The reading of “Pericles’ Funeral Oration” and “The Plague” are situated perfectly in the story “History of the Peloponnesian War” by Thucydides. The setting of the “Pericles’ Funeral Oration” is at the end of the first year of war and the beginning of the plague. “Pericles’ Funeral Oration” is showing the customs of how Athenians buried their dead. “The Athenians, following their annual custom, gave a public funeral for those who had been the first to die in the war” (Thucydides, p. 143). Two days prior to the ceremony the bones of the fallen men were brought into a tent for the families and friends to pay respect.
Disappointing and dissatisfying though as it was, the passing of his beloved wife might have acted to spur the initiation of a testimonial thought. However, it also served as an image, as of Shah Jahan 's royal destiny to erect a glorious structure. Because since his early days he has always had a great eye for buildings. Another one of his coronation jewels included to his already astounding crown. A tangible manifestation of his magnificent obsession with his own enormity.
His designing of the Imperial Hotel, in my opinion, has helped influence civil engineers all over the world of how a building can survive an earthquake. Also, his unique use of geometric patterns in his works such as the Fallingwater residence in Pennsylvania, and the use of cantilevers and a waterfall in the residence have influenced many engineers and architects all around. All in all, it is clear that he has earned himself a place in history as a genius in architecture and
The first to be killed by the Muslims were Hind’s father and brother. After a while, the Quraysh tribe surrendered which gave victory to the Muslims. For a year, they lived in peace until Hind wanted to get revenge for the murdering of her family. Before the battle of Uhud, Hind promised a slave freedom if he kills Hamza. When the battle started, many Muslims, including Hamza, were killed.
For almost 30 centuries, from its unification (around 3100 B.C.) to its conquest by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C., ancient Egypt was the preeminent civilization in the Mediterranean world. From the great pyramids of the old kingdom to the military conquest of the new kingdom, Egypt 's majesty has long intrigued archaeologists and historians. It has even created a vibrant field of study of it 's own, Egyptology. One of the most well known things about ancient Egypt are the pyramids.
Looking at my name everyone used to admire me and compliment me on it as Muslims we have a lot of respect and gratitude for what Imam Husain did for his people and made sure that Prophet Muhammad was proud of him as his grandfather. The sacrifice was not just made by Imam Husain but his followers, friends and family members as well who were fighting with him against Yazid. Even a baby as small as 9months sacrificed his life in
Many poems have been written about the beauty of the Taj Mahal, the astonishing mausoleum made out of white marble. Taj Mahal has been built somewhere between 1631 and 1648 in Agra, India. This amazing piece of Islamic architecture has been admired throughout the whole world for its beauty and magnificence, and thus the Taj Mahal rightfully takes its place in the World's Heritage list, and as one of the Wonders of the World. In the words of an Indian Nobel Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore, Taj Mahal is the “teardrop on the cheek of time.” Taj Mahal has become a monument of love, for its beauty and the love story behind it. It was built during the reign of Shah Jahan (1592-1666), a Mughal emperor.
Those stone tablets and inscriptions have substantial contents depicting politics, religious, philosophical, astronomy and geography. All the architectural elements, paintings, sculptures, stone inscriptions and ancient trees make Mount Taishan a world-renowned treasure house of history and
Witnessing Moses part the Red Sea wasn’t the only amazing thing Ramses the Second did. Ramses the Second was known throughout history to be one of the best Pharaohs that ever ruled over Egypt. His master architecture skills and warlike hero aspects gave him the name Ramses the Great. Ramses the Second was an excellent war hero, architect, and very skilled at making the economy of Egypt thrive. Many of his amazing temples and statues still amaze people today.
Taj – means the crown of the world, the great Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore called it as “A dream in the marble” and many other poets, consider it as “poem written in the marble and symphony in stone”. This monument was built by Mughal emperor Sharjahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, as a token of love after her loss, and it took twenty years and there were twenty thousand men hired to build the monument. There is no idea that, Sharjahan cut the hands of the builders, so that no one can fabricate similar