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- Mercury and Apollo in Horace Ode I.10 and I.31Published: Mon, 23 Sep 2019Extract: Throughout the books of Horace’s odes there is a variety of approaches to the divine and to the composition of religious poetry. Horace, learning much from his Greek predecessors, is able to adapt Archaic Greek meter, motifs and themes into contemporary Latin verse that could be utilized by educated Romans in a variety of ways. […]
- Tranquility from a Stoics’ Point of ViewPublished: Mon, 23 Sep 2019Extract: How individuals can achieve tranquility from a stoics’ point of view Epictetus and other stoics believe that tranquility should be our utmost goal in this rational life. They claim that the key to happiness is solely based on rationality and tranquility. Stoics argue that to become tranquil, considerable effort must be made and prices must […]
- Maenads in Classical WorksPublished: Mon, 23 Sep 2019Extract: Introduction εἰς ὄρος εἰς ὄρος, ἔνθα μένει θηλυγενὴς ὄχλος ἀφ᾽ ἱστῶν παρὰ κερκίδων τ᾽ οἰστρηθεὶς Διονύσῳ. “to the mountain, to the mountain, where there rests/ the throng of women, / driven by Dionysus in madness/ from their looms and shuttles. (Euripides, The Bacchae, 116-119 Loeb translation) Maenads (μαϊνάδες), or Bacchants as the Romans called […]
- Greek History – Class and StatusPublished: Thu, 10 May 2018Extract: Greek history cannot be viewed as complete without analysing the class structure and status, as most of the historical evidence we have acquired from…
- Ostracism in Athenian DemocracyPublished: Mon, 11 Dec 2017Extract: Ostracism was a process instituted as one of the Kleisthenic reforms of 508/7BC as a result of the non-elite intervention in the conflict with the…
- How Virgil Integrates Myth and History in The AeneidPublished: Wed, 27 Sep 2017Extract: How does Virgil integrate myth and history in The Aeneid? Discuss with reference to specific passages.
- Athenian Democracy and MeritocracyPublished: Wed, 27 Sep 2017Extract: To what extent did the Athenian democracy live up to its ideology of being a meritocracy, and to what extent was power still in the hands of the wealthy?
- A Family for Christmas by Linda FinlayPublished: Thu, 17 Aug 2017Extract: The story written by Linda Fay is truly an amazing one and I would definitely recommend it to all my friends and family members. When I read this book…
- The Bible: An Eternal CanonPublished: Thu, 17 Aug 2017Extract: The biblical canon is meant to shape people. It is logical to believe that the Creator of the Universe provided man with a code of conduct, as it says…
- Genealogy, History, and Mythology in Olympian 9Published: Fri, 28 Jul 2017Extract: I observed that the absence of father was striking and potentially troubling for epinikian poetics and praise, structured as they are around family.
- Qualitative Data Analysis Techniques | Example AnalysisPublished: Mon, 22 May 2017Extract: A commentary on qualitative data analysis techniques will be discussed and an interpretation of findings from the scripts will be presented.
- Zeus: The man, the myth, the legendPublished: Mon, 15 May 2017Extract: Zeus’ name in Greek comes from a root word meaning bright. It is interesting to note that the planet Jupiter, which is the same name as Zeus in Roman is…
- The Age of Innocence | AnalysisPublished: Mon, 08 May 2017Extract: The Age of Innocence is the novel of Edith Wharton’s maturity in which she contemplates the New York of her youth, a society now extinct and even then…
- The importance of the work of KiplingPublished: Mon, 11 May 2015Extract: To understand the importance of the work of Kipling, we must first understand the world that he lived in, that he captured the very essence of his age in…
- Gcc economiesPublished: Mon, 11 May 2015Extract: The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is an attractive location for investment and a salient consumer market for imported goods…
- The Modern Machiavellian PrincePublished: Mon, 5 Dec 2016Extract: Machiavelli wrote The Prince as an instruction manual for all princes to use as a rule book for ruling successfully.
- ukessays>essays>classics Essays – Roman Social LifePublished: Mon, 5 Dec 2016Extract: ukessays>essays>classics Essays – Roman Social Life – What can the decoration and layout of the Pompeian house tell us about Roman social life?
- The bad advicePublished: Mon, 5 Dec 2016Extract: The thirty-fourth president of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, famously stated, You do not lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault not leadership.
- The expository essayPublished: Mon, 5 Dec 2016Extract: This essay is about oil and gas prices. The essay has lots of facts on gas and oil by showing people how the prices are increasing instead of decreasing.
- Compare and contrast the historical methodsPublished: Mon, 5 Dec 2016Extract: Compare and contrast the historical methods, interests, and objectives of Herodotus and Thucydides.
- Illegal loggingPublished: Mon, 5 Dec 2016Extract: Illegal logging is one of the many causes of deforestation and is one of the world’s most pressing environmental problems (Chatham House, 2009; EIA, 2008).
- Classical hollywood systemsPublished: Mon, 5 Dec 2016Extract: The main objective of this course work is to provide various similarities and differences in the classical Hollywood systems.
- Politics and society in the late roman republicPublished: Mon, 5 Dec 2016Extract: Augustus’ restoration of the res publica was all a sham, a facade behind which lurked monarchy.
- Presentation of women in AntigonePublished: Mon, 5 Dec 2016Extract: Sophocles’ play Antigone presents us with three different types of women: Antigone, the strong-willed protagonist; Ismene, the weak sister of Antigone; and Eurydice, wife of Creon.
- major moral conflict in antigonePublished: Mon, 5 Dec 2016Extract: The major moral conflict in Antigone by Sophocles is the conflict over which value is most fundamental.