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  • Attila and His Hunnic Empire

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    Franks, Goths and Burgundian tribes en route. Once in Gaul, the Huns first attacked Metz, then his armies continued westwards, passing both Paris and Troyes to lay siege to Orléans. Aetius was given the duty of relieving Orléans by Emperor Valentinian III. Bolstered by Frankish and Visigothic troops (under King Theodoric), Aetius ' own Roman army met the Huns at the Battle of the Catalaunian Plains also known as the Battle of Châlons. Although a tactical defeat for Attila, thwarting his invasion

  • Attila The Hun Essay example

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    Attila the Hun is known as one of the most ferocious leaders of ancient times. He was given the nickname “Scourge God” because of his ferocity. During the twentieth century, “Hun” was one of the worst name you could call a person, due to Attila. The Huns were a barbaric and savage group of people, and Attila, their leader, was no exception. He was the stereotypical sacker of cities and killer of babies. The Huns lasted long after their disappearance in mythology and folklore, as the bad guy. Generally

  • Oratory Of Galla Placidia ( Mosaic Gold ) And Stucco

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    sarcophagus of the three present there. Galla Placidia was the daughter of Roman Emperor Theodosius and had a fondness for art. The other two Sarcophagi are believed to be holding her husband Emperor Constantius III while the other is debated with either the sarcophagus holding her son Emperor Valentinian III or brother Emperor Honorius. Galla Placidia is thought to have commissioned this artwork, yet this is another point debate where there are indications for and against this idea. The exact artist or artists

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Pacific Healthcare

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    Major Facts o Pacific Healthcare is the largest healthcare provide in Santa Barbara County o 3 hospitals makeup the Pacific Healthcare along with 2 nursing homes & ten outpatient clinics o There are over 1,500 beds combined o Barney Rubble director of supply management, is in charge of procuring supplies o Mr. Thurston Howell is director of radiology and has been in charge of supplier selection of X ray film for the past fifteen years. o Mr. Rubble believes that the current Kodak price was above

  • Déjà Vu: Motifs of Hitler in Richard III(1995) and How They Help Modern Audience to Understand Shakespeare’s Richard

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    plays to a different era. In fact, contemporary elements in films like Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet and the most recent Much Ado About Nothing by Joss Whedon have definitely bring valuable new readings to the text. Embracing this trend, Richard III (1995) by Richard Loncraine shifts its background to 1930s Britain. Starring Ian McKellen as Richard, the movie makes an undeniable connection to Nazi Germany; very details include costume design, set and prop, and cinematography choices all closely

  • Hawaii's Musical Culture And History

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    While researching the country of Hawaii’s musical culture and history I was able to find some very interesting things that are present in modern Hawaii. From the causes of musical oppression, fight for independence and revival of Hawaiian culture I will talk about how all of these contributed to the current culture of Hawaiian drum dance. First I will talk about the history and culture of the Hawaiian natives and how this has had its effect on Hawaiian music. In 1778, the first European to come

  • John Caird's Vision for His Production of Hamlet Essay

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    John Caird’s vision for his production of Hamlet was to give it a “suffocatingly religious” atmosphere where “the set was part cathedral, part castle, part graveyard, part attic” (Bate 202). Together with set designer Tim Hatley, he succeeded. Amy Gamerman of the Wall Street Journal characterized the set as “dismal” and “vacant-looking.” The set was comprised of luggage, suitcases and old trunks that were stacked, torn down and restacked again in different ways to make different scenes. Presumably

  • A Little Background Information About The Saw Movies

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    A little background information about the Saw movies is the first Saw movie was released October 29 2004, along with the newly created series, the second Saw movie was released October 28 2005, almost a year after the first movie of the series was released. The Saw movies are an established movie franchise. These movies are very dark as well as gory, which appeal to those who are fond of graphic horror. The first Saw movies was directed and written by James Wan, the second Saw movie was directed

  • William Shakespeare's Henry V Essay

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    William Shakespeare's Henry V Shakespeare's, Henry V, was written in the late sixteenth century, this composition will focus upon how Shakespeare portrayed Henry V, using factual knowledge and Shakespeare's own interpretation. I will look at the character, language, structure and history of the play. Most Shakespearian, historical, plays were based upon Holinshead's Chronicles, these were mostly true but often Shakespeare adjusted the figures and facts to emphasise

  • Love Triangle in William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night Essay

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    Love Triangle in William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night “O, what a deal of scorn looks beautiful in the contempt and anger of his lip! A murd’rous guilt shows not itself more soon than love that would seem hid: love’s night is noon. – Cesario, by the roses of the spring, by maidhood, honor, truth, and every thing, I love thee so, that maugre all thy pride, nor wit nor reason can my passion hide. Do not extort thy reasons from this clause, for that I woo, thou therefore hast no cause; but rather