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    Amenhotep IV and Art and Religion

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    Amenhotep IV and Art and Religion The influence Amenhotep IV had on art and religion of his time caused him to be one of the most controversial Egyptian pharaohs of all time. The 10th king of the 18th dynasty, he has been called the most remarkable king to sit on Egypt’s throne. He has also earned the honor of being called "the first individual in human history."1 The cult of Aten did develop before his rule, perhaps as early as 1411 B.C. It paid homage to the sun, its central idea was ‘living

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    Amenhotep IV

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    Amenhotep IV During the time of the New Kingdom of Egypt, peace reigned throughout the nation. Egypt's enemies the Hyksos had been removed from rule and Egypt prospered. In fact she become an empire. By the time Amenhotop III sat on the throne Egypt was a land of wealth. Amenhotop was considered to be an equal or better Among other rulers throughout the area. Other rulers from neighboring lands refer to him as "brother". Life in the royal house was grand. He built a huge palace in Thebes

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    Egyptian Religious Beliefs and Akhenaten’s Reforms During the New Kingdom of Egypt (from 1552 through 1069 B.C.), there came a sweeping change in the religious structure of the ancient Egyptian civilization. "The Hymn to the Aten" was created by Amenhotep IV, who ruled from 1369 to 1353 B.C., and began a move toward a monotheist culture instead of the polytheist religion which Egypt had experienced for the many hundreds of years prior to the introduction of this new idea. There was much that was different

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    Nefertiti

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    initial appearance and the exceptionally long neck. She was a powerful and prideful woman, and now she will hopefully once again be admired by people of the world. It is only logical to assume that the mutilated mummy found in a secret chamber of Amenhotep II’s tomb is the queen Nefertiti. When the mummy was examined, Egyptologists x-rayed the entire body starting with the face. They found that her wisdom teeth were not fully developed meaning she was a young teenager, but the rest of h...

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    Comparing Henry IV and King Lear Shakespeare's play, King Lear details the tragic consequences of the decisions of the fictitious character Lear, King of England. King Lear is a man of great power but he surrenders all of this power to his daughters as a reward for their demonstration of love towards him. Lear’s rash decision results in a chain reaction of events that send him through a journey of hell. King Lear is a metaphorical description of one man's journey through hell in order to expiate

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    Hamlet

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    write plays. He was a poet and playwright. He wrote many famous plays, including Macbeth, Hamlet, and Romeo and Juliet. His stories were very popular with the English people because some of them were about English kings, like Henry IV. One of the characters from Henry IV was Falstaff, a drunk and crude knight. People liked him so much that William wrote another play using Falstaff, entitled The Merry Wives of Windsor. Shakespeare lived during the Renaissance period, and was one of the most influential

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    The Character Falstaff in Shakespeare's Henry IV Sir John Falstaff has a number of functions in 1 Henry IV, the most obvious as a clownish figure providing comic relief. His many lies and exaggerations entertain because of the wit and cleverness he employs to save himself from paying debts and answering for crimes. He in many ways represents an everyman--a sinner with little shame or honor, who nonetheless maintains at least an outward concern for honor and appearances. "If sack and sugar be

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    Pope Gregory VII & Emperor Henry IV: The Investiture Conflict By: Gia Biello The Investiture Conflict was a disagreement between the Pope and the Holy Roman Emperor over who was allowed to appoint church officials. Pope Gregory felt entitled to appoint the church officials, as he had been raised in the church, and felt that the Emperor having the right to do so wouldn’t be fair. Emperor Henry felt that it was his right as emperor to choose bishops and other church officials. The investiture

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    and for independence. In this first vote, Lunalilo won with a massive majority. On February 3, 1874, Lunalilo died, and once again there was an election. The two main contenders in this election were Kalakaua and Queen Emma, the wife of Kamehameha IV. Upon his victory, many supporters of Emma rioted, requi...

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    Movie review Saw III

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    magnificent. Darren Lynn Bousman is the first horror director to ever have his first two major Hollywood films open up at number one, which was Saw II and Saw III. He is one of the most successful horror directors of all time. He is coming back to direct Saw IV. All the actors did an astonishing job. Tobin Bell has a loathsome attitude that is right for this character Jigsaw, a creepy serial killer who plays with his victims lives. Shawnee Smith?s performance was unpredictable, it kept you on the edge of

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