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    The Role of Dreams in Genesis, Song of Songs, and The Oresteia When describing the role of dreams in ancient texts, Freud wrote, “They took it for granted that dreams were related to the world of the supernatural beings in whom they believed, and that they brought inspirations from the gods and demons.  Moreover, it appeared to them that dreams must serve a special purpose in respect of the dreamer; that, as a rule, they predicted the future.”   He goes on to explain the findings of a fellow

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    There are many reasons why Alexander decided to invade Persia. Some say that he inherited the cause from his father, while it is said he was pre-destined to conquer Persia. Alexander did explain, in a letter, to Darius his reasons for invading Persia. This essay will explore briefly Phillip 's idea to invade Persia in the hope of understanding why Alexander invaded. In addition to this, one will look at his ancestral heritage as a possible means that may have further encouraged Alexander to act

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    ligating the Pythagorean theorem used in geometry. It is reported that Pythagoras was born anywhere between 520 to 570 on the Samos island, which was part of Greece . His father's name was Mnesarchus, and he was a merchant while his mother's name was Pythias(School of Mathematics and Statistics University of St Andrews, Scotland, 1999) . Being that his father was a merchant he travelled often to bring back items to sell in Samos so Pythagoras gained the opportunity to travel often with his father(School

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    Argument between Negros Art and Racial Mountain The Negros Art Hokum and The Negros Artist and the Racial Mountain are well-known article written by African Americans George S. Schuyler and Langston Hughes and in which both of them argues about Negros Art in America. Both of the article were published 1926, The Negros Art Hokum was published One-Two weeks before the Racial Mountain because the racial mountain was a response to the Negros art Hokum. George Schuyler argues that Negro art doesn’t

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    Aristotle

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    study at Plato’s Academy. He studied at the Academy for about twenty years, up until Plato’s death. Plato’s death sent Aristotle to a city in Asia Minor, called Assos, where his friend, Hermias was ruler(Encarta). It was in Assos where Aristotle met, Pythias, who is described as either a niece or daughter of Hermias, who Aristotle married after the murder of Hermias, by the Persians. Aristotle then went to Pella, the capitol of Macedonia, where he became the tutor for the king’s son, Alexander, who later

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    Ion

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    There is a deep sense of realism that lies in the play Ion. The opening of the play arouses an old wrong, the seduction of Creusa by Apollo, which slowly develops into a tangled plot of deceit. The theme of the play is unique in how it is centered on a human dilemma that many can associate with in some way. From the beginning, one can only imagine the outcome of Apollo’s seduction of Creusa. To make matters worse she has a child. There is an uncanny feeling of darkness and silence as she is made

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    Philosophy

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    Philosophy Philosophy started when human beings started to ask questions, about how and what things are actually, due to curiosity. The things that caused these questions to come about were the people started to realize that everything isn’t exactly what it appears to be. Philosophy started in the town of Miletus, many early philosophers came from here. The philosophers started their work around 585 B.C. Thales, one of the early Miletus philosophers, left no writings behind, all we know about

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    "Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The devil always builds a chapel there, And't will be found, upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation" (Defoe, The True-Born Englishman. Part I. Line1). Daniel Defoe was a man of many beliefs, from political to spiritual he was complex in his values. He was roughly a merchant, soldier, factory owner, bankrupt, spy, pamphleteer, convict, journalist, editor, politically disruptive writer, and novelist. However to this day, his life and works

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    Aristotle’s Effect on Alexander The Great and the Persian Empire Rough Draft Claire Johnson Mr. Hart Ancient Medieval History, Black 7-8 12 December 2014 When Alexander III of Macedon, more commonly known as Alexander the Great, was thirteen years old, his father, Philip II, who had been mostly uninvolved in his son’s studies, appointed Aristotle as his tutor, creating one of the most well known student-teacher pairings of all time. Aristotle, who had been taught by Plato for seventeen

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    As Michelangelo once said, “Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it” ("Michelangelo Quotes"). During the Greek/Roman periods prosperity was scarce, and to the early citizens who lived during this time one of the only values was personal religious beliefs/ideas - mostly pagan. The expression of these beliefs/ideas were most commonly portrayed through paintings, sculptures, and buildings. During the Renaissance periods prosperity was on a steady

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