"Do you think," said he, ‘I have not just cause to weep, when I consider that Alexander at my age had conquered so many nations, and I have all this time done nothing that is memorable’” (Lives). Caesar’s desire for glory parallels the desire and actions of Alexander the Great. The Romans loved to read about glorious acts of their empire, and they undoubtedly enjoyed the comparison of Julius Caesar’s glory to that of Alexander the Great, one of the world’s greatest conquerors. Plutarch says that Alexander, as a young man, “was extremely eager and vehement, and in his love of glory, and the pursuit of it, he showed a solidity of high spirit and magnanimity far above his age” (Lives). Desire for glory was innate to Alexander as it was to Caesar.
The Spiegel Affair erupted after a magazine published an article criticizing the German Army and the journalist who wrote this evoked a harsh response from the federal authorities, supported by Adenauer who received massive backlash. Whilst this is arguably true, it’s important to highlight Adenauer’s achievements as it’s also arguable they outweigh his failures as a chancellor. In conclusion, Adenauer was a fundamentally successful chancellor. He was able to maintain economic, political and social stability in a post-war context and gain considerable trust from other nations. This was arguably the result of effective political planning.
The fantasy of nature and society and the admire of god’s shape and personality makes the sculpture more multiple and abundant. It is initiate the innovate art style and help the next generation that how to continued to shaped western art culture, such as Rome period and Renaissance period. Every sculpture is a story about gods, heroes, religions and culture in general, Rome even actually copies some of the art works just for showing his respect and love. Some of the sculptures we can see right now for the ancient greek, it is actually the copies during the Roman period. The timeless idealized art work
Many people found his performance in government to be important and truly valuable. According to Document C, he had nobility and warlike achievements. However Suetonius expressed his opinion that Caesar “did not surpass, the greatest of men.” While Caesar lead, mostly everyone gladly followed and
What is a good person, and how does one achieve the good life? These were the questions asked by the ancient Greeks. Arete, or excellence, was what the Greeks strove for in everything. In a quest for excellence, the Greeks experimented with new types of politics. Greece was divided into individual city-states that each had their own form of government.
This made the lower class and middle class like him very much, and became very popular. In conclusion, Julius Caesar was a great leader of Rome, and was one of the best leaders of Rome. Since he did so many great things for Rome that after his death he was deified, so now he is a god to Rome. Julius Caesar was definitely a hero to Rome because he did what the people wanted, and if the people didn’t want it he still did
Roman civilization grew on the Tiber River in the central part of the Italian peninsula. Founded by shepherds and traders, Rome began as a republican society with the government of the state shared by the citizens. This state gradually expanded its control of the surrounding territory until it had conquered the entire peninsula of Italy. It then looked to other parts of the Mediterranean, always with the excuse that Rome was only protecting itself against potential invaders. The essential characteristic of the Roman civilization was practicality: What would work in a given situation?
Ancient Greece was a time when mythology thrived the most. Influenced by the folklore of his own birthplace, Sophocles was one of the many contributors to the writings of Greek mythology. Not only was he influenced by his home, Sophocles’ works were also greatly impacted by his time in public office. His loyalty to his birthplace was the reason he never left and even held public office. A well educated dramatist and loyalist from Colonus in Athens, Greece, Sophocles was known for his innovative, theatrical plays before his death.
“And he was rich—yes, richer than a king—And admirably schooled in every grace: In fine, we thought that he was everything To make us wish that we were in his place.” (Perkins, 84). This shows that audience how sophisticated and refined Richard Cory was and that those around him weren’t. Lacking many the many things he had and was, secretly coveting
Although known for his anger and his war driven mind, Alexander was a fair and valiant King to his people. Why was Alexander the Great so important? What does it matter? He connected the world and brought about a simple scientific revolution that pushed the world forward. Ideas were spreading rapidly and new trade occurred as well as travel.
The thinker saturated Alexander with an affection for Greek craftsmanship and verse, and imparted in him an enduring enthusiasm for Philosophy and science. (Lyon) Maybe the greater military, a smart and strong in the character of the old history. The fighter prince, Alexander the third of Macedon, lived, between (356-323 BC). Captured lands are ranging from Greece to Egypt while by nowadays Turkey, Iran and Pakistan, grasp complications that persist beyond sophisticated method and tactics. (Green)