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The Conqueror Worm and the End of the World - The Conqueror Worm and the End of the World Edgar Allen Poe is one of the fathers of terror and mystery.  His twisted, Macabre tales and poems are filled with great detail and often end with a dismal twist.  "The Conqueror Worm" is one example of his masterful rhymes and tells how a play on life turns into reality for mankind.             The setting is a theater but it is not just a site for plays.  Poe describes it to be that way to trick the reader, but the theater is actually the setting for mankind.  We play our lives in this stage for everyone else to see.  Lines three through six describe the crowd and how they are there to see "a play of hopes and fears."  If people would look be...   [tags: Conqueror Worm Essays] 766 words
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The Conqueror Worm by Edgar Allen Poe - The Conqueror Worm To understand the type of worm referred to in "The Conqueror Worm," by Edgar Allen Poe, we must first analyze the poem. It is actually a play for the muses: That the play is the tragedy "Man" And its hero the Conqueror Worm The everyday death of man is a show for the angels. Our hero worm represents death and people are the actors. The worm of death is from the Phylum Nematoda. Many roundworms cause diseases in humans, which can lead to death. I have, however, reason to believe this is actually the blood fluke, Schistosoma of the Class Trematoda in Phylum Platyhelminthes....   [tags: Edgar Allen Poe] 290 words
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The Meningeal or Brain Worm - The Meningeal Worm Infestation of up to 20 meningeal worms has been discovered in a single deer’s subdural cavity. The white tail deer is the preferred host, but they rarely ever suffer from any sickly or neurological problems from this type of worm. We will see severe signs in llamas and alpacas; these are the two animals that can become infected with it frequently. The meningeal worm can cause damage to the central nervous system and could result in death so it is important to try and catch it early and learn about how to prevent this deadly worm....   [tags: cause for neurological diseases]
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Dissembling a Worm Drive Gearbox -   CONTENTS 1 Introduction 3 2 Technical and scientific aspects 3 3 Disassembly 8   1 INTRODUCTION This project involves dissembling a gearbox, analysing the material that it has been manufactured from and how these materials were manufactured. Designed by Bonfiglioli, this project will be dissembling their worm drive gearbox. The modern world needs machines that have great power, some of the applications only need power; worm drives have a good power output due to their mechanical advantage which is equal to the number of teeth on the output drive....   [tags: Engineering] 1677 words
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William the Conqueror - Throughout the duration of history, many important figures arose to lead nations to great conquests. This list of important figures includes William the Conqueror who had risen from somewhat humble beginnings to become the conqueror of England. Descendants of Viking raiders, the Normans eventually came to settle in a region in the northern portion of France. Before long, they developed their own culture and grew in might. And so, when William, the Duke of Normandy at the time, conquered England, he became the first Norman King of England....   [tags: England]
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William the Conqueror Life and Accomplishments - There have been many influential influences to the English culture throughout its hundreds of years of existence, but there was one man who arguably was one of the most important figures to have ever changed the course of English culture forever. This man was no inventor who sparked a new age, nor an artist who introduced a romantic theme. Shockingly, this man was not even of English descent, but rather a conqueror from a foreign land. He is most well known as William the Conqueror and the date 1066, is remembered as the year of his arrival to Anglo-Saxon England when he began the famous Norman invasion....   [tags: duke of normandy,english culture,norman invasion]
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Genghis Khan: The Impeccable Conqueror - Throughout history, conquerors have raided their neighbors and expanded their own territories. They lived to dominate the world, yet few were successful. For centuries, academics have pondered over the qualities that make a conqueror successful. An impeccable conqueror should possess traits like perseverance, diligence, intelligence and patience. One conqueror who possessed these qualities was Genghis Khan, the leader of the Mongol Horde. Around 1162, near the present-day border between Mongolia and Siberia, a child clutching his own blood clot was born (Genghis Khan BBC Part 1/5) ....   [tags: ruthless, leader, strategist] 1220 words
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William the Holy Conqueror - ... He also joined King Henry I and defeated an alliance of Normans who had opposed his rule. “He was always ready to take calculated risks on campaign and to fight a battle, but he was not a flamboyant commander.” (Barlow 4). These battles aided William, making him a good military leader and he soon learned to control his recklessness. William claimed the English throne through his great grandfather’s sister who had married Ethelred II of England. William started to take interest in the well being of the Norman church and in 1049 he appointed his half brother the bishop of Bayeux at the age of sixteen....   [tags: leader, wars, church]
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Pest Control: The Egyptian Cotton Leaf Worm - INTRODUCTION The Egyptian cotton leaf worm, Spodoptera littoralis Bosid, (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is a polyphagous, foliage feeding insect and considered as one of the most serious pests of many different Egyptian crops (Magd El- Din & El-Gengaihi, 2000). It is an important pest of cotton in Africa, Middle East and Southern Europe (Hosny et al., 1986). Therefore, one single larva is able to destroy 66 cm2 of cotton leaves (Scarpellini, 2001). Also, it is widely distributed in the Mediterranean region, Africa, Asia and Europe (El-AW, 2006)....   [tags: Research Analysis ] 1447 words
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Asoka: Ruthless Conqueror or Enlightened Ruler? - ... Asoka should be remembered as an enlightened ruler because he ended violence and worked to help people, he spread Buddhism, and he inspired Modern India. To begin with, Asoka was kind and concerned about people. He became peaceful, enlightened, and more open-minded after finding enlightenment. Asoka’s ideas changed after his conquering of Kalinga because he felt sorry for them. According to historian Michael Wood, “[It was] a rejection of a whole way of understanding history.” ( Doc C). By this, Wood means that Asoka rejected the way rulers in the past felt after conquering land....   [tags: Indian emperor, Maurya Dynasty] 530 words
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The Norman Conquest and Dynasty of William the Conqueror - The Norman Conquest and Dynasty of William the Conqueror The Norman Conquest of Anglo-Saxon England (1066) Duke William of Normandy’s claim on England’s crown was based, in part, on the fact that he was distantly related to Edward the Confessor, the Saxon King of England. However, his more legitimate claim also was based on an event that occurred in 1054 when Harold of Wessex was shipwrecked on the shore of Normandy. Harold was rescued, and then imprisoned by his host, Duke William of Normandy....   [tags: English History] 1985 words
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Genghis Khan: The World's Greatest Conqueror - In the West, Genghis Khan and the Mongol tribe are often presented as brutal savages who wiped out entire cultures, destroyed cities and killed many people. While these accounts are true, there was certainly more to the Mongol empire than sheer brutality. Many of the practices that Genghis Khan put into place were responsible for the successes of the Mongol Nation. With an ability to adapt and innovate, Genghis Khan became known as the world’s greatest conqueror and is still revered in many countries today....   [tags: Biography] 1005 words
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William the Conqueror - He was the son of Robert, Duke of Normandy, his mother, Herleva, the daughter of a tanner of Falaise. In 1035 William’s father Robert, Duke of Normandy, went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, in which he died. Before starting the pilgrimage, he presented to the nobles his seven year old child demanding their allegiance. "He is little", the father said, "but he will grow, and, if God please, he will mend." William, after a period of anarchy, became the ruler of Normandy in his father's place at the age of nine....   [tags: essays research papers] 778 words
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William the Conqueror - William the Conqueror Missing Works Cited William the conqueror was the bastard son of Robert the Devil, the sixth Norman duke, and a tanner’s daughter named Arlette. In those days it was common for noble men to have children without marriage. Robert was either eighteen or nineteen years old when he first saw William’s mother Arlette. He summoned for her to come to his castle and Arlette moved in with Robert and stayed until he got rid of her. When William was about seven-years-old his father took a pilgrimage to the holy city of Jerusalem....   [tags: European History Essays] 1354 words
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William the Conqueror and his Patronage - William the Conqueror and his Patronage William I, better known as William the Conqueror, began his medieval and political career at a young age when his father left him to go on a crusade. Effectively William became the Duke of Normandy. He had to fight against other members of the Norman royalty who desired William's land and treasure. William learned at an early age that the men who ruled Europe during the middle ages were primarily interested in their own greed at the expense of all else, including the concepts chivalry and honor....   [tags: History Politics Essay] 930 words
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Balboa, a Spanish conqueror and explorer - Balboa, a Spanish conqueror and explorer. Vasco Nuñez de Balboa, a Spanish conqueror and explorer, was the first to see the coast of the Pacific Ocean. He saw the ocean in September of 1513, from the top of a mountain of what is now Panama. On September 29, 1523, Balboa claimed it and all its shores for Spain. His findings opened Spanish explorations and conquests along the western coast of South America began. The Spanish called the ocean the South Sea because it lay south of the isthmus of Panama....   [tags: History] 791 words
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William I, The King of England: The Great Conqueror - When you hear of historical figures that “conquered” a certain time period, you think of barbarians, spartans, or other gruesome, battle-tested men. While William I, the King of England and Duke of Normandy, was also nicknamed the “Conqueror”, he achieved success reigning over his time period in very different ways than that of Genghis Khan or Alexander the Great. Regardless of his path to success, William I played a huge part in the religious evolution of England. Using his advantageous leadership position, William I was able to be prosperous for many decades....   [tags: barbarians, spartans, duke of normandy]
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William the Conqueror, Always Getting the Job Done - Even though William the Conqueror descended from a line of Vikings who had lived in France for over 200 years, William had more of an impact on the English language than the majority of influential English people of the time. The “French-speaking Normans brought a whole new vocabulary to England, whose language was closely related to German”(Barlow 8). Although he is most well known for the Norman invasion of 1066 that overthrew the Anglo Saxon reign, which had lasted for over six centuries, William was a very religious man....   [tags: notorious Viking leaders]
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Andrew Carnegie: Ruthless Conqueror or Great Philanthropist? - Andrew Carnegie can be looked at as a double edged sword. One edge of the blade would show Carnegie as an ideal example of a poor immigrant fighting his way up to become an incredibly successful business man who would one day give nearly all his fortune away to help society improve itself. The reverse edge of the blade would show Carnegie as a ruthless business man who would slash his workers pay, drive other businesses under and used corruption to become leader of the capitalist world. These viewpoints of Carnegie have changed as years pass....   [tags: Biography ]
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History of Conquerors - ... However, the Ptolemies were aware “that they were ruling a multicultural society and they needed the support of influential Egyptians” (Pinch 36), and in order to gain support of the Egyptians, the Ptolemies aligned themselves with both Egyptian and Greek Gods to gain support from the native Egyptians because they were showing appreciation for the Egyptian culture. Aligning themselves with divinities was done “in the interest of the state… for reasons of religious policies, in order to unite Greek and Egyptians” (Morenz 246), so that the Ptolemies could form a bond between themselves and the native Egyptians which would help to gain their support....   [tags: ancient times, claim land, natives] 1423 words
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The Act of Sex: Is It Worth the Consequences? in William Blake's Poem, The Sick Rose - ... Now, it is known for certain how the woman caught her illness. Another element is how the worm has found the woman's bed of crimson joy, which is a direct reference to losing her virginity. Overall, the poem is interpreted as an innocent woman who has lost her virginity for the very first time but, then became infected with a disease that ruins her life. Blake uses a Ballad rhyming scheme which can be presented as ABCBDEFE. He uses this rhyming scheme to make it seem like this infection will never leave....   [tags: innocent, worm, crimson]
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Mechanisms of Cellular Development in Maya Pines' Learning from the Worm - Mechanisms of Cellular Development in Maya Pines' Learning from the Worm Maya Pines' Learning from the Worm is highly informative and well written. In short, the article confronts the mystery behind the mechanisms that operates during cellular development. Scientists were divided over the type of mechanism that is used to determine a cell's fate, whether the cell would develop into a nerve, muscle, sex, or somatic cells. Two theories surfaced: if whether a cell's fate is intrinsic or cell-interactive....   [tags: Papers] 752 words
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William the Conqueror Changing the Course of English History - William the Conqueror Changing the Course of English History After successfully invading England, William the Conqueror changed the course of English history. The illegitimate son of Robert I of Normandy, William became Duke of Normandy on his father's death in 1035. With many in his family eager to profit from his death, his childhood was dangerous: three of his guardians died violently and his tutor was murdered....   [tags: Papers] 608 words
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Vermicomposting is the Red Wiggler - ... A healthy pH environment for the worms is between 6-7 which is slightly more acidic than neutral. The life cycle of a red wiggler has several stages including the cocoon formation, the incubation period, the hatchlings, and the clitellum development . The cocoon is a small lemon shaped enclosure in which 4-6 embryonic worms are kept until they hatch. The incubation period is 23 days and the worms will emerge in 2-3 weeks in temperatures of approximately 18-20 degrees Celsius. They start composting as soon as they hatch....   [tags: compost, indoor worm bin] 876 words
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The Origin of Norwich Castle - ... Norwich Castle has commemorated many people through its long history such as a man named Robert Kett , there is a plaque stating that Robert Kett was: A notable and courageous leader in the long struggle of the common people of England to escape from a servile life into the freedom of just conditions. Robert Kett led a rebellion of the common people to overthrow the injustices of the Tudor management. He captured the town of Norwich and overpowered one Royal army before finally being beaten at the battle of Dussindale....   [tags: William the Conqueror, Saxon history]
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Ghostly Residents: The Tower of London - The Tower of London is one of the most famous historical buildings in the world. Constructed by William the Conqueror in 1078, this grim, grey, and awe-inspiring tower, is the most haunted building in England. Perhaps the most well known ghostly residents of the Tower of London are the spirits of Anne Boleyn, Sir Walter Raleigh, The Princes in the Tower and among others. Founded nearly a millennium ago, The Tower of London has been expanded over the centuries. The first foundations built by William the Conquer have been constantly improved....   [tags: william the conqueror, prison]
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Malware and Phone Scams - Malware This paper is intended for either the workplace or the home user. This can be used for educational purposes to help users understand the dangers of downloading different malware and the causes it can have on your work/home computer. There are many different types of malware on the internet right now and some are worse than others. Some can do very little damage to your computer and others can stop you in your tracks and render your computer useless. I’m going to discuss some of the different types of malware and what they do to your computer and how they work....   [tags: virus, worm, spyware essays]
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What is Dracunculiasis? - ... Even thought that dracunculiasis can cause death it is very uncommon that they do. On the other hand the wound where the worm come out of could develop a secondary bacterial infection such as “tetanus, which may be life threatening which causes a concern in endemic areas where there is typically no access to health care and where the disease exist which are mainly in poor countries.” According to the center for diseases control and prevention website says that, “at least in the Northern region of Ghana, the Guinea worm team found that antibiotic ointment on the wound site caused the wound to heal too well and too quickly making it more difficult to extract the worm and more likely that...   [tags: infection, guinea worm, organism] 668 words
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Alexander’s Vast Accomplishments as a Conquerer - The first matter to consider is what constitutes “greatness”. There are no set standards no checklist, to apply to a person, to determine it they are “great.” The simplest way that I could conceive to decide whether this title should apply to Alexander was to determine if he was, in some way, superior to the rulers that came before or after his reign. The most obvious place for me to start my consideration is with Alexander’s vast accomplishments as a conquerer. Alexander inherited an impressive military from his father and a stable kingdom; he also followed his father’s plans to invade Asia....   [tags: alexander the great, greatness, macedonia]
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William the Conquerer - William the Conquerer William I, also known as "William the Conqueror," or "William the Bastard," was born the illegitimate of Robert, Duke of Normandy, and Herleva, daughter of a wealthy Falasian in about 1027 A.D. When he was just seven years of age he became the Duke of Normandy, which put him in a vulnerable position as far as his physical well being was concerned, for several of his relatives felt that they should be duke rather than young William....   [tags: Papers] 526 words
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Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great - Throughout history, there has always been the conqueror and those that he conquered. There have been the strict leaders and there have been the lenient. There have been the great and the weak. Genghis Khan encompassed all the qualities needed to be a great leader. He had an iron fist while still encouraging architecture and a sense of community. Genghis Khan was better than every other leader in History. Ceasar could never dream of the having the amount of land that Genghis Khan controlled. Alexander the Great never controlled an area resembling the amount the Mongols did under the rule of Genghis Khan....   [tags: mongols, tatar tribes, history, conqueror]
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Alexander: The Not So Great - Alexander the Great is hailed, by most historians, as “The Great Conqueror” of the world in the days of ancient Mesopotamia. “Alexander III of Macedon, better known as Alexander the Great, single-handedly changed the nature of the ancient world in little more than a decade. Alexander was born in Pella, the ancient capital of Macedonia in July 356 BCE. His parents were Philip II of Macedon and his wife Olympias. Philip was assassinated in 336 BCE and Alexander inherited a powerful yet volatile kingdom....   [tags: legacy, terror, king, conqueror, Macedonia]
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Conqueror of My Heart - ... I want all of you to enjoy this evening, and drink and eat to your hearts content." He raised his glass, and the music started, and everyone began to take part. I let out a breath, and squeezed my father's hand, as he turned to me and smiled, "your mother would have been so proud". "Thanks Papa" I smiled. "Sorry to interrupt your majesty, but may have a dance with the princess?" I turned to face the prince of the Northern region. He smugly grinned as he blew his blonde hair out of his face. I watched my father nodded in agreement as the prince extended his arm to me to take....   [tags: personal narrative] 1873 words
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Alexander III of Macedonia - Alexander III of Macedonia is known as the most successful military leader and conqueror, undefeated in the field of battle. He is known as Alexander the Great, and he achieved his military success before the age of thirty. Alexander the Great, according to the biographer Arrian, “would not have been born without the intervention of the gods” and goes on to say that his life “surpasses the merely human.” Alexander, according to early historians, achieved success because of his superior intellect, creativity, and inhuman military strength and courage....   [tags: Alezander the Great, Military Leader, Conqueror]
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Christopher Columbus, the Conquerer - Christopher Columbus, the Conquerer Depending on how you look at it, Christopher Columbus was either a great man of adventure and achievement Or the kind of person that does not see shame in killing and enslaving thousand of Native Americans. Christopher Columbus came to America in hopes of finding new land, new opportunities, and gold. On the view of the Spaniards side he was helping them expand a money thirsty empire. He was helping route and map new uncharted land. He was bringing his ships back so full of gold that they almost sunk....   [tags: Christopher Columbus Essays]
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Functional Genomic Analysis of C. elegans Using RNA Interference - Introduction Before we talk about this important experiment, do you know what a nematode is. Specifically, this experiment used Caenorhabditis elegans, C. elegans for short. C. elegans is a little worm (just like the kind you find in the ground), but has a very special place in modern biochemistry: scientists have mapped its entire genomic sequence. This sequence lets scientists know the character and location of all C. elegans' genes. However, biochemists do not yet fully understand what each gene does and the goal of this experiment is to find the function of each gene within the worm....   [tags: Biology Worm Gene Caenorhabditis nematode] 2883 words
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Julius Caesar: Conqueror, General, Builder, Dictator for Life - ... (Julius Caesar -- Britannica School) Then, later, when he was in the senate house, he was stabbed 23 times in the chest. (Julius Caesar: roman-empire.net) The people that stabbed him were the senators, including Caesar’s friend Brutus. (Julius Caesar -- Britannica School) This action stole away one of the most influential Romans that ever lived. The fact that Caesar grew the Roman Empire in size is significant because the Roman Empire became this huge empire circling the Mediterranean Sea. Caesar conquered areas because he wanted to rule the whole world....   [tags: empire, republic, status, dictator]
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Ligeia as a Triumph Over Patriarchy - Ligeia as a Triumph Over Patriarchy         From the time that "Ligeia" was written, critics have searched for meaning within Poe's story of a beautiful woman who died and returned in another's body. While all critics have moved in different directions, many have arguably found an allegorical meaning behind the tale. Because many literary theories depend on each other, contemporary critics tend not to limit themselves to any single theory. Many critics employ multiple theoretical perspectives at once so that a text can be best understood....   [tags: Ligeia Essays]
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Dennis Rodman ‘The Worm’ is Hailed as One of the Most Controversial Atheletes - ... The relationship between Dennis Rodman and the Detroit Pistons was a great one for a number of years, his arrival helped usher in a new era in Pistons basketball. Taking pointers from the two people he looked up to and admired, coach, Chuck Daly and his point guard Isiah Thomas, the Detroit Pistons became one of the most dominate teams in the NBA and went on to win the championship in 1989 and then again in 1990. On the court, Rodman was a very fierce defender and a tenacious rebounder, he was selected to the 1990 NBA All-Star team and became the defensive player of the year that same season....   [tags: basketball, NBA champions, lakers] 1296 words
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The Life of the Catholic Church in the US - ... (Shea,13) But apart from the Spanish churches in the Southwest and in Florida and the French culture in New Orleans, France and Spain influenced little in the Church of this country. Neither of these two nations had permanent colonies to scale of the english. The difficulty of converting the Indians and the quarrels between the Jesuits and other missionaries hampered the success of the first missions. Even more, the British and the Americans who took possession of the primitive french and spanish colonies, destroyed a large part of the remains of their predecessors, doing little to preach the Gospel to the Indians....   [tags: spanish conquerors, jesuits, missionaries] 1751 words
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Rage to be King: William King of England - Raging to be king, William would do whatever it took to be the King of England. William would go into war and kill other men to have the superior power. William’s army killed Harold, William’s enemy, so that he would be king. After Harold was dead, this left the throne wide open for William. By the end of his life, William had conquered the thing he wanted most, to be king. In 1035, William became heir due to the death of his father. William was born in around the year of 1028 in Falaise, Normandy....   [tags: biography, matilda, conqueror]
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Five Network Security Breaches - Five Network Security Breaches Network breaches are an ever-present and growing threat to network security. There are many ways that such breaches can occur, and the following material will analyze five case studies. The issues to be addressed will include, what went wrong, how could it have been prevented, and what measures could be instituted to prevent a reoccurrence. Naoki Hiroshima’s Twitter Handle Naoki Hiroshima was the owner of a rare Twitter handle of just one letter, @N. The handle is rare enough that he had been offered as much as fifty thousand dollars for it (Naoki Hiroshima, 2014)....   [tags: domain, worm, hacktivist]
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Attila, King Of the Huns - ... The Romans’ idea was to teach the youth of other nations about the Roman’s ways and then send them back to their countries in order to spread those beliefs around the world. Attila resisted the teaching of the Romans and rejected everything about them. After failing at multiple attempts to escape Attila then turned his attention to intensely studying the empire and learning everything he could about them. He studied the Romans’ foreign and internal policies and he would often sneak in and observe diplomatic conferences with foreign ministers....   [tags: Nomads, Warrior, Conqueror] 1328 words
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Biography of Julius Caesar - ... Next he was elected junior magistrate in 69 B.C. Around the same time, he gave a public funeral in honor of his recently deceased aunt Julia and his wife Cornelia. While returning home, Caesar became a soldier and took great interest in politics, advertising slogans and spreading multimedia to improve his reputation and to gain popularity. Instead of being a soldier,Caesar instantaneously became an officer and was assigned to the staff of Marcus Minucius Thermus, the governor of the Roman province of Asia being that he was son of a senator....   [tags: roman empire, laws, conqueror] 1008 words
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Alexander The Great - ... Alexander and his army engaged in their first battle at the Granicus River in May. He had defeated a Persian army that was four times larger than his. He then marched to the city of Gordium. In Gordium he sliced the Gordian Knot. The Gordian Knot is a puzzle and according to legend the man who unties the knot would rule all of Asia, but Alexander had pulled out his sword and sliced the knot. From there on Alexander had continued his campaign. He marched south along the coast liberating and capturing Persian cities....   [tags: Conqueror, Battle, Persia]
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Edgar Allen Poe's Philosophy of Poetry - Edgar Allan Poe had a philosophy that poetry should appeal only to the sense of beauty, not truth. I think that what Poe is trying to say with this philosophy is that not everything that we sense is beautiful is necessarily truly beautiful. In all of Edgar Allan Poe’s poems there is a haunting aspect of beauty that he describes, however, his life was not full of beauty or happiness. I will show the beauty Edgar Allan Poe describes in his poetry that may have escaped his life or not even existed....   [tags: poetry] 644 words
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The Life of Edgar Allan Poe - The life of Edgar Allan Poe, was stuffed with tragedies that all affected his art. From the very start of his writing career, he adored writing poems for the ladies in his life. When he reached adulthood and came to the realization of how harsh life could be, his writing grew to be darker and more disturbing, possibly as a result of his intense experimenting with opium and alcohol. His stories continue to be some of the most frightening stories ever composed, because of this, some have considered this to be the reason behind these themes....   [tags: biography, writing poems, tragedies]
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The Fascination and Relevance of Alexander the Great in the Contemporary World - There is no one description of Alexander the Great, he has become for modern and ancient writers an astonishing man from Macedon, who was a controversial, yet admirable ruler of the largest empire of the known ancient world. The fascination and relevance of Alexander in the contemporary world have proven to be a reflection of his extraordinary successes, which has led to a strong debate on whether Alexander’s epithet as “The Great” is at all an indication of his achievements. Alexander’s ability to expand his empire through military measures connecting the East and the West of the known world; a feat that had never been achieved prior to Alexander, or in fact achieved again after his death h...   [tags: world history, great conquerors]
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