Essays Tagged: "thousand years"

The Old Testament

ble; the Enuma Elish has its own roots in Sumerian mythology, predating the Enuma Elish by nearly a thousand years. A superficial examination of this evidence would erroneously lead one to believe tha ...

(8 pages) 174 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Movie review of Yentl

us roles have followed society's lead in their evolution. For example, since its creation over five thousand years ago, the Jewish religion has evolved in some movements to involve women and men equal ...

(4 pages) 47 0 5.0 Dec/1996

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

The big bang theory

o church, and was taught that the bible says that, the biblical story was the world was created six thousand years ago in a mere six days (1, pg26-27). These two factors have been very controversial; ...

(4 pages) 183 3 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Should Marijuana Be Legalized for Medical Purposes

zed for Medical Purposes?Marijuana has been used extensively as a medical remedy for more than five thousand years. In the early 1900s, medical usage of marijuana began to decline with the advent of a ... 1986, "representatives of four Oregon church groups, representing a combined membership of tens of thousands, unveiled a plan to attack the proposed legalization of marijuana from the pulpit" (Danks) ...

(9 pages) 608 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Title: Evolution of wheat Author: Alan Platner

The Domestication of WheatTen thousand years ago as the gigantic glaciers of the last ice age (Pleistocene Epoch) receded, the Ear ... tached, making it easier to get the fruit just by itself. This refining of the plant continued over thousands of years, ever improving it.The domestication of wheat and other plants help form civiliza ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Native American Prejudice

These people began migrating thirty thousand years before Christopher Colombus'discovered' the Americas. Native Americans migrated fr ...

(4 pages) 226 0 2.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Joseph Campbell and Comparative Religions

e powers wielded by these superior beings that caused theunexplainable to happen.Fast forward a few thousand years to the present. In our age and time there islittle left unexplained. Science seems ab ...

(6 pages) 225 2 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Anselm's Ontological Argument and the Philosophers

nation, succeeded in formulating an argument for God's existence which hasbeen debated for almost a thousand years. It shows no sign of going away soon. It is an argumentbased solely on reason, distin ...

(7 pages) 229 1 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin's social and the industrial changes to the US it made.

ney's cotton gin started the American Industrial Revolution.Asiatic cotton grew in east Africa five thousand years ago in what is now, Pakistan. Persiansbrought the cotton to India where the cotton be ... ney's cotton gin, the cotton industry was booming. Cotton plantations expandedto about two to three thousand acres apiece.Today, cotton is much processed much differently than in 1930. In 1930 a farme ...

(5 pages) 108 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Effects of Dam Building

and mud by thetime they become adults. Humans have used dams since early civilization,because four-thousand years ago they became aware that floods and droughtsaffected their well-being and so they b ... and mud by thetime they become adults. Humans have used dams since early civilization,because four-thousand years ago they became aware that floods and droughtsaffected their well-being and so they b ...

(6 pages) 102 0 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Changing Role of Accountants in the 21st Century.

n in the fourteenth century Italy, accounts came from the Mesopotamian region in the 3500 B.C. Five thousand years before the appearance of double-entry, the Assyrian, Chaldaean-Babylonian and Summera ... t Egyptians, Chinese, Greek and Romans accounting never progressed beyond simple list making in its thousands of years of existence (ACAUS, 1999).Thousands of years after the fall of the Roman Empire, ...

(5 pages) 550 7 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Brief history of the guitar just what it says brief history and history of major composers and guitar music

cking the string they could make all sorts of boinging sounds; who would have thought that now five thousand years later, what began as a simple hunting bow would evolve into an instrument as widely p ... ar.Going even further back, most historians believe that the guitar originated in Egypt nearly five thousand years ago. It stayed in Africa where it was called the okongao or cora(and is still played ...

(4 pages) 105 2 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


Defining PatriotismThree thousand years ago, as they marched out of the city, headed for war, the Spartans would halt to salu ...

(4 pages) 65 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


1"The Epic of Gilgamesh" was written around four-thousand years ago and is the earliest piece of western literature found to date. It originates from ...

(4 pages) 145 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The relationship between diet and social behaviour and the incidence of colds.

ed from the "ma huang" plant which has been used in China to treat colds and flu for more than five thousand years (Mindell, 1992). Research has confirmed relationships between the foods humans ingest ...

(8 pages) 102 0 4.5 May/2003

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

What was reborn during the Renaissance?

as and in all actuality, acelebration or rebirth of humanism. The middle ages had lasted for over a thousand years. It was during this time Christianity was spread. Christianity, along with the German ...

(1 pages) 57 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This essay is about the history of the russian and bosnian people.

y, the Bosnians and the Russians are aperfect match.This history started in the middle of the first thousandyears A.D. when the tribes called the Southern Slavs migrated into thesoutheast area of Euro ... orridor that separates eastern and westernparts of Serbian controlled Bosnia. In total close to fourthousandRussian troops will eventually be in Bosnia. Many people havequestioned whether or not a Rus ...

(3 pages) 50 0 2.2 Jul/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

World War II.

As a person looks at the last thousand years of history, many events come to mind. To be more specific, many world-changing events ... glers consequently became the Ghetto's most important citizens, its heroes, for though there were a thousand ruses, a smuggler risked his life in employing any one of them."These ghettos only lasted a ... aled off tight. Not a single prisoner, not one solitary louse, can sneak through the gate. All day, thousands of naked men shuffle up and down the roads, cluster around the squares, or lie against the ...

(7 pages) 174 1 3.7 Aug/2003

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

The Dragon & The Bear: The Geopolitical issue over Russia's Far East border with China.

portations between 1860 and 1937, the Russians purged a Chinese presence that dated back at least a thousand years. But now the Chinese are returning lured by a landmass that is 2.3 million square mil ...

(5 pages) 67 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

The Effects of Cannabis on the Human Reproductive System.

uctive systems.Marijuana is derived from the plant cannabis sativa and has been grown for over five thousand years. The major source of the psychoactive substance in marijuana is called delta-9-tetrah ...

(6 pages) 71 0 3.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology