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 Date: 10/13/15 20:21   in : Mythology 

Pygmaliaon Myth How does the composer you have studied, appropriate this myth to reflect the context of the time in which they were composed? Analyse the ways each text, through its language, form and values, reflects the culture in which it was composed. The myth of Pygmalion describes...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 16:29   in : Mythology 

Medusa Long ago, on the island of Guana, there lived two elderly Gods, Phorcys and his wife Ceto. For a long time they had been waiting for a child. Finally, to there delight, Ceto gave birth to not just one, but three beautiful daughters named Stheno, Eurwale, and Medusa. The daughters ...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 04:00   in : Mythology 

Heroic Code Heroic Code in the Iliad and the Odyssey In Webster’s Dictionary, a hero is defined as a person noted for courageous acts or nobility of purpose, especially if this individual has risked or sacrificed his life. In the Iliad and the Odyssey, the code which administers the co...

 

1498 days

 Date: 10/12/15 22:59   in : Mythology 

Oedipus Vs Odysseus Oedipus vs. Odysseus -- -- -- A true hero, and a cursed. How can one compare two people and call them hero’s without ever thinking about all the things that they have been through. Many people, time after time have argued that these men were just simple men, doing w...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 18:40   in : Mythology 

The Big Odyseus The tale begins on Mt. Olympus where Athena draws Zeus' attention to Odysseus whose journey has been halted on the island of Calypso. Zeus sends Hermes to have Odysseus released and Athena goes to Ithaca. In Ithaca she assumes a disguise and convinces Telemachus to g...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 13:40   in : Mythology 

Cultural Cultural Relativism: Is truth defined by our culture or our culture by truth? In his article “Cultural relativism and cultural values”, Melville Herkovits defines the principle of cultural relativism as “judgments are based on experience, and experience is interpreted ...

 

1499 days

 Date: 10/12/15 08:56   in : Mythology 

Greek Gods And Goddesses There were two types of Olympic Gods: Celestial Deities and Earth Deities. The Celestial Deities dwelled on Mount Olympus while the Earth Deities resided on, or under, Earth. There were twelve Olympic Gods; however, because the tales of these gods started out oral...

 

1499 days

 Date: 10/12/15 05:07   in : Mythology 

Propoganda From The Aeneid Virgil is writing the Aeneid while he is in the court of Augustus, who won the last in a series of civil wars in Rome that destroyed its republican government and created a dictatorship that would last for centuries. During Virgil’s life, he didn’t know that th...

 

1499 days

 Date: 10/11/15 23:30   in : Mythology 

Hades Hades, also known as Pluto in Roman, was born of Kronus and Rhea and in mythology he was the brother of Zeus and Poseidon, and therefore from the first generation of the Olympian gods. According to the myth, the three sons of Kronos and Rhea- Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades –each drew lot...

 

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 Date: 10/11/15 21:03   in : Mythology 

Mythic Tragedy Hydra was a beautiful island…and then the plague came. The farmers of Hydra took great pride in their crops and livestock. Their beasts of burden were admired throughout the land because of the highest quality of health they possessed. So naturally, it came as a shock whe...

 

1499 days

 Date: 10/11/15 14:00   in : Mythology 

Oedipus Everyone has a family or at least knows a family, so everyone can relate to a story about family. “Regret, by Kate Chopin, and “My Oedipus Complex,” by Frank O’Connor, are two very different stories about the same thing – family. “Regret,” a tale about an older woman, who, never h...

 

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 Date: 10/11/15 12:41   in : Mythology 

Gods And Goddesses Zeus/Jupiter divided the sovereignty of the world Hades/Pluto got the underworld and shades of the dead. Hades did not like the underworld much, but must be content with the vast wealth. Jupiter gave him PROSERPINA as a wife, but was fearful to tell the girl’s mother...

 

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 Date: 10/11/15 12:25   in : Mythology 

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 Date: 10/11/15 06:59   in : Mythology 

Native American Voices The book of Genesis V.S. The Cherokee creation myth. In the book of Genesis there was a God that created the earth and heaven. On the other hand, in the Cherokee creation myth in the beginning there is only water and a beetle accidentally created earth. In the Cher...

 

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 Date: 10/11/15 06:11   in : Mythology 

Greek Mythology Greek Mythology, beliefs and ritual observances of the ancient Greeks, who became the first Western civilization about 2000 BC. It consists mainly of a body of diverse stories and legends about a variety of gods. Greek mythology had become fully develope...

 

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 Date: 10/11/15 04:51   in : Mythology 

Handmaids Tale Analysis “The Vulnerability that Comes Along with War” War and political conflict can affect the human body to a self-destructive point. In Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient and Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaids Tale we see traces of the effects of political conflicts...

 

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 Date: 10/11/15 04:08   in : Mythology 

Man vs Woman The reasoning behind this compassion of women is that the possess a fundamental religiosity and the cult of the female deity. It draws upon the idea of a earth mother that protects all humankind. The female was seen as loving and caring. The female instinct for protection is ...

 

1500 days

 Date: 10/11/15 04:00   in : Mythology 

The Story Of Death The story of death goes far back to times unknown to any scientist who has studied the topic. It has many interpretations but the most popular version that I truly believe is the authentic story, I will tell now. It all started back in ancient Greece. A Greek god nam...

 

1500 days

 Date: 10/11/15 02:37   in : Mythology 

True Evil Everyone is able to commit evil within every human being on earth. It is how we overcome these urges to use this evil that defines who we are. In Mary Shelley’s gothic novel, “Frankenstein”, evil is portrayed in many ways through Victor Frankenstein’s actions. The main confl...

 

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 Date: 10/10/15 23:06   in : Mythology 

Cupid And Psyche Throughout Greek mythology and all tales that speak of love, strangeness is always interwoven into a story line. Reading the tale of “Psyche and Cupid” we see this as well. Like most love tales much more than love is felt. Other emotions liter the pages the story is writ...

 

1500 days

 Date: 10/10/15 21:58   in : Mythology 

Greek Fire The original Greek fire was an invention used as a weapon of the Eastern Roman Emperors. It is also said to have been invented by a Syrian engineer, one Callinicus, a refugee from Maalbek, in the seventh century. The Byzantines of Constantinople originally used it. Bu...

 

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 Date: 10/10/15 13:11   in : Mythology 

Hair Nets, Fish Nets, And Nets Of The House Of Atreus Ever since the first humans arrived on earth, hunting and gathering have been the main sources of our physical survival. Likewise, tools such as nets have been quite essential as one of our hunting essentials. Humans are consumers; we ...

 

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 Date: 10/10/15 11:53   in : Mythology 

Lost City Of Atlantis The Ocean is filled with untold stories that are waiting to be discov-ered. Who knows what may lie under the deep blue Ocean. Atlantis is one of those untold stories that are awaiting an explanation. Atlantis today has no solid explanation of how old it is, where...

 

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 Date: 10/10/15 10:36   in : Mythology 

Icuras Deadalus was a son of the royal house of Athens; he was also a brilliant architect, engineer, artist, craftsman, and inventor. He learned everything he knew from the goddess Athena herself. Deadalus had an apprentice who has his 12 year old nephew Talus. The boy was quick and soon ...

 

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 Date: 10/10/15 10:01   in : Mythology 

Hebrew God Vs. Greek Gods Virgil’s, The Aeneid tells the story of the founding of Rome. When Aeneas leaves Troy and his attempts to return home are thwarted by the Gods, he arrives in Carthage. Here he is greeted with many honors and begins telling the story of the fall of Troy. Durin...