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    Temple of Luxor

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    Egyptians also built temples of limestone. They designed parts of the temples to resemble plants. Moreover, many of ancient Egypt’s finest paintings and other works of art were produced for tombs and temples. Ancient Egyptian sculptors decorated temples with carvings showing festivals, military victories, and other important events. Sculptors also carved large stone sphinxes. These statutes were supposed to represent Egyptian Kings or Gods and were used to Guard temples and tombs. The Temples were houses

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    Indian Temple Mound

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    Indian Temple Mound In the heart of downtown Fort Walton Beach, Florida lies a magnificent hill of earth created by prehistoric Native Americans as a political and religious center. Built about 1,400 AD, this structure of earth is known today as The Indian Temple Mound. This temple mound represents one of the most outstanding artifacts left by the early inhabitants of the area. Not only is it thought to be the largest mound located on saltwater, but also it could possibly be one of the largest

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    Buddhist Temple Story

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    Buddhist Temple of San Diego. This Buddhist temple belongs to the Shin sect of Buddhism, also referred to as Jodo Shinshu in Japanese, a part of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition. When entering the Hondo of the temple I immediately noticed that the set up of it was very similar to the set up of most Catholic churches. There were rows of pews all positioned so that they faced the alter and shrine of the Hondo. The shrine, unlike the Metta Forest monastery as well as several other Buddhist temples that I

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    Temple Of Zeus

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    Located in Olympia, Greece, the Temple of Zeus at Olympia is considered to be a near perfect example of Doric style architecture. Construction of the temple began around 470 BC and continued until approximately 456 BC. The main architect of the temple was Libon of Elis, however the sculptor of the pediments is currently unknown. The temple is a peripteral hexastyle building that includes thirteen columns on the sides and six on the front and back, as well as an East/West orientation. The columns

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    Shirley Temple

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    Shirley Temple was a world renowned actress at a very young age. She was in many films and was adored worldwide. She was popular when the Great Depression was in play. Everyone knew her as a little dancing girl with curly red hair, and still that’s how she is remembered today. Shirley Temple was a very famous child star during the 1930’s and her legacy still lives today. Shirley Temple was born on April 23, 1928, in Santa Monica, California, and was a leading child film actress during the Great

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    Shirley Temple

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    George Francis Temple was her father (Shirley Temple). He was born in 1888 and eventually became a banker (Shirley Temple). Her mother's name was Gertrude Amelia Krieger, she was born in 1893(Shirley Temple). They had two sons whose names were: Jack Temple and George Jr. Temple (Shirley Temple). While expecting their first daughter Gertrude played the phonograph and attended dance recitals (Shirley Temple). Finally on April 23, 1929 a beautiful baby girl was born (Shirley Temple). Shirley was

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    Charlotte Temple Essay

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    The Tabloid of the Century (1800’s -1900’s) 	 The general reason I think Charlotte Temple stayed on the best seller list for so many years is because the subjects that were discussed in the book were taboo in that day and time. 	 Montraville was a soldier in the army who was about twenty three years old, and Charlotte was only fifteen. He was much older than Charlotte. Montraville influenced her in evil ways; he impressed her with his knowledge of love and the world by writing her a letter

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    The Hindu temple in Citamparam was not only a place of worship, but also a tool for the exercise of political and military power. Paul Younger, author of The Home of Dancing Sivan, discusses this idea, as well as the traditions and components of Citamparam, in his book. Younger discusses priests, daily rituals, worshipers, and celebrations to begin with; then moves onto building, donors, and the donor’s political connections. Lastly he explores legend books and local traditions, as well as the hymns

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    Bhitargaon Temple

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    the 6th century temple which stands as a symbol of religious austerity in the town of Bhitargaon in Kanpur District. The Gupta era temple is the oldest surviving terracotta styled Hindu temple. The high Sikhara of the Bhitargaon temple is another unique aspect of this shrine which attracts large number of visitors on any given day. History of Bhitargaon Bhitargaon as a village has an interesting history. An ancient city by the name of Pushp-pur existed at the place where the temple presently stands

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    The Child in Flannery O’Connor’s A Temple of the Holy Ghost “None of their ways were lost on the child” (236). This passage introduces the main character only named the “child” in Flannery O’Connor’s short story “A Temple of the Holy Ghost” and indeed she is influenced not only by the two girls that this line refers to, but by everything she hears and sees. She is very direct and speaks without thinking, for example when she asks her mother to invite Mr. “Cheat,” an admirer of Miss Kirby’s

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