One of the most respected writers of ancient Greece was Sophocles. His style was based on celebrating democracy and presenting the dichotomies of the liberties enjoyed by the most fortunate citizens of his country and the tyrannies which oppressed heavily upon the less fortunate. This style seemed to captivate audiences of that time, filling auditoriums and squares across the region.
Many of his accomplishments did occur before obtaining the title of Supreme Ruler. He did this by winning the support of the people and the senate. Even when elected counsel he continued his actions to win over the populous. This intern led to his approval to gain the name Augustus, meaning revered, by the senate. With all his accomplishments of peaceful and a united empire as counsel, he was appointed Life Ruler of Rome.
Are you familiar with Davy Jones, Romeo Montague, and Oedipus Rex? They were the true definition of tragic heroes. Each one came from a high standing in their realm of life and fell to defect of their own. Many insist on arguing whether Hamlet is a tragic hero or not, but he fits the description very well. According to Greek philosopher, Aristotle, a tragic hero is someone who is highly renowned and prosperous.
Kadesh is a Hittite territory known for influential trade centers and beautiful cities. The Hittite empire takes pride in each of their provinces; therefore the Hittite warriors have a natural instinct to widen their vast territory and increase connections across the ancient world. A battle held in a Hittite territory would signify greater advantages for them; however, King Ramses displayed exceptional courage and confidence, which led him towards the battle of Kadesh, even with the risk of terrible loss. Egypt functioned according to the law of Ma'at. Ma’at held Egyptian matters superior to anything; it required the king to execute laws for the prosperity Egypt.Therefore, King Ramses would not surrender even if Egypt dangled at the brink of defeat; he would fight till death and save the reputation to honor the proud gods and ancestors of Egypt.On the other hand, the Hittite empire was well known for their merciless military tactics and incessant ambition to conquer Egypt.Egypt would become an incredible addition to their array of vast
The Peek & Fall of Egypt In retrospect, Egypt was a great and powerful nation. It was led by pharaohs, who were radically egocentric; they prolifically built statues to venerate themselves to others. First of all, the reason I am bring pharaohs into the equation, is because someone who is very wise once said, “In order to know a nation, you must first know the ruler.” In addition, whenever a nation is at its best, it’s usually due to strong leadership. Secondly, we will look at how Egypt became so powerful. And lastly, the destruction of Egypt and why it fell
In The Odyssey we can see this masculinity portrayed by none other than the archetypal hero, Odysseus. Odysseus has been taken seriously because of his physique and strength that Athena built, he has killed many suitors with his incorrect, warrior like, actions, and has also cheated because of his war background. In both ancient Greece and modern society, body image is of high importance because with it people can judge you based on how they think you would be as a person. They opinionate your strength as a person by your body image.
This question, I have an answer for personally. It is based on the state of Unification. Success of our country has always been based on how unified we are as a people. The Revolutionary War was a HUGE success and we managed to fight off one of the strongest countries at the time. All of the US was tired of the British.
Hailey Cassidy History Period F 3/30/16 Athens vs. Sparta Ancient Greece, located on the Mediterranean Sea was home to the two most powerful city-states of its time, Athens and Sparta. Athens was situated on the Attic Peninsula along the Mediterranean Sea and was most known for its cultural perspective such as drama, architecture, literature, and music. One of Athens’ most enduring achievements was the creation of democracy which allowed all male citizens to have a say in government. Not only was this a great achievement, but Athens was also educated their citizens and thrived during the Golden Age. Sparta, located on the Peloponnesian peninsula had a main focus on military power and success and there was little room for culture.
But Sparta had a different plan in mind. The Spartans were the lifesavers to an extent. They unbound city-states in Greece. Although Athens seemed to be on top, by having all they needed power, money, etc. However, Sparta rose and conquered the enemy and was honored for doing
Winston Churchill will ascend to his power through sly politics and sheer ability. Maybe to be thought of the greatest leader ever by some, Winston will bring glory and honor to his entire nation. Winston Churchill was a great leader of his time ; because of his decisions, accomplishments, and beliefs.