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  • Sir Walter Scott
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    Review of Ivanhoe By Sir Walter Scott The Jackal 2/22/99 Ivanhoe is an adventure story set in 12th century England during the Holy Crusades of "Richard the Lion-Hearted" (King of England). This novel is one of great suspense and action, which elicits out great emotion such as valor and love. The author, Sir Walter Scott can be considered a historical storyteller. He brings together characters of his imagination and places them in the harsh environment of the medieval world, which gives the reade...
  • Story Of A Great Flood
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    The Gilgamesh Epic is an ancient Mesopotamian story about life and the suffering one must endure while alive. Included in the story, is a tale of a great flood that covered the earth, killing all but a select few of it's inhabitants. This story of a great flood is common to most people, and has effected history in several ways. It's presence in the Gilgamesh Epic has caused many people to search for evidence that a great flood actually happened. It has also caused several other religions and cul...
  • Story Of Noah's Ark
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    Many of the same ancient stories can be found in different cultures. Each story differs in a small way, but the general idea remains synonymous. One story that is paralleled in several cultures is the legend of a great flood. The epic of Gilgamesh resembles the Bible's story of Noah's Ark, but specific details differ in several aspects. The story of Gilgamesh originates from twelve fire-hardened, mud tablets, written in cuneiform, in the Mesopotamian culture from around 2500 B.C.E. It has been p...
  • Kinds Of Stories From The Bible
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    Everyone always looks at the Bible as a loving book. It is considered God's Word. It helps us live a better life and serves as a guidebook showing us how to live on the right path. The characters in it are ones to be looked up to. Moses, Noah, Abraham, etc. were all righteous followers of God and set good examples for us even today. However, those who read deeper into the Bible will find more than just the stereotype that I have already explained. The God of the Bible has many moods. The Bible h...
  • Prometheus Character
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    Though long engraved into history, the ancient world of Greece still remains present throughout the cradle of humanity in several ways. It's rich contributions in literature, drama and art have shaped even modern civilizations. Through the characters in the Greek myths, morals and standards that remain to dominate society are presented to us. These figures in mythology appeared as gods, goddesses, heroes, and even mortals, who teach not just through their triumphs but also through their less hon...

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