Academic Papers on Mixed Issues in Western Civilization

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A short, 3 page discussion of the Hanging Gardens of Bablyon, their story & features. Focus is upon what makes them one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 7 page paper that compares three Italian humanists and their perspectives on human nature. This paper demonstrates the way in which the independent perspectives of these three authors, though all based in ancient philosophy, create different concepts of the origin of human nature. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Ancient Cyprus

  • 10 page paper

This 10 page paper provides an overview of the ancient civilization and culture of the island of Cyprus. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Modern Greek Culture

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page research paper on the culture of modern Greece. The writer explores the gender roles, ethnicity, language, and religion, and other important influences in modern Greek society. Specific examples of Greek ritual and tradition are provided. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 5 page research paper exploring the origins of the Hyksos who seized and ruled Egypt during the 15th and 16th Dynasties. Although their origins were thought to date back to Old Testament Hebrew by very early scholars (First Century AD), it is only in the last thirty years archeological finds have indicated the Hyksos ...

This 10 page paper examines social problems of today in comparison with those of Ancient Rome's. An historical overview is first provided that concentrates on the rule of Julius Caesar. Facts about Ancient Rome are gleaned from a variety of sources, inclusive of the art work the ancient world is famous for. An intense examination ...

A 20 page paper describing the view of human nature on renaissance art. The writer describes the Renaissance belief in humanism and its effects on the view of human nature and how this is portrayed in art of the time. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 12 page paper that provides a comprehensive overview of the significant features of the art and music of San Marco, Venice during the Renaissance era and considers the relationship between the art and the ideal of humanism. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Leonardo DaVinci

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page overview of Leonardo DaVinci's life & work. Bibliography lists 7 sources. End notes.

A 4 page research paper on DaVinci's infamous painting 'Mona Lisa' in which the writer presents their own opinion of the work and then complements it with in-depth historical analysis and factual information about the artist, the model, and even the work's original name. From an artistic perspective, the materials and methods used to paint ...

11 pages in length. Numerous examples have been discovered of the influence, both artistically and ecclesiastically, of the presence of the devil in the lives of common people and saints depicted in the many carvings, sculptures, and paintings of medieval times. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 5 page research paper exploring how women are portrayed in paintings. The writer describes images of women in a few key 20th century European paintings, and the social and cultural influences on these portrayals. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Aegean Art

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page study of art in the region surrounding Greece before the insurgence of the more traditionally known Greek period of art. Previous to Classical Greek art the Aegean art composed of several types of art forms that generally contained smooth and curved lines. The subject of art was oriented much more towards nature ...

Ancient Greek Art

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page study of ancient Greece and the art form it produced. This period in time produced many forms of art. The art of the ancient Greeks was to influence the world greatly as many buildings were built with Greek architecture in mind. Even today we still see its influences in most of our ...

This 7 page paper discusses the use of color throughout the time between and including the Geometric and Hellenistic periods. Ceramics and paintings are among the many art examples provided. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

A 15 page discussion of the evolution of Greek sculpture with an emphasis on drapery treatment over time. Bibliography lists eight sources.

5 pages in length. An insightful research paper on the importance of The Neolithic Age-- the period just before the dawn of Egyptian Civilization -- which is known to have given birth to modern humanity, art, architecture, religion etc; Because there are so few written records of this era, we know so little about this ...

Agoras, Greek & Roman

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page paper that explores the ancient Greek and Roman architecture of agoras (public squares), including their construction, materials, structures, ornamentation, and social significance. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

2 pages worth of notes and discussion about temples and various structures in Egypt nearly 4,000 years old. No Bibliography.

An 8 page paper on the great pyramids of ancient Egypt. Focusing upon the Pyramid at Giza, the Pharaoh's pyramids, and more,-- the writer examines architecture, purpose, use, etc; Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Who Built the Pyramids

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page paper explores the possibility of alien life through a look at the ancient Egyptian pyramids. The paper concludes that man did make the pyramids but both sides of the issue are addressed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Early Greek Architecture

  • 10 page paper

Approximately 10 pages in length. Paper examines periods and styles in early Greek architecture. Bibliography lists 7 sources (also includes annotated bibliography as well).

Roman Architecture

  • 11 page paper

An 11 page paper on Roman architecture focusing on such subtopics as the dome construction of temples & civic monuments, city planning, theaters, the Domus, triumphal arches, Roman tombs, and more. In addition to discussion culture, purpose, and general aesthetics, the writer also makes mention of the tools and methods used to construct these great ...

Roman Architecture # 2

  • 5 page paper

This subject is evaluated in terms of its influence on western architecture in this 5 page paper. Also discussed are social factors present when the structures were built as compared with mores and systems present today. Also included is discussion on building materials and style which is compared and contrasted with western art. Government buildings, ...

A 12 page research paper that analyzes the role of the Renaissance in Italian architecture and city planning, focusing on the cities of Venice, Florence, and Rome. The writer postulates that the Renaissance style of simplicity and symmetry, along with each city's geography, particularly influenced the development of neighborhoods and communities. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

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