The first event was in 323 BC and is when Alexander the Great died and his generals fought for the empire. The Hellenistic Age is considered to start here, but for a little while war broke out through the empire. When the war was over all of the rulers were Greek. This caused the Hellenistic spread as I mentioned earlier. The second event is when Theocritus was born circa 300 BC.
Barker, Joseph. Interesting Memoirs and Documents relating to American Slavery. London: Chapman, Brother, 1846. Reprinted from a copy in the Negro Collection of the Fisk University Library. Mnemosyne Publishing, Inc., Miami:
Through an introduction of the lineage of the gods, D’aulaires’ shows the length an individual will go to in order to hold power. Even sons killing fathers to gain power. In the book, the titan, Kronos, must slay his father in order to take power. In turn, Kronos’s son, Zeus, kills him to take the throne. He shared power with his relatives, all gods with a purpose and power while watching over the world.
It is an epic poem because commemorates a few important events of the last weeks of the Greek siege of troy and the Trojan War. It is written in the mid-8th BC which is considered to be the pioneer work in the western literature and its tradition. It is most celebrated story of all time. It portays the epic subject of the Trojan war which stirs the scenes of the gorey battle, the frequent interference of greek gods, interference of fate, themes of glory, and achilles’ wrath. It later paved way for Renaissance, Roman and Greek literary writings.
William’s main argument in this book is that the rise of industrial capitalism in Europe would not have been possible without the profits derived from African slave labor. Williams does an exceptional job of demonstrating how slavery transformed England into an economic superpower. This book illustrates the economic aspects of the slave trade as it addresses who benefited from it, how it contributed to the formation of capitalism. When referencing the book by Eric Williams, “Capitalism and Slavery” the origin of Negro slavery is something in history that is disputed and misconstrued. According to William’s book slavery was caused by numerous economic
Xenophon, who authored The Constitution of the Spartans, was born approximately 430 BC and he died in 354 BC. Xenophon lived during the Peloponnesian War, which was a war fought between Athens and Sparta. What is interesting about Xenophon is the fact that he was born an Athenian, but he was a Spartan supporter. During his exile from Athens, he found safety in Sparta, and it was there that he became a strong advocator for Spartan policies and government.
Silvy Elsa Mathew Hum 120 3/1/18 Paper 1 - The Epic of Gilgamesh and Homer’s Iliad The two main oldest epic tales in the world, ‘Epic of the Gilgamesh’ and Homer’s ‘Iliad’ deals with many significant issues that pose a meaning in the life of an individual and communities. The Epic of Gilgamesh was written 1500 years before Homer wrote the Iliad.
THE THEOGONY (The Birth of the Gods). The Theogony is a poem written by Hesiod (8th – 7th century BC) describing the origins and genealogies of the Greek gods and goddesses. It was composed at 700 BC and written in the Epic dialect of Homeric Greek.
(2017). A&E Television Networks, LLC. Retrieved from: http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/slavery The Impact of Slavery. (2017). Us History.
The Slave Experience: Education, Arts, & Culture’, n.d.) The American slave code in theory and practice: its distinctive features shown by its statutes, judicial decisions, and illustrative facts./ By William Goodell. (n.d.). Retrieved 22 July 2015, from http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/moa/abj5059.0001.001/251?rgn=full+text;view=image;q1=251 (‘The American slave code in theory and practice: its distinctive features shown by its statutes, judicial decisions, and illustrative facts./ By William Goodell.’, n.d.) The American slave code in theory and practice: its distinctive features shown by its statutes, judicial decisions, and illustrative facts./ By William Goodell.
The influence of the KKK has resulted in the widespread of violence and other organization groups such as the White Brotherhood, Men of Justice, and The Constitutional Union Guards. The reconstruction amendments only applied to the governments, not the action of the individuals. (Schewart 384) The government failed to give the freedman their land and it also disregarded to enable their self -defense. This change reflected the reconstruction of the federal, state government and its individuals significantly.
Thermopylae: Thermopylae was a battle fought between the Greek alliances within the city-states, which was led by King Leonidas of Sparta and the Persian Empire of Xerxes I over the course of three days, during the second Persian invasion of Greece. Peloponnesian War: Athens and Sparta united during the Greco-Persian wars, after the war was over, Athens grew more powerful this caused tensions to rise between Sparta and Athens. They fought each other for nearly 30 years until Sparta was victorious. Unfortunelty Athens was left bankrupt and demolished.