Essays Tagged: "laid down"


gave many possibilities of definition of heroism. The Greeks illustrated heroism to obey the rules laid down by the gods and goddesses, and those who obey the rules would gain honor and fame. The Gre ... of the epic 'Odyssey' standout. He was constantly expected to be a true hero, always obey the rules laid down by the immortals, posses wisdom and courage.The Greeks believed that all heroes must alway ...

(5 pages) 110 2 2.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Account of the Siege of Yorktown. Written in the first person.

150 ft. of the British lines. We were under heavy protection, for it was a dark and rainy night. We laid down pine wood end-to-end so troops would know where to dig trenches. The trenches allowed 100 ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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

), Who in thebeginning was with God and was God, by Whom all things were made. A similardoctrine is laid down by St. Paul, in his undoubtedly genuine Epistles to theEphesians, Colossians, and Philippi ... prelates gave in theirsubmission to Pope Liberius. But the Emperor Valens, a fierce heretic, still laid theChurch waste.However, the long battle was now turning decidedly in favour of Catholic tradit ...

(15 pages) 148 0 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Epitaph by Thomas Grey

dy only 'rests his head upon the lap of Earth' it is not a way of approving the way that people are laid down for their final resting. The Epitaph shows , properly titled, the lot about how people are ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


killing Grendel.The king liked Beowolf's noble words and wished him luck.Beowolf without hesitation laiddown in the line of knights to wait for Grendel to strike. This part of the story shows that Beo ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The use of clothing in the novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God." by Zora Neale Hurston

ribes as looking like 'an `olskullhead in de grave yard,' (pg. 13) marries Janie to fulfillthe role laid down by Janie's grandmother, a mule. Janie goesalong with this for nearly a year, until change ...

(4 pages) 119 1 4.1 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Medievil Society in Relationship to The Name of The Rose by Umberto Eco and The Return of Martin Guerre by Natalie Zemon Davis. A comparisson of the two books and how they relate to medievil history.

roups started harming themselves to try to gain holiness. Shortly there after leaders sprang up and laid down rules that the monks could not injure themselves anymore they had to start up manual labor ...

(8 pages) 88 2 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

A breif biography of Andrea del Verrochio

nting Verrochio was working on (The Baptism of Christ). After Verrochio saw Leonardo's painting, he laid down his brushes and never painted again. In 1488, on Oct 7, he died at the age of 52.

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

What is Creativity?

vityword> is the ability to think in a different way, to wander outside the paths that have been laid down by people and exploring new ones. It is allowing one self to make mistakes, to expand your ...

(2 pages) 210 3 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This essay explores the case of Brown v. BOE of Topeka, Kansas

r year. Segregation of race in the public school system used to be the norm. Many African Americans laid down to the opposition. They rode in the back of the bus, drank from separate water fountains, ...

(8 pages) 188 1 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

This essay is about the political framework of Islam. It talks about the basic principles and happenings in Islam's government.

titute the law of Islam. Risala is the medium through which we receive the law of Allah. The Qur'an laid down the broad principles on which human life should be based and the Prophet of Allah, in acco ... m does not seek to restrict human rights or privileges to the boundaries of such a state. Islam has laid down universal fundamental rights for humanity, which are to be observed and respected in all c ...

(2 pages) 101 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Developing and Understanding Curricula

lar basis to ensure it remains interesting, relevant and is in keeping with all training objectives laid down by the controlling bodies. In this instance the controlling body is Director Royal Marines ...

(8 pages) 364 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How did Alexander win the loyalty of those he conquered and was this important to him?

s as a leader far surpassed any other of the day. Certainly he had a solid foundation to work from, laid down by his father Phillip II, but crafting the Macedonian army into the fearsome force of the ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Compare and Contrast between Andrew Carnegie, Eugene V. Debs, and Horatio Alger.

giving away most of the huge fortune he had amassed in the steel industry. Following the principles laid down in his essay "Gospel of Wealth" , Carnegie returned over $300 million to society, primaril ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A book report on "1984" by George Orwell.

, and fear; it lacks all the finer emotions like love, trust, and friendship.There are strict rules laid down for Party members, and members of the opposite sex cannot meet freely. All movements and a ...

(2 pages) 36 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How World War Two changed Japan between 1945 and 1990

tle-weary Japan accepted the surrender terms of the Allied powers, and by imperial edict the people laid down their arms. For more than six years after the surrender, Japan was placed under Allied, ma ...

(5 pages) 90 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Hate is

red rideHate is a calibration of feelings of guiltHate is happiness on a vertical tiltHate is guilt laid down to spareHate is a feeling of not wanting to careHate is gratitude turned to dustHate is lo ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Stolen Genreations- Tells the story of the Aboriginal stolen generations in Australia.

or be killed. 1n 1804, due to pressure by the majority of Christian white settlers, the government laid down a policy that any Aboriginal child seen with Aboriginal parents could be taken by white se ... the conquestors. The Aboriginal population had also been dropping rapidly when the policy had been laid down, which only further backs the case of the Australian Government.There is also a third part ...

(3 pages) 49 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Henris Fayol

Henri Fayol was a key figure in today's management theory. Fayol laid down the following principles of management:1.Specialization of labor- Specializing encourages ...

(1 pages) 78 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

HIV/AIDS: Humanity Rears Its Ugly Head

HIV/AIDS: Humanity Rears Its Ugly HeadEffectsMost , if not at all, basic human rights and freedom , laid down as the common standard of achievement for humanity more than 40 years ago have been challe ...

(4 pages) 105 0 2.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers