In “Hatshepsut, His Majesty, Herself,” by Catherine Andronik, she informs the reader about Hatshepsut and her role as an effective female pharaoh in ancient Egypt. One supporting detail of Hatshepsut’s effectiveness as a pharaoh is that she was a regent. In paragraph eight, the author tells us that a regent is “an adult who could take control of the country.” In addition, the author states,”...had been training for since her earliest days by her father’s side. Women had acted as regents for infants…” Because Hatshepsut had been ready for this job, and was familiar with Egypt, she was now regent for Tuthmosis III because he was not mature enough to rule. Further in the text, we learn that Hatshepsut assists Tuthmosis III, but she is starting
Throughout the journey, they have not formally addressed Odysseus as his official title and in doing so, they show respect and admiration to Odysseus who pulled off yet another feat. Although Odysseus had made rash decisions that brought a fate of suffering upon these men, they praise him, suggesting that they have forgiven him―a sign of trust. Later when the men compare Odysseus to their return to Ithaca, they express their deep devotion for him. Odysseus is the famous face of Ithaca, their king, the closest thing they have of home. The thrill the crew feel when they see Odysseus is of renewed hope of sailing home.
This statement indicates that since the general was very handsome it makes Rainsford feel very welcome. General Zaroff’s attractive and handsome presence hides his evilness from Rainsford as he enjoys the general’s assistance and attention. The general makes
In “Hatshepsut His Majesty Herself,” by catherine Andronik, She informs the reader about Hatshepsut and her role as an effective female Pharaoh in ancient egypt. One supporting detail proving her leadership was she acted as regent,” an adult who can take control of the country.” Another detail to support her leadership was in paragraph eleven,” She appointed officials and advisors dealt with priests.” This quote explains that Hatshepsut was a great regent who tackled obstacles head on and with a lot of maturity. Another detail about Hatshepsut's successful reign was in paragraph 17 it states,”Hatshepsut reign was peaceful. Instead of war and conquest, Hatshepsut built monuments within her country to proclaim its power.” This quote that she wanted to work on the inside of egypt and make it peaceful instead of war and conflict. In addition in paragraph 14 it states,” So the people of egypt would take her seroucly she made herself look like a man in her role as pharaoh.” This quote shows the determination of hatshepsut and that she
Dating all the way back to early literature, including The Epic of Gilgamesh. Demeter is an amazing example for the mother archetype because she is one of the best, and also one of the first in literature. Persephone is the beautiful daughter of Demeter and Zeus. Persephone and Demeter are commonly named as the “Holy Twain” and usually are worshipped together. Demeter loses her daughter, Persephone and becomes devastated from the loss of possession of Persephone.
Many see love as a positive quality and for the most part it is. It gives us compassion for our fellow man, allows us to bond with each other, and care for our families. But it also has self-destructive properties too. In Thucydides History of the Peloponnesian War, the Athenians feel a really strong patriotism to their city and empire. This causes them to take up arms for Athens even though they know how fragile it can be like when the virtue of Athens was brought low by the plague.
Hilary Mantel, beginning the well known award-winning writer that she is, has a lot of credibility and demonstrates numerous times throughout her speech that she has her historical facts, about the monarchy through time, straight. All though her speech displays her own opinion, one could almost say that she tries to get her point across by using her knowledge of historical details, sort of like an ethos argument. But as any personal opinion we can look upon it and consider it as being weak argument. Her speech is very much based upon her own opinion, and if looked at objectively, can be
Hypatia of Alexandria was a respected and well known woman, she loved to write, teach, and learn. She learned and was tutored from her father, Theon of Alexandria. In the time that she lived in, a civil among the Christianity and Non-Christianity, so she lived a dangerous life at that time. Hypatia, born in the year 370 A.D (though the date is not certain) was the daughter of the great mathematician, Theon of Alexandria. Her mother is not greatly known in her childhood though.
Sassouma Berete or otherwise known as the “Queen Mother” is a powerful and influential woman throughout the Epic, but is juxtaposed as an antagonist in the story next to Sogolon. Sassouma was the first wife of King Maghan Kon Fatta and gains much power over the kingdom after the passing of the King. She is the orchestrator of Sundiata’s exile and exerts her authority to make her own son king, despite the prophecy that Sundiata will be the great ruler of an Empire. Sassouma is of royal blood and uses her connections to get what she wants. Although she is eventually unsuccessful in undoing Sundiata’s conquering of the empire she is able to stifle the growth of his power through her own authority.