Column Essays

  • Column In Architecture Essay

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    A column in architecture is a vertical pillar or post which transmits through compression, the weight of the structure above to other structural elements below. Columns could support a roof or beam, or they can also be purely decorative. The term column applies especially to a large round support with a capital and base; and it is typically made of local stone, marble, granite, or in some fashion with that appearance. A column has three main parts of its structure: the base, the shaft and the capital

  • The Greek Column

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    The Greek Column A French champagne cognac with a Centaur trademark, called Remy Martin, is featured in several magazine advertisements resting on a column in various positions. The one being analyzed in this article shows the bottle of Remy Martin and a pair of glasses placed on top of a column so tall that it reaches above the clouds. It invites the viewer: "Want to come up for a drink sometime?" At the bottom right corner, the Centaur logo is repeated, along with a short description of its

  • The Vertebral Column

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    The vertebral column is made up of 33 vertebrae that unite together to form a singular structure. The Vertebral column lies in the middle of the body, from the base of the skull to just below the hip bones. The vertebral column is split into five separate sections. The Cervical, made up of 7 vertebrae, Thoracic, 12 vertebrae, Lumber, 5, Sacrum, 5 fused vertebrae and the coccyx, 4 more fused vertebrae. Each individual vertebral are separated by interverbral discs are joined together by ligaments and

  • The Trajan's Column

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    the society. The Trajan’s Column is an ideal example of one such admirable masterpiece; as well as one of the most valued to survive in such good condition from the ancient Empire. A variety of different aspects that make up this intricately designed tower will be explored and discussed in this essay with a focus on the propaganda depicted scenes that spiral around it. Discussion The Trojans Column is thirty eight meters high and made of multiple, forty ton marble columns stacked on top of one another

  • Eco Columns

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    Eco-Columns provide a first-hand glimpse of how an ecosystem works through each level. While also allowing an impression into how each organism contributes to the overall health of the ecosystem being simulated in an eco-column. In the eco-column both a closed system and an open system were represented by, the terrestrial column being an open system and the filter chamber being a closed system. Closing off potential contamination of nutrients getting past and biogeochemical cycles being affected

  • The Broken Column

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    Jonaye’ Kennedy HU 225 F “Strokes of Pain Not Pleasure” There are great psychological themes between the painting, “The Broken Column”(Fiero 395) as well as the poem, “She being Brand”(Fiero 387). As I began to find the psychological correlations between the two, I noticed a strong sense of losing some form of virginity. The losing of virginity is a very broad spectrum. I want to pay particular attention to the statement Frida Kahlo made. “I never painted

  • Center Column History

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    The center column was the first part of the packed tower, put up it is fill with plastic, it was held up by plastic able ties. The water and air packed towers, filled with resin beads inside of them, held up with plastic cable ties. The air packed column was connected to the center packed column with medium length nipple and an elbow joint connected a copper pipe to a thin silicon pipe. At the same time a silicon pipe, attached to the air packed column, was connected to the air valve, and with a

  • Greek Architecture Essay

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    mud bricks and rubbles. They were generally built on an east-west axis with an entrance and a columned entry. However, in rectangular temples, the two sidewalls stood beyond the front wall to form an entrance. In the rooms, a single row of wooden columns with the main axis supported the wooden beams of the gable roof. (J. J. Coulton, 1977) Not only the temples and houses were built with mud brick, but also the graves erected in the Geometric and Orientalizing periods were also built in the similar

  • Architechture of Fredericton

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    Canada until the late part of the 18th century, it quickly became a dominate form of choice for both public and private buildings and Fredericton is an excellent example of this (Young 1982, 10). Typical attributes of neoclassical architecture include columns fabricated from wood or stone, wide friezes, and pediments above the doorways (Harris 2006, Neoclassical style). Each of the three Greek orders, Doric, Ionic and Corinthian, are well represented. However, this paper will deal with the Ionic and Corinthian

  • Greek And Roman Architecture

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    marble. Classic Greek architecture is made up of three different orders that are most seen in their temples: Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian. All three had the same components, but had different types of details. The orders are known mostly by their column style. The Corinthian order was not as widely used as Doric and Ionic. It was fancier than the others, and had a lot more detail. The Greeks only used one order on one building, they never mixed. The basic temple followed these same rules.

  • Frieze Ancient Greece

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    above the columns have stone groups that turn with plain or carved board due to the columns of the frieze. Theseum is a temple found in Athens dedicated to Hephaestus, the god of fire, and Athena, who is a very important goddess of many things. Hephaestus and Athena were both patrons

  • Fragment of a Roman Fresco

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    Fragment of a Roman Fresco The Fragment of a Fresco is dated to 50-25 B.C., generally categorizing it into the Second Period of Roman paintings and placing its creation during the time of transition of Rome from a Republic to an Empire. This particular fresco was discovered in Pompeii, which is considered one of the leading sites of such pieces of art. While many Roman frescos throughout all four styles depict scenes of historical importance in both military and cultural aspects, this particular

  • Parthenon as a Paragon

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    other temples. All the column styles were established in 6th century BCE, but the styles were named afterwards (Spawforth 62). The chief column styles of Greek temple building were Doric and Ionic, and they were named in the 5th century BCE (Spawforth 62). The Corinthian column style was named in the 4th century BCE (Spawforth 62). Doric columns from the 4th century BCE are skinnier than the 6th century BCE columns (Spawforth 62). The “Aeolic” column, related to the Ionic column, was developed by the

  • Physics of Snow

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    molecular structure of water, and how water molecules arrange themselves into a crystalline lattice. The hexagonal prism includes two hexagonal "basal" faces and six rectangular "prism" faces. Note that the hexagonal prism can be "plate-like" or "column-like", if the length along the c-axis is short or long compared to the length along the a-axes. What kinds of snow crystals fall from the sky? Before answering this, it is useful to define what a snow crystal is. Types of frozen precipitation include:

  • The Different Ideologies of Both Roman and Greek Architecture

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    The different ideologies of both roman and Greek architecture have been disputed for many decades. These great feats such as the Flavian Amphitheater and the Parthenon help distinguish the two cultures. The amphitheater was built for the roman people’s entertainment. The Parthenon was built to appease the Greek goddess Athena. Just by looking at their purposes it is easy to see how their cultures varied. However, it is important to also look into the architectural components to further analyze. The

  • Relational Database Model

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    Users query the database using a high-level query language, such as SQL. The relations are made up of columns, which have headings indicating the attribute represented by that column. Tables have key fields, which can be used to identify unique records. Keys relate tables to each other. The rows of the relation are also called tuples, and there is one tuple component for each attribute – or column – in that relation. A relation or table name, along with those relation’s attributes, make up the relational

  • The Column Antoninus Pius

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    The Column of Antoninus Pius was a Roman triumphal column dedicated to honor the Roman emperor Antoninus Pius and his wife Faustina the Elder by his successors, co-emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, in 161 A.D. The column alone was 14.75 meters high and 1.90 meters in diameter, which was composed, of red granite, with no reliefs on the column like other triumphal columns such as those of Trajan and Marcus Aurelius. The column itself has been lost to history, however the base expresses iconography

  • greek and roman art history

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    Greek Empire (600 B.C 1 A.D) Doric Order- entasis- swelling of the columns -always used for largest temples -alternating triglyphs and metopes Ionic Order – scrolls -shafts are thinner - no triglyphs in frieze Corinthian Order –large temples -no triglyphs, just metopes. Archaic Period – 600-500 B.C -     stiff and rigid pose -     focused on anatomy -     archaic smile -     Kouros, Kore – male and female archaic sculptures. Classical Period -     depict distinct motion (Apollo belvedere)

  • The Final Semester of College

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    recently asked by my old college newspaper to write a column about how seniors should approach the final semester of their utopian college existence. Knowing that I could provide a degree of wisdom possessed only by those who have truly enjoyed a diverse post-collegiate experience, I accepted. Plus, I still get excited about writing an unpaid column for my small college newspaper. Success, clearly, is relative. Nevertheless, I set out to write the column that the editors wanted: a witty little number

  • strenght of relational model

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    table .Tables consists of rows and columns. Relationships in the relational model are represented implicitly through common attributes between different relations. The relational model consist of a relational structure, a set of integrity rules, and data manipulation operations. The relational structure is based on the representation of data in the form of tables. A table contains rows and columns, with each row representing an individual record, and each column representing a field for each record