• Greek and Roman Influances on Modern Western Civilization
    the idea of putting on a play. One of history^aEURTMs greatest writes, Homer, thought upof poems that are story size that we now call epic poems. But it was mainly throughgovernment that Greeks influenced the world. The other greatest influence on western civilization is the one of Ancient Rome...
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  • english
     Republic Patrician Plebian Tribune Consul Senate Dictator Legion Punic wars Hannibal Myth: Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus- twin sons of the god Mars and a Latin Princess. They were abandoned on the Tiber River and built a city on that land because of its strategic location and...
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  • The Cultural Differences in English-Chinese Translation
    . For example: All roads lead to Rome  条条大道通罗马 to offer fuel in snowy weather 雪中送炭 Chinese proverbs without commonly known equivalents in English are too numerous to be listed here. For the problems of rendering Chinese proverbs and sayings into English, the best method is to give a literal...
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  • Gaius Julius Caeser
    brilliant light was kept constantly burning, which could be seen over the water for a hundred miles. The tower was built in several successive stories, each being ornamented with balustrades, galleries, and columns, so that the splendor of the architecture by day rivaled the brilliancy of the...
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  • Western Civ
    which are the ancestors of some biblical proverbs) to political propaganda, satire, comic stories, and drama (perhaps the first recorded examples). What may have been the world's first fairy tale came from ancient Egypt. Oral communication helped spread the literature, and some myths appeared in...
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  • Julius Caesar
    Julius Caesar was born on the thirteenth day of the month Quintilis in the year of 100 BC. His full name was Gaius Julius Caesar, the same as his father's. Gaius was his given name and Julius was his surname. He was a strong political and military leader who changed the history of the Greco-Roman...
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  • colleseum
    gladiator fights took place in Rome. The main intentions for the Colosseum to be built was so they could host all kinds of gladiatorial contests as well as public spectacles, to entertain the Roman population and to keep them happy (bread and circuses). The Colosseum, also identified as the Flavian...
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  • The Story of Ancient Rome
    crowded apartment buildings from 3-5 stories high. Only rich Roams could afford houses. Their houses were built around a courtyard called an atrium. The atrium was spacious and had a roof opening that let in light and air. A series of kings ruled ancient Rome at the beginning of its history...
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  • Roman Civilization
    Vespasian, founder of the Flavian Dynasty, started construction of the Colosseum in AD 72.It was completed in AD 80, the year after Vespasian's death. The huge amphitheater was built on the site of an artificial lake, part of Nero's huge park in the center of Rome which also included the Golden...
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  • Latin Captions Project
    celebrations for all. Page 42: There was a beautiful garden behind the House of the Vestal Virgins in the Roman Forum. The Vestals were to tend the garden. The background has remains of the Temple of Venus and Rome. Page 45: One law said that cemeteries had to be built outside the city...
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  • Bible
    famous David in 1070 B.C. David conquered Jerusalem and it came to be known as the City of David. Prophets proclaimed that it was from David’s linage that the Messiah would day be born. The death of David and his succession by his son Solomon takes us to our third time period. From Solomon to the...
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  • Italy
    in; St. Mary Major Basilica is the landmark of Lombardy. It was built in 1137 on the site of a religious structure in the 7th century. Italy landmarks are full with its historical story and sense. Italy’s picturesque nature mad it one of Europe’s most outstanding...
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  • Ghetto Church
    exit. This example was followed all over Europe as Jews were compelled to stay in segregated and enclosed areas. These areas were never expanded, so that the natural increase in the Jewish population created a filthy slum. Jewish housing had to built upward into buildings several stories high as...
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  • Insula
    Insula In Ancient Rome the buildings referred to as Insula were as common as the modern apartment building. In Roman architecture an insula is a Latin word that means island. An insula was a kind of apartment building that housed most of the urban citizen population of ancient Rome, this...
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  • Vietnam Logistics Survey
    proverb "Rome was not built in a day" if the Vietnamese seriously want to develop and improve their logistics system. My point of view is that the Vietnamese Government must pay attention to developing policies to improve supporting areas, such as setting up a road map about how to improve Da Nang sea...
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  • Roman Coliseum
    product of perhaps the greatest structure built in the Roman Empire. However, his successor and son, Titus, dedicated the grand opening of the Flavian Amphitheatre to his late father. There was a huge extravagant ceremony that kicked off 100 days of games. These games came to be known as the Coliseum...
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  • Percertion of Sex Education
    Cleopatra BiographyDuring Cleopatra's early years, her father tried to maintain his failing power in Egypt by bribing powerful Romans. Ptolemy XII was reportedly the son of a concubine instead of a royal wife.When Ptolemy XII went to Rome in 58 BCE, his wife, Cleopatra VI Tryphaina, and his eldest...
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  • Roman City Planning
    planning. Eventually the Romans had fine tuned their design principals in such an advantageous way that they molded all of their city states similarly. Rome developed from the combination of small farming communities around a hilltop fortification. The city, which was founded before regularized...
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  • Roman
    structure was specifically developed for large shows and came into fruition as the idea of two normal theaters combined together. These structures were perfect for the wildly popular gladiatorial matches of the day. 1. Colosseum Unlike earlier Greek theatres that were built into hillsides, the...
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  • Achebe
    collection of essays titled, Morning Yet on Creation Day he stated, “ I would be quite satisfied if my novels (especially the ones I set in the past) did no more than teach my readers that their past—with all its imperfections—was not one long night of savagery from which the first Europeans acting...
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