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    Gangster Disciple Symbols

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    The major symbol Gangster Disciples make use of is the six-pointed star (similar to the Star of David) The fact that this star is known as the Star of David pays homage to co-founder David Barksdale‚ and the six points are said to represent Life‚ Love‚ Loyalty‚ Wisdom‚ Knowledge and Understanding. They are also represented by the colors Blue and Black.[5][Full citation needed][page needed] The second most well known symbol of the Gangster Disciples is the three pointed pitch fork‚ which is also

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    other at the first glance‚ but if you study them close‚ they actually have many similarities. One of Donatello’s best-known work portrays David after he defeated Goliath by striking him with a stone and cutting his head off with Goliath’s own sword. Donatello was the first artist that created a nude life-sized sculpture since antiquity. His bronze sculpture of David indicates that he completely mastered the classical tradition of art. Particularly his sculpture reflects the style of Polykleitos who

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    David

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    Assignment #4 Hed 116-005 1. Throughout his struggle‚ David did many things to try and help his survival on a day to day basis. In David’s worst of times he would pass the time by fantasizing to help ease his mind and or to block out whatever horrific game his mother wanted to play. " I fantasized i was a prince or a comic book hero"‚ David often would imagine. When David’s hunger pains became more than he could bare he resulted to eating "scraps" from the garbage‚ dog food bowls‚ and

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    Statues of David

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    There have been many staues of David sculpted by famous artists like Donatello‚ Verrocchio‚ and Michelangelo. Bernini’s version of David and is about to begin his attack on Goliath‚ as he appears posing. The statue seems to be moving through space and the action suggests that the action of flinging the stone requires a lot of room around David. The statue forces the observer to look past the actual subject and focus more on the surroundings. He seems to have very muscular legs‚ and appears to be

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    David and Goliath

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    David and Goliath The story of David and Goliath can be thought of as a timeless tale of 1) good versus evil and 2) the fact that the win does not always go to the strongest or biggest‚ it goes to the most determined or strong willed. David‚ the good spirited fighter who wanted to save the Israelites from Goliath‚ for example‚ was eager‚ confident‚ and prepared to win‚ as described in 1 Samuel 17:48 - "David ran quickly toward the battle line to meet the Philistine". David was a hero to

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    Michelangelo's David

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    of sculptures‚ one of the first that comes to mind is David. This statue was created of marble between 1501 and 1504 and stands over 14 feet high. David is a symbol that represents strength and anger. The statue had intended political connotations for the ruling of the Medici family. Michelangelo used David as model of "heroic courage" to demonstrate that "spiritual strength can be more effective than arms". Michelangelo insisted that David should stand as a symbol of the republic and act as a

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    King David

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    King David was the second king of the United Kingdom of Israel and wrote 78 psalms. In Psalm 8 King David questions God for why man is so important. He also describes how man worships God. King David shows praise and adulation by stressing the importance of Gods creations‚ human beings‚ and his relationship with human beings. Firstly‚ King David emphasizes the importance of Gods creations. God made man ruler of the universe which means man is on earth to protect. Man is very important because

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    David And Goliath

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    The story of David and Goliath is one of the most interesting stories in the bible. Goliath was a huge man. He was a giant that stood about 9 feet tall. He cursed at the Israelites and threw bad insults towards their God. He was a Philistine and wanted to settle the battle in a one-on-one contest so that many soldiers did not have to die. He was asking for one man among the Israelites to come out to fight for them. Everyone was afraid because he was such a terrifying giant. David was just a small

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    4 Davids

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    Life and Times of the Four David Artists Through out the years there were many great artists who created many great works of art‚ but only four Italian artists really stick out for creating the same piece all with different points of views. These artists were Donatello‚ Verrocchio‚ Michelangelo‚ and Bernini‚ all of who created a David sculpture. Each one very unique and different. These four artists all stand out in there own individual ways. David who was supposed to be the second

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    King David Bernini

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    sculpture shows us the biblical character‚ David‚ who slew Goliath. We can see David holding the sling which he will use to kill Goliath. Below David is his cuirass (medieval body armor that covers the chest and back) which was given to him by King Saul before the encounter with Goliath. Also present below him is a harp whose tip is shaped like that of an eagle‚ a symbolic reference to the Borghese family. Bernini conceived and carved his statue of David in seven months‚ a remarkable achievement

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