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  • Judith Slaying Holofernes

    Judith Slaying Holofernes

    Judith Slaying Holofernes Artemisia Gentileschi was not the first to paint Judith Slaying Holofernes. Her father had painted Judith. Michelangelo, Botticelli and Caravaggio had painted Judith. Donatello had sculpted Judith. But she was the first to interpret the story of Judith, in a time when women had few rights, as

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  • Judith with the Head of Holofernes

    Judith with the Head of Holofernes

    The immediacy of visual artwork allows it to have more potential to push an audience into sublime than most other form art. Visual art is bold and stationary giving the viewer no time to make sense of anything they witness before they are in a state of shock. In Judith

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  • Julias Caesar

    Julias Caesar

    cripay dividends for the remainder of his career, Cromwell demanded that both officers and men meet the highest standards of moral character and honesty. He expected instant responsiveness to commands and forbade looting, swearing, or an Despite his age, Cromwell, at forty-three, raised a cavalry troop, his first military command.

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  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar was the dictator for life. 2 years later members of the senate assassinated him. A young boy named Octavian was 18 years old. Octavian was Caesar's grandnephew but Octavian had always hoped Caesar would take him as a son. Octavian knew of everything that Caesar had done. From

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  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar

    Gaius Julius Caesar was born on July 13, 100 BC. Although patrician descent, Caesar's family had not achieved real prominence. His father, also named Gaius Julius Caesar, was the brother-in-law of Gaius Marius and married Aurelia, who was connected with the prominent Aurelii family; he died about 85 BC, however,

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  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar

    In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, Decius Brutus and Mark Antony, both Roman Senators, eulogize Julius Caesar, each using a different technique and approach. Brutus, in a somewhat arrogant, to the point, eulogy, attempts to sway the people. He justifies conspiring against Caesar by stating that Caesar's ambition would have hurt Rome.

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  • Julius Caesar - the Life and Tragic Death of Rome's Greatest Leader

    Julius Caesar - the Life and Tragic Death of Rome's Greatest Leader

    Denise Spivey Julius Caesar: The Life and Tragic Death of Rome’s Greatest Leader Though he made infinite contributions to the Roman Empire, Julius Caesar, with his heroic, military and arrogant leadership qualities, may have unintentionally aided in the conspiracy that lead to his own death. During the mid year of

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  • July 1, 1916 at Somme

    July 1, 1916 at Somme

    The first day on the Somme, 1 July 1916, was the opening day of the British and French offensive that became the Battle of the Somme. The middle day of the middle year of the First World War, it is remembered as the bloodiest day in the history of the

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  • Junta De Directores

    Junta De Directores

    To: The Board of Directors, Under the current circumstance surrounding the management of 906 Simpson St. H.D.F.C, we the shareholders and rent tenants chose to evoke our rights under article 14 of the corporations bylaws, which states as follows. Shareholders and tenant whose rent is current have the right to

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  • Jupiter and Semele

    Jupiter and Semele

    Jupiter and Semele 19th century French painter Gustave Moreau was an artist highly regarded for his intricate use of images based on myth and legends to create very symbolic and often haunting paintings. Moreau was quoted saying: "I love my art so much that I shall only be happy when

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  • Juries and Their Place in Society

    Juries and Their Place in Society

    The first months of war resounded with the collision of the war plans pored over for decades by the general staffs of Europe. The original German plan for a two-front war, drafted by Helmuth von Moltke the elder, had called for taking the offensive against Russia and standing on the

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  • Just War Theories in the West

    Just War Theories in the West

    Dan Kassel Just War Theories in the West Sinkwan Cheng 10/15/04 Since the beginning of time, strong nations have taken over weaker ones without any consideration for the indigenous people of those lands. Some claim that because many of these peoples are inferior intellectually and/or physically to the conquerors, than

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  • Justice After War

    Justice After War

    Justice after War History Ð'- Wars Ð'- Writing Task Wartime is definitely a time of much violence and many things happen during this time, but what about after warÐ'... "The just war tradition is typically evoked when discussing the decision to launch a war (justice of war) and when evaluating

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  • Justice and Injustice

    Justice and Injustice

    Socrates and Dietrich Bonhoeffer both believed there can only be justice when the law treats each citizen equally. Socrates was a philosopher who was unjustly sentenced to death after his trial and Bonhoeffer was a Pastor who was hung during World War II. Both men tried to open the eyes

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  • Justinian Byzantine Empire

    Justinian Byzantine Empire

    ESSAY 1 The fall of the western portion of the Roman Empire is attributed to multiple factors. Many of its people suffered from a series of plagues. Heavy taxation put huge financial strains on the people. Also, the Germans had a large responsibility for the fall of Western Rome. To

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  • Juvenal's Sixth Satire

    Juvenal's Sixth Satire

    Satire, in order to resonate with the audience, has to reflect something about reality, but, in Juvenal's case, it is surely a heightened, exaggerated version of it, even a caricature. As evidenced, this is by far the longest, and in some ways the most offensive, of the Satires by Juvenal,

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  • K-Mart Timeline

    K-Mart Timeline

    K-mart Timeline: 1899 - S.S. Kresge Company founded by Sebastian S. Kresge. 1912 - S.S. Kresge Company incorporated in Delaware with 85 stores and sales of $10,325,000. 1916 - S.S. Kresge Company reincorporated in Michigan. 1918 - S.S. Kresge Company became a publicly traded company and was listed on the

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  • Kachina/katsina Doll

    Kachina/katsina Doll

    We believe they (Kachina Dolls) are personifications of the katsina spirits, originally created by the katsinam in their physical embodiment. ..." - Alph H. Secakuku To understand the meaning of the kachina dolls, it is necessary to understand Hopi culture, because one does not exist without the other. It has

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  • Kamagata Maru

    Kamagata Maru

    The infamous Kamagata Maru incident is the most significant event for Sikhs in Canadian history. It was caused by both the British and Canadian governments, who at that time were extremely racist and intolerant about Sikhs from India. The Kamagata Maru incident in India corresponds to the Indian people's struggle

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  • Kamehameha the Third

    Kamehameha the Third

    Kauikeaouli was born on August 11, 1813 on the Big Island of Hawaii. He became king at age 11 when his older brother Liholiho died, who ruled as Kamehameha II. For 14 years of his reign Kauikeaouli was guided by Kaahumanu and Kinau. At age 25, he took on the

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  • Kamikaze


    During the era of the weak emperor Taisho (1912-26), the political power shifted from the oligarchic clique (genro) to the parliament and the democratic parties. In the First World War, Japan joined the Allied powers, but played only a minor role in fighting German colonial forces in East Asia. At

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  • Karl Marx and His Critique of Capitalism

    Karl Marx and His Critique of Capitalism

    Karl Marx and his critique of capitalism The definition of utopia is an ideally perfect place especially in its social, political, and moral aspects ( This paper will discuss the changes in capitalism since Marx?s critique in 1848. Marx?s fundamental critique remains correct today. Marx is still correct about his

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  • Kashmir ; a Lost Paradise

    Kashmir ; a Lost Paradise

    Kashmir Ð'-- a beautiful mountain state with clear rivers, evergreen forests and one of the highest death rates in the world. It is at the center of an age-old dispute between Pakistan and India that has dragged on from the independence of both nations over fifty years ago to the

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  • Kenny Hughes

    Kenny Hughes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior al Qaeda leader detained in Afghanistan (news - web sites) provided U.S. officials with information about an alleged plot to blow up the U.S. Embassy in Yemen, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday. The newspaper cited Bush administration officials as saying the alleged truck bomb

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  • Keyboard for Crowd

    Keyboard for Crowd

    A finger painting-like motion across the keyboard's surface transforms movement into sound. Meaning "sound in your palm" in Japanese, the eight-inch-square instrument lets would-be techno artists make beats and sequences by sliding and tapping their fingers around the touch-sensitive surface -- kind of like finger painting. Matrixes of LED buttons

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  • Killing of a King

    Killing of a King

    In order to help us understand the meaning of Philosophy we must first understand the long debates regarding what it means to be human, and how "being" differs from "to be". Does an individual become human or is "that" individual only "that" individual? How does being differ from to be?

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  • King Arthur

    King Arthur

    "Waes-hael! for Lord and Dame! O! merry be their Dole; Drink-hael! in Jesu's name, And fill the tawny bowl." Ð'- unknown Chivalry. Knights of the Round Table. Excalibur. The Lady of Avalon. All of these words bring to mind an era of romance and intrigue, birth and death, terrible tragedy

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  • King Asoka

    King Asoka

    King Asoka was the last significant emperor ruling the Mauryan dynasty in the country of India. King Asoka admittedly supported Buddhism during his reign which is estimated to be around 265 to 238 B.C., but in some references noted as 273 - 232 B.C. He advocated the spread of Buddhism

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  • King Aurther

    King Aurther

    the feast of Pentacost all manner of men assayed to pull at the sword that wold assay, but none might prevail but Arthur, and he pulled it afore all the lords and commons that were there, wherefore all the commons cried at once, 'We will have Arthur unto our king;

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  • King Henry 8th

    King Henry 8th

    World History On June 28, 1491 Henry the VIII of England was born. This young man will form his own church. He will succeed to the throne in 1509. He will also marry six women! Something good will happen when he is king, he will unite England and Wales and

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