Sarkhan Nabiyev Thought Paper One 1/25/16 Word Count: 793 words Question: What is the character and functions of deity in Genesis 1-2 and Enuma Elish? That is, what is God/are the gods like? Unraveling and chaotic atmosphere with destructive waters, as described in the beginning of the story, Enuma Elish describes the world and the seasons that come with it. Enuma Elish focuses on the beginnings of gods and how they all were created with a specific job. The reason why this story was so impactful is because it was written on seven stone tablets by the famous Babylonians created in the late 12th century B.C.
Pyramid of Menkaure The Pyramid of Menkaure, located on the Giza Plateau in the south western outskirts of Cairo, Egypt was constructed in 2510 B.C. (4th Dynasty). Situated beside the Great Pyramid of Khufu and the Pyramid of Khafre, it is popularly known as ‘Menkaure is Divine’. It is the smallest of the three pyramids of Giza but is one of the most impressive monuments of Ancient Egypt. It is thought to have been built to serve as the tomb of the Egyptian Pharaoh, Menkaure, son of Khafre.
The monument is made of vermont marble and big enough to hold the entire U.S marine band.The Eisenhower memorial is huge limestone columns in a semicircle space made of monolithic stone block and carvings and inscriptions that depict an image of his life. The Franklin Delano Roosevelt memorial is set on a beautiful spot along the tidal basin and is handicap friendly. The Korean War memorials is honors those killed,captured,wounded or remain missing during the war.The Lincoln memorial is one of the most visited monuments.The Martin Luther King Jr. memorial is a 30 foot statue with a wall that is inscribed with excerpts from some of his sermons. The Vietnam Veterans is a memorial to honor the 58,286 American soldiers missing or killed during the war. The woman of Vietnam memorial is dedicated to all the woman who served during the Vietnam War.The World War 11 memorial is is made of a
The tomb consisted of flowing rivers of mercury, replicas of the Emperor’s earthly palaces and booby traps in case of looters . To guard Qin Shi Huang in the after world, the Emperor had a terracotta army of at least eight thousand clay soldiers placed in the tomb.
There are many items related to Hatshepsut are represented in Metropolitan Museum of Art: Hatshepsut in a Devotional Attitude, Large Kneeling Statue of Hatshepsut and others, but Sphinx of Hatshepsut has special mystery and meaning for me. Head of King Amenmesse Continuing my journey through the Egyptian department, I found that my attention was taken by Head of King Amenmesse. It is only part of the full statue with missing piece of left ear and headdress, but even this is enough to be attracted by ideal work of sculptor. Absolutely natural facial lines give a sense of presence. I didn’t know details about history of king’s life, but King Amenmesse’s statue has mystery and cunning smile.
Born into a non-aristocratic poor family, somewhere in the Carolina’s on March 14, 1767, was a man named Andrew Jackson. Jackson, also called “Old Hickory” was a very bold proactive man in American history. From being a military hero and founding the democratic party to enacting the trail of tears and dismantling the of the Bank of the United States, the man and his legacy are a prominent topic for scholarly debate. Some believe he was a great president and some believe he was the worse president. But if you look at it from a moral perceptive or in the eyes of a foreigner, Jackson’s legacy was far more villainous than heroic.
Andrew Jackson was born March 15, 1767. He was not only a lawyer but also a landowner. Jackson had become a nation wide war hero after defeating the British in New Orleans during the war of 1812. Andrew Jackson had been elected the seventh president of the United States in 1828. Known as the “peoples president.” Jackson destroyed the National Bank, founded the Democratic Party and is known for his support of individual liberty.
Oedipus is defined as Latinized form of the Greek Οιδιπους (Oidipous), meaning "swollen foot" from (oideo) "to swell" and πους (pous) "foot". In Greek legend Oedipus was the son of Laius and Jocasta. He unwittingly slew his father and married his mother. Oedipus was a great king but the Sphinx riddle was a perfect analogy of Oedipus’s life and this is evident through the plot events. Firstly there is three parts of the sphinx riddle, and the first part of the riddle was “What is the creature that walks on four legs in the morning…” this riddle was first mentioned in the story when Oedipus wanted to pass through the gates of Thebsis but was stopped by the sphinx.
The Temple of Artemis The Temple of Artemis, also known less precisely as the Temple of Diana, was a Greek temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis and was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It was located in Ephesus (near the modern town of Selçuk in present-day Turkey), and was completely rebuilt three times before its eventual destruction in 401. 8 Only foundations and sculptural fragments of the latest of the temples at the site remain. The first sanctuary (temenos) antedated the Ionic immigration by many years, and dates to the Bronze Age. Callimachus, in his Hymn to Artemis, attributed it to the Amazons.
The Colosseum was opened in 80 A.D. by Vespasian’s son Titus. With the opening there were 100 days of games that consisted of gladiatorial contests, animal hunts, reenactments of famous battles and dramas. After four centuries of use, the arena fell into a decline of use. It was used as a source of building materials up until the 18th century. Two thirds of the original Colosseum have been destroyed, the Colosseum still remains a popular tourist attraction.