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  • Temple Of The Warriors
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    The Temple of the Warriors, also known as Templo de los Guerreros, was supposedly built by the Itza civilization between the tenth and the twelfth century in the ancient city of Chichen Itza, Mexico. (See figure 1) Chichen Itza is located in the Mexican lowlands. The Itza supposedly occupied Chichen Itza at two different times, the first being from 495 A.D. to 692 A.D. and the second being from 948 A.D. to 1204 A.D. The temple was built in the second occupation of Chichen Itza (Vargas, 1). Tula,...
  • Ark Back Into The Temple Solomon
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    THE ARK OF THE COVENANT BY B.J. SCHULTZ The Ark of the Covenant is presently one of the most sought-after objects in the world. It is probably the most powerful, influential, and mysterious objects in the history of the world. There are hundreds of theories as to the whereabouts of the ark, everything from the Temple Mount to aliens, Elvis, and Roswell New Mexico. But where is it today Has it already been discovered, or will it remain a mystery, shrouded in conspiracy The Ark of the Covenant was...
  • Egypt The Temple Of Luxor
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    Ancient Egypt's pyramids are the oldest and largest stone structure in the world. Along the Nile 35 major pyramids still stand. The three largest pyramids at Giza rank as one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World. It was on the list of notable things to see which was made up by the travelers during ancient times. The ancient 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 a...
  • Styles Of Greek Temples
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    Greek and Roman Architecture The Greeks thought of their Gods as having the same needs as human beings, they believed that the Gods needed somewhere to live on Earth. Temples were built as the gods' earthly homes. The basic design of temples developed from the royal halls of the Mycenaean Age. A Mycenaean palace consisted of a number of buildings often more than one story high, grouped around a central courtyard. It was brightly painted, both inside and out. In each palace there was a large hall...
  • Celebration Of Chanukah The Candle Light
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    The Celebration of Chanukah The candle light flickered in Dorothy Abramawitz's eyes. In her tiny, pudgy right hand she held the sham mus, the host candle, and burned the wick until the flame was glowing brightly. While she began to light the first candle on the menorah, she heard her mother's voice singing softly, "Boruch Atoh Adonoy, Eloheinu Melech Hoolom, Asher Kideshonu Bemitzvosov Vetzivonu Lehadlik Ner Chanukah". Blessed are You, Lord our God King of the universe, Who has sanctified us by ...
  • Greek Gods
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    Ancient Religions By: MLB As civilization has progressed through the ages, many religions have arisen and taken hold around the world, two if the most interesting, being the religious beliefs of the ancient Mesopotamian and the Greeks. These two religions were practiced in different areas and at different times and, therefore, show that religion has played a critical role in every society and civilization. No matter how it is organized or what type of god is worshiped, a society would be nothing...
  • Psalm To David
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    There are 150 psalms in the Book of Psalms that were written over the span of 800 years. Most of the Psalms written were made to be sung. There are two main genres of Psalms, which are laments and hymns. David is know to have written 73 psalms, Asaph wrote 12, the sons of Kora h wrote 11, Solomon wrote 2, Moses wrote 1 and 50 are anonymous. Although 50 were anonymous, David was certainly the author of the majority of the Psalms. The title of the Psalm is not always a direct indicator of who the ...
  • Legend Of The Five Suns The Aztecs
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    The creation The Aztecs, as most highly organized civilizations, needed a religion of their own. They started forming theirs with the following myth: At the beginning, Tonacatecuhtli and Tonacacihuatl, the only living gods, k lived in the World of Darkness where there was only darkness. They used to go for long walks n he dark, where only occasionally they could see the glare of a monster's eyes. Once Tonacacihuatl touched one of these monsters and it became a brilliant point of perfect light. A...
  • Prelude To The Building Of Greek Temples
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    The Dorian immigration (before 1000 BC) was a prelude to the building of Greek temples, at first made of timber and sun-dried brick. The superb stone and marble buildings on a defined floor plan were achieved in the middle of the 6th century BC, although the most perfect examples, like the Parthenon (5th century BC) came later. Jupiter Capitolinus appeared to Augustus in a dream and expressed jealousy of Jupiter Tongans on account of the erection of a temple in his honor. Augustus then affixed b...
  • Royal Abbey Of St Denis
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    Comparison between The Vishnu Temple of Srirangam and The Royal Abbey of St. Denis People are in many respects unique animals: they can create culture as no other animal can. As an aspect of this culture, they construct images for worship and admiration as well as icons for pleasure and practice. The former represents religion, and the latter art. In the various expressions of religion such as rituals, ceremonials, shrines, magical cults and worship, art is necessarily included. Both the temple ...

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