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  • What Does It Mean For A Monument As A Leader?

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    site’s fortifications and dates approximately to the ninth or eighth centuries BCE (Biran and Naveh 1995, 1). It is the oldest royal inscription written in an alphabetic script found in modern Israel (Na 'aman 2000, 93) and details the exploits of Hazael, ruler of Aram, and is famous for naming King Ahaziah of Judah as a descendent of David. The Kilamuwa Stele was found during German excavations of the site of ancient Sam’al in Northern Syria (Modern Turkey) in the late nineteenth and early twentieth

  • The Holy Land

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    The Holy Land. What comes to mind when those words are read? To those living in Palestine and Israel 'The Holy Land' is the center of an ongoing and seemingly endless conflict. Two countries, both unwilling to acknowledge the others existence, battling over land that holds a key role in their extensive history. The topic of which country rightfully owns the land has been argued over for years, all involved doing their best to validate their points. I personally believe that Israel is the rightful

  • Judah Chapter Eight Summary

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    uprising. Athaliah was the only woman to rule Judah and Israel. Known for killing others, she was unable to kill her future predecessor Joash who hid in the Temple for six years by his Aunt. Joash’s reign was long and peaceful besides the attacks by Hazael. Amaziah, the son of Joash, encountered warfare between Israel and Judah. Amaziah was captured by Jehoash’s army. Uzziah brought prosperity to Judah by conquering the Philistine, pushing back the Ammonites, fortified Jerusalem, promoted agriculture

  • Stelae Images

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    What does it mean to put a text on a public monument? The answer to this question can be pursued by studying inscriptions on stelae from the ancient Near East and the relationship these inscriptions had with their audiences. An inscription communicates with its audience through content and visuality. By examining these two aspects of notable stelae from the Iron Age Levant, the experiences of ancient people reading these stelae and the effect it had on them may be understood. Few researchers

  • Design And Implementation Of A Robust Tourist Tip Mobile Application

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    The project is the Design and Implementation of a Robust Tourist Tip mobile application using Google Application Developer Toolkit. For a project such as this to be successfully executed, one has to study and analyze various methods that have been used in the past to determine if and how useful such approaches can be reused, similar projects/products, the differences and limitations of those existing Apps. The project will be a mobile App that can calculate tips for users per location and depending

  • Daughter Of Smoke And Bone Summary

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    Reading Response #3: Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Making Connections & Questioning Daughter of Smoke and Bone is a fantasy book written by author Laini Taylor. On the back of the book, as well as in the official plot summary, DOSAB is described as a story of angels and demons, so I expected something about Heaven, Hell, etc. I typically don't enjoy books based on religious mythology, but I had heard some good things about DOSAB, so I decided to give it a shot. Based on the synopsis’ I had read

  • Kings David and Solomon: from 10th Century B.C.E. to Present Day Controversy

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    Kings David and Solomon: From 10th Century B.C.E. to present day Controversy Introduction Perhaps the most famous Old Testament Kings, as well as two of the most famous Hebrew heroes of all time were, King Solomon and his father King David. Their stories have been told time and time again throughout the ages: passed down orally for centuries, then later reproduced and shared all over the globe as intricate portions of many historical religious texts including the Torah, the Koran and the Holy