Essays Tagged: "temples"


. Everything they did while they were alive was to please the many gods they worshipped. They built temples for their Gods, made statues to symbolize their Gods, and had a different God to explain thi ...

(5 pages) 112 0 3.9 Nov/1996

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

What is the greatest difference between Greek and Roman Architecture

een noted as some of the world's finest buildings known to man kind. Such as the Parthenon, and the temples they built to their Gods, have been studied over for many years. The way these structures we ... time away from home, so little architectural specialties were put into the households.Ancient Greek TemplesGreeks spent alot of hard work, time and effort into the temples they built for their gods. T ...

(1 pages) 121 0 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The Egyptian Pyramids

es a silent city. A city once existing during Biblical times before the years of Christ. Its' great temples hold the bodies of famous Egyptian pharaohs, queens and wealthy government officials. These ...

(5 pages) 96 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

About the Ancient Egyptian Religion and personal thoughts on how it compares to our lives today.

Egypt. The sphinx, pyramids, temples, and golden statues. People who built entire empires on dunes of sand and prospered for thou ... fe. No creature was insignificant and everything deserved respect. The kings were gods and had huge temples and statues made in their honor. The pyramids were built in honor of these kings, not only a ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Die Tempel van Bacchus - Lebanon

die dorp Heliopolis genoem wat " Stad van die Son" beteken.Die stad is nou bekend vir sy ruines en temples.Alhoewel die vroeë geskiedenis van Baalbek redelik onbekend is daar oorweldeginde bewys ... ngs wel die meeste skade veroorsaak maar nie sonder die aanvanklike hulp van die mens nie.Nadat die temples nie meer as aanbiddings plekke gebruik is nie het die menseaandenkings geneem deur van die s ...

(2 pages) 28 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Michelangelo - his thoughts on the classical period vs. the gothic period

tatus of being all-powerful in comparison only to heaven. Beauty was everywhere seen throughout the temples, the arcades, the baths, the amphitheaters, the aqueducts, the porticos, and the palaces. Ev ...

(2 pages) 40 0 1.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A Glimpse at the mighty structures of the past

d as a sign of power wealth and prestige. The Aztecs were able to construct marvelous buildings and temples, which still stand to this day. In a sense the Aztec can be compared to Ancient Rome at its ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Vitruvian Man. This is the famous artwork done by Leonardo da Vinci with the perfectly propotional man who is able to fit in a circle and a square.

s of ten books on architecture. In the third volume of this ten book series he is talking about the temples and says that the temples should be based on the proportions of man because the human body i ... re it would be the geometric proof of the dual nature that we have.The planning and building of the temples was based on the Vitruvian man because all the parts of the body such as the hands and the h ...

(3 pages) 121 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art


Guatemala and Belize. From the third to the ninth century, Maya civilization produced awe-inspiring temples and pyramids, highly accurate calendars, mathematics and hieroglyphic writing, and a complex ...

(4 pages) 138 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Ancient Mesopotamia.

he discovery of the Sumerian and Babylonian people.The first major archaeological finding were huge temples made of clay bricks. These mountains like structures were like step pyramids rising hundreds ...

(1 pages) 106 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Subject Matter explication on Cupid and Psyche.

s "a goddess. The beauty of Psyche eclipsed even Venus, the goddess of love, in such a way that her temples were deserted, and almost nobody praised her. This caused jealousy and fury in Venus, who, i ...

(6 pages) 99 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Chola architecture.

er course. One such period of architectural creations was the Chola period. One could see marvelous temples, monolithic pillars and beautiful sculptures if you could travel down south in India in the ... s used even to this day. This is built across the river CauveryChola monarchs commissioned majestic temples and elegant sculptures to proclaim their power, wealth, and piety. The most enduring aspect ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

A document based question about Mayas, Aztecs and Incas from the Global History Regents.

and the building of great structures. Mayan architects would build large palaces and pyramid shaped temples like the one in Tikal. The pyramid pictured is a Mayan step pyramid, which was used for wors ...

(1 pages) 105 1 3.1 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Mythology of the Middle East.

mysterious and unpredictable forces.2.Most myths originated in scribal centres attached to the temples. They are found on the clay tablets discovered in the archives of such cities as Ur, Babylo ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The Position of Royal Women throughout New Kingdom Egypt.

rces for our studies are the many hieroglyphics and reliefs that decorate the walls of the wondrous temples and tombs. These hieroglyphs and reliefs, are predominantly concerned with the political pas ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Ancient Egyptian Sculpture.

rify and praise their gods. And more often than not, these artworks were placed or displayed in the temples, while the others were placed at small chapels and tombs.An important psychical element as b ...

(3 pages) 70 0 2.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Concise, persuasive essay on the topic of teaching religion in schools.

or this.There are better places to get religious instruction. There are churches and synagogues and temples to learn about it. In fact, it is the opinion of many that religion is something that should ...

(2 pages) 97 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Early Temple Architechture and Temple Worship from Ancient Near East, Egypt and Greece

nt Near East, Egypt and Greece all had one thing in common: religious worship. These cultures built temples to their gods and worshipped them with different customs and traditions. As a whole, they be ... believed that the gods reside above the world of the humans, and to get closer to their gods, built temples on platforms trying to reach them on a physical level. They had elaborate artwork dedicated ...

(5 pages) 80 0 4.5 Dec/2003

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

Criminal Justice , incarceration, This paper is about the prison systems today and how they came to be.

s if the punishment will be probation or incarceration in a prison or jail.According to historians, temples were used as sanctuaries before the concept of prisons evolved. They were used for the accus ...

(8 pages) 356 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The City of Ephesus in Biblical Times

they lived in theirsociety. 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 ... and unsophisticated. This is not a correct assumption, judging from the city?s beautiful libraries, temples, market center, Trajan Fountain, hillside houses and magnificent theater.?The Library of Cel ...

(11 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity