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  • Power And Pathos Of The Hellenistic Era

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    Power and Pathos uses 50 absolute masterpieces to tell the story of the spectacular artistic developments of the Hellenistic era (4th to 1st centuries B.C.), when new forms of expression began to prevail throughout the Mediterranean basin and beyond. There was an extraordinary leap forward in the development of techniques to form the first instance of globalization of the language of art in the known world. Art was in effect, going international. This exhibit has gathered together some of the most

  • The Holocaust Museum : The Importance Of Monuments

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    commemoration could either be a picture, a book, a special day, or a monument. Monuments are created to honor a famous person or a historic event. But before state/federal agencies or local communities start building a monument, there are some factors they should take into consideration. Including; the location, the cost, historical background, nature, and the significance of the monument, as well as the community’s perception about the monument. Controversy grew when non-Jewish and Jewish citizens heard

  • The Importance Of Monuments

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    Monuments can be seen all around the world and they can be a way for different states to show the world what they have gone through or what they are proud of. Deciding to build a monument to honor or bring awareness to an important event can turn out to be difficult. There are many factors that need to be looked over and thought out properly before making a final decision. For example, the location of the monument needs to be considered, time and money should be included, and who/what the monument

  • Importance Of Public Monuments

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    "Public monuments, by contrast, offer an anachronistic experience: a face-to-face encounter in a specially valued place set aside for collective gathering"(Source A). Public monuments provide an escape, or a memory, to people who are willing to sink their teeth into the rich history they provide. More importantly, memorializing has been apart of humanity since the beginning of time, and we use it to praise people or events of importance, as well as events that hold great sorrow. Along with the importance

  • The Importance Of The Statue Of Liberty

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    Annually, approximately four million people will visit the Statue of Liberty (Productions, Mixit). The monument holds many meanings; a symbol of Franco-American alliance, freedom, and liberty (LLC, Shea Media.). Lady Liberty, and many other monuments, are held in high regard and beloved by the American people. But how did this monument, and others, come to be? The idea of monumentalizing an event or person isn’t as straightforward as it sounds. While some people may think the process is easy, many

  • Persuasive Essay On Confederate Monuments

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    are today. In the past months, there has been a big spark in the debate of confederate monuments and if they should be removed or be able to stay. I argue that confederate monuments should be preserved to be honest about our nation’s past. What is a monument, and why are people still talking about a topic that took place over a century ago? Well according to the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary, monument means, “a statue, building, or other structure erected to commemorate a famous or notable

  • The Purpose And Importance Of Monuments

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    Monuments are used to memorialize and honor moments, individuals and events of the past. Some monuments do this better than other monuments. In creating a monument there are three essential factors a group or agency should consider to make the monument as effective as possible: location, design features, purpose and backstory. Why these factors? Location and design factors play a massive role in the reception the monument will receive, based on its environment, size and looks a monument will be

  • Golden Gate Bridge Monuments

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    all monuments that had a lot of planning go into them. Monuments are built in order for people to remember and honor the past. Whether it be people or events, there are many factors a group must consider when creating a monument. Monuments are a physical form of a history book; they help re-create and remember past events and people. When memorializing an event of person, a group of people should consider cost, design, and text factors when creating a monument. The cost to build a monument is a

  • The Importance Of Monuments

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    Columbus, a well-known name, he has a monument in his honor. This is made to memorialize him and his voyage to the Americans. What else is there to consider when creating a monument? Obviously just any person or situation cannot have a monument, this would make them meaningless and too common. Monuments are to memorialize, remember great or not-so great times in the world. There are three main pieces of thought that have to be put in before creating a monument.       A main thought that should be

  • Persuasive Essay : Why Build Public Monuments?

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    Why build public monuments? In a podcast that I once listened to it said something along the lines of we build monuments to honor. We build monuments to honor great people, but also to remember tragedies. I think that is something to keep in mind at all times when building monuments. We build monuments to honor and remember, to honor those who have done great and wonderful things that have aided our country and to remember those who have sacrificed themselves for the greater good of their country