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    Pagan Elements in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf "I am preoccupied with history" George observes in Act I (p. 50) of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. But his relationship with his wife, Martha, seems to lean almost towards anthropology. Pagan social and religious elements in Albee's work seem to clarify and enhance the basic themes of the play. Pagan trappings adorn the whole structure of the play: the prevalence of alcohol, the "goddamn Saturday night orgies" (p. 7) Martha's

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    Life of a Eunuch

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    For there are eunuchs who were born that way from their mother's womb; and there are eunuchs who were made eunuchs by men; and there are also eunuchs who made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. He, who is able to accept this, let him accept it." (Matthew 19:12) The tales of the greatest civilizations ever known to man have been molded and built upon the shoulders those who were no longer men. Castration has been a prominent practice throughout history; it represents a dedication

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    Pan Possession Analysis

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    person by a god or deity could easily manifest itself through Apollo, Dionysus/Bacchus, the mother goddess, Cybele, the Muses, Eros, the nymphs, and others known for their abilities to possess. At the same time, on a somewhat obscure level, evolves

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    years after his birth, he became infuriated when Hera, wife of Zeus, struck him with madness. This resulted in a very unpleasant childhood for him. In anger, he left Mount Olympus and travelled throughout the world. In his journey, he encountered Cybele, the “mother of gods,” who cured him from his madness and allowed him to continue a more peaceful journey. Throughout the rest of his voyage he compassionately taught farming techniques to many villagers. More specifically, while in Asia, he gave

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    Many modern day Christian beliefs and practices were taken from early pagan practices. In fact, the sacred Greek Temple Of Apollo, Didyma (modern day Turkey) and the Christian Old Saint Peter’s Basilica on Vatican Hill, Rome were similar in history, religion, and intended function as a place of worship. The structural aspects of the two have few similarities, however, that is not to say that the pagan influence on the church building was nonexistent. The Temple of Apollo at Didyma was designed by

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    Easter

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    Easter is celebrated as a Christian holiday. Christians celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus. This means that Easter is the core holiday in the christian religion and without it, there is no point in Christianity. According to history, Easter is the oldest Christian holiday and almost all other Christian celebrations are actually put in place in direct relation to Easter. What makes it rather interesting is the fact that the Bible doesn’t even once mention Easter, instead it talks about

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    Comparing and Contrasting the Epics of Homer and Virgil's Aeneid Books I and II of Aeneid are an account of Virgil's adventures narrated by him. He includes the actions of the gods in his point of view. The tone of the epic is tragic and sympathetic. Books I-IV is Aeneas wanderings. "In the first half of the epic, Aeneas tells the story of the siege of Troy and his escape, causing Dido to love him. Venus and Juno contrive to isolate Dido and Aeneas in a cave during a hunting trip, and there

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    The Role of Religion in Roman Society Throughout the history of Rome, from the monarchy to the late empire, religion had played a great role in it's society and was involved in almost every aspect of the life of the Roman citizen. It was common for each house to have it's own patron god/gods and ,on special occasions, the head of the house would make a sacrifice to the personal gods of the family. Also, great festivals were usually held in honor of certain gods and would include spectacles like

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    Effects of Ecology on Child Development Why some children are aggressive than others? According to Gonzalez-Mena (2013) child development is established on the socialization of child such as family, community and society, and is influenced by economic and technology. Children learn behaviors by watching others such as family and community members; therefore, the socialization of child is very important for child development. In addition, the quality of life, such as family structure and economic

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    Subjugation of Sacred Feminine in Peru

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    a mob led by St. John Chrysostom destroyed one of the most sacred monuments in Ancient Greece: The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus. The city of Ephesus had been a center for goddess worship since the city’s dedication to the Phrygian mother goddess, Cybele, or mountain mother. Under the Grecian Empire, and later the Roman Empire, Ephesus continued to be a center for goddess culture, with sites dedicated to Artemis and her roman equivalent, Diana. After Christianity became the official religion of

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