Monthly Archives: September 2013

A Cyclopes Civilization?

  A Cyclopes Civilization? Did the Cyclopes of Homers Odyssey have a civilization? No they did not. Homer describes them as lawless and inhuman. Furthermore they had no kind of agriculture. Homer says this about their agriculture:   “Now the … Continue reading

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Odysseus vs The Cyclops

Odysseus vs The Cyclops After the siege of Troy, Odysseus embarks on a long journey to return to his homeland. During his journey, he is thrown off course and lands on a mysterious island. One of the fiercest monsters in … Continue reading

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Eye of the Tiger

Here is a photo of a tiger I took at the Bronx Zoo. I shot this with the Canon EOS REBEL T3i. I really like my camera and photography in general. I hope that this photo gives you some inspiration to … Continue reading

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Great Hector of the Shining Helmet

Great Hector of the Shining Helmet In the Iliad, Homer provides us with many fully developed characters. In book six of the Iliad, he presents us with a deep view into the mind and motivations of Hector. Hector is described … Continue reading

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A Summary of Minoan Crete

A Summary of Minoan Crete The Minoan civilization had long been forgotten until Sir Arthur Evans (a British archaeologist) discovered the ruins in the first decade of the twentieth century. Evans named this ancient civilization after King Minos of Crete. … Continue reading

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Week 1 writing assignment for Western Civ

The Hebrew patriarch, Abraham, came from the Mesopotamian city of Ur. God told Abraham to leave Ur and travel westward to the land of Canaan, promising that he would become the father of a great nation. Abraham obeyed the word … Continue reading

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