Simonton’s argument on oligarchy as an ideological commitment to anti-democracy that was historically preserved by political institutions is a brand new scholarly theory. How does Beard’s historical account of the rise of the Republic maybe tell a story of an oligarchy trying to accommodate the popularity of popular government while still maintaining control? The rise of the Republic is poorly documented yet again by the Romans, Beard notes. The Roman mania for simplification hid much of what had happened; this simplification also arose from the fact that there were few records. Beard describes the political structure of the early Republic and looks at Barbatus as a primary example.
Despite Tarantino is not the first precursor on the non-linear storytelling in film, (Dawson, 2014) it is becoming a director’s label. He used this innovative filmic technique in Kill Bill Volume 1. In the film, he built a parallel between the spectator and the character. This physical structure is indispensable in the shape of the film, ‘The tangled plot’, the formative aroused by filmmaker’s determination creatively. (Berg, 2006) The out of chronological order of events is just creating a suspension on time, it resumes and ordered well at the end of the
Certainly the heroes, from Achilles to Hector, are portrayed so credibly that it is easy to believe the story. But is it truly an account based on real events, and were the main characters actually real people?” Cline brings up a good point because we are not well-informed of this characters existing in real life. Certainly, they do exist in Homers story, the Iliad, but there is no independent corroboration of this characters actually fighting in the battle or being named the way they are in the Iliad. Additionally, it is also impossible to know if all the events that Homer talks about in his book happened the way they did. Cline also states “The Greek epics, Hittite records, Luwian poetry, and archaeological remains provide evidence not of a single Trojan war but rather of multiple wars that were fought in the area that we identify as Troy and the Troad.” If more than one war occurred at Troy, and the only war that we are aware of is the Trojan War, then we will not know whether the artifacts found by archeologist during their excavations are associated with the Trojan War or associated with the other wars that took place on that same battlefield or near to
Critics and historians show mixed perspectives regarding the history, ideas, events, props and costumes portrayed in the film. Homers depiction of the Trojan battle stands to show many differences between itself and the film. But to be fair this movie would not be the film it is today without the inducted
The film is a slasher flick, But that isn 't the main reason why it inspired me, In fact, It is far from it, I was wasn 't inspired by the story itself but by how it was written. The film handles its predecessor in one of the most unique ways I have ever seen. By unique I mean they made the 1976 film a film within the film. Which I was amazed by, Simply because I had never seen that done before. It was incredibly written in my opinion.
Ottoman Empire was undoubtedly one of the most remarkable empires that shape the history.It is founded by Osman Gazi in the small place in today 's west of modern Turkey, however, he and his successors made it become empire from a small beylik in three continents.Ottoman Empire was not a national state; it consisted of a bunch of mixture of various ethnicities and religions.To consider our contemporary world, it can be said that it is extremely hard that managing people from different roots, but ottomans somehow managed it gloriously until the 19th century.This paper investigates how ottomans deal with religious diversity in the empire. To start with, Islam’s role is incontrovertible on relations with non-Muslims.Dhimma is the non-Muslim citizens in an Islamic state.Dhimma relations were theologically, practically and imperially considered in the Ottoman empire.Economically, Ottoman rulers demand a special tax on land holdings called kharja or a poll tax from non muslims.Those taxes were rare, and it was not as the burden as Muslims pay which is called zakat, however, zakat was one to fourty of wealth as cizye and kharja were not. Unlike the popular thought, from first years to 1600s, in the ottoman land, there were largely Christians living more than Muslims because of the expansions to Balkans.Even in Anatolia, there were considerably Christians living along with their Muslim neighbors.As Benjamin Braude states, the subject Christian population and the
Apart from the diversity of interviews, the relations between the interviews, and the temporalities and perspectives they imply are also worthy examining: Instead of putting interviews strictly into different categories, both films organise them in a random order by complicating the chronology. For instance, I Wish I Knew begins by the recollection of the Cultural Revolution in the 1960s to 70s, while after several interviews, it turns to story in in the thirties, although the inter-title before the narration implies much remoter historical event in 1843 when Shanghai was for the first time open to international business. Afterwards, the timeline shifts back to the Civil War in the late 1940s, and continues to address stories after the founding the the state in 1949. Without articulated explanation for the disrupted narrative time, both films create a “metaphoric and mosaic” quality in Weiseman’s sense that “each sequence [conveys] a recognisable aspect of [film’s] overall design” (Nichols 211 quoted by Robinson 13). In this way, the individual particularities are protected from periodisation
As a matter of fact, certain societies on their race after a capitalist democracy do not repudiate other traditions they bear for a long time, thus fail in their way to modernize. For esample, in the movie “Bride and Prejudice”, spectator can observe way of multicultural country such as India deals with cultural background in a modern society. To begin with, it is undeniable that India has been British colony during the 19th century Imperialistic colonization and it had enormous influence on their traditions and views (Albo A. & Godeo
Based on my experience, I learnt about factors that result in the decline of the Malacca’s sultanate empire and one of the factors is inadequate technology of Malacca’s sultanate (spear) versus the latest weaponry of that time by the Portugese (cannon) in primary and secondary school. By learning these factors as “facts” during school and memorising them for exam I am confident that these facts are true hence the increase in confidence by learning and memorizing those facts. After further research I found out several contradicting theories about said factor such as the existence of cannon technology in the Malacca’s sultanate before it’s downfall and the help received from the Turkish empire in terms of precious weaponries and soldiers as well as historical negationism which is re-interpretation of the moral meaning of a historical accord. In this case, historical negationism exist in the form of rejection of evidence of Malacca’s sultanate usage of “advanced weaponry”, cannon due to emotions interference with historical reasoning (hatred or patriotic love to Malacca’s sultanate) during its interpretation. Thus, these contradicting theories increase doubt as to which theories are more accurate and should be
Nationalistic films were also in vogue despite early restrictions on films being too subversive.” However, according to the (Juan Malaya. (2011). [Blog Post] retrieved from http://juanmalaya.tumblr.com/post/6792641006/history-of-cinema-in-the-philippines) “it would be important to know that the film industry in the Philippines began through the initiative of foreign entrepreneurs. Two Swiss entrepreneurs introduced film shows in Manila as early as 1897.” The documentary films showed recent events and natural calamities in Europe. Independent cinema however, began already when the very first movies were made in the country, because the first movies were short films produced by professionals.