Essays Tagged: "goddesses"

The view of women in varios cultures

ully one day will.Women in India occupy a paradoxical status. On one hand, there is an abundance of goddesses occupying pivotal places in Indian mythology. On the other hand, there are inhuman Atradit ...

(5 pages) 124 0 4.7 Jan/1996

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

The constellation of Cassiopeia

g increasingly vain, Cassiopeia boated that she was even lovelier than the Nereids, the Sea Nymphs (goddesses of unmatched beauty who ruled over nature). Enraged by Cassiopeia's false bragging, the Se ...

(1 pages) 32 0 2.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Wicca Religion

hat the Gods worshipped by all peoples throughout history are the equivalent expressions of similar Goddesses and Gods in many cultures. This religion has a connection to Shamanism and Animism; it has ... r; in fact there are some people who worship alone called Solitaires. Individuals will often choose Goddesses or Gods from any of the world's diverse pantheons, whose stories are particularly inspirin ...

(4 pages) 169 3 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Journey of the Classical Hero in Demeter and Persephone.

is was the world where Demeter and her daughter, Persephone, knew true happiness. Together, the two goddesses of nature roamed the Earth. And in those days, the world seemed like a boundless paradise ... ejoiced when the women were reunited, and nature flourished once again with the warm embrace of the goddesses. However, it was soon discovered that Persephone had eaten four pomegranate seeds from Had ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The triumph of christianity over paganism in the middle ages.

s, and even our everyday Christians, I do not rest my fate in the hands of any god or gods, or even goddesses. I believe that I control my own fate, and I do not go out of my way to please any spiritu ... e Greeks. Many of our planet's names in the solar system originate from the names of Roman Gods and Goddesses.Christianity on the other hand had the belief of just one god, with no exception for any o ...

(4 pages) 69 1 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Greek Gods Research Paper: This Essay is a research paper on the Greek Gods. It is about the important role that the Gods played in the lives of the Ancient Greeks.

on you can possibly be, while satisfying your god(s) as well. In the Greek society the gods and the goddesses played a profoundly significant role. The lifestyles of the Greeks were concentrated on re ... uccessful if there was reliance on old myths and cooperation between all of the gods.Greek gods and goddesses were looked upon with massive veneration and admiration. The Greek people prayed consisten ...

(8 pages) 217 0 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The City of Ephesus in Biblical Times

iety. The City itself was very cosmopolitan. They had libraries, museums and Temples for one of the goddesses they worshipped named, ?Artemis Ephesia?, or ?Diana?. This city was full of cultic practic ...

(11 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The most important natural landmark in China

e is a best-known legend handed down among the Tibetans in China. It goes like that: five beautiful goddesses killed the five-headed dragon that tried to destroy the serenity of the sea about which th ... on that tried to destroy the serenity of the sea about which the Himalayan mountains exist now. The goddesses turned the sea into fertile land at the plea of the people and became the five main peaks ...

(2 pages) 56 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions


en as Zeus who delights in thunder".(Pausanias 10.30.1)Hera was raised as the most beautiful of the goddesses. The famous "garden of golden apples" was created by Gaia as a wedding present for Zeus an ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Trojan War

in the Greek culture it was common to allow the credit for certain kinds of deeds to go to gods or goddesses, which today's historians just suppose to be allegorical references. But, if the gods or g ... taken as slaves.The cause of the war that most people understand to be true is a myth involving the goddesses, but with what archeologists have found so far; no one is exactly sure what started the wa ...

(6 pages) 139 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The American "Dream"

life of wage slavery. The American Dream is a strange concept, bringing to mind visions of painted goddesses with large books holding telegraph wires. It is felt in the stirrings of gullible American ...

(3 pages) 142 1 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Demeter and Persephone

Have you ever wandered how our seasons came about?It all has to do with the two major goddesses, Demeter, who is the goddess of the grain and harvest, and Persephone, the goddess of spri ... came to love the cold blooded king but Demeter, however was consumed with rage and sorrow.These two goddesses should forever be remembered because they created our seasons and are an important part of ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Empathetic diary entries of a Deir El-Medina tomb worker. Includes information of both high and household ancient Egyptian gods as well as everyday life.

ir el-Median, high on the West Bank of the Nile where we skilled tomb workers live. I prayed to the goddesses Tawaret, Hathor and Amun today that the birth of my third child would be as successful as ...

(7 pages) 25 0 4.0 Nov/2004

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

Tell Asmar Statuettes, Victory Stele of Naram-sin, Law Code of Hammurabi, Ishtar Gate.

merian architecture. These statuettes were from the Abu temple and these statuettes represented the goddesses. The tallest one was 30 inches high, which was the god of vegetation. In correlation, the ... correlation, the rest of the statuettes, all had their purposes in representing different kinds of goddesses.2) Victory Stele of Naram-sin - was during the Akkad period, which was around 2230 B.C. an ...

(1 pages) 41 1 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Tennyson vs Homer Ulysses Vs Oddyseus

oal but he resisted it due to his desire to return home. He actually left the home of two beautiful goddesses in order to get to his ageing wife and son. He leaves what could be a luxurious home to go ...

(7 pages) 33 0 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Egyptian Civilization

appeared on the surface of the water. Ra brought forth four children, the gods Shu and Geb and the goddesses Tefnut and Nut. Shu and Tefnut became the atmosphere. They stood on Geb, who became the ea ... eady named, the important divinities included the gods Amon, Thoth, Ptah, Khnemu, and Hapi, and the goddesses Hathor, Mut, Neit, and Sekhet. Their importance increased with the political ascendancy of ...

(5 pages) 53 0 5.0 Feb/2005

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

Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles

s.The chorus enters the stage looking for an elderly man who has trespassed into the forests of the Goddesses. They feel that Oedipus intruded into the "untrodden thicket of the virgins" where he had ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Appearance of Women in Odyssey

ook on a woman's role 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 ...

(6 pages) 56 0 3.0 Apr/2005

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


s was married to his sister Hera. He had, however, many casual affairs with mortal women as well as goddesses, and he fathered innumerable children. Among them were the brilliant god Apollo, Helen of ...

(1 pages) 21 0 4.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Mythology/Religion Comparative Essay

My belief is that everything in this universe happens because of natural forces, and not by gods or goddesses. Greek mythology is just traditional tales of the Ancient Greece that tells stories of how ... e world was created. I believe that the universe was created by a huge explosion and not by gods or goddesses. Through scientific data gather from the Hubble Space Telescope, it shows that the most re ...

(2 pages) 122 5 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays