Cicero gave a total of 4 orations in regard to Catiline. And had there not been any rhetoric in his speeches he would have not succeeded in the way he did. It was so important to get his listeners to fear Catiline and his army. To show how this was important let me summarize … Continue reading “How Important was the rhetorical Context of Cicero’s orations: his listeners’ fear of Catiline’s conspiracy and army?”
Weekly history essay Including ancient Liberty vs. modernliberty and Epicureanism. Ancient Liberty vs. moderns Liberty Liberty. When the word “Liberty” comes to mind, what do you think of? Take a few seconds and just think, and then come back. I thought of rights: the right to speak, have individuality, to be able to … Continue reading Weekly history essay
If you just read that title you're probably wondering “Whose Catiline?”and “Whose Cicero?” Well just hold your horses and let me answer your questions one at a time. Let me tell you about Cicero first. Cicero was a master of rhetoric, and with that mastery he shaped western rhetoric. He is famous for his speech … Continue reading “If you had been Catiline, what would you have said to undermine Cicero’s case?”
What was Spartan society like? Sparta was part of classical Greece. It was a famous city/state that was famous for it’s military and military aspect of life. Before I discuss the military aspect of life Sparta had let me tell you how they became to be such a military focused city/state. They subdued a neighboring … Continue reading What was Spartans society like?
This week i learned about the franchise business and the independent business model. And the way my teacher explained them to me was by way of comparing two businesses. So in order to make sure you understand as well I'm going to do just that. Let's start with the option to franchise. When you … Continue reading Franchise vs. Independent
The geometric period is a Greek art period. Greek art is separated into different periods. The Geometric period was approximately from 900-700 B.C. The Geometric period was inspired by shapes hence the name. So this period was known for different shapes to create a design, this was done on vases. To demonstrate the geometric period … Continue reading The Geometric period
Works and days and Eumenides are both part of greek literature. Works and Days was written by the poet Hesiod. And Eumenides is part of a series of 3 plays, called Oresteia, it was written by Athenian playwright Aeschylus. Let me give you some background on both stories and then we can contrast them. … Continue reading How does the view of ethical cause and effect in Works and Days compare with the furies’ view in The Eumenides?”
Do you know what the Persian war was about? No, that's good because I'm here to tell you about it. I'm not really going to focus on the actual battles themselves but I'm going to describe the circumstances leading up the war and why they were significant events in western history. Now Persian was a … Continue reading Persian war and its effects
There are many examples in the bible of their roles in ethics, and in their development in history. Even books in the bible are examples such as Genesis, psalms, and the proverbs. I'm going to give some examples from each of those books. In Genesis a main theme is positive and negative sanctions, here are … Continue reading “What is the view of the biblical materials on the role of ethics in the development of history?
The “introduction” of Proverbs is chapters 1-9. And in the beginning of proverbs Solomon introduces himself as the author, and the purpose of the Proverbs. (Proverbs 1:1-3) “The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: for gaining wisdom and instruction; for understanding words of insight; for receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what … Continue reading “Discuss the relationship between ethics and sanctions in Proverbs 1-7.”