Consider what Athena says in Sophocles Ajax line 132-33: It is moderate and sound-minded men whom the gods love, while they hate the wicked. Using examples from the Odyssey, Ajax and Hecuba, explain the irony of this statement and how Odysseus as a charac
What makes an ancient civilization
One of the accepted definitions of civilization is "the stage of human social development and organization that is considered most advanced." Modern humans, as indicated by fossil evidence, seem to have originated only a
god is more arbitrary.
exodus - when god talks to moses - not as faithful to god as his primary creation. Moses has a close relation with the Pharaoh. All his prosperity has been derived from Pharaoh.
Moses has more trouble believing in God because he tal
In the Hebrew bible, a huge dichotomy in the story of creation is presented to us between the books of Genesis and that of Exodus. God presents himself differently in each of these books: in Genesis he is more direct and a positive figure as opposed to in
1 This is the story of "Gilgamesh," King of "Uruk," who circled the Earth and wrote his story on a tablet of Lapis Lazuli. He built his "Uruk" very magnificently, as well as the temples for "Anu" and "Ishtar." His omniscience and heroic qualities made him
1. Compare the Mantiklos Apollo Bronze figurine; the Hermes Kriophoros Bronze figurine; and the Torso from a Roman copy of Classical Greek statue. Which pose is more fluid? dynamic? beautiful? Why? What elements have changed in the progress of artisticall
Anish Kanoria Paper #6 CC 101 Sections B4 and C4 (Hamill) Poetry: Good or Bad for the Soul? In the Odyssey we saw a recurring celebration of poetry and story-telling. However, Socrates/Plato condemns all poetry including epic, tragedy and comedy in books
How important is the idea of the Sublime in the poems of the Romantic Era?
In the poems of the Romantic era, the idea of the Sublime is particularly important. It poses as contrast to the transient nature of humanity and all the things it strives for: nam