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  • Ursa Minor Research Paper

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    historical and astrological connections. There is an unknown fourth myth as to how Callisto and her son Arcas were thrust up into the sky as mother and son, big and little, major and minor bear. Callisto was one of the most beautiful nymphs and though she had sworn a vow of chastity, Zeus could not resist her. After an affair with Zeus, Callisto gave birth to a beautiful son named Arcas. Arcas loved to hunt and would wander around in the woods dreaming of hunting and killing all sorts of animals

  • Rape : A Common Narrative Element

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    A common narrative element in most Greek and Roman mythology is rape, whether it be at the will of the gods or mortal man. From these unions, deities and heroes are born, and/or social institutions are reinforced. Most stories of rape follow a similar structure: the god, or man, sees a beautiful woman and fills with love or burning passion, he devises a plan/disguise to rape her, and the significant other learns of the affair and is vengeful. In this essay, I will analyze how two rape stories from

  • What Is The Origins Of Ursa Major And Minor In Roman Mythology

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    punish Callisto and Jupiter so she changed Callisto into a bear. Years later Callisto’s son, Arcas, comes across her in the forest and Callisto momentarily forgets that she’s a bear and rushes to great him. Arcas thinks he’s being attatcked so he shoots her. Jupiter sees this and decides to intervene to save Callisto and her son he stops the arrow before it gets to Castillo. He then puts both Callisto and Arcas in the sky so that they can be together for the rest of time. Stories

  • Christianity 's Use Of Islamic Silk

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    When speaking about cultural exchange, there is always a coexistence of an official cultural attitude and the kind of contact that grows from more habitual social interaction. The process of cultural exchange is similar between the silk used to wrap St. Lazarus and earlier pagan imagery. Early Christians were able to draw from a rich artistic environment when they set out to depict their stories and beliefs in decorative contexts. This often led to the cultural adoption or assimilation of pagan artistic

  • HIV / AIDS And Discrimination Among The LGBTIQ Community

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    HIV/AIDS and discrimination among the LGBTIQ Community People who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or questioning(LGBTIQ) are members of every community. They are diverse, come from all walks of life, and include people of all races and ethnicities, all ages, all socioeconomic statuses, and from all parts of the United States. The perspectives and needs of LGBTIQ people should be routinely considered in public health efforts to improve the overall health of every person and eliminate

  • The Importance Of Lust In Philomeda ', 'Tales From Ovid'

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    set. It is a hard feeling to ignore, but ignoring it is for the best because then dangerous situations will be avoided. In the myth “Tereus”, Tereus is overwhelmed by lust for Philomela, which leads him to rape and abuse. In the myth “Castillo and Arcas”, Jupiter has a deep desire for Castillo, so he rapes her and leaves Castillo pregnant and alone. In the myth “Phaethon”, his lust for power causes him to put the entire earth in danger. In Tales From Ovid, by Ted Hughes, Ovid conveys that when one

  • The Pros And Cons Of Securitization

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    Structured asset securitization is the process through which various types of non-liquid assets such as residential mortgages, account receivables, auto loans and credit card debt obligations are sold to a special purpose vehicle (“SPV”), which uses the pool of assets as collateral for the issuance of securities to investors (Fabozzi, 2013). During an asset securitization issue, one of the central elements is that repayment depends primarily on the principal and interest cash flows from SPV’s underlying

  • The Alfons: A Brief History Of Constellations

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    Throughout the course of our existence, humans have looked to the skies for a multitude of reasons. A couple of them would be something along the lines of religious beliefs or the physical use of the stars as a guide or a compass to bring families home or help discover new territories. The use of constellations have been recorded in Mesopotamian culture that has been dated back to around 4000 B.C. According to a “Constellation History” article by Jim Fuchs “In the 8th century B.C. (800-701). Homer

  • Summon Night 5 Analysis

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    Summon Night 5 is a strategy JRPG and part visual novel. At the start of the game you can pick to play as one of two characters, Arca or Folth. I played mostly as Folth in this review but I did try out Arca to see if the story changed but it seemed to stay the same besides the characters gender. Very early in the game you will be saved by a Cross or in other terms the character that will become your summon. The Cross you get depends on what item you give it as a reward for saving you early on in

  • The Core Values Of Zappos

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    The holacratic model has, already, been adopted by for-profit and non-profit organizations in several countries. For the purpose of an incubation chamber, has been the first organizational reality to deploy it. Zappos is an online shoe and clothing shop founded in 1999 and owned by Amazon since 2009. During the negotiations with Amazon, internal management’s primary concern was to maintain the company culture intact throughout the acquisition process, because a culture that embraces the