Essays Tagged: "antiquity"


rchitect Flippo Brunelleschi, with whom he reputedly visited Rome in order to study the monument of Antiquity.Donatellos career can be divided into three very distinct periods. The first, which is com ... 1443 and is generally characterized by a reliance on the models and principles of the sculpture of antiquity. Donatello worked with the Florentine sculpture and architect Michelozzo from 1425 - 1435. ...

(3 pages) 151 1 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Astrology- Applications in Business

igns of the zodiac. Theorgins of the names given to each sign extend into the mostremote regions of antiquity. Terrestrial animal gods, whetherreal or imagined , were one day projected onto the conste ...

(16 pages) 185 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Hannibal Barca

In antiquity war was more of a means of survival, than an establishment of supremacy. War was made beca ...

(10 pages) 120 1 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Norce Farmers in Greenland

Bioarchaeological and Climatological Evidencefor the Fate of Norse Farmers in Medieval Greenland." Antiquity 70.267 (1996): 88-96.Norse colonization of Greenland, which began in c. AD 985, disappeare ...

(6 pages) 95 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

An explaination into the Television Production process

r freedom,@ to which the general-turned-slave replied, AI will win the crowds.@ From the annuals of antiquity, this same message now travels by satellite, coaxial cable, and through the airwaves. The ...

(12 pages) 151 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Not all Abolitionists of 19th century America were alike.

ightened and Christian nation, no more than a cipher-- or, in other words, those heathen nations of antiquity, had but little more among them than the name and form of slavery; while wretchedness and ...

(5 pages) 69 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Comparison of the Renaissance and Enlightenment.

sance means 'rebirth' or 'recovery', has its origins in Italy and is associated with the rebirth of antiquity or Greco-Roman civilization. The age of the Renaissance is believed to elapse over a perio ... classical culture.But the Renaissance was not exclusively associated with the revival of classical antiquity. It is believed that precisely from the fifteenth century great changes took place affecti ...

(14 pages) 573 2 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The extroardinary life of Hannibal Barca. It gives you, the reader insite on his military atchievements and biography.

a: Military GeniusByIntroductionCarthage Before Hannibal Carthage, one of the most famous cities of antiquity, was founded on the north coast of Africa by the Phoenicians of Tyre (sur) in 814 B.C. The ...

(10 pages) 60 1 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Erich Von Daniken's "Chariots of the Gods".

ell of space travelers who came to earth from distant parts of the Cosmos? Are some of the ruins of antiquity remnants of great airfields, the favoured landing sites of extraterrestrial craft?"Yes!," ...

(7 pages) 28 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Women in ancient societies.

her or not the power wielded by her was unique throughout various ancient societies.In the world of antiquity, proportionately few women had either power or prestige. The position of Egyptian women as ...

(8 pages) 147 1 4.7 Sep/2003

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

The Italian Renaissance:brief history of economics, religion, society, politics, music, furniture, architecture, art, dance, clothing, food, and an emphasis on theatre.

students flocked to Italy from all of Europe to study philosophy, the classics, and the remains of antiquity. Italian literature and art, even clothing and furniture designs, were imitated in the res ...

(15 pages) 363 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What elements of the Jewish festivals appeal to Secular Jews in the modern age?

Jewish festivals, originating in antiquity, are observed in Israel and throughout Jewish communities throughout the world intensively ...

(7 pages) 52 0 1.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


Introduction1. Fl. 500 B.C. in Ephesus, north of Miletus in Asia Minor. He was known in antiquity as "the obscure." And even today, it is very difficult to be certain what Heraclitus was t ...

(9 pages) 52 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Political Theory Hobbes Aristotle

53a2)." The analysis will begin as to the practices and perceptions, or the thoughts and actions of antiquity which began as politics as a natural extension of the world. This line from The Politics i ... e individual is not an autonomous entity and explains why there was no concept of the individual in antiquity (1253a18-29). However, these three claims are embodied by the notion: the polis or politic ...

(15 pages) 177 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Civil War

archus*Aristarchus of Samos (310-230 B.C.), was a astronomer often referred to as the Copernicus of antiquity, laid the foundation for much scientific examination of the heavens. According to his cont ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

A Brief History of the Periodic Table

and physical properties in the elements. The first contributions to the periodic table were made in antiquity, with the discovery of obvious elements such as gold, silver, tin, copper, lead and mercur ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Pantheon

ds is one of the best preserved buildings of the Roman Empire, the most influential domed design in antiquity, and the most incredible display of concrete ever seen. Not only did Hadrian earn the resp ...

(4 pages) 85 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

The "Genius" - Leonardo Da Vinci

lutionized the thinking of his society. "The Renaissance was poised between the humanists' links to antiquity and the challenges of new social, political, economic, scientific, and ecclesiastical deve ...

(4 pages) 162 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Critics of Shakespeare

praises are without reason lavished on the dead, and that honors due only to excellence are paid to antiquity is a complaint likely to be always continued by those, who, being able to add nothing to t ... d flatter themselves that the regard is yet denied by envy will be at last bestowed by time. Antiquity, like every other quality that attracts the notice of mankind, has undoubtedly votaries th ...

(2 pages) 35 2 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare


ous bronze doors at the baptistery of San Giovanni, Florence. After that he studied the monument of Antiquity with the architect Flippo Brunelleschi.Donatellos career can be divided into three very di ...

(1 pages) 35 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists