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  • Inner Structure Of The Temple Of Kukulk
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    Pieces to the Puzzle: How the Castillo and Mother Church Work UrbanisticallyPieces to the Puzzle: How the Castillo and Mother Church Work Urbanist ically The role of the city is to be the center of economic, political, and cultural movement. Cities have a dense population compared to the area, so careful planning must go into its development. In the U.S. alone, 55% of the population lives in cities with more than 1,000,000 people, 78% in cities with more than 100,000, and less that 3% live in ag...
  • Monks Of St
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    Late in the fifth century the son of a well-off family in Italy left for isolation on his mission to truly seek god. This man was St. Benedict, who is credited with the first establishment of the concept of withdrawing from all temptation for Christian beliefs in the west. St. Benedict left his home and went to the top of a mountain, where he established a monastic community. In this community the individuals who resided there, constantly reiterated their faith. They sacrificed whatever they may...
  • Gothic Church Building
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    Middle Ages Every time period is defined by certain events, certain aspects of that period's culture, and certain people. The Middle Ages are not an exception. The Middle Ages lasted from about AD 350 to about 1450. At the beginning of the Middle Ages, the western half of the Roman Empire began to fragment into smaller, weaker kingdoms. By the end of the Middle Ages, many modern European states had taken shape. During this time, the precursors of many modern institutions, such as universities an...
  • Paul To The City Of Corinth
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    First Corinthians In 146 B.C. the Roman general Mummies crushed Greece's attempt towards independence by completely destroying the city of Corinth. For a hundred years the area of the city laid in ruins. Eventually Julius Caesar sent a colony of veterans and descendants of Freedmen to rebuild the city, and in a short period of time a new Corinth was created from the old ruins (Ancient Corinth p. 20). During the rebuilding of Corinth Caesar was assassinated and reconstruction was continued by Emp...
  • Four Cardinals And The Whole Vatican City
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    Ramon San Jose May. 2, 2005 Period-4 Showers SSR Analysis 1.) The main setting takes place in the beautiful, elegant, religious, Vatican City. The story pretty spread out throughout the Vatican in churches, especially St. Peter's Basilica, museums, the pope's hidden passageways, offices, and a lot of other interesting places. Vatican City is a beautiful city where an abundant amount of faithful living Catholics are located. This city is also where Christianity originated. In the middle of the en...
  • Vatican City And Rome In Our Story
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    Name: John Doe Period: 1 Date: 3/14/05 Title of the book: Angels and Demons Author: Dan Brown Year original book was published: 2000 Four words to describe the author: Cosmopolitan, Witty, Articulate, Sophisticated Characters in the book: The Hassassin: Strong, Merciless Commander Olivetti: Disciplined, Stubborn The Camerlengo / Janus: Deceitful, Powerful Cardinal Morta ti: Fortunate, Patient Robert Langdon: Clever, Cautious Leonardo Vetra: Humanitarian, Loving Victoria Vetra: Gorgeous, Dangerou...
  • Harlem In New York City
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    This novel is set in Harlem in New York City. The Grimes migrate to the North in search of new opportunities. Elizabeth bids goodbye to her aunt in Maryland and leaves with Richard. She arrives in New York with great expectations but she is sorely disappointed. 'Here, in this great city where no one cared, where people might live in the same building for years and never speak to one another, she found herself, when Richard took her in his arms, on the edge of a steep place and down she rushed, o...
  • Center Of A Flat Earth
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    The Greek geographers of the later Roman period developed systematic calculations for the mapping and shaping of the earth. However, what would come to replace these systematic calculations? Why were the ideologies of a flat earth accepted and why were those of a spherical earth ridiculed? The answer to this question is very simple and can be answered by one clear and concise word: Religion. ' Thus saith the Lord God; This is Jerusalem: I have set it in the midst of the nations and countries tha...
  • Paul's Letter To The Colossian Church
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    The city of Colossae Located on the South bank of the Lycus River in the province of Phrygia stood Colossae. Before the Christian era, Colossae was a principle city in the Lycus Valley. Part of a major trade route in Asia minor from Ephesus to Miletus, the city was most known for its production of textiles, especially its purple wool. With other large cities such as Laodicea and Hierapolis, this was a well-populated and high business area in the Lycus Valley. Yet, with changes in the road system...
  • Ending Of Ancient Cities
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    The Ancient City was more than a cluster of classical buildings. If we were to define an Ancient City we would undoubtedly mention the public buildings, the civic monuments, the theatres, the temples and the colonnaded streets. However the term Ancient City has a deeper meaning. In our definition we must also state that the classical cities were run by the curiale classes on councils, and that ancient cities were essentially self-governed. Historians see the Ancient City in its political and cul...
  • Sir Christopher Wren's New Plans
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    Sir Christopher Wren Sir Christopher Wren was born under the rule of Charles I. During the year 1632 this child prodigy was born. He was born with the gifts of mathematics. He then learned to do many things with mathematics. Wren became a professor of astronomy, experimented in scientist, and was in the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge. Everyone must start somewhere, and that somewhere was the Westminister School. Wren then moved onto Oxford where he received his degree an...
  • Reformed Church Of Palos Heights
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    CONTROVERSY IN PALOS HEIGHTS On May 16, 2000, the Palos Heights City Council met to determine who would gain possession of the Reformed Church of Palos Heights. Seven months of meetings and controversy over the sale of the Reformed Church of Palos Heights had left church officials again unsure of who would buy the property and when. The Reformed Church, 6600 W. 127th St., had been for sale for approximately two years, as the growing congregation planned to build a larger church on Bell Road in L...
  • Movie The Teens
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    The Outsiders The Outsiders is a movie about teenagers who Are always facing conflicts around themselves. The teens are represented in many different ways throughout the movie. There will be many questions asked like are these teens realistically portrayed, Are they like any other teen you know, and is it worth doing what these teens do throughout the movie The teens are represented good and bad. They are represented good when they are hiding out at the church, there is a fire in the church with...
  • St Ursula And Her Virgins
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    The real legend of St. Ursula and her 11,000 virgins is unknown. The information that we have today is conceived through the visions and thoughts of those who the saints had supposedly visited. Along the way, pieces of the story have been left out or neglected to record. We still don't know if Ursula had 1, 11, 1,000, or 11,000 virgins accompany her during her journey because of misinterpretations. But what we do know, is that St. Ursula and her virgins led a fairy-tale type life as they joyousl...
  • St Michaels Coventry In 1086 The City
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    COVENTRY Archeologists have uncovered major finds in Coventry City centre in recent times. What has been uncovered is the site of the Benedictine Cathedral and Priory of St Mary, Originally founded in 1043 AD, by Leofric Earl of Mercia and Lady Godiva herself. The structure is vast. It measures some 425 feet long 1016 A nunnery dedicated to St Os burg was sacked by the Danes in 1016 1043 The first sign of Godiva. Her husband, Leofric, Earl of Mercia, founded a Benedictine Monastery on the site o...
  • African American Chicago Area Churches
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    A City Within a City - Bronzeville Kathy M. Henry Kathy Henry August 3, 2003 Black Chicago - 351 Dr. L. Carey 12: 00 pm - 1: 45 pm M-W-F Introduction The reason I took this class is because so much of my family's history has been entwined in the neighborhood called Bronzeville, or as some call it, The Low End. My family started migrating from Mississippi in the 1940's. My Uncle Joseph was the first Allen to make the trek to the Promised Land and for him the journey was bountiful. He started a Ma...
  • Seville's Cathedral
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    Spanish SEVILLA, ancient Hispalis, city and capital of the provincia of Seville, in the Andalusia comunidad aut " on oma ("autonomous community") of southern Spain. Seville lies on the left (east) bank of the Guadalquivir River at a point about 54 miles (87 km) north of the Atlantic, and about 340 miles (550 km) southwest of Madrid. An inland port, it is the chief city of Andalusia and the fourth largest in Spain. It was important in history as a cultural centre, as a capital of Muslim Spain, an...

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