Essays Tagged: "worshipped"

Greek gods vs the Judao Christian God

the other for purposes of pleasure. I began to wonder why the stories of the Greek god's, that were worshipped by the Greeks of the time, came to be known as mythology, and not as a religious book, li ...

(4 pages) 92 0 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies


than living life itself. Everything they did while they were alive was to please the many gods they worshipped. They built temples for their Gods, made statues to symbolize their Gods, and had a diffe ...

(5 pages) 112 0 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature


nto normal paragraph form. Excellent, other misc. B. S.Dionysus Dionysus was the most widely worshipped and popular god in ancient Greece. It's not difficult to see why; he was their god of win ... at this time that Dionysus was thought to have fully returned to his godly state. The Greeks worshipped Dionysus with two festivals known as Dionysia. The lesser Dionysia was held in December, ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Greek Mythology. The Ancient Gods.

. To the Greeks the myths were looked at as examples of good and bad behavior and its effects. they worshipped the Gods and tried not to offend them in any way. The story of creation is a prime exampl ...

(4 pages) 155 0 4.1 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

African and Native American Slavery

just Native Americans. These Indians were lesstechnologically advanced than the Europeans. They alsoworshipped different and multiple gods and ate differentfoods. Europeans saw this as barbaric, so th ...

(2 pages) 112 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Ancient Greece

ds of the Mediterranean Sea. Culturally, though it indicates how the ancient Greeks spoke. How they worshipped and understood the physical world.Greek civilization developed in small city-states. City ...

(4 pages) 214 0 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Contrasting Apollo And Dionysus

o the power of the human mind. Anotherthing Apollo is associated with is music, so he would also be worshipped by music lovers.Apollo is worshipped in religion to provide his followers with logical th ... acknowledged the existence of Dionysus as much as they did the existence of Apollo,so everyone who worshipped them dually would also be a follower. This means thatDionysus probably had just as large ...

(2 pages) 71 0 2.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Greek Mythology, an integral part of the lives of all ancient peoples

iousness ofWestern civilization.The myths were accounts of the lives of the deities whom the Greeks worshipped. TheGreeks had many deities, including 12 principal ones, who lived on Mt. Olympus. Themy ... from the goddess' Roman name,Ceres. In Greek the word for such products is demetriaka. Demeter was worshipped asthe goddess of earth and fertility.Zeus was the king and leader of the 12. His symbol w ...

(5 pages) 141 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Edna's Character in " The Awakening", a novel by Kate Chopin

n. Edna Pontellier's society, therefore, abounds with 'mother-women,' who 'idolized their children, worshipped their husbands, and esteemed it to a holy privilege to efface themselves as individuals'. ...

(3 pages) 186 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Egyptian Gods

on-headed god of Behdet innorthern Egypt, was linked with the life-giving sun. Soirees, another god worshipped in theDelta, was related to fertility. Through conquest and expanding territories, the ro ... Nile valleyto believe that life continued after death. Osiris, god of fertility and the Nile becameworshipped as the god of death and rebirth. The people believed that when the Nile was low,Osiris di ...

(4 pages) 79 0 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A detailed overview of Jezebel from the bible.

er charm and manipulated others to achieve her ends. She didn't worship the Hebrew God, Yahweh, but worshipped her own god Baal, and goddess, Asherah. This created a conflict between Jezebel and many ... had great strength.The people who judge Jezebel's character were from the Hebrew religion, and they worshipped one God, whereas she worshipped more The law by which Elijah and others follow is Yahweh, ...

(6 pages) 97 1 2.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

The definition of God, for Christians

What is God? A god is defined from Webster's dictionary as, "A being worshipped by monotheists as the perfect, omnipotent, omniscient originator and ruler of the univers ...

(3 pages) 116 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Wicca Religion

at Wicca incorporates the deities of many cultures, past and present. Wiccans believe that the Gods worshipped by all peoples throughout history are the equivalent expressions of similar Goddesses and ...

(4 pages) 169 3 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Hitler: His rise to power!

lured him on until today he stands on the brink of disaster. He will go down in history as the most worshipped and the most despised man the world has ever known.Before coming to power almost all of h ...

(6 pages) 85 1 4.1 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Witches And Heretics In The Medieval World: Why It Can Never Be Proven If The Ever Existed.

hers through the power of black magic, or sorcery. They sold their soul to the Christian Devil, and worshipped Satan. Once a person was accused of witchcraft, they were brought to trial. The vast majo ...

(3 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Western literature has few epics of any real greatness. Of these, The Epic of Gilgamesh is by far the oldest.

And the story of Gilgamesh's deeds is much older then that, maybe as old as the cult religion that worshipped Gilgamesh as a deity around 2600 B.C.E.But what does it mean to call Gilgamesh an "epic"? ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Feminism, quotes complied form various web pages, many from cromptons Australian Infopedia.

en without desert. They should be courted - even when having neither wit nor beauty. They should be worshipped - even without love. They should be kept harmless while men suffer. They should be kept w ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Nov/2003

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

Truly A Witch: A Study In Cultural Patterns this research project looks at the Wiccan Religion and the differences from Christianity.

gion. I have learned many things about witchcraft, spells, tools of the trade and the gods that are worshipped. While comparing the cultural patterns of the Wiccan Religion with my own version of Chri ...

(8 pages) 126 2 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This essay is on the movement of the African culture to the New World and how it contributed to the cultural diversity in the new lands.

ca from the Americas.Many of the slaves brought to Haiti and Cuba were Yoruba-speaking people. They worshipped more than 400 gods, which are still worshipped today. No doubt, they brought their religi ...

(5 pages) 163 0 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Early Temple Architechture and Temple Worship from Ancient Near East, Egypt and Greece

eece all had one thing in common: religious worship. These cultures built temples to their gods and worshipped them with different customs and traditions. As a whole, they believed that the gods resid ...

(5 pages) 80 0 4.5 Dec/2003

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