King tut was probably one of the best known kings because his body was found. The same year that Tutankhamen took power, he married Ankhesenamun, his half sister and the daughter of Akhenaten and Nefertiti. Due to Tutankhaten's young age when he assumed power, the first years of his reign were probably controlled by an elder known as Ay, who bore the title of Vizier.As the populace was forced to honor Aten, the religious conversion threw the society into chaos. The capital was changed from Thebes to Amarna, and Akhenaten put all of his efforts into the religious transition,
Furthermore, France faced internal threats in the Western region of Vendee, where emigres or nobles conspired against the young republic. Nearly 10,000 French army officers and aristocrats (nobles) were ready to join the foreign invasion (Doc C). France was facing a real crisis with only two years into the revolution. The Reign of Terror was bloody, but it clarified the goals of all French citizens- join the army, protect the revolution, and resist the return to feudalism and the Old Regime. The map addresses that France had external threats, in August 1792, 80,000 Austrian and Prussian armies were marching towards France to suppresses the French Revolution.
Tokugawa Ieyasu was initially called Matsudaira Takechiyo was born into the family of a local soldier. His father Matsudaira Hirotada, was involved in a network of changing alliances that repeatedly drew him into battle. When Ieyasu was two years old, his mother separated from his father’s family. In 1547 the military forced his father to send him away as hostage he was held for two years before being let go he begin training in the military and governmental arts. He found that his father had been murdered by a close vassal in 1549.
Gene Luen Yang offers a humanistic perspective on western imperialism in China during the late nineteenth century to early twentieth century in his graphic novel Boxers, a tragic narrative about Chinese grassroots resistance against foreign occupation in which an armed revolution ultimately fails. The novel focuses on religious identity, and cultural connections in the face of invasion. Boxers highlights the negative effects of imperialism through clashes between different religions, ideologies and power structures. Therefore, the criticism of western imperialism presented in Boxers could support a world systems theory approach to international relations because it shows to exploitation through westernization and the squandering of cultural
The bishops of Rome, Jerusalem, and Antioch were all arrested in the early stages of the decree. The bishop of Rome was an early victim of the persecution (Green 144). The edict was lifted after the death of Decius, but the effects on the Christian church last afterwards. For example, divisions in the church occurred over what to do with Christians who did sacrifice or who bribed their way out of the edict while their brothers and sisters paid in suffering for their beliefs (Novak
The Zhou clan had been growing more and more powerful under the former Zhou commander Wen. The King feared the growing power of the Zhou clan and set out to have Wen imprisoned. The King later released him and gave him no more thought until Wen died and his son Wu took over to topple the Shang dynasty. In 1046 B.C.E., the Shang dynasty’s army of 53,000 soldiers and a militia of peasants stood up against the Zhou dynasty of 50,000 soldiers in hundreds of
: Lady Macbeth is unable to deal with the moral implications of murder and therefore has her husband kill the king. We further see Lady Macbeth dissociate herself from her husband in act III, during the murder of Banquo and in act IV, after the murder of Macduff’s family, which she disagreed with entirely: Lady Macbeth, without the support of her husband and dealing with the overwhelming burden of guilt, promptly commits suicide. Unlike Lady Macbeth, Macbeth is able to dissociate himself from his actions due to his nature as a psychopath. In response to his wife’s death, one would assume that Macbeth would be grief stricken and depressed. However, He is indifferent, stoic if you will.
but After Duncan is killed, in order to clear the way to become the king, Macbeth plans to kill Banquo and his son. when Lady Macbeth is dead, he is very cold, just saying: “she could have died hereafter; there would have been a time for such a word.” How comes a loving couple of the old days becomes strangers! It’s the bloodthirsty ambition that counts. From is play, Macbeth’s ambition rise up, is from witchs’ prophecy and Lady Macbeth’s push and Macbeth’s own ambition. In our real life some time have a ambition can be a bad thing, such as in the tennis season If you wants to win the game you needs to practice everyday and go to gym do all the good things, and you can’t do the Macbeth way, whitch is use the drug and maybe hit your opponent.
“I would give you some violets, but they withered all when my father died. They say he made a good end” (4.5.207-209). Ophelia has been going mad ever since she found out that her father had been murdered by the one and only person she wants to marry, Hamlet. Hamlet promised Ophelia many things; he told Ophelia that he loved her many times, but in the end he would insult her and make her feel worthless. “ Before you tumbled me, You promised me to wed” (4.5.57-58).
He rapes her and promises to marry her in order “to save her reputation” (Guerrilla Girls). During her time, women are criticized for having sex before marriage and when a woman is raped the only way for them to avoid the shame is by marrying their rapist. Artemisia believes his promise of marriage so they continue their relationship. Then, Agostino Tassi reneged on his promise of marriage and Artemisia Gentileschi’s father filed a lawsuit against him followed by a publicized “seven-month trial” that ruined her reputation (Garrard 20). Agostino Tassi denies everything and accuses Artemisia Gentileschi of having intercourse with his friend.
Antigone is the subject of a story in which she attempts to secure a respectable burial for her brother Polynices. Oedipus 's sons, Eteocles and Polynices, had shared the rule jointly until they quarrelled, and Eteocles expelled his brother. In Sophocles ' account, the two brothers agreed to alternate rule each year, but Eteocles decided not to share power with his brother after his tenure expired. Polynices left the kingdom, gathered an army and attacked the city of Thebes in a conflict called the Seven Against Thebes. Both brothers were killed in the