An Essay On The Chartres Cathedral

The Chartres Cathedral is one of the most notable pieces of gothic architecture, and many people have been impressed and in awe of the cathedral since it has been built. This includes American filmmaker, Orson Welles. In his final film he highlights the Chartres Cathedral by saying: This has been standing here for centuries. The … Read more

Bill Gates: A Modern Day Renaissance Man Essay

“When people think of a hero they most likely think of Superman, Batman, or Spider-Man, but what they should think of is people that make a difference in the world” (“One of America’s Greatest” par. 2). This quote is saying that most people often forget to acknowledge the people who have strived to make a … Read more

How Did Revolutions Break Out In Italy Essay

In the years leading up to 1848, there had been a growing battle between conservative and liberal ideologies. Economic struggles brought government to the forefront of many people’s minds and with that, the divide between these two ideologies increased. The year before 1848 had brought poor yields to the harvests which caused inflation of food … Read more

Examples Of Humanism In Dantes Inferno Essay

During the Renaissance, the belief of humanism became extremely popular. After the black plague people began to wonder if God had abandoned them. As a result, they began to look for their own answers through observation and experiment; this method was called empiricism. Through this man began to place himself at the center of the … Read more

Essay on Drawing Hands And Ramon Bruin’s The Twins

The Oxford dictionary states a drawing as ‘the formation of a line by drawing some tracing instrument from point to point of a surface; representation by lines; delineation as distinguished from painting… the arrangement of lines which determine form. ‘ So, by following this rule I have selected two drawings, one contemporary and one historical … Read more

Overview of Italy

Italy is a country located in southern Europe. Italy occupies a boot-shaped peninsula that extends into the Mediterranean sea from southern Europe. The country also includes two large islands, Sicily and Sardinia. The History Italy has had a long and colorful history. For much of its history, Italy has been divided into many small and … Read more

Italian Immigration Report

After experiencing hardships like poverty, a series of natural disasters, civil war and oppression from Northern Italy the Southern Italians started coming to America in flocks between 1876 and 1976. The most concentrated migrations of Italians happened between 1880 and 1920. Italians came to America not to escape these hardships, but to work and send … Read more

Italy Detailed Setting

Three and a half thousand metres in altitude, North of Italy, and just on the borderline tower the great, frosted-topped Alps. As two mountainsides melt into a valley, a small, snowy town meets. Clouds glide above and below, like mystical white pillows, that softens and creates a warm glow of the suns powerful and reflective … Read more