Essays Tagged: "shields"

The Conquest of the Aztec and Incan Empires

old and out dated. They were no match for the Spanish and their cannons, crossbows, swords, armor, shields, and the hand held musket.The poor judgment of the Aztec people was their main downfall. The ...

(1 pages) 93 0 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

General Global Warming

cause the unstable form of oxygen called ozone is concentrated in this layer. It forms a layer that shields the earth and its inhabitants from the deadly ultraviolet waves (UV) emitted by the sun. Str ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Horsed cavalry and horsemanship, as it reached its perfection when it was finally relegated to history.

However it was at this point that European riders (finally free from heavy lances and even heavier shields) developed an interest in scientific horsemanship and science of equitation.This new school ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

A poem that flows nicely and is about Charlemagne. Charlemagne was the first Holy Roman Emperor. This poem details his life, trumphs, defeats, and much more.

hen his realm, no relaxin',He organized all his conquests,By why each person should take,From arms, shields, hats, and vests,Along with the brisk marches they would make,With Europe's restored unity,T ...

(1 pages) 57 0 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The Sutton Hoo ship excavation.

s team. They came upon a large rowing ship dating back to the mid 7th century, filled with helmets, shields, swords and other objects of significant value dating back to medieval times. They called it ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Greek weaponry and armory.

e method of warfare in ancient Greece, and the world, consisted of arrows, spears, swords, axes and shields. Because of its ease of casting and superiority in strength, bronze was preferred in the mak ... l when they fought as a group, but not if they were split up. They were called 'hoplites' after the shields they carried called a 'Hoplon'.These weapons might have been like those used in the Trojan W ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This essay was for a Geography retail class, and I was supposed to gather three article's and compare and contrast the idea's of the aritcle with the main topic which was shopping malls in N.America.

Shields, Rob., 1989. Social Spatialization and the built environment: The West Edmonton Mall. Enviro ... built environment: The West Edmonton Mall. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 7: 147-64.Shields article explores numerous aspects of social spatialization and the environment of the West E ... ast between the mall users or more specific 'post-shoppers' and 'mall rats'. One of the first point Shields mentions is the architecture of the mall, how the exterior is created with concrete and bric ...

(9 pages) 111 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Gladiator. Comparison from the movie to actual history. similarities and differences.

ent types of gladiators. Quicker ones had nets with tridents and slower ones had curved swords with shields. There were some gladiators that even had chariots. In the actual history of Rome, there rea ...

(3 pages) 118 2 3.3 Mar/2004

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

A brief history of the frisbee

s for fun, for sport, and even as weapons. There are actually reports of Roman soldiers using their shields as Frisbees. Stories tell how, at the battle of Zarma in 202BC, the Roman army confronted Ha ... of Zarma in 202BC, the Roman army confronted Hannibal and the force of Carthage hurling razor sharp shields Frisbee fashion towards the opposition and winning the battle (Scotland). Nowadays, this is ...

(2 pages) 45 5 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Title: The Real Monsters Clearly depicts the monsters in do andriods dream in electric sheep

belief in Mercerism, the ability to share one another's feelings. It is this unifying nature which shields humans from the real truth of the matter. The true monsters are the human race and the belie ...

(8 pages) 33 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Essay: Achilles the greek god

's finery and seized upon Achilles when he was the only "maiden" to be fascinated by the swords and shields. Achilles then went willingly with Odysseus to Troy, leading a host of his father's Myrmidon ...

(2 pages) 73 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What is Graphic Design?

f design is identification: to say what something is, or where it came from (inn signs, banners and shields, masons' marks, publishers' and printers' symbols, company logos, packaging labels).Its seco ...

(2 pages) 104 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

In the Book Great Expectations, who most influcened Pip? Book: Great Expectations Author: Charles Dickens

he other is their own equal. Joe was raised in an abusive family and because of this Joe frequently shields Pip from Pip's angry mother. Joe has always taught Pip to be loving and respectful to his fr ...

(4 pages) 33 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ed a series of devices that emit a field of shark-repelling electronic waves. Nine battery operated shields were used. The shields are made by an Australian company and South African technology. The e ... l surfing" when commenting on the use of Shark-Repelling beacons. (Reuters, 1)The use of electronic shields to safely separate human swimmers from dangerous sharks is a great idea. If the technology p ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Roman battle techniques

ucture of the roman advance was to have the legion's soldiers in a line marching forward with their shields raised facing the enemy. They would be the first to do battle against the enemy soldiers. At ... lins in the air at one time was terrifying to the enemy, causing them to stop and crouch with their shields above head height to protect themselves from these missiles. This would be difficult as the ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

What view of warfare is presented by the film Zulu? Identify some techniques used in the film? How did these techniques contribute to the meaning of the film?

.The Zulu warfare is one of marble, respect and awe. They only had man-made spears and animals skin Shields that were capable of sheer massacre and destruction. This is shown when the Zulu tribe engag ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jul/2005

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

Breaker morant film

ht, with confidence. Yet his confidence grows. While the rules of war prohibited using prisoners as shields from attack, prosecution witnesses admit under Thomas's effective cross-examination that pla ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Jane Eyre"- feminism in the novel.

girl named Adele. But who is this fairy that helps Jane, gives her the idea to become a governess, shields her from the fears of "a new servitude?" Jane, who has never had a mother, uses this odd sor ...

(3 pages) 29 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Northern Ireland

hat would stop the rebels from throwing missiles so they deployed gas bombs but the rebels just got shields such as fences and bin tops and covered their mouths with item of clothing and started to th ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Roman Army

group of people that made a so called "human bunker". They would have some shield bearers put their shields out in front of them and others above their heads. In-between the shields, spears were stuck ...

(3 pages) 27 2 3.7 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History