Essays Tagged: "Ancient Rome"

Is Salt really harmful??

As we know, salt is the most useful resource found on earth. In Ancient Rome, salt was used as part of the salary to the soldiers. From this, we can see that salt w ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Overview of Italy, with personal comment

of the Roman Empire when much of Europe became feudal. In 476, Odoacer defeated the last emperor of ancient Rome, Romulus Augustulus. Odoacer ruled for 13 years after gaining control. He was then atta ...

(11 pages) 202 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

History of Advertising

l of a building and were usually very eye catching. Archaeologists have found signs in the ruins of ancient Rome and Pompeii which advertised travelers to go to a tavern situated in another town.In ab ...

(2 pages) 190 2 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

This essay is based on heroism found in the epic poems "beowulf" and "Sir Gawain and the "Green Knight"

"King Arthur was counted most courteous of all, (25-6)"kings his lineage is brought out to be from ancient Rome. Sir Gawain is the king's nephew and one of his most trusted knights, and at the feast ...

(5 pages) 114 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Michelangelo - his thoughts on the classical period vs. the gothic period

ote about the architecture and artwork before the time of the Renaissance. He studied the cities of ancient Rome trying to get a feel for what they would have looked like before Germanic tribes change ... s standing in their way, building around and in the landscape to create their sculptures buildings. Ancient Rome had a status of being all-powerful in comparison only to heaven. Beauty was everywhere ...

(2 pages) 40 0 1.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A Glimpse at the mighty structures of the past

elous buildings and temples, which still stand to this day. In a sense the Aztec can be compared to Ancient Rome at its time of greatness, The Aztec Empire ruled as a powerful influence over surroundi ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Vitruvian Man. This is the famous artwork done by Leonardo da Vinci with the perfectly propotional man who is able to fit in a circle and a square.

. The reason the artwork is named "The Vitruvian Man" is because there was a man named Vitruvius in ancient Rome. Vitruvius was an architect who wrote a series of ten books on architecture. In the thi ...

(3 pages) 121 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

How important was the stable family to Roman society?

dparents, grandparents, parents and children.The family was an important institution to citizens of Ancient Rome. It was essential for the family to be seen as a strong, untouchable unit and Roman fam ... radley, K 1991. Discovering the Roman Family. Oxford University Press.Casson, L 1975. Daily Life in Ancient Rome. New York: American Heritage Publishing.CIL VIII, 11294Coribishley, M 1994. Everyday Li ...

(10 pages) 91 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Slain from Within - An analysis on the collapse of a system of checks and balances that once existed in the late Roman Republic

When one speaks of ancient Rome, there are many attributing impacts that have remained imprinted on world history and c ...

(8 pages) 144 1 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Advertising essay

tedon the wall of a building. Archaeologists have uncovered many such signs,notably in the ruins of ancient Rome and Popeii. The one excavated in Romeoffers property for rent.Early in medieval times a ...

(2 pages) 162 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

This was a 5 min. oral presentation on the Ancient Roman Family. It breifly covers most aspects of Roman Family structure.

as the father of Rome.Roman Family structure was not quite the same as a modern day family unit. In Ancient Rome a family, or familia, was a legal construction that included all of the people under th ...

(4 pages) 76 1 2.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

ABout the periodic table element of Mercury

, heavy metal was used in religious ceremonies. Spanish miners used mercury to process gold ore for ancient Rome; when their mercury supply ran out, gold production dropped and set in motion the decli ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Obtaining Power in the Middle Ages.

alized communities. But despite this, some kingdoms did prosper during this mysterious time between ancient Rome and the 1500s, as well as Christianity. By describing the life of Charlemagne, Einhard ...

(5 pages) 60 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Commedia Del'Arte.

round 1550, although its origins are difficult to trace. It had its roots in the masked comedies of ancient Rome. The form combined mime, improvised and scripted dialogue (often coarse), with tumbling ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Roman culture: customs and morality.

Relationships of Ancient Rome: Customs and MoralityThe founding of Rome itself was described in a n ancient myth fill ... iots, fires, thunderstorms, dissatisfaction, famine and flood." (Goodenough, Citizens of Rome 35-36)Ancient Rome has become a legend, the ways of life of the great empire have been fascinating people ... right to punish any member if his family by death without reference to the State. Domestic life in Ancient Rome was also a very important part of their culture. Family was very important to them. Fro ...

(16 pages) 236 1 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Who was responsible for the downfall of the first triumvirate.

Ancient History Assessment Task-During 70-48 BC in ancient Rome three men compromised to work and he ...

(6 pages) 29 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This analyzes two works that describe ancient rome from a philosophical point of view.

AnalysisBoth Pliny and Decimus Junius Juvenalis, or Juvenal for short, were extraordinary people of ancient Rome. Although Pliny and Juvenal had different ideas about what Roman life was truly like, w ... ns survived. Their standards and way of life are different from that of the people today. People of ancient Rome knew that life was precious, and not to be wasted, even if bad events happen, as Juvena ...

(3 pages) 128 6 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Comparison of Ancient Greece and Rome

When we look through the history, as the ancestors of modern Europe, we see the ancient Greece and Rome. Understanding these two civilisations will lead us to understand Europe bet ... these two civilisations will lead us to understand Europe better. On the other hand, understanding ancient Greece will also make it easy to understand Rome. To make this statement clear, first we mus ... also make it easy to understand Rome. To make this statement clear, first we must compare these two ancient civilisations. Then we will be able to have an idea about the structure of both civilisation ...

(3 pages) 165 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"Ancient Rome" Tells about some things they made and some famous rulers.

ANCIENT ROMERome is a land of wonders. They gave us and created many things we still use today. this ...

(1 pages) 41 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Ancient Greece - what did they ever do for you?

Ancient Greece - what did they ever do for you?Everyone should thank Greece. Think of all the things ... form of government ever created. Citizens have the right to choose and vote for there own laws. In Ancient Rome, they had an assembly that all male citizens over 18 could go and vote for laws, or mak ... by Jury was a very important thing in courts. When a man was brought to the courtroom, people (I'm Ancient Rome they had as many as 500) would vote to see if the man was guilty or innocent. Jurors ar ...

(2 pages) 48 1 1.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers