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Hercules
Hercules
Hercules Hercules Hercules, in Greek mythology, was a hero known for his strength and courage and for his legendary adventures. Hercules is the Roman name for the Greek hero Heracles. He was the son of the god Zeus and a human mother Alcmene, wife of the Theban general Amphitryon. Hera, Zeus’ jealous wife, was determined to kill Hercules, and after Hercules was born, she sent two great serpents to kill him. Hercules, while he was still a baby, strangled the snakes. Hercules conquered a tribe tha
Socrates' Moral Decision
Socrates' Moral Decision
Socrates\' Moral Decision Was Socrates wise to stay in Athens to die? Examine firstly the context of the word wise , Socrates wasn\'t wise in the sense of preserving his own life as he stayed to die. He was encouraged and given the chance to escape by his friend Crito, but Socrates did not want to escape . Why? Socrates was a wise man. He believed in absolutes, and pursued the knowledge of man\'s source of goodness and virtue. He believed that the repayment of evil with evil was wrong. In short,
Greek Mythology
Greek Mythology
Greek Mythology Greek Mythology Mythology was an integral part of the lives of all ancient peoples. The myths of Ancient Greece are the most familiar to us, for they are deeply entrenched in the consciousness of Western civilization. The myths were accounts of the lives of the deities whom the Greeks worshipped. The Greeks had many deities, including 12 principal ones, who lived on Mt. Olympus. The myths are all things to all people – a rollicking good yarn, expressions of deep psychological ins
Contemporary Thinkers: Plato, Aristotle, Augustine
Contemporary Thinkers: Plato, Aristotle, Augustine
Contemporary Thinkers: Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aguinas Question #1 : Please discuss the political organization of the Greek city- states, particularly Athenian democracy at the time of Pericles, Plato, and Aristotle. Also discuss the backgrounds of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle and the fate of the Greek city-states historically. During the time of Pericles, Plato, and Aristotle, Greece was divided into city-states with a wide variety of constitutions, ranging from Sparta\'s military dictato
Greek Mythology
Greek Mythology
Greek Mythology Mythology was an integral part of the lives of all ancient peoples. The myths of Ancient Greece are the most familiar to us, for they are deeply entrenched in the consciousness of Western civilization. The myths were accounts of the lives of the deities whom the Greeks worshipped. The Greeks had many deities, including 12 principal ones, who lived on Mt. Olympus. The myths are all things to all people – a rollicking good yarn, expressions of deep psychological insights, words of
Hercules: 12 Labors of Hercules
Hercules: 12 Labors of Hercules
Hercules: 12 Labors of Hercules Hercules, in Greek mythology, was a hero known for his strength and courage and for his legendary adventures. Hercules is the Roman name for the Greek hero Heracles. He was the son of the god Zeus and a human mother Alcmene, wife of the Theban general Amphitryon. Hera, Zeus\' jealous wife, was determined to kill Hercules, and after Hercules was born, she sent two great serpents to kill him. Hercules, while he was still a baby, strangled the snakes. Hercules conque
Socrates' Moral Decision To Not Escape
Socrates' Moral Decision To Not Escape
Socrates\' Moral Decision To Not Escape Was Socrates wise to stay in Athens to die? Examine firstly the context of the word wise , Socrates wasn\'t wise in the sense of preserving his own life as he stayed to die. He was encouraged and given the chance to escape by his friend Crito, but Socrates did not want to escape . Why? Socrates was a wise man. He believed in absolutes, and pursued the knowledge of man\'s source of goodness and virtue. He believed that the repayment of evil with evil was wr
Entrance Essay
Entrance Essay
Entrance Essay Andromeda is a herm pillar St. George defeats a dragon = paganism is replaced by Christianity Perseus travels to the axis mundi (which is always a narrow passageway) He attends Hippodameias marriage where he uses the gorgon head (transmutation of Athena) and changes the dinner guests into stone (herm pillars) He changes the whole nature of Mycenae of the Old Minoan tradition into the age of Zeus The meaning of Mycenae is changed to mushroom, from what it had once been named after
Nemean Lion
Nemean Lion
Nemean Lion The story of the Nemean Lion was the first of the twelve labors of Hercules. King Eurystheus chose this as the first labor. Hercules was supposed to bring the king the skin of the lion that lived around Nemea, near the scared grove of Zeus. The lion happened to be a monster that no weapons could kill. With him he took a bow that only he could bend and from an olive tree he took a club. Before Hercules got to Nemea he went to a town called Cleonae where he stay at the house of Molorch
Virgil
Virgil
Virgil Virgil was born on the ides of October, during the first consulship of Gnaeus Pompeius the Great and Marcus Licinius Crassus, in a region called Andes, not far from Mantua. While his mother was pregnant with him, she dreamed that she gave birth to a laurel branch, which struck root when it touched the earth and sprang up on the spot, so that it looked like a full-grown tree, stuffed with diverse fruits and flowers. And the following day, while she was making for the neighboring fields wit