Essays Tagged: "ancient civilizations"

Western Legal Tradition

ples given in the assignment. The maindifference between the law and conceptions of law held by the ancientEgyptians, the Mesopotamians, and Hebrew leaders versus rule by a band ofthieves, is just tha ... y a band ofthieves, is just that- a distinction between love versus power.All conceptions of law in ancient civilizations had one thing incommon: they were all supposed to be enforced by a more suprem ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Comparing and contrasting the ancient civilizations of Egypt and China

The ancient civilizations of Egypt and China were very similar in many different aspects. Their governme ... t of writing as the Chinese people who lived across the continent from them. Suprisingly, these two ancient civilizations that existed very far away from each other show a enormous amount of similarit ... away from each other show a enormous amount of similarities in almost every area.The government of Ancient Egypt was headed by a king (in the New kingdom, the king assumed the name "pharaoh") with ab ...

(2 pages) 141 0 4.0 Dec/2002

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

"Women in Ancient Israel" compares Israelite women and their influence to other women in different civilations during ancient times

obtain education, vote, and hold jobs previously considered only for males. The extent of numerous ancient civilizations' female activities included cleaning, cooking, producing heirs, and raising th ... everal of the jobs within their society were for males only. However, in some societies such as the ancient Israelite civilization, women possessed a little more influence, respect, and standing than ...

(3 pages) 66 2 3.8 Mar/2003

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

Sumerian and Nile Valley civilizations and the comparison between both.

The ancient civilizations of the Nile Valley and Sumer are considered to be the beginning of life in the ... e obviously well known for their famous architecture and buildings. The Great Sphinx represents the ancient Egyptian sun god. Believed to be 4500 years old, the statue consists of a 240 foot body of a ... re usually located in temples. The Egyptians were a polytheistic society. The most important God of ancient Egypt was Amon, the sun God. The people also loved Osiris, god of the Nile River, and lord o ...

(7 pages) 106 1 4.7 Apr/2003

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

The Republic of Iraq.

located in southwestern Asia, at the northern tip of the Persian Gulf. Some of the world's greatest ancient civilizations--Assyria, Babylonia, and Summer--developed in the area that now makes up Iraq. ...

(4 pages) 92 1 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Ancient egyptian civilization from 3100-32bc.

Ancient EgyptBetween 3100 and 332 B.C was the rise and climax of one of the richest and oldestancien ... y putting the red crown ofLower Egypt on top of the white crown of upper Egypt.Menes ruled from the ancient city of Thinis near Abydos. Under his reign the firsthieroglyphic writing was made. He is al ...

(6 pages) 118 0 3.0 May/2003

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

Euclidean Geometry.

that, geometry. Because of its practical uses in everyday life and in building and developing, many ancient civilizations like the Egyptians and Babylonians mastered the concepts of geometry and passe ... throughout generations. The first cultures to completely examine these ideas and concepts were the ancient Greeks. They took a rigorous and dedicated approach to connect the webs of complicated ideas ...

(4 pages) 64 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Body Piercings: An Enlightenment and a Step Back in Time.

If we could experience time travel and visit the ancient civilizations and empires that conveyed their spiritual, social and religious beliefs throug ...

(5 pages) 58 0 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

This essay outlines the reasons why the Sumerian civilization has had the most effect on modern culture out of all of the other ancient civilizations.

Western culture has been aided greatly by ancient civilizations. Many people take for granted concepts like the wheel or something as simple a ... omething as simple as the way they write. Those concepts were invented thousands of years ago by an ancient people to whom much success is owed. The Sumerians, who were particularly innovative invento ... heel. They also developed the first code of law and one of the first forms of writing. Clearly, the ancient civilization that has had the greatest effect on modern culture is the Sumerian civilization ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Mayans, The Aztecs, And The Incas

ced weapons and the diseases they brought. But even thought they all had mysterious declines, these ancient civilizations of Latin America were very advanced and had many great achievements.The earlie ...

(4 pages) 108 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Social, Political, and Religious Implications of the First Great Awakening in North America

d often boring church ceremonies, sometimes reminiscent of the performances of religious leaders in ancient civilizations. Preachers who had in earlier years spoken only of predetermination now spoke ...

(5 pages) 85 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Soccer (football)

rld Cup (which is played every four years).Soccer originated with kicking games played by people in ancient civilizations. The modern version came about in the early nineteenth century, in England. It ...

(3 pages) 161 5 2.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Development of religions in ancient civilizations in relation to the fear of death

ligion played a major role and had a great portion of interest and involvement in the daily life of ancient cilvilizations alike.Infact, many aspects of life such as the night and day cycle, floods, w ... d death were important factors that created the feeling of superpowers which controlled the life of ancient civilizations.Death, was one of the greatest fears among all of them and the search for IMMO ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Roman Mythology: The Gods and Goddesses

In ancient civilizations, the religion of a people was a sacred thing that ruled the livelihood of the ... sacred thing that ruled the livelihood of the followers of that religion. The Gods and Goddesses of ancient Rome all had different roles, personalities, and characteristics that not only explained unk ... and became the Queen of the gods and goddesses (relationships between members of the same family in ancient Rome was not considered odd or out of the ordinary). Juno was the goddess of the heaven and ...

(6 pages) 64 0 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Appearance of Women in Odyssey

Looking back on women in ancient civilizations we see a variety of different ways in which they have been regarded. In ancien ... le in society. Not only does Homer expose his reader to human females as well as goddesses. In most ancient stories women are not crucial to the plot. In Homer's two works the Iliad and Odyssey there ...

(6 pages) 56 0 3.0 Apr/2005

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

The History of Body Piercing.

Most individuals who are interested in being pierced do not realize this either. There are deep and ancient roots to many piercings. Most parts of the anatomy adorned now primarily for aesthetic purpo ... cement for a piercing is the lobe of the ear. This is true in modern, western culture as well as in ancient civilizations. The reason it was so common and popular in ancient tribes is the same reason ...

(10 pages) 48 0 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Physical education.

The Latin expression "Mens sana in corpora sano" ("A sound mind in a sound body") dates back to ancient times but physical education has not always been viewed as important and attitudes towards i ... attitudes towards it have changed many times in the history of human civilization. For example, in ancient Greece training of the body was considered equally as important as training of the mind; how ...

(4 pages) 68 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Was the Neolithic Revolution inevitable?

took place during this time, our species would be extinct.From 8000 to 6000 B.C. the peoples of ancient civilizations developed a new way of life, changing the structure of gender roles, jobs, and ...

(1 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Ambition and Power as Seen in Ancient Architecture in Ancient Civilizations

g of time. Many of the world's great architectural accomplishments were erected during the times of ancient civilizations, and many still stand today. These great achievements played an important role ...

(7 pages) 37 0 1.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Ancient Civilizations

Many ancient civilizations were considered naive, uncivilized, and utterly barbaric. However, this is not ... increasingly complex buildings and to survey different types of landscapes.Many things invented by ancient civilizations are still used today. Writing is used along with laws that have been tweaked t ...

(1 pages) 18 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History