Oath Of Horatii Analysis

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Michaela Wonacott Dr. Daniel Christensen Biblical Worldview Class 2 28 September 2016 Assessment Assignment: The Oath of the Horatii Jacques-Louis David’s painting The Oath of the Horatii, though painted a few years before the actual French Revolution, sparked interests in the idea of giving your all. This included the lives of your family and reigning king, for the greater good of your nation. He expressed these ideas by choosing such a myth as the basis of this painting. The way the imagery screams loyalty, truth, and character; it also shows the dark traits he is revolting against, such as excess and dishonor. The Oath of the Horatii is a legend of the formation of Rome, starting with two cities bound by war and marriage. Rome and Alba,

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