• Eiffel Tower Paris Top First
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    Just imagine you are standing 300 meters that is 984 ft above the ground, looking down at the beautiful city of Paris. The wind is blowing at your face and it is messing up your hair, but you do not care. You are on the top of the highest building in the center of culture, the magnificent Paris and that is all that matters. Yes, you are standing on top of Eiffel Tower. This is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about Paris, the tall, lean tower. But have you ever wonder what...
  • Trojan War Troy Great Greece
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    World History 6 October 2004 The Trojan War The city of Troy, now known as Turkey, was believed to had a great war with Greece. Major sources of this war include historical evidence and depictions through the epic poem The Iliad, written by Homer. While visiting Greece to request the return of a Trojan Princess, Prince of Troy Paris falls in love with the Spartan Princess, Helen. Because of their love for each other Paris and Helen return to Troy together. The abduction of Helen was the reason f...
  • Oscar Claude Monet Water Garden
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    Oscar Claude Monet Oscar Claude Monet was born on November 14, 1840 in Paris, France. Monet spent most of his childhood in Le Havre, France. In Le Havre, Monet studied drawing and painted seascapes with a French painter Eugene Louis Boutin in his teens. By 1859 Monet committed himself a career to be an artist. Monet spent a lot of time in Paris around 1859. By 1860 Monet met a pre-impressionist painter, Edouard Manet. Monet also met other French painters destined to form the impressionist schoo...
  • Romeo And Juliet Friar Lawrence
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    In the streets of Verona another brawl breaks out between the servants of the feuding noble families of Capulet and Montague. Benvolio, a Montague, tries to stop the fighting, but is himself embroiled when the rash Capulet, Tybalt, arrives on the scene. After citizens outraged by the constant violence beat back the warring factions, Prince Escalus, the ruler of Verona, attempts to prevent any further conflicts between the families by decreeing death for any individual who disturbs the peace in t...
  • George Seurat Georges Paris Painting
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    Georges Seurat Georges Seurat was born on December 2, 1859, in Paris, France. He loved to draw as a young child while his mother, Ernestine Faire, raise him and his siblings. They lived in Paris and his father, Antoine-Chrisostome, spent most of his time in a cottage in Le Rainy. In 1875, when Seurat was only sixteen he began taking a course with a sculptor, Justin Le quien. Several years later, Seurat studied with Henri Lehmann at the Ecole Des Beaux-Arts. During the next two years, he came up...
  • Aphrodite Venus Paris Helen Love
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    Brandon Wilson Mrs. Petro Mythology, Period 527 November 2001 Aphrodite/Venus Aphrodite is the Greek name for the goddess of love and beauty. Roman mythology refers to her as Venus. She charmed gods and men and! Systole away even the wits from the wise!" (Hamilton 32). Different stories describe how Aphrodite was created in two different ways. The first tells that she was created from the foam of the Mediterranean Sea and dressed upon her birth by the Seasons before being presented to Zeus. In ...
  • Beautiful Woman Paris Troy King
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    The Judgement of Paris According to the legend, the chain of events that led to the Trojan War started at a royal wedding. Peleus, king of the Myrmidons, was marrying a sea nymph named Thetis. Many gods went to the the wedding, but Eris, daughter of Zeus, king of the gods, wasn't invited because she was the goddess of discord and was going to cause trouble. Angry for not being invited, Eris decided to disrupt the wedding banquet. She threw a golden apple marked "for the fairest" among the guests...
  • Paris Hilton The With Deadly Sin
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    Paris Hilton: The Eighth Deadly Sin Pride, envy, anger, avarice, sloth, gluttony, lust, and Paris Hilton. The seven deadly sins and Paris the heiress have combined to overtake pop culture as we know it. It may be a coincidence this blond bombshells favorite number is seven, but in the pubic eye Paris is the epitome of such sins. Who blames her? She's famous, wealthy, beautiful, human, and everywhere you look. From the television, to movies, magazines, books, clothing lines, and even armature vi...
  • Essay On Impulsiveness In Romeo Juliet
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    Essay on Impulsiveness in Romeo & Juliet "Wisely and slow: they stumble that run fast" (Pg 91, Line 97) those words spoken by Friar Laurence. Words we must listen too. Impulsiveness leads to downfall, and therefore people must strike a balance between being impulsive, and being pragmatic. Time and time again Shakespeare showed us how impulsiveness leads to tragedy. First off, Capulet was a prudent, well-balanced person most of the time. When Paris told Capulet that he wanted to marry Juliet, Cap...
  • Notre Dame Cathedral Paris Portal Construction
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    Notre Dame, french expression for "Our Lady, the Virgin Mary", is the most famous catholic cathedral and a very well-known landmark in Paris. It is otherwise known as the Cathedral de Notre Dame de Paris by the French. It stands on the Ile de la cite, a larger of two islands in the Seine River. It is considered a masterpiece of gothic architecture in France. Maurice de Sully was the bishop of Paris at the time, and started the cathedral's construction in 1163. The construction and design were d...
  • Paris The Iliad Hector Homer Character
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    Paris: Magnificent Hero or Spoiled Child? Homer uses tone, imagery, epithets, and similes to describe Paris' character. Outwardly, Paris is a brave person, but inwardly, he is full of doubts and fears. He is like a stallion that has been pampered too much, a child who is allowed to get everything he wants. Because of his attitude, he starts the Trojan War and brings on the fall of Troy. Paris is portrayed in this passage as being a walking contradiction. He appears to be a hero, but is one of th...
  • Paris Red And The Black
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    After the revolution there were many novels written and in which portray Paris and its culture. Novels such as Colonel Chabert and The Red and the Black both portray views of Paris and its culture but from opposite ends of society. Colonel Chabert shows more of the poorer class and The Red and The Black show more of the higher class. The novel Colonel Chabert by Honore de Balzac portrays Paris in several ways. Much of the overall representation of the city of Paris is that of a low, retched, an...
  • Champs Elysees Arch Place Paris
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    Champs Elysees The Champs Elysees is a beautiful avenue in Paris, connecting the place de letoile to the place de la Concorde. It is 1. 17 miles long, and divided into two parts by the rond-point. The Champs Elysees is laden with hundreds of shops, ranging from fashion stores, to restaurants and movie theaters. It even hosts a couple of dance clubs. The Champs Elysees is host to the Arc De Triumph and the Place Charles de Gaulle. The Champs Elysees, Elysian fields is Paris most famous avenue. I...
  • Local Cultures Quartier Paris Area
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    Obviously, before answering such a question it is important to reach some definition of a quartier. Speaking to an englishman who had lived in Paris for a number of years threw some light on the issue. He loosely described a quartier as "an area with a common-thread running through it." Although undoubtedly vague this definition does convey the flexibility of the quartier concept. A 'common-thread', in this sense, could refer to any uniting characteristic a population may exhibit, the interrelat...
  • The Heroic Code From The Iliad
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    Often, epic heroes can be characterized the same way. They are portrayed as superhuman beings, possessing strength, physical beauty, and intelligence. These heroes aspired to live by a heroic code that would ensure immortality by keeping their memory alive in the people. Homers The Iliad shows how the heroic code was ingrained in ancient Greek warriors. In many cases, the Greeks put this code of honor above their own lives. During a battle, Glaukos, a Trojan, and Diomedes, an Achaean, encounter...
  • The History Of Paris
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    Paris occup e un en droit tr s sp cial dans le acquis culture du monde: tous les hommes et femmes, part out o ils vienne nt de, d couvrent un petit morceau de leur imagination ici, quelque chose comme une r silence second aire. T voici Paris de l'histoire: le site a t habit depuis des temps de Paleolithic. La ville a cr d'une le sur la seine arrange e par une tribe galli que, le Parisi i (2 me si cle B. C. ), par cons quent son nom. The city of Paris, in France, probably has the greatest single...
  • Romeo An Juliet Act 3 Scene 5
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    In Act 3 Scene 5 Romeo and Juliet are in her bedroom as daylight approaches. They pretend for a short minute that it really is still the night, but the Nurse arrives to tell Juliet her mother approaches. Romeo descends from the balcony to the ground and bids her goodbye. Lady Capulet tells Juliet she has news to cheer her up, namely the planned wedding with Paris. Juliet tells her that she would sooner marry Romeo rather than Paris. Capulet himself enters and becomes furious when Juliet refuses ...
  • Famous Judgement Of Paris
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    The famous Judgement of Paris has nothing to do with a city in France. However Paris was the Prince of Troy. The golden apple referred to by the Judgement of Paris was the time bomb that ended up destroying the city of Troy. The city of Troy was built for Priam's father by the gods, Apollo and Poseidon, during a time in which they were being punished by having to work among mortal men. Since destiny had decreed that Troy would one day be captured in a place built by human hands, the gods invited...
  • The Eiffel Tower Prize Of Paris
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    The Eiffel Tower The Eiffel tower is the trademark of Paris, France. With the tower being 984 ft, it's kind of hard not to notice it. The tower has a restaurant, radio and television transmitter and more. Gustave A. Eiffel created the tower to enter it in the worlds fair. It was made with wrought iron and had medium wind resistance. Gustave started in 1889 and completed in 1910. Gustave A. Eiffel created the Eiffel Tower. Eiffel oversaw the construction with such success that in 1866 he founde...
  • Achilles Paris Apollo Trojan
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    Achilles was the Achilles Achilles Achilles was the best fighter of the Greeks besieging Troy in the Trojan War. When Odysseus journeyed to the Underworld to seek the advice of the dead prophet Tiresias, he encountered the shade of Achilles. Achilles had killed the Trojan hero Hector, in single combat and was eventually killed by Hector's brother Paris. Paris didn't actually kill Achilles, it was mainly Apollo. Paris shot an arrow and Apollo guided it to Achilles' one weak spot, his heel. Achil...