Essays Tagged: "centuries"

The Homeric Poems

al form. Probably the most important factor in all of this is how they were passed down through the centuries. Scholars of today disagree on the question of whether the Homeric poems were passed down ...

(4 pages) 131 0 4.6 Jan/1996

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


t was a reagular glass I think it's great A+AntigoneThis play is a tragedy that was written several centuries ago by awell known man named Sophocles. Sophocles was born in Athens about 496 - 406B.C. H ...

(2 pages) 96 0 4.4 Nov/1996

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

Islamic Women

Muslim society over the centuries has treated women assecond class citizens. It's been this way since the beginning oftime. ... dultery and divorces. However unusual they believe theirmeans are justified.Muslim society over the centuries has treated women assecond class citizens. It's been this way since the beginning oftime. ...

(13 pages) 328 5 3.1 Dec/1996

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

The Differences and Similarities of Pneumonia and Tuberculosis

eumonia and TuberculosisPneumonia and tuberculosis have been plaguing the citizens of the world for centuries causing millions of deaths. This occurred until the creation and use of antibiotics become ...

(10 pages) 110 1 3.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Death Penalty

for well over 4000 years. In 1728 BC the code of Hamurabe was passed to allow legal execution. For centuries capital punishment was a public spectacle: states used executions to demonstrate the ultim ...

(4 pages) 202 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty


l prejudice is racial.Racism is a specific kind of prejudice.Racism has had ancient beginnings. For centuries periodic conflicts have takenplace among the three principal races- White, Oriental, and N ...

(4 pages) 167 1 3.3 Jan/1996

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


For centuries evil was defined by human preoccupation, and it was often indicated in the English literat ... witches or maybe even surpassed themThe nature of evil had changed with people's religion over the centuries. Simple 'external' evil had developed into the more complex and ambiguous 'internal' evil. ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.2 Jul/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Hamlet - Was He Mad?

For centuries, scholars have been debating the issue on whether Hamlet - the prince of William Shakespea ...

(6 pages) 148 0 4.3 Dec/1996

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

Who was Jesus - A Humanities Essay That Teaches The Study of The Bible As A Historical Document

o the common man, of whom sinners could not look upon(a view that most people had of their Gods for centuries before).Matthew 12:49-50, Jesus announces to multitudes that they are hismother and brothe ...

(5 pages) 192 1 4.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Hinduism & Buddhism

wo of the five major religions in our world today. They are widely practiced, and have survived for centuries. Both have similarities and differences, as do all forms of religion. Hopefully, in this p ...

(10 pages) 873 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Arianism. A heresy which arose in the fourth century, and denied the Divinity of Jesus Christ.

fter Constantine hadrecognized the Church in A.D. 313, and the parent of many more during somethree centuries, Arianism occupies a large place in ecclesiastical history. It is not amodern form of unbe ...

(15 pages) 148 0 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


g independence.LIBERIAHISTORYLiberia's tribal peoples migrated to the area between the12th and 16th centuries. The Portuguese arrived in 1461 and began a trade in ivory, pepper, and later in slaves. I ...

(7 pages) 150 0 3.9 May/1994

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Sense and Sensibility

omance in all of us and show us that Austen's philosophy of love exists today as much as it did two centuries ago.Sense and Sensibility could rightly be classified as a love story, but that would just ...

(3 pages) 119 0 4.5 Apr/1997

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


ou are in another place or a another time, the future maybe, even maybe the past where years, days, centuries, minutes all irrelevant if you have imagination. I now dream of a time and place were men ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Bow of Odysseus

in the pantheon of Greek mythic heroes, and ensures that bards would sing of him in that place for centuries to come.It's clear that Odysseus' bow is not a weapon of war. First of all, Odysseus choos ... the weapon of a man destined to become a mythical hero, whose glories were to be sung by bards for centuries to come. Homer writes:...atar polumêtis Odusseus,autik' epei mega toxon ebastase kai ...

(10 pages) 129 0 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Importance of the Emperor in chinese history and development

ivers. These were the Yellow in the north, the Wei in the northwest and the Yanzi in the south. For centuries, the Ancient Chinese (having been enclosed by mountains, deserts and seas and having littl ... believed it to be the centre of the universe.China had been subjected to incessant warfare over the centuries and yearned for peace, thus the Emperor came into being about 1800 BC. He brought the many ...

(5 pages) 119 1 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

What it means to be american to me

on of an American is very difficult to put in just one sentence or one thought. America spans three centuries and over eight generations. A lot has transpired in that time to make us into who we are t ...

(3 pages) 161 1 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Was the Civil War Inevitable?

was an all American war, each side had a reason, and a purpose of why they fought in this war. Now, centuries later, we come to the question "Was the Civil War Inevitable?". I will go through the reas ...

(4 pages) 456 4 3.5 Apr/2002

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

My essay is called Computer Science!! I think this essay will tell you everything about Computer Science.

y as 1801, thepunched card was used as a control device for mechanical looms. One andone-half centuries later, IBM joined punched cards to computers, encodingbinary information as patterns of ... umes physical space and requires proper care, non-acidic paperprintouts can hold information for centuries. If long-term storage is notof prime concern, magnetic medium can retain tremendous amo ...

(3 pages) 228 3 2.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

An opinionated look into the facts and fallacies of evolution, from a Christian perspective. 11 pages

ire. This is one of the many false, but accepted causes of the existence and evolution of life. For centuries man has pondered the very cause of the existence of life, and for centuries there has been ...

(12 pages) 279 2 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences