• Constantine The Great Council Of Nicaea
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    Constantine Constantine was one of the best known of the Roman emperors. Some important events of his reign include the Edict of Milan, which ended the persecution of Christians and made their worship legal, the battle of the Milvian Bridge, and the completion of the political and economic reforms that begun under Diocletian. Constantine was born in Na issus in Serbia. The date of his birth is not certain, being giving as early as 274 and as late as 288. His father Constanti us was a member of ...
  • Japanese Imperialism Japan Power Government
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    History V Japanese Imperialism Japan s aggressive Nationalism in the 20 th century was a reaction to its experience of Western Imperialism in the 19 th century. In paragraph one, I will describe Japanese society and government before the Western Impact. In paragraph two, I will look at the ending of Japan s isolation, in paragraph three, I will explain the Meiji restoration and the modernizing of Japan and in paragraph four, I will delineate Japanese militarism and imperialism in the late 19 th ...
  • The Dropping Of The Atomic Bomb
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    The dropping of the A-bomb was a direct result of world conflict, at the fault of everyone involved. The blame has been placed on many people, from Oppenheimer making the bomb to the pilots dropping it. However, the blame of the disastrous A-bomb cannot be placed solely on one person. There were many people who were involved in the dropping of the bomb and the making of the bomb. The Manhattan Project was the code name for the US effort during World War II to produce the atomic bomb. Sparked by ...
  • Caligula's Excessive's Reigning Emperor
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    Brian. A. Mills R 0069211 AA 309 TMA 02 Why were the actions of Caligula regarded as excessive? Why was such behaviour important in the evaluation of an emperor's image? When Caligula took the title of emperor of Rome, the population of that vast empire felt that a new dawn was emerging. Here was someone with youth on his side to reign over them, by contrast after the aged Tiberius. Because of his earlier travels with them on their campaigns, he had the loyalty of the troops, which was always im...
  • Martin Luther King Jr
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    Martin Luther King Jr. The reformation began within the Catholic Church. On Oct. 31, 1517, Martin Luther a professor and a monk of theology, posted his 95 Theses on the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. This theses were series that attacked the sale of indulgences. Luther criticized what he considered other abuses in the church. Luther taught that God justifies human beings. What Luther meant was that God makes them righteous through His kindness to the people. In Jan. 1521, Pope leo X exco...
  • Roman Empire Alaric Goths Emperor
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    It is ironic that the most serious threats to the Roman Empire began not with the western Germanic tribes of the Roman frontier but the eastern Germanic tribes, particularly the Goths. The Roman Empire during the early third century had a series of weak emperors and a strong challenge from the Parthian Empire of Persia. The resources of the Empire were debilitated and the Goths challenged the Romans for control of the area at the mouth of the Danube River at the Black Sea. The Goths controlled t...
  • Biography Of Plotinus Emperor Essays School
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    Plotinus was born in Upper Egypt, more specifically in Lycopolis in 204 CE. When he was twenty-eight he moved to Alexandria to study philosophy. While in Alexandria, he was tremendously influenced by Plato and Aristotle and therefore studied their works immensely. Subsequent to working under Ammonium for approximately ten years, he joined the Emperor Gordian's campaign against the Parthians (Persians) in 243 AD. He joined the campaign, partly because he was somewhat intrigued by the Persians' ph...
  • Antarctic Birds Emperor Penguin
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    Mark Sandoval Informative Speech Emperor penguins are the most populated bird in the Antarctic. They are Birds without flight. You See Penguins spend most of their time in the ocean feeding on squid, krill, and fish. So they are excellent swimmers and with the use of their feet and stubby tail formed as a rudder, Along With the aid of flippers on either side acting as propellers they dart off as quickly as they come. Penguins have adapted to the cold and cold waters by developing an extremely de...
  • Charlemagne East Francia
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    I INTRODUCTION Charlemagne was the king of the Franks and emperor of the Romans from 800-814. During his reign Charlemagne built a kingdom that included almost all of western and central Europe and he started Carolingian Renaissance. His empire had two main territories, East and west Francia that is now the major parts of two important European entities. West Francia is modern-day France, and East Francia became first the Holy Roman Empire and then the modern state of Germany. II BACKGROUND AND ...
  • Dune Muad Dib
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    Dune by Frank Herbert is one of the greatest Science Fiction novels of all time. The story is about Paul Atreids as he tries to take back his planet (Arrakis, a. k. a Dune a pure desert world. It is also the only place where spice can be found. Spice is a drug that gives people the ability to see the future, health and long life, (hence the saying, Health and long life are the gifts of the spice, Dune the Sci -Fi mini-series) ) from the Harrkonnens the Atreids mortal enemy. The book is based in...
  • Domitian Emperor Family Rome
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    Domitian was born in Rome on Pomegranate Street 0 n October 24 th AD 51. He was the second son born to the future emperor Vespasian. Domitian's older brother was named Titus. Even when very young Domitian was of the opinion that he should be treated like a god. 'Throughout Domitian's early years and adolescents, the family's status remained high, but progress was most marked in the 60 s.' ; (Jones, 1992) One example of the family's good fortune was that they inherited a great deal of money. Thi...
  • Essays On Japan Yumato Dynasty
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    1. How has the Yumato dynasty gone from being a major political power to only a figurative leadership When the Yumato dynasty came to power around 500 AD, they were the whole political situation in Japan. The society was a theocracy because the Emperor was the political leader and the religious leader. Because the society was a theocracy, the people did not have a right to revolt and taht is why the Yumato dynasty has been the only dynasty ever existent in Japan. This gave the Emperor a ton of p...
  • Ariosto's Orlando Furioso Winged Horse
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    Even in the classics, an author must have something outrageous to keep his reader's attention. Ariosto, in his Orlando Furioso, does so with winged horses and curses placed upon high ranking officials. The main character in cantos 33-35 is Astolfo, and he starts his journey by riding upon a hippogryph. A hippogryph, in mythology, is a flying animal having the wings, claws, and head of a griffin and the body and hindquarters of a horse. Astolfo rides this winged horse for quite awhile, journey th...
  • Amadeus Mozart Court Composer
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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a key composer during the Classical Period of music. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart lived at a small town and after that he moved to Austria and he composed operas for the emperor. At that time, there were tow prized positions of employment for a composer; he could either be the Court Composer and the Capellmeister. If you were the court composer you were the composer to the King or Emperor, and if you were the Capellmeister you were the church composer. In the movie both of...
  • Sima Qian Historian Emperor Ling
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    THE BASIC ANNALS OF EMPEROR WUDI After ages of endless war and strife, the Han Dynasty took rest under the administrations of Han Wendi and Han Jing di. Such solace soon disappeared after Liu Che, sixth sucess or of the Western Han Dynasty, ascended the throne at age 15. This boy became Emperor Wudi, the Martial Emperor. As fierce and as bold as the warrior Hsiang Yu, Wudi dedicated his reign to the suppression of the Huns. The Emperor unleashed three waves of attack on the tribe, driv...
  • Aztec And Incas Sun God
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    Ancient Civilizations of Americas Aztec's Aztec Empire, Native American state that ruled much of what is now Mexico from about 1428 until 1521. At the height of their power, the Aztec controlled a region stretching from the Valley of Mexico in central Mexico east to the Gulf of Mexico and south to Guatemala. The Aztec Indians had a very violent religion. The Aztec orbited everything around religion. The Aztec believed in human sacrifice. They believed that to prevent the Earth from being destro...
  • The Fall Of Rome
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    The Roman Empire was one of the greatest and most powerful empires in history. The fall of the Roman Empire did not just happen over night. Several events took place before the empire finally crumpled. There were many crisis and reforms in Rome and there were terrible struggles for power. Over a 50 year period 26 emperors were overthrown by intriguers and ambitious generals who took power with the support of their troops. There were many economic and social problems that struck Rome. The people...
  • Nero And The Great Fire
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    Nero, his real name was Lucius Donituis Ahenobarbus. He was only 16 yrs old when he inherited his spot as emperor. He was the youngest person, ever to become Emperor. With the finagling, and deception that his mother Agripia had that helped. Nero was the last connection to Julius Caesar. His mother wanted to play the role of the emperor; she wanted to control her son. Agripia wanted to tell Nero how to be ruler, how to do what she wanted done, but he was smarter than that. In 59 A. D. Nero had ...
  • Mozart S Wife Salieri Father Emperor
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    The main actors and their characters they played are: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? Tom Hulme Antonio Salieri? Murray Abraham Mozart? s dad? Roy Do trice Mozart? s wife? Elizabeth Berri dde Emperor Joseph II? Jeffery Jones Milos Forman – Director The movie? Amadeus? was based on two composers, Mozart and Salieri. In the begging of the movie Salieri tries to commit suicide. A priest comes to see Salieri to ask him if he has anything to confess. Salieri then begins to unravel the story of Mozart ...
  • Ben Hur V Pu Yi
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    Although Ben- Hur and Pu Yi were from entirely different times they both experience many of the same obstacles. Because of the hard ships of the positions in their communities they experienced the rise and fall from riches to rags. Pu Yi being called to be the emperor at a very young age never experienced many hard ships until a later age. When he was older his power was removed due to the entrance of communism. Ben- Hur was a well-respected man in his community for what he believed in and not f...