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Irony in Ballard's Chronopolis

- Irony in J. G. Ballard's Chronopolis J. G. Ballard gives us a good idea of the irony in 'Chronopolis' from the very beginning - the actual name 'Chronopolis' - city of time - is an ironic name for a city that has no time Throughout the story Ballard's view of time acts as a focus to the story, around which the plot revolves. The central point of the story is a world without time, without which the story would have no point - none of it would have happened, and it would be just like our world. The impression of time we are given at the beginning of the story is an ironic one, because it seems that time is important, but not really understood; we are told that Newman is in prison for underst...   [tags: Ballard Chronopolis Essays]

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The History of Favlius Valerius Constantinus

- The History of Favlius Valerius Constantinus Flavius Valerius Constantinus, also known as Constantine the Great, was the first Roman emperor to adopt Christianity. He was educated in the imperial court of Rome and pursued to succeed his father. In 305 A.D., his father became the emperor of the Western Empire. But, when he died in 306 A.D., British troops declared that Constantine should replace his father. The Eastern emperor Galerius refused this claim and gave Constantine a lesser rank. The Emperor Constantine I was the sole ruler of the Roman world between 324 and 337 A.D....   [tags: Constantine the Great Roman Emperors Essays]

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Constantinople's Fall

- Diocletian’s reforms established the rule of four, called the Tetrarchy, where in four emperors controlled the newly redistricted Roman Empire. Unbeknownst to Diocletian this particular reform would be a recipe for civil war. In the year 306, one year after Diocletian abdicated, Constantine I elevated to imperial rule over the western Empire after the passing of his father and then Augustus; Constantius. During Constantine’s reign he quickly gained popularity and consolidated his power while the rest of the emperors competed and quarreled amongst each other....   [tags: Ancient History ]

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- Constantine I was the first Roman emperor to declare Christianity as the official religion of Rome and its empire. I pioneered the concept of closely intertwining the state and religion. I provided compensation for Christians that had been previously persecuted. I am well known for my great success in battle. I flew the flag of Christ for all to see and never lost a battle under it no matter what the odds. I was born in Naissus, between 274 and 288 A.D. as Flavious Valerius Constantinus. With my father as emperor, I left as a general to fight the Celts in the British Isles....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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- This essay will attempt to analyse and explain all the causes and factors that lead to the choice of Constantinople as eastern capital of the empire. From the very outset the reasons for such a catalytic “move”, which provided the impetus for the creation of a new era, will be examined as lucidly as possible. To conclude, having appraised the above, much light will be thrown on the choice of Constantinople, amongst other locations, as the eastern capital of the empire in terms of geographical position, religious and economical factors....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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