Xenophon of Ephesus

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  • Beyond Beauty : Chariton 's Alternate Characterization Of Callirhoe

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    Beyond Beauty: Chariton’s Alternate characterization of Callirhoe In Chaereas and Callirhoe, Chariton presents many views of the characters. In the novel Chariton emphasizes Callirhoe’s physical beauty both through her interactions with the general public and specific characters, including Dionysius and Artaxerxes as well as their reactions to her physical beauty. This characterization stands in marked contrast to Callirhoe’s own actions and psychology encountered in the novel, demonstrating that

  • The Temple Of Artemis At Ephesus

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    The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus: World Wonder The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, also known as the Artemision, was once a remarkable sight that was considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The temple itself was a rather mysterious as not much is known about the rituals that may have taken place there. It is known that the Ephesian held Artemis is the highest honor. It was believed by some that Artemis herself was born at the location of the temple (Iosa, pg. 3). The temple

  • The War With The Persian

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    troops for battle he sent word to "Caria to have their markets ready and stocked" for their arrival . Agesilaus also sent word to the "Greeks of Ionia, the Aeolid and the Hellespont, to send their contingents for the campaign to his headquarters at Ephesus" and would seem to suggest that he was well prepared for battle . When Tissaphernes, heard of Agesilaus plans to attach Caria, they went to Caria to prepare for battle. However, when he got there, there was no Greek army waiting. Agesilaus had decided

  • Essay On Peloponnesian War

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    The Peloponnesian War Name Course Tutor Date The Peloponnesian war which was fought in 431-404 BCE happened in ancient Greece and was between two city states, Athens and Sparta. Athens had an alliance with coastal states and most of the island states that boarded the shores of the Aegean Sea to the north and eastern side. Sparta, on the other hand, had formed an alliance with all other independent states that formed central Greece and Corinth, Sparta leading the alliance. Athens navy was

  • William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet

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    The play Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare 's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as archetypal young lovers. Romeo and Juliet belongs to a tradition of tragic romances stretching back to antiquity. Its plot is based on

  • The Enigmatic Philosophers Of Alexander The Great

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    Socrates is considered today as the founder of Western philosophy. His notions of ethics, virtue and truth passed through centuries. Although we have no manuscripts of Socrates himself, his life and ideology are presented in the works of Plato and Xenophon, his direct students, while some accounts are also found in Aristotle and Aristophanes. Socrates believed that the real truth is hidden in every man and all he has to do is to discover it. Because of his philosophical teachings, he was accused of

  • Alexander the Great administration

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    Alexander governs his administration using techniques of Macedonian and Persian's. The Persian satrap in Asia enabled Alexander to govern a large amount of territory. In India, he replaced hostile rulers with rulers loyal to him and increased their territory. He used the Macedonia practice of founding cities to encourage loyalty with the natives. While he allowed the Persians and Indians to move up in his administration, he primarily used Macedonians. Alexander took the throne of Macedonia after

  • Socrates : The Soul Man

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    Socrates: Soul Man Intro (245 words) "How you have felt, O men of Athens, at hearing the speeches of my accusers, I cannot tell; but I know that their persuasive words almost made me forget who I was - such was the effect of them; and yet they have hardly spoken a word of truth.” - Apology, 17A So, as told by Plato, Socrates began his defence before an Athenian jury on charges of impiety and corrupting the youth of the city. However, the real aim of these accusations seems to have been to

  • What Is The Theme Of Honour In Othello

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    Discussing Shakespeare has always been an inspiring issue. But dealing with the issue of honour in his works is even a more challenging matter. The aim of this thesis is to prove that honour has been treated in Shakespeare tragedies as a key point which leads into his tragedies. Even though it is dealt with it under dissimilar names, the consequences are the same. In three of his tragedies Hamlet, Othello and Romeo and Juliet honour is displayed as a main theme and at the same time as a driving force

  • Thea 101

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    to antiquity. One of these is Pyramus and Thisbe, from Ovid's Metamorphoses, which contains “parallels to Shakespeare's story: the lovers' parents despise each other, and Pyramus falsely believes his lover Thisbe is dead”. “The Ephesiaca of Xenophon of Ephesus, written in the 3rd century”, are also somewhat similar to the play, including the separation of the lovers, and a deathlike sleep (“Romeo and Juliet”, 2013, “sources”, para 1) According to research (Stacy, 1977), its plot is based on an Italian

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