travels, he visited Athens, and then three years later he settled in a colony called Thurii (southern Italy). It was there that he spent the rest of his life completing his great work, History, ...

(1 pages) 91 3 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Italy information

, corruption, high unemployment, and low incomes and technical standards have been big problems for southern Italy compared to the wealthy northern Italy. Italy is located in southern Europe, n ...

(1 pages) 43 1 2.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ancient Greece Why did the ancient Greeks Colonise

r families. Also large expanses of fertile land, found around the Black Sea, in North Africa and in Southern Italy and Sicily, encouraged the growth and export of grain products to feed the corn starv ...

(7 pages) 69 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Nora a dolls house tarantella dance

o symbolize Nora's character; is a dance called the Tarantella. The Tarantella is a folk dance from southern Italy. It goes from an already quick tempo to an even quicker one, while alternating betwee ... like Nora's character.The tarantella has a very interesting history. Its name derives from a little southern town of Italy called Taranto. It was believed that if a spider called the tarantula bit the ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Spartacus and his contribution to Roman History.

the course of two years Spartacus and his armies defeated five Roman armies and his forces overran Southern Italy.In 71 BC Spartacus and his followers were forced into the narrow peninsula of Rhegium ...

(1 pages) 19 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

A comparison of character relationships in "Memed, My Hawk" and "The Leopard."

from a different point of view - The Leopard from that of the displaced upper-class aristocracy in southern Italy between 1860 and 1880, and Memed, My Hawk from the view point of the Turkish peasant/ ...

(5 pages) 24 1 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Antonio Vivaldi--Opinions on Him and Thorough Biography (Includes Endnotes)

th the "shadowy pales of another world," simply means that this music wasn't greatly appreciated in Southern Italy, as it was more towards the North. The people of the North were not as affectionate t ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Persuasive essay on becoming a

mber 29, 1994, as the Greens from Bodega Bay, California drove at night along a desolate highway in southern Italy with Nicholas and his little sister, Eleanor; a small light colored car overtook them ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Persuasive essay on becoming a

mber 29, 1994, as the Greens from Bodega Bay, California drove at night along a desolate highway in southern Italy with Nicholas and his little sister, Eleanor; a small light colored car overtook them ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Italian Immigration

heir families from poverty.In the early 1900?s Italy suffered many problems. The illiteracy rate in Southern Italy was 70%, ten times worse then England, Germany, and France. Northerners dominated the ... 1884 and 1920 when approximately 7 million Italians arrived. Most Italian immigrants departed from Southern Italy and landed in New York City. Italian arrivals increased by chain migration, which is ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

My Families' Italian Emigration

to improve their lives” (Needham 1). “The Italian government was dominated by northerners, and southerners were hurt by high taxes and high protective tariffs on northern industrial goods” (Gli ... h protective tariffs on northern industrial goods” (Gliah 1). During the early twentieth century southern Italy was plagued with natural disasters. Thousands of people were killed due to an earthq ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

My Families' Italian Emigration

to improve their lives” (Needham 1). “The Italian government was dominated by northerners, and southerners were hurt by high taxes and high protective tariffs on northern industrial goods” (Gli ... h protective tariffs on northern industrial goods” (Gliah 1). During the early twentieth century southern Italy was plagued with natural disasters. Thousands of people were killed due to an earthq ...

(3 pages) 479 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Art and Lesiure in Ancient Pompeii

and recent excavation has shown the city (in ancient times) to have been a vibrant cultural city in Southern Italy.Art in the ancient city of PompeiiArt was a very important element in ancient Pompeii ...

(4 pages) 870 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers