Essays Tagged: "patron saint"

Commentary of the play "Amadeus"

ul, sniggering, conceited, infantine Mozart". He is envious of the vessel of God's laughter at the 'patron saint of mediocrity' as he had dubbed himself. Not only did God double-cross Salieri, but he ... . He won his fight with God, but the knowledge lived in him still, he knew he would forever be, the patron saint, of mediocrity.

(2 pages) 187 4 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

This is a great story report on Saint valentine! I got a very good grade!!! Four Pages Long!

his feast and death day. People buy chocolates for each other in his honor. Saint Valentine is the patron saint of, bee keepers,epilepsy, fainting, greetings, plague, travellers, and young people. So ... one know how they feel about them. They do this because on this day, Saint Valentitne, not only the patron of bee keepers,epilepsy, fainting, greetings, plague, travellers, and young people, he is als ...

(3 pages) 88 2 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An examination into the influence of Christianity in shaping the writings of C.S Lewis: by evaluating his conversion and accounting for the effect this had on his writing -- nb: footnotes included

wn as C.S Lewis, was an atheist scholar who became an Anglican, a highly acclaimed apologist and a "patron saint" of Christians everywhere.INTRODUCING: LEWIS"He was a heavily built man who looked abou ...

(8 pages) 187 2 2.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

A brief description of the disease Sydenham's Chorea also called St. Vitus Dance.

when people who had this disease gathered in the chapels of St. Vitus in belief that this Catholic patron saint of dancing had miraculous curative powers.1,2 This type of chorea is a movement disorde ...

(6 pages) 60 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Saints, Saint-hood, and their effect on humankind.

sof our time, was Saint Nicholas, who became a Christian prelate thatlived in the late 4th century. Patron saint ofRussia, traditionally associated with Christmas celebrations. He was anative of Patar ... nts transported his remainsfrom Myra to Bari, Italy, where his tomb is now a shrine. Nicholas is thepatron saint of children, scholars, virgins,sailors, and merchants, and in the Middle Ages he was re ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Academic Art -- The Renaissance Academy and French Royal Academy

luded lectures on anatomy and geometry. Another academy, the Accademia di San Luca (named after the patron saint of painters, St. Luke), was founded a decade or so later in Rome. More so than the Flor ... eventeenth century French aristocracy of Louis XIV's power over them. Aside from the demands by the patron to glorify him and his family, artists were also asked to depict their subjects with great me ...

(3 pages) 49 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

History of Dentistry.

s for the relief of pain. St. Apollonia of Alexandria, 249 A.D., was one such saint. She is now the Patron Saint of Dentistry.II. Egyptians and Chinese.The first known dentist was an Egyptian named He ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Culture of Italy.

to hold the same high standards. Still, practically every Italian city celebrates the feast of its patron saint as a legal holiday, and much of the city literally shuts down in a formal observance. M ...

(1 pages) 48 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Thomas More's "Utopia"

Is America a modern feudal society?In 1516, Sir Thomas More also known as the patron saint of lawyers book "Utopia" was first published. In Utopia More discusses the European pow ...

(6 pages) 66 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Thomas Edison

Thomas Alva Edison is the patron saint of electric light, electric power, and music-on-demand, the grandfather of the wired wo ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Edna Millay

her parents were confident that she would be born a boy and decided to name her after St. Vincent, patron saint of the sick and the wine growers. Her mother decided to name her St. Vincent after rece ...

(4 pages) 652 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

St. Thomas More paper/life. Religion paper.

as canonized with St. John Fisher in 1935 after a mass petition from English Catholics. More is the Patron Saint of Statesman and Politicians because of his jobs in public office. More and Fisher also ...

(2 pages) 565 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Filipino food for thought

scene in the lives of our grandmothers in the provinces. Come the day of the feast of whoever their patron saint, all of the women would gather in houses to start the preparations for the feast. Congr ...

(6 pages) 16 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

History of the Pueblo Rosario Chapliancy

ana Mayor, Mrs. Amor V. Ramos, started soliciting contributions for the purchase of an image of our patron saint-the Virgin of the Most Holy Rosary-to be used for the fiesta celebrations for that year ... ide that the money should be used to start a fund campaign for the construction of a chapel for our Patroness. At first the plan was to make a chapel a common project of the group and the Homeo ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History