Essays Tagged: "Western Civilization"

Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece was the birthplace of Western civilization about 3rd millennium to the 1st century. They were known for their philosophy, ...

(4 pages) 214 0 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This is a take home mid term exam for history of western civ there is alot of good info in here

Western CivilizationMaria TerriginoMid Term Exam1)Absolutism is when the sovereignty resides with th ...

(1 pages) 87 0 2.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Greek Mythology, an integral part of the lives of all ancient peoples

of AncientGreece are the most familiar to us, for they are deeply entrenched in the consciousness ofWestern civilization.The myths were accounts of the lives of the deities whom the Greeks worshipped. ...

(5 pages) 141 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Critical Analysis of Gilgamesh

respected culture and both have major social, cultural, and political impacts on the development of western civilization literature and writing. Before any analysis is made, it is vital that some kind ...

(6 pages) 379 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Devolpment of Desire. Comparision between Odyssey, Beowulf, Knight in the Cart

pment of the male warrior, throughout literature, has a direct relationship with the development of western civilization. The attributes a warrior holds, fall respectively with the attributes that eac ... eas and concepts to continue. The evolution of the warriors desires becomes the complex ideals that western civilization develops over time. With this progression of civilization, from simple to compl ...

(14 pages) 97 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Denmarks 11th century conquest of Scandinavia

land was often Danish control, so central Sweden developed instead of the potentially richer south.(Western Civilization) These advantages helped Denmark in their conquest to rule most of the Scandina ... or gold coins and precious objects (jewels, fine metalwork, porcelains) from the Muslim world. From Western Europe, Denmark received coarse pottery, millstones, and weapons (especially Frankish swords ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

to the dictionary, "Religion is the service or warship of God or the supernatural." In the case of western civilization, the three religions in question; Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are the buil ... their state to preserve the true faith.The reformation ended the religious supremacy of the pope in Western Christendom and resulted in the establishment of the Protestant churches. This completely al ...

(6 pages) 460 0 4.3 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON JR. This report briefly describes his childhood and then gets in to his life in the military more in depth. Mostly focused on his contribution to the victories in WW II.

GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON JR.Eric ZuckWestern Civilization IIBruce CostaDecember 1, 2001Were George and Ruth Patton consciously raising a ... commanders and authorities were worried of the chance of success after Patton was in command of the western task force, which was compiled of only American soldiers and sailors (34,000 troops for Patt ... the seizure of Sicily, it kicked off on July 10th, 1943 with Patton's Seventh Army attacking on the western shore and the British attacking at Syracuse in the south. A British Army landed at Syracuse ...

(14 pages) 85 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Acient city of Athens Greece. This report is about how the city of Athens originated, how urbanization took place and monuments that arose.

Athens, GreeceAthens Greece is considered the birthplace of western civilization. The site has been inhibited for over 5000 years. It is one of the first cities ...

(7 pages) 121 1 4.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

The Ancient Greeks in 400B.C.

f democracy, a man's position on the social scale does not exclude him from serving his country.Our Western Civilization has continued the use of the Hippocratic Oath, which was created by Hippocrates ...

(1 pages) 71 0 2.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The theories and principals of Karl Marx, and the effect his ideas have had on the world today.

The ideas of Karl MarxKarl Marx was one of the most important thinkers of Western civilization. For good or for ill, few individuals have had as profound an effect on the cou ...

(2 pages) 294 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"Battle of Marathon" This essay talks about the great Battle of Marathon during the Persian Wars in ancient Greece 490 BCE

nd The Persian Empire. The results of the battle had unforeseen effects on Athens and the future of Western Civilization. The Greek 'Golden Age', centred in Athens, brought about new forms of art, the ... wer) fuelled by the events at Marathon. How the events of a single day changed the entire course of Western Civilization is hard to fathom but obvious when one looks at the aftermath of that fateful e ...

(6 pages) 106 0 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Uses drug war politics to outline the sociological theory of how "private troubles" become "social issues"

se as medicine for a gamut of different ailments (Henslin, pg. 89). Tobacco was first discovered by western civilization when Christopher Columbus found Native Americans smoking the leaves of this omi ...

(7 pages) 204 3 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

In American society today, Muslims and teenagers are demonized. Describes the stereotypes and why it should stop.

and prejudice all contributes to these pre-conceived, ignorant notions.Ever since the beginning of western civilization, most Americans have had a strong disliking for Middle Eastern people. A combin ...

(1 pages) 60 1 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Greece and all about thier life styles.

The ancient Greeks gave many contributions to the western civilization. They gave the Pythagorean Theory, Hippocratic Oath, limited democracy and more ... has made many contributions. Education, Architecture, Government, and oaths have affected the whole western civilization into making it a better civilization.

(2 pages) 60 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Mursi People: Reaction Paper (Ethiopia).

Many primitive cultures do not survive intact after coming into contact with western civilization. The Mursi people of Ethiopia are no exception. Drought and famine in Ethiopia ... against cultural extinction.The Mursi's migration has brought them into regular contact with the western world. This exposure is having a profound effect on their way of life. They are now for the ... cutting. Men are struggling to find a new position in their society.The increased dependence on western amenities has brought the Mursi people under the economic and legal constraints of modern Et ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Discussion on the Secularism of Turkey in it's politics, culture and international relations.

entMustafa Kemal Ataturk, the father of modern day Turkey, once declared, "We are not taking up the western civilization saying let's make an imitation. The things that we see as good in them and we f ... dern Turkish president, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, was trying to accomplish. He fathered the dream of a Western modern civilization."The foundation of the Turkish Republic is culture," proclaimed Ataturk. ...

(14 pages) 238 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History


1"The Epic of Gilgamesh" was written around four-thousand years ago and is the earliest piece of western literature found to date. It originates from the first western civilization known as Mesopot ...

(4 pages) 145 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Clash between cultures of east and west.

been made by philosophers and academic people throughout the history. Some of them defend that the western civilization is modern, rational and mature, whereas the eastern civilization is irrational ... , whereas the eastern civilization is irrational and depraved. Others oppose this idea and say that western civilization is materialist, thinks only about wealth and it is poor in the name of human re ...

(5 pages) 116 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Judaism and Western Civilization.

Judaism and Western CivilizationThe basic contribution of Judaism to Western civilization is monotheism. Underst ... thew, Warren World Religions Wadsoworth Publishing Company, Belmont, CA 1999.Spielvogel, Jackson J. Western Civilization Thomson Learning Inc., Belmont, CA 2003. ...

(3 pages) 123 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith