Essays Tagged: "Trojan Horse"

Depictions of death: Beautiful and Heroic. "Laocoon and His Two Sons" by Hagesandros vs. "Fall of the Damned" by Peter Paul Rubens

titled "Fall of the Damned."The sculpture of Laocoon is from the tales of Homer. It deals with the Trojan War and, in particular, the fabled Trojan Horse. Laocoon was a Trojan hero and a priest. Upon ... led Trojan Horse. Laocoon was a Trojan hero and a priest. Upon seeing the Trojan Horse, he told the Trojans not to accept "the gift" from their enemies, the Greeks. The Trojans did not heed his warnin ...

(4 pages) 100 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays


many kinds of computer viruses. Three of the most common are the time bomb, the logic bomb and the Trojan horse. The time bomb is a virus triggered by the computers clock reaching a certain date and ... g a certain part of the computers memory, either relevant to the viruses purposes or at random. The Trojan horse is an innocent seeming program deliberately infects with a virus and circulated publicl ...

(3 pages) 72 0 4.1 Dec/1992

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Greek Ideals are Universal Ideals.

mankind strive for excellence. In the Odyssey, Odysseus displays deceptiveness when he created the Trojan Horse and strategized the Trojan defeat by use of the horse. Odysseus showed his strength of ... ligence, because as a strategist he is the most famous of all Achaen warriors when referring to the Trojan Horse success. As a man Odysseus displayed all the characteristics of Arete which made him gr ...

(2 pages) 110 2 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Technical term definition of a Trojan Horse.

Trojan HorseMerriam-Webster defines a Trojan horse as "a seemingly useful computer program that cont ... instructions which when activated perform an illicit or malicious action". When you hear the term "Trojan horse", it brings to mind the story of the Iliad by the Greek poet Homer. In this story, a la ... ed the city. The computer version of this is almost exactly the same.If you have been infected by a Trojan horse it is done by the means of another program, which in this case would be the hollow wood ...

(1 pages) 50 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Trojan and viruses.

What is a trojan?A trojan horse could be either:a) Unauthorized instructions contained within a legitimate pro ... Under a restricted environment (a restricted Unix shell or a restrictedWindows computer), malicious trojans can't do much, since they are restrictedin their actions. But on a home PC, trojans can be l ... trictedin their actions. But on a home PC, trojans can be lethal and quitedestructive.Why the name 'trojan horse'?In the 12th century B.C., Greece declared war on the city of Troy. The disputeerupted ...

(7 pages) 88 1 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Odyssey

ghting to defeat Troy. Instead of being slaughtered, Odysseus thought up an idea to build a massive Trojan horse and have one of his men offer it to the soldiers of Troy as a gift. The soldiers of Tro ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Reader reponse to the Aeneid

ses and tricks that are observed in the Aeneid, three of them (Venus disguise as a Tyrian girl, the Trojan horse and two snakes) stand out and reveal what lies beneath a man's journey toward his desti ... destruction of Cartage, Juno's beloved city.However at the same time Juno is trying to destroy the Trojans. The fact that Aeneas, a Trojan and the son of Venus, has been chosen by fate to found the g ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Unique vs. not unique

alem". Other four items are Logitech, long eye in supy, which is a can food, type writer ribbon and Trojan horse. They are in different colors and shapes. However, five of them are related to each oth ... n. The box is also made of hard plastic. These five items are not easily to break. However, for the Trojan horse, it is made out of soft paper and has a rough surface. There are many little papers sti ...

(6 pages) 43 0 2.4 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

How does Sinon deceive the Trojans in lines 57-144 of Virgil's Aeneid? An exercise in practical criticism.

of Book II of the Aeneid beginning at line 57 and ending at line 194, in which Sinon convinces the Trojans that the wooden horse should be brought inside their walls, is a masterful display of deceit ... sists in constructing a story that is believable in its portrayal of human psychology, appealing to Trojan prejudices, and full of pathos, and telling it in a way that is suspenseful, flattering to hi ...

(6 pages) 17 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What is Spyware?

gather info about e-mail address and even passwords and credit card numbers.Spyware is similar to a Trojan horse in that users unwittingly install the product when they install something else. A commo ...

(4 pages) 79 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Odysseus: Epic Hero

on depending on him/her. In the movie, Odysseus is the king of Ithaca, and his participation in the Trojan War is the deciding factor in who will eventually win. During this adventure Odysseus display ... ic of an epic hero, an adventurous spirit. He shows this when he comes up for the plan to build the Trojan horse, in order to win the Trojan War. This also shows how cunning he is, and how he is a lea ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2006

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

Magic Tricks

idigitators.Early performances of magic start back in ancient Egypt. But the same plans such as the Trojan horse have been used in plays and public performances. Other than these tricks and deceptions ...

(2 pages) 11 1 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Fragmentation in American Families

President Reagan's economic program. Many' progressives also suspect that pro-family programs are a Trojan horse for the revival of patriarch. These fears are particularly acute among people in their ...

(10 pages) 52 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

"The Iliad" by Homer: Achilles' Wrath

epic. It also serves as a turning point in the narrative for Achilles, and consequently Hektor, the Trojans, and the Greeks. This excerpt embodies many of the themes of the poem and helps us understan ... epic as well. The Iliad, at first glance, seems to be a twenty-four chapter (book) novel about the Trojan War. Ostensibly the narrative poem is nothing more than a recollection of the events by Homer ...

(5 pages) 33 0 0.0 Nov/2007

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

Odyssey 2

hey did and then at night when everyone was drunk and sleeping, Odysseus and his men got out of the Trojan Horse and then started killing them. They had taken over City of Troy and that was something ...

(7 pages) 529 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Appearances can be decieving

im to where he wanted to go. The horse appears to be harmless, but infact in reality it is like the Trojan Horse, which was also used for deception. The horse deceives Paul into thinking it "could tak ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

To what extent was the Greek victory at Troy due to military tactics and technology, rather than military intelligence?

Greek victory at Troy due to military tactics and technology, rather than military intelligence?The Trojan War has been an epidemic for historians to express their viewpoints. It is the ultimate tale ... evidence explaining how modern tactics and intelligence have evolved from our ancestral roots. The Trojan War has one famous military tactic known to most as the Trojan horse. In this essay I will be ...

(6 pages) 17 1 4.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Laocoon and His Sons. This is an informational report on the art piece that gives basic facts and details about the piece.

the ruins of Titus' palace (Sullivan). It depicts a scene mentioned in Homer’s account of the Trojan War. As the story goes, the Trojan priest Laocoon warned his people of an invasion by the Gre ... m not to accept the Greek’s sudden gift and suggested that there was something shady about the Trojan horse (Lahanas). This enraged the goddess Athena, who sided with the Greeks for this particul ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Sustainable Tourism

al solution to making tourism sustainable, concentrating on this approach might be a time bomb or a Trojan horse (Butler 1990) Mass Tourism (MT) is currently widely practiced globally, benefiting from ... the correct approach and education.ReferencesButler, R. (1990). Alternative tourism: pious hope or Trojan horse? Journal of Travel Research, Vol. 28, pp. 40-45.Lansing, P. and De Vries, P. (2007). Su ...

(9 pages) 69 0 3.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


many different kingdoms and realms on his return voyage. We know of Odysseus' adventures after the Trojan War because they are chronicled in Homer's Odyssey. Odysseus is among the main leaders of the ... Odysseus is among the main leaders of the Trojan War. He was the man responsible for developing the Trojan horse. This was the device that allowed the Greeks to win the Trojan War.Odysseus' story of h ...

(7 pages) 17 2 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers