Another famous and well documented act of lunacy by Caligula was his planned military campaign against Britain. Suetonius, a historian documents that his execution was bizarre as he allegedly stopped his planned attack on Britain to suddenly gather his troops so they could declare war on the sea. He supposedly forced his troops to gather and collect sea shells and attack ocean waves. These troops had to carry these seashells back to Rome as tokens of emperor’s glorious victory over the sea-god Neptune. Some say Caligula was insane, but historians have hypothesized that Caligula could have possibly suffered from a disease.
Conspiracy murder, suicide or Murder Meriwether Lewis had people that were jealous of his success and position as governor of Louisiana Territory. He was traveling to Washington to resolve unpaid bills from his governorship and to publish his famous journals. Meriwether’s partner was William Clark. There was also a rumor that he had secret documents that may have implicated others in treason. Meriwether Lewis died at the Grinder’s stand at the age of 35.
Saruman’s master is Sauron, but because the Dark Community is so corrupt he turns on him. Saruman then starts to hunt the Ring for himself (Chance). The story also includes hobbits. Frodo is the main character in the novels. He is the ring bearer and nephew of Bilbo Baggins, the original hobbit to find the Ring.
The story is described in the primary individual by Estevanico, a Moroccan slave who has been taken by his Spanish expert, Andrés de Dorantes, on an endeavor to the New World. The campaign lands in Florida in the region of what is currently Tampa Bay. Under the administration of Pánfilo de Narváez, the men deserted their boats and travel inland to search for gold. As they voyage northward, they confront resistance by indigenous tribes, experience the ill effects of ailment and starvation, and dispute with each other. Inside a year there are just four survivors: Cabeza de Vaca, the treasurer of the undertaking; Alonso del Castillo, a youthful aristocrat, Andrés de Dorantes, one of the skippers; and his Moroccan slave, Mustafa, whom the other
Advaitha Nair 10KBOU AP English Shooting an Elephant: Rhetorical Analysis Essay Draft English novelist George Orwell’s personal narrative “Shooting an Elephant” was written in 1936, during the British Imperialism of Burma. This personal narrative contains the subject of imperialism and of what the both the British and the Burmese went through during this period of time. The occasion is the British Imperialism of Burma with the setting being in Burma (because Orwell mentions it) and a particular event where a British official (the author) is forced to kill the elephant in front of the Burmese. The audience is for people who want to know what is like for the people experiencing imperialism first-hand. The purpose is to inform people about what imperialism is like and what the
Upon completed transfer of treasure they then tried to calculate of its worth which was above 1.5 million dollars. When narrator asked William about his conclusion about the treasure he replied that the paper in which beetle was placed was found on the beach by Jupiter happened to be a treasure map of the treasure of the pirate which was hidden in the paper, and it could become only visible when it was subjected to heat, as it had when the narrator was first told by the William about the bug. According to William Captain Kidd was a 17 century pirate who hid his treasure along the coast of Atlantic, which was never discovered, William further added that there was encrypted message on the page which he broke to reveal the secret code due to his habit of solving riddles. It was hypothetically revealed by William at the end that Kidd murdered the man that helped him hide the treasure to keep its location only to him on the page which he somehow
It is clear that the pirates of the 1700s were greedy and selfish, but the line is much more blurry now. Are the pirates of Somalia an unofficial coastguard or are they terrorists? The answer is extremely subjective. However, it is clear that both pirates use force, fear, and cruelty to get what they want, and the main motive is money and
There are many similarities between the epic and the film, which are primarily shown through the main character’s goal, their purpose for the journey, and certain challenges that they faced. Although portrayed differently, both media’s include character archetypes that have the same purpose in the story. The Epic Hero in The Odyssey is Odysseus, and in the film the Epic Hero is Ulysses. In both media’s, both Odysseus and Ulysses can be seen as tricksters because Ulysses tricked his friends into escaping for a treasure, and Odysseus tricked characters in the story with his false tales. An example of Campbell’s framework for the Hero’s Journey is, in both media’s the return to the elixir involves the characters
For this assignment, I watched “Conquistadors” episodes 3 and 4, which are tilted “The Search for El Dorado & All the World is Human.” The two episodes follow a British gentleman as he relives the journey of the of the three Spanish conquistador’s travels. A recurring theme throughout both of the expeditions was the greedy search for riches and gold. In the first episode, the British documentarian follows the footsteps of Francisco Pizarro and Vasco Núñez de Balboa in their march to the South Sea. Through the dehumanization of enslaving Native Americans to help with the conquest through difficult terrain, the Spaniards never founds the golden city they were looking for, but experienced starvation for the unforgiving jungle. Furthermore, four
An extractor is a person who specializes in the process of stealing information from somebody’s dream, conscious, or subconscious mind. The story talks about how Saito (Ken Watanabe), a businessman, hires Cobb, Arthur (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Ariadne (Ellen Page), Eames (Tom Hardy), and Yusuf (Dileep Rao) to extract crucial information from Robert Fischer (Cillian Murphy), the son of a prominent competitor businessman, Maurice Fischer. One of the key parts of Inception was the way the cast and crew handled the effect of going into a dream. The effect was not very exaggerated, it was exactly like going into a dream - sudden. However, some parts were somewhat confusing, such as the beginning sequence, where it is difficult to determine whether it was a dream, reality, or the past.