Essays Tagged: "spectators"

Ancient Greek Olympics

cook in a near by Greek city called, Elis. He ran naked on a sandedcourse in front of thousands of spectators. The course was about 630 feetlong 'or one stad-from which the word stadium was derived.' ... cook in a near by Greek city called, Elis. He ran naked on a sandedcourse in front of thousands of spectators. The course was about 630 feetlong 'or one stad-from which the word stadium was derived.' ...

(20 pages) 193 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Theater of Dionysus

great semicircle on the slope of the Acropolis, with rows of seats on which about eighteen thousand spectators could comfortably seat. The front rows consisted of marble chairs, and were the only seat ... pot. This ancient ceremony was performed by choruses of men who sang and danced in the god's honor. Spectators would gather in a circle to watch these dancers; that was the way that the theater took i ...

(4 pages) 94 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

About Germany

group ofbuildings that contain remarkable architecture, and there is an open space in the middle sospectators can watch shows. The Kreuzkirche, is a famous boys' choir of theKreuzkirche, it's perform ...

(1 pages) 135 2 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


herwise mounted so that its lower edge is about 9 ft above the court. Backboards originated to keep spectators from interfering with the game. The baskets are attached firmly to the backboards about 1 ...

(6 pages) 154 1 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


intuitive grasp on the televisual world inwhich we live- of the medium's possibilities for engagingspectators in diverse ways- that in part accounts for hersuccess. She is the supreme television hero ...

(8 pages) 243 0 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies


ighter, called a matador, faces the bull in a large dirt-filled arena that is usually surrounded by spectators. Aided by a group of apprentices, called the cuadrilla, the matador goads the bull into c ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Sheppard v. Maxwell, Warden. 3S4 U.S. 333, S6 S.Ct. 1507, 16 L.Ed.2d 600 (1966)

nquest took place was filled with reporters, television cameras, radio technicians, and hundreds of spectators. At one point, the Coroner ejected Sheppard's counsel. Sheppard was arrested and the tria ...

(2 pages) 106 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

What to do? Terrorism and the Media

r and he yells 'death to all Romans' and attacks a roman guard, killing him in front of hundreds of spectators. The assassin quietly slips into the crowd and is lost in a sea of people never to be fou ... of Jerusalem to revolt in 70 AD (Miller V). If this attack had been made in some dark alley with no spectators would the people react the way they did?The marketplace of old Jerusalem, can be compared ...

(7 pages) 357 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

"The Season Opener" this is a creative writing that uses the five senses to express the first game of the softball season.

ally come.As my anticipation arose, the once empty metal bleachers slowly began to fill. One by one spectators, parents, and friends came to watch what was the first of many futile competitions in a s ... he first of many batters to come in that last inning. Soon came my turn, as I stepped3up to bat the spectators seemed as if they were all of a sudden resurrected. They began tocheer in hope of a much- ...

(3 pages) 60 1 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

I know the secret!

w the Secret!It is a sickening sight for a magician to look out into his audience and see one ofhis spectators nudging and pointing when he does his famous sleight. These people whoare so delighted th ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Visions of a Past Society in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet letter"

splay, because she committed the crime of adultery.A lane was forthwith opened through the crowd of spectators. Preceded by the beadle, and attended by an irregular procession of stern-browed men and ... crime itself, is not as evil as they make it out to be. Hawthorne describes it as enjoyable to the spectators, by showing thechildren watch her and laugh as she makes her way to the scaffold. It's as ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

analysis of Karl Shapiro's "For Whom the Bell Tolls"

cross to the reader. By bringing the scene of the accident to life and relaying the emotions of the spectators with language and several metaphors, the poem gains a realistic and sometimes transcenden ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Design of Greek and Roman Theatres

r orchestra was usually a circle marked out by a stone perimeter directly in front of the stage for spectators to use. The cavea was the seating which was usually a range of steps or terraces for the ... . The parodoi were ramps that lead from the pit to the outside the theatre to provide access to the spectators (Molinari, 57).The book written by Picard and Cambridge entitled Theatre of Dionysus in A ...

(5 pages) 93 0 4.2 Mar/1995

Subjects: Art Essays

A report on Charles Lindbergh's legendary flight

t of St. Louis' painted on the side lands at LeBourget field, in the midst of thousands of cheering spectators. A tall, thin, sandy haired,twenty-five-year-old man emerges from the cockpit and timidly ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.5 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

The origin of The Olympic Games.

took place at the house of worship of Zeus at Olympia in 776 B.C. The sanctuary had room for 40,000 spectators, for many years the Olympian Games were for male contestants and male spectators only. Ev ... e in the games. Anything involving the games, the rules were very strict such as, only men could be spectators and they had to be decent strong men. The people of Greece treated these games with a gre ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Should teens be able to drive after being convicted of a DUI and what can be done to prevent it

on which would bar teens from driving once they are convicted of driving under the influence (DUI). Spectators now pose the question: Should teens who are caught drinking and driving lose their licens ...

(2 pages) 60 0 1.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The history of boxing

roughly alike a boxing bout we know it today. All fights were carried out on open plots, where the spectators were the "alive arena borders". The fight normally lasted until one of the opponents was ... particular. In those bouts each boxer's remuneration as well as the percentage of stakes gambled by spectators were settled. The fighters didn't use gloves and did not follow common rules. Weight clas ...

(16 pages) 68 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce. An essay on this story relating the extreme detail and the actual storyline.

might feel as though he or she were actually there. The narrator tells where all of the guards and spectators (not really spectators, but infantry) were and what they were doing while this man was st ...

(1 pages) 134 1 2.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay on the reasons the Buenos Aires, Argentina is a qualified candidate to hold the Olympic Games.

le of hosting the summer Olympics.If the Olympics were to be held in Buenos Aires, the athletes and spectators would have and abundance of places to stay. The city has been building many hotels in the ...

(6 pages) 67 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

High School Sports: They're NOT That Great

o for the students and the school. All these comments have come from ignorant people who are merely spectators and don't experience them first hand. Sure, they might have been great back in the Stone ...

(2 pages) 57 1 2.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports