My character is Lucius Caesetius Flavus, a politician in the Roman Republic. Flavus came from the plebeian family of Caesetier. His father was a knight and had two other sons. Flavus was a Tribune of the Plebs for 44 B.C. The Tribune of the Plebs held an important role in the Roman government.
The importance of Latin on the Spanish language was so massive that even today, Latin words are closely related to Spanish ones: for example, “cantare” (to sing) is now said “cantar” in Spanish. It’s during the Roman expansion that Spain produced some of its greats poets and philosophers in the Latin tongue, such as Lucas and Seneca. Even today, these personalities are known and read in the Spanish language. One of Roman’s biggest influence to current Spain is undoubtedly religion. Indeed, it’s during the process of Romanization that Spain received Christianity.
David Foster Wallace is an American writer. He spoke at the Kenyon Commencement Address in 2005, where he gave a speech to the graduating class of the year. David tells the graduates of Kenyon College what the true meaning of a liberal arts degree is, and how they should go about finding it. David Foster Wallace’s appeals to credibility, emotion and logical reasoning in his speech – “This Is Water” – to strengthen the idea that the meaning of education is learning how and what to think, independently. David Foster Wallace establishes credibility in his speech by expressing his experience in learning how to think.
Most Influential Author in the World Edgar Allen Poe uses layered irony and complex symbolism in his short stories and poems in order to take his readers on a whirlwind of elaborate, captivating and suspenseful journeys. Poe was born on January 19, 1809, in Boston, Massachusetts. His childhood was depressing and disheartening. His parents died before he was three years old and John and Frances Allan raised him as a foster child. John Allan was a prosperous tobacco exporter, so he was able to send Poe to the best boarding schools and later to the University of Virginia.
St. Athanasius Report by: Anthony Zambino St. Athanasius was born in the year 265-266 died in the year 372 St. Athanasius fest day is May 2.St. Athanasius was born and died in Alexandria, Egypt. Athanasius had a christen family and was one. He studded Hebrew, Greek scripter, philosophy, and rhetoric. As he grew up, Athanasius befriended monks and Herman’s of the desert including St. Anthony of Alexandria.
When important clients of Emperor Claudius came to the palace each day, they were obliged to pay their respects to Agrippina as well. Most importantly, Claudius adopted Agrippina’s son Lucius in AD 50, giving him a new set of names including the name he would
In 387 BCE, Plato founded the Academy where people would study a wide variety of subjects from a variety of instructors. Plato believed that this system would lead to social progress and a more stable government. Eventually, one particularly promising student at the Academy by the name of Aristotle became Plato 's protégé. He spent the ensuing years writing and teaching at the Academy until his death in 347 BCE. His ideas eventually became the basis for the Western philosophical tradition.
After moving to England, he received a job working as a secretary under Sir William Temple. He worked as Temple’s assistant for ten years. Swift helped him by running political errands, and also in the researching and publishing of his memoirs and
He was a politician, a statesman and a general in Israel. He was also the fifth prime minister of Israel, who worked two terms in the office until his death which was by assassination in 1995. Rabin was Israel’s ambassador to the United States from 1968 to 1973. He successfully managed to help strengthen and expand the US- Israel
The author uses these many facts to support their claim so as to create a scholarly and accurate argument. The History Staff explains Julius Caesar’s life before his many achievements and the beginning of the First Triumvirate. Julius Caesar was born into a patrician, noble family “and was the nephew of another famous Roman general, Marius” (History.com Staff). After his Uncle Marius died, his life was in danger. To resolve his problem, he began his political and military career by working with Pompey the Great and Crassus.
to the legends and stories written by Roman historians and poets, the founding of Rome began with Aeneas, a hero of the Trojan War. The Roman writer Virgil described this story in an epic poem called The Aeneid. According to the poem, after Troy was destroyed, Aeneas left the city and settled in central Italy. He lived among the people who had already settled in this area, known as the Latins. The Latins provided Aeneas with input on their style of government and taught him their namesake language, Latin, which later became the empire’s official language.
John Locke Born on August 29, 1632, in Wrington, Somerset, England, John Locke is known as one of the most famous philosophers of the 17th century. He is often regarded as one of the greatest contributors to political theory, and was very influential in the areas of religious toleration, theology, and educational theory. Born to a legal clerk with a military background as a captain of the Parliamentarian side during the English Civil War of the 1640’s, John Locke was raised as a Puritan, an English reformed protestant aiming to purify the Church of England from all Roman Catholic Practices. As a teenager, Locke was admitted to the Westminster School of London, where he received an excellent education. After his success at Westminster, Locke