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  • ROME - 2341 Words
    ROME: Engineering an Empire Cornerstones in the foundation of the Roman Empire Ambition Conquest Lust Murder Power of unrivaled technology Colossal building projects, stadiums, palaces, roads and aqueducts over 3 continents. Today, Rome is a place where Ancient & Modern collide. 753 BC- Romulus and Remus Brothers who founded this land They fought over who ruled and what to name this place Romulus killed Remus and named the city ROME after himself Romulus needed people to come to his city...
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  • rome - 565 Words
    rome is awesome and it rocks so u might wanna know to how go with the flow ihv;dhf Rome Rome. (ˈ | r | oʊ | m; Roma ˈroːma | pron | It-Roma. ogg; Rōma. is a city and special comune (named "Roma Capitale") in Italy . Rome is the ... 126 KB (18,109 words) - 21:12, 5 December 2013 Report (Italian news television show) L’ORO DI ROMA (Environment) - about waste crisis on Rome\Italy. IL PIATTO E' SERVITO (Health\Food) I VICERE’ (Society) MODULAZIONE DI FREQUENZE ... 4 KB (522 words) - 05:47, 11...
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  • Rome - 585 Words
    The Pantheon -Temple of all the Roman gods The Pantheon in Rome is the most complete surviving building of ancient Rome, and is one of the greatest spiritual buildings of the world. It was originally built as a Roman Temple in 27-25 BC on Rome’s Campus Martius, by the magistrate Marcus Agrippa. He built the original pantheon as an honour to all the gods and Augustus. It was also constructed as a place of worship for a number of major deities. It is said there were statues of both Augustus and...
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  • Rome - 329 Words
    15 July 2013 STRUCTURES OF THE ROMAN WORLD 1-2 3 4 5 6 7 8-9 10-12 13 14-15 16 17 18 19-20 21-22 23-25 26 27 28 29-31 32 31-32 33-34 35 36 Temple of Fortuna Virilis, Rome, c. 100 BC Maison Carrée, Nîmes, early 1st century AD Temple of Hercules, Rome, before 100 BC Temple of Vesta, Tivoli, 1st c. BC ARTH106 Roman structural systems form Trachtenburg & Hyam, Architecture: From Prehistory to Post-Modern The Pantheon, Rome, 120-124 AD The Pantheon, Rome, model of cork made by Antonio Chichi,...
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  • Rome, Italy - 1002 Words
    My Trip to Rome, Italy I had learned I was being sent to Italy in March of 2000 for a machine tool exhibition. I found out the happy news just before leaving work. Excitedly I jumped into my car and started my journey home. As I drove home down I-95 through all of the usual evening traffic I just kept thinking about ho I was going to tell my husband we were going to Italy. That night I continuously paced the floor looking out of my bedroom window to see if my husband was home from work yet....
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  • Catacombs of Rome - 1213 Words
    The Catacombs of Rome The Christians in Rome built the catacombs for the firm believers of the Christian faith. They devoted their lives for their beliefs in Christianity, dying when the Romans were persecuting Christians for not worshipping the Roman Gods. Christian religion moved literally underground and was practiced in secret at its beginnings in ancient Rome because of the persecutions. During this time, the catacombs beneath the city, which were built to house the dead, became a place...
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  • Ancient Rome - 2656 Words
    Romulus and Remus Romulus is given the credit for founding Ancient Rome – so legend has it. Children in Roman schools were taught the story and it became almost set in stone. What is legend of Romulus and Remus? Romulus and Remus were twin brothers. They were abandoned by their parents as babies and put into a basket that was then placed into the River Tiber. The basket ran aground and the twins were discovered by a female wolf. The wolf nursed the babies for a short time before they were...
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  • History of Rome - 854 Words
    The History of Rome The history of Rome spans 2,800 years of the existence of a city that grew from a small Italian village in the 9th century BC into the center of a vast civilization that dominated the Mediterranean region for centuries, but was eventually overrun by Germanic tribes, marking the beginning of the Middle Ages, and that eventually became the seat of the Roman Catholic Church and the home of a sovereign state within its walls, Vatican City. It has continued to play a major role...
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  • Ancient Rome - 649 Words
    Ancient Rome must have been an interesting time and place to live. One major reason to believe this is, Rome underwent a major evolutionary change. The Roman Republic became the Roman Empire and very little of the Roman culture was left unchanged from one period to another. The Roman Republic lasted for approximately 100 years and when it collapsed and became the empire, Rome lasted for another 500 years. Although not particularly known for a religious affinity, roman religion was a mixture of...
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  • Rome Timeline - 285 Words
    Annotated Timeline Unit 2 1) 753 B.C.E The city of Rome was founded by Romulus. Who was cast adrift on the Tiber River as a baby and was nursed by a she-wolf. 2) 507 B.C.E. The establishment of the Roman Republic that lasted till 31 B.C.E. It was established by the members of the senatorial class in early Rome. 3) 450 B.C.E. The publication of the laws on the twelve stone tablets. This was made to put pressure on the elite so that they could make political concessions. 4) 264...
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  • Rome History - 1977 Words
    Earliest history There is archaeological evidence of human occupation of the Rome area from approximately 14,000 years ago, but the dense layer of much younger debris obscures Palaeolithic and Neolithic sites.[21] Evidence of stone tools, pottery and stone weapons attest to about 10,000 years of human presence. Several excavations support the view that Rome grew from pastoral settlements on the Palatine Hill built above the area of the future Roman Forum. While some archaeologists argue that...
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  • Contributions of Rome - 655 Words
    "All roads lead to Rome." This quote holds much truth as what Rome has left to Western Civilization is brought to light. The Roman made countless contributions to Western Civilization, but a few are the most significant of all. Rome, the most important civilization to the Western World, left a great legacy, paving the road for the spread of Christianity, forming the basis for republic, and allowing for a widespread diffusion of culture. Though not Rome's intention, it allowed Christianity to...
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  • 7 Kings of Rome - 1394 Words
    Romulus(753-717/16 B.C.) Romulus was the founder and first king of Rome The story of the twins Romulus and Remus suckled by a she-wolf Known for: - Rome’s early political and military institutions, and victories over neighbouring people including the Caeninenses o He slayed their king in a single battle - founded, the extension of 4 hills, of the Roman hill, - the Capitoline, Aventine, Caelian and Quirinal He was infamous for rape and the seizure of Sabine woman as wives for his men -...
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  • Rome Emperor Essay - 724 Words
    Today was the opening ceremony for the Palace for Nero our emperor. This extravagant palace was built out of brick and concrete in the very spot where downtown Rome was burned down. Some citizens are not happy with the emperor some even have come up with conspiracy theories on how and why the fire started. We interviewed a man who at one time lived where Nero’s palace is being built, Lets take a look at what he had to say. “ I can’t believe our own emperor would do this to the people of...
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  • 2 monuments of Rome - 200 Words
    The Roman Baths complex is a site of historical interest in the English city of Bath. The house is a well-preserved Roman site for public bathing. The Roman Baths themselves are below the modern street level. There are four main features: the Sacred Spring, the Roman Temple, the Roman Bath House and the Museum holding finds from Roman Bath. The buildings above street level date from the 19th century. The Baths are a major tourist attraction and, together with the Grand Pump Room receive more...
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  • Development of Ancient Rome - 343 Words
     Development of Ancient Rome The Ancient Rome began growing in a small Italian Peninsula which is located near to the Tiber River into an empire in the beginning of eighth century B.C. As we can see though story it says that Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus, they were twin and sons of Mars, his father was known as god of war. They drown in a basket on the Tiber by Alba Langa he was one of the king which he lived nearby, from the river they rescued by a she-wolf. These two twins lived...
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  • Ancient Rome and Italy - 445 Words
    Dream Vacation All throughout the year, many people travel. Whether it is on the other side of the state or the other side of the world! Most people travel to break their regular schedule and relax. Well, what would you do if you had the chance to travel wherever you wanted? If I could travel anywhere in the world, it would be Italy because of the beautiful sceneries and attractions, delicious foods, and interesting history. Many amazing sights are spread all through...
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  • Compare Contrast Rome and China
    Compare and Contrast Classical World Essay Rome and China were two of the most powerful civilizations in classical Europe and Asia and they lasted for hundreds of years. They controlled trade in the silk road, provided many contributions to modern life, and the classical world. Rome and China are very identical in the process of their collapse and emergence of new religions, yet they differ in the type of government they used. Rome and China are alike in ways that they both fell due to...
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  • Gladiatorial Contest in Rome - 952 Words
    Gladiatorial Contest in Rome Rome was a warrior state. Since the state was a great fighting state in their time, the wars sort of formed the gladiatorial contest in ancient Rome. The Romans were fascinated and pleasured by violence, bloodshed, and human suffering the gladiatorial games. The gladiatorial contests began at the reign of their first emperor Augustus to pay tribute to their warrior traditions. The Romans built artificial battlefields within amphitheaters in cities and...
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  • Dbq Han China and Rome
    DBQ Han and Roman Attitudes toward Technology From the around second century B.C.E. to the third century C.E. the Han and Roman attitudes toward technology were different in how they took pride in some of their inventions with the Han accepting the role of the craftsmen and their technology they created showed in documents 1-4. However, the Romans did not do as much of this and did not care as much about the technology and how it could be utilized. This was shown in documents 5-8. Both Han...
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  • St. Hippolytus of Rome - 1764 Words
     [A person of religious/literary Importance- discuss influence of an assigned person from the list] Hippolytus of Rome was one of the most prominent 3rd-century theologians in the Christian Church in Rome. He was born in 170 C.E. and died in 235 C.E. in Sardinia. Even though the exact place of his birth is unknown, it can be inferred that he was indeed probably born in Rome or is of Eastern descent. Hippolytus became a member of the Roman clergy and became a notable writer for...
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  • He Beginning of Rome - 1283 Words
    The beginning of Rome Outline: I. Greece (Before Romulus and Remus) A. When and what happened B. What changed II. The Founders of Rome (Romulus and Remus) A. How they were raised B. Who raised them III. After Romulus and Remus’s birth A. Remus’s death B. Romulus’s life and disappearance THE BEGINNING OF ROME In 6000 BC Alexander the Great gathered several cities in Italy together and created Greece. The Greece Alexander created reached from...
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  • The etruscans, parents of rome - 393 Words
    Somewhere between 900 and 800 BC, the Italian peninsula was settled by a mysterious peoples called the Etruscans. We don't know where the Etruscans came from, but archaeologists suspect that they came from the eastern Mediterannean, possibly Asia Minor. We will, however, never really know where they came from or why they colonized Italy. We do know that when they came to Italy, they brought civilization and urbanization with them. They founded their civilizations in north-eastern Italy between...
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  • What Made Rome Great
    What Made Rome Great By: Jack Mo There are lots of things that made Rome great, its location, its government and laws, its army and their successes, and its great buildings, but a few things stood out the most. Its location, its army, and its infrastructure were truly the most important parts of Rome and why it was so great. Unlike a lot of cities back then, Rome was not built on the coast. Romulus, the founder of Rome, could have easily built the city down by the see but he didn’t and this...
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  • Ancient Rome, the Roman Colosseum
    Ancient Rome, The Roman Colosseum Historians have always used great structures from the ancient world to find out information about the kind of lives they used to live. The Colosseum in Ancient Rome, Italy was one of the most famous structures. The Colosseum in Rome gives historians a number of insights to the type of civilization that existed during the time of the ancient empire, through the gory battles and violent games that took place. This can be proven by the purpose of the Colosseum...
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  • Life in Ancient Rome - 493 Words
    Annie Valenziano Latin Project Life in Ancient Rome Life in ancient Rome was a lot different from life now. They did not have the technology we do today. By technology I don’t just mean computers, I mean every innovation we are used to now. This is the story of Vera Audaculus Valenziano’s wedding. She lived from 41 BCE to 13 BCE. Vera was of the middle class; her father was a fine baker and cook who prepared food for the emperor of Rome. In the year 27 BCE Augustus came to power as...
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  • rome and the papal states report
    ROME AND THE PAPAL STATES Cola di Reinzo read many ancient Latin books and became very knowledgeable and wanted roman freedom and led a conspiracy to take over the city for the people The popes of the Renaissance had a dual position. On the one hand, they were, as rulers of the church, entrusted with the spiritual welfare of Christendom; on the other, they were the heads of an Italian city-state. Their failure to reconcile these two positions or rather, their devotion to the second at the...
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  • Rome: Engineering an Empire - 799 Words
    Student Name Professor Name Course Title Date Rome: Engineering an Empire It is said that Rome was not built in a day. True. It took ambition, lust, murder and the unrivalled power of technology to make the Roman Empire span across three continents and many centuries. While the contributions of ambition, conquest and other political and militaristic factors remain important for the Roman Republic to transform into an Empire, none of this could have been possible without the immense...
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  • Creation Myths of Rome - 778 Words
    Rome was developed between two cultures; the Greeks were to the south of the Tiber and the Etruscan to the north. The Romans took parts of each culture and infused into theirs. They admired the Greek culture and the Etruscan system for trade. The interesting part of the foundation of Rome comes in by the two foundation myths. One myth from the Greeks was based on the Trojan warrior Aeneas, who decided at the end of the Trojan War to sail off to find new land for his people (Sayre 83). The...
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  • The Early Influences of Rome - 1704 Words
    The early influences of Rome, according to the text, were the people of Etruia and Greece. It is said that it all started in the southernmost Etruscan centers[1]. These places, Caere, Tarquinii, Vulci, and Veii, were the first city-states to be formed. It wasn’t long before the great city of Rome would rise. In this essay, we will briefly comment on the founders of Rome and their influences. Taking each part of history step by step hoping to uncover the secrets of Rome’s first steps towards...
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  • Ancient Rome and Cleopatra - 750 Words
    Cleopatra Read the following passage carefully at least twice. What does it tell us about Plutarch’s view of the relationship between Antony and Cleopatra? For Plutarch peoples actions, however trite, were great indications of a person’s moral character (Plutarch, 1914, p. 225). We can, therefore, assume that Plutarch would have placed great importance on the everyday activities of Cleopatra and Antony in reflecting the character of their relationship. Plutarch wrote 150 years after the...
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  • Emporer Hadrian of Rome - 754 Words
    By the time Hadrian's contributions to his country had succeeded, and death was near; he was the most hated man in Rome. However, throughout his reign, he was regarded as a noble leader. "The Roman emperor Hadrian exercised a profound organizational influence on the Greco-Roman world. He worked successfully toward the codification of Roman law and the strengthening of imperial border defenses (Eadie 8)." Emperor Hadrian made many important contributions to Roman culture, and he was also known as...
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  • Tacitus the Burning of Rome - 584 Words
    Tacitus’ The Burning of Rome Tacitus’ “The Burning of Rome” translated by George Gilbert Ramsay shows its significance, style, and beliefs of the burning of Rome. A large portion of Ancient Rome flares during the Emperor Nero's reign. Rather than rebuild the city to it's old plan, Nero built a gigantic palace where the burned buildings had been. Rumors were told that Nero started the fire. To put an end therefore to this rumor, he shifted the charge onto others, and inflicted the most cruel...
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  • The Catacombs of Rome and the Rise of Christianity
    The Catacombs of Rome and the Rise of Christianity Alexis Dinsbach Colorado Technical University Online Professor Justine James June 3, 2013 Abstract The early Christians buried many of their followers and leaders in a location right outside of present day Rome, Italy. The site is known as the Catacombs and enlisted over six million Christian burials. During the first era of Christianity, its religion was outlawed by the Romans. Followers of Jesus Christ were...
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  • Architecture - Rome, Lazio, Italy
    6. Arch of Constantine Rome, Lazio, Italy This arch is religiously significant because it commemorates the battle that led the Emperor Constantine to convert to Christianity, thereby changing the religious landscape of the western world. The Arch of Constantine was erected to commemorate Constantine's victory over Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge in 312 AD. According to contemporary historians, the night before the battle Constantine had a vision. He saw the symbol of chi-rho (the...
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  • golden age rome - 505 Words
    Johnny Blumel, Kayla Becerra Kanevsky E/W H-2 31 Oct. 2014 The Golden Age of Rome is said to be Romes most prosperous period. It is during this time that many great Roman leaders and structures were built and still remain today. These structure include things like the Colloseum and the Pantheon which are arguebly the most remarakable structures erected in the ancient times of Rome. The Colosseum's original Latin name was Amphitheatrum Flavium often referred to as the Flavian Ampitheater. It...
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  • What Made Rome Great?
    What Made Rome Great? Rome is an empire that stretched from the Atlantic Ocean to the Black Sea, and with an abundance of reasons as to what made it great, Cicero believed that the perfect location chosen by Romulus, that truly made Rome great. When building the Capital of an empire there are several factors to take in. Defence, distance from the sea, and more defence. The Rutuli people, were of concern to the Romans as they had comparable wealth and power. Building the city just north...
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  • Han China and Imerial Rome Comparison
    5 paragraph essay outline 1st •Intro Sentence Or title •Thesis Statement 2nd–4th •Direct Comparison sentence •Evidence & Analysis 5th •Conclusion •May restate thesis During the Classical Age the Roman Empire and the Han Dynasty were similar politically and religiously but differed economically. –During the Classical Age the Imperial Administration of the Roman Empire and the Han Dynasty were similar in a form of centralization but differed in reliance of laws and bureaucrats and...
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  • Personal Narrative Essay - Vacation in Rome
    My parents try their best to make our summer family trip meaningful and educational. Last summer, we went to Rome because Rome is one of the most historical and beautiful cities. My mom thought it could also be a big help me for my history class. Our plan was to stay in Rome for five days and stay in Venice and Florence for another week. We were all very excited and our twelve hours flight went by very quick. I loved Rome so much even though I could not understand a single word in Italian....
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  • Ancient Rome vs Ancient Greece
    Rome: In Rome, there are three social classes, arranged according to wealth; Patricians, Plebians, and Slaves. Patricians are the upper class citizens; they are very wealthy and highly educated. They make up the majority of the senate and therefore control the laws. Plebians are the poor, lower-class citizens. They greatly outnumber the Patricians, make up most of the army, and pay most of the taxes. They are not allowed to marry Patricians or take part in government. Slaves are at the bottom...
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  • Dbq Comparing Technology in Han China and Rome
    When comparing attitudes towards technology in Han China and Ancient Rome during the Classical period, there were both similarities and differences. One way in which they were similar was that both their attitudes towards technology were that it was a necessary part of a civilization, because it helps to regulate an empire. One way in which they were different was that while Han believed that technology was a gift from higher powers, Rome believed that technology was useful but not to it’s...
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  • The Difference between Rich and Poor in Ancient Rome
    In Ancient Rome has rich and poor people although there are more poor than rich. There was a huge difference between the rich and the poor. But with the poor people in Rome more than half of the poor’s were also jobless. Mostly all of the jobless Romans only survived because of the food the government gave them. But mostly everyone had a slave rich or poor. The rich Romans lived a life of luxury. They would host giant parties with lots of food. Also most of the food that the government...
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  • Romulus of Rome Is a Good Example of Merit and Fortune
    Romulus is a Good Example of Merit and Fortune. Throughout history there have been many princes who achieved a huge success in ruling the country or making the change of the world. On top of that, merit and fortune are two of the necessary values that the princes should have in order to rule. Merit, as we know, is mostly determined by the education or talent , on the other hand, It is always the internal factor that plays the roll. However, Fortune is usually determined by external factor,...
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  • Compare and Contrast: Persian Empire and Imperial Rome
    Compare and Contrast Essay: Persian Empire and Imperial Rome Although Persia and Rome have many differences they can also have many similarities in the things that they do in their everyday life. The technology was quite different while the attitude to the population in the empire and the method of governance was quite similar. The technology in the two countries varied quite a bit. For example: On one hand the Persians had built the quanats to move the water closer and to channel the...
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  • How Do You Perceive the Historical Transformation from the Collapse of Rome to the Dawn of the Middle Ages
    During the sixth century, after the fall of the Roman Empire, the Merovingian rule had little or no power. The mayor of the palace, “Pepin the short,” held the power of the empire. In 752 Pepin dethroned the last Merovingian king and took the throne for himself and restored the power to the monarchy. He shared the kingdom with his brother Carloman. They ruled the land in harmony. Ten years later Pope Stephen crowned Pepin, and thereby solidifying his right to the throne. He had a son named...
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  • Fire in Rome in 64 Ad and the Deaths of Peter and Paul Roman Fire in 64 Ad
    Fire in Rome in 64 AD and the Deaths of Peter and Paul Roman Fire in 64 AD Table of Contents Fire in Rome in 64 AD……………………………………………………………………….…...1 Death of the Apostle Peter…………………………...…………………………………………...2 Death of the Apostle Paul.…………..……………………………………………………….…...4 References…………………………………………………….…………………………….…….7 Fire in Rome in 64 AD and the Deaths 1 Fire in Rome in 64 AD and the Deaths of Peter and Paul Roman...
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  • Rizal as Traveler - 3908 Words
    RIZAL AS A TRAVELER Rizal's First Trip Abroad 3 May 1882 Rizal left Philippines for the first time Spain. He boarded the Salvadora using a passport of Jose Mercado, which was procured for him by his uncle Antonio Rivera, father of Leonor Rivera. He was accompanied to the quay where the Salvadora was moored by his uncle Antonio, Vicente Gella, and Mateo Evangelista. 5 May1882 He conversed with the passengers of the ship; he was still feeling sea-sick. 6 May 1882 He played chess with the...
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  • Importance of Roman Games - 495 Words
    The importance and significants of the roman games The Roman games featured as an important and significant part of roman society, this being a way in which the Gladiatorial games were held in honour of the Gods and was a way in which they celebrated, it established a social hierarchy in Roman society. Roman games played a significant part in roman life; this can be seen through the study of a number of paintings and drawings, sculptures, mosaics and other artefacts. The games played numerous...
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  • Apollo and Dephne - 627 Words
     Gianlorenzo Bernini "Apollo and Daphne" The statue "Apollo and Daphne" was made by the artist Gianlorenzo Bernini, the statue was commisioned in 1622 by the Borghese family and was completed in 1625. The statue is roughly 243 cm tall and is located at the Galleria Borghese, Rome. Bernini was a Italian sculptor, architect and painter who lived from 1598 till 1680. At first he worked in the late Mannerist tradition but left this style and helped create a new style that had more emotional...
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  • Bramante - 780 Words
    Bramante and the Aesthetics of High Renaissance Valerie Griffin Thesis: Bramante an Italian architect and painter whose work centered around the classical style of the ancients (www.wga.hu/index_co.html). Because Bramante is also attributee to the drawing of The Interior of the Church(www.wga.hu/index_co.html) The engraving was done by Bernado Prevedari.(www.wga.hu/index_co.html). Continuing to analyze the Church of Santa Maria, Bramante added the tribune to east end of the large church....
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  • Caravaggio the Conversion of St. Paul
    I believe Caravaggio’s take on “The Conversion of Saint Paul” was controversial because some believe the conversion was presented in a disrespectful manner. The 16th century was a time of Spiritual Reformation and I think it would have been less controversial if Saint Paul was presented in a more positive light (not knocked down to the ground). A lot of focus seems to lie on the horse as that takes up quite a bit of the painting. However, Saint Paul is also highlighted as he lifts his hands in...
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  • Spring break - 2636 Words
     Last week of Spring Break! It’s Time to make this three days one of the best days of my life. As I bought my tickets on United Airlines all I could think of was “Wow I’m actually going to leave the country and explore marvelous wonders on my own”. One of the best countries of the world would be Italy; I always wanted to travel to Rome, where all I could smell is pasta and wine. All night all I could think of was the next day I...
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  • Pope and Charlemagne - 320 Words
    "Let my armies be the rocks and the trees and the birds in the sky" -Charlemagne Charlemagne, or Charles the Great, was born in 742 in Northern Europe and died in 814. Charlemagne conquered much of Western Europe and united it under a great empire. He ruled the Franks after his dad Pepin the short died. The Frank Empire was split in half among Charlemagne and his brother Carloman. However, Charlemagne became sole ruler after his brother died in 771....
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  • BAROQUE ART - 1046 Words
     BAROQUE ART Art Appreciation –HUMA 205-1202A-05 Janice Miller AIU Abstract Baroque art is presented as an art style. Baroque art style is such diversity within in the Baroque period 1600-1770 because of the relationship to the era’s border and intellectual tendencies there was three important effects on the art. Which are, western Christianity, religious tensions, and the division of the Roman Catholicism and Protestantism. The Baroque artist appealed to...
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  • Western European Baroque Era and Todays Society
    Western European Baroque Era and today’s society In today’s world modern art has been a big factor in the society today, whether or not we know it looking at Western European Baroque Era, naming some of the best Baroque artist such as Bernini and Caravaggio, they used great illustrations such as drama, motion and even feeling in the work they presented. It showed life in the time and the effort they put forward. Most of all it showed the truth and the reality in what they work on. Comparing...
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  • The Impact of Scale on Francesco Borromini's Sac Carlo Alle Quattro Fontanne
    San Carlo Quattro Fontane, known in popular speech as “San Carlino’ in reference to its small size, is Roman Catholic Church built between 1638- 1648 by an Architect named Francesco Borromini from Ticino, precursor to the modern day Switzerland. San Carlo Quattro Fontane is located in Rome, Italy on the crossing of Strada Felice and Via Pia was built originally for the Spanish Trinitarians as an extension of their already existing monastery . San Carlo alle Quattro Fontanne is often considered...
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  • research paper - 496 Words
     David vs. David Macie Lawson Fortis Online David vs. David I am comparing Bernini’s David of the Baroque era and Michelangelo’s David from the Italian Renaissance. Michelangelo was considered the greatest living artist in his lifetime, and ever since then he has been held to be one of the greatest artists of all time. He was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer of the High Renaissance. Michelangelo’s David was a masterpiece sculpture, created between...
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  • Essay Italy - 1759 Words
    Ryan Yee Prof. Ricardo Acosta English 101 19 February 2014 A Journey to Heaven How much would you like to visit your favorite place in the world? During my senior year, my parents came in with amazing news for me. They had told me I was going to a trip to Italy with them. The plan was not initially with me going on the trip, but my little sister was, since she could not assist on the trip, I was the lucky brother that had this opportunity. Most of my concerns were school, but this trip would...
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  • Fellini's Roma - 444 Words
    Synopsis VII: Roma The movie “Roma” was directed by Federico Fellini and was released on the 15th of October 1972. The producer of the film is Turi Vasile. There is really no lead role in this film, but Peter Gonzales Falcon plays the “young Fellini”. There are hundreds of characters that appear throughout the film, but most of them are only seen for a few minutes or even shorter. Federico Fellini himself also acts in the movie and he is in addition the writer of the script and the screenplay....
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  • Critique on Pollice Verso - 825 Words
    Pollice Verso by Jean-Leon Gerome Pollice Verso, latin for Thumbs Down, is a realistic painting by Jean-Leon Gerome depicting a gladiator battle in the ancient Roman Coliseum. The scene is of a Gladiator standing over his defeated opponent and looking towards the audience, most likely a group of Vestal Virgins, waiting for their order of whether to kill his opponent or let him live. The Vestal Virgins are seen with their thumbs pointed down, which was the order to kill him. Despite living...
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  • Allegory of Fortune - 550 Words
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