Venice Essay Topics

Achievements of Venice

Venice had many achievements by the 15th Century, mainly, building a maritime empire, social transformation and also economic prosperity. The most significant achievement, would be building a maritime empire, followed by social transformation and economic prosperity. Firstly, the most significant achievement would be building a maritime empire. As a maritime empire, Venice possessed territories along… View Article

Shylock’s dialogue

What judgment shall I dread, doing no wrong? You have among you many a purchased slave, Which, like your asses and your dogs and mules, You use in abject and in slavish parts, Because you bought them: shall I say to you, Let them be free, marry them to your heirs? Why sweat they under… View Article

Venice region

An American archeologist who studies the history of Venice suggested a multi-billion dollar floodgate to be built to save the city from rising waters knowing that science often rest on chance discovery. A 10 feet deep and more than 30 feet wide pit has been dug next to an ancient Basilica. It was below sea… View Article

Protestant church

Dresden was not only the center of Saxony, a prosperous and developed city of Germany, but arguably also capital of the Protestant Church, a title held by the city thanks to its daring and brilliant architectural masterpiece, the Frauenkirche, a 352-foot-high stone dome, a stunning expression of pure Baroque architecture. King Augustus’s most notable legacy… View Article

Historical Recount: Marco Polo and His Voyage to China

In 13th and 14th centuries, many people believed that Marco polo and his family have been one of the first Europeans to visit China with a famous book The Travels of Marco Polo that had been written by a writer called Rustichello. The most appealing thing about Marco Polo is that Marco and his father… View Article

Shylock Is a Jew in a Predominantly Christian Society

Question: ‘Shylock is a Jew in a predominantly Christian society just as Othello is…living in a predominantly white society. But unlike Othello, Shylock rejects the Christian community as firmly as it rejects him.’ (W.H. Auden, ‘The Dyer’s Hand’, 1963. Quoted in ‘Shakespeare’s Comedies’, edited by Lerner, Penguin 1967.) In light of the above quotation, compare… View Article