The Rise of Napoleon in the Coup of 18 Brumaire

On the morning of 18 Brumaire, Lucien Bonaparte falsely persuaded the Councils that a Jacobin coup was at hand in Paris. Introduction The Coup of 18 Brumaire brought General Napoleon Bonaparte to power as First Consul of France and in the view of most historians ended the French Revolution. This bloodless coup d’état overthrew the[…]

Ethical Didaxis and the Role of Poetry in the Lying Tales of Odysseus

Indirect communication is a central feature of the lying tales Odysseus tells. In book 13 of the Odyssey, Odysseus finds himself abandoned by his Phaeacian escort in a land which he does not recognize and with no certain way to protect the gifts he has obtained from King Alcinous. Soon met by Athena disguised as[…]

A Horse Is a Horse…or Not: Digging into the Ancient Story of the Trojan Horse

There are many interpretations of the story and what the horse actually was, if it even existed at all. The tale of the Trojan Horse is one of the most frequently told stories from the mythical Trojan War. It tells about the trick employed by the Greeks who were tired of besieging Troy for a[…]

3 Facts to Know about Modern Ethnographic Research

The ethnographic study refers to a branch of anthropology that studies a group of people in-depth and tries to understand how they live. Generally, in ethnographic research, a group of researchers observes behavior in a person or a group of people with the help of pre-installed cameras that are set up at their homes or[…]

How to Become a Criminal Defense Lawyer

Legal professions today are considered prestigious thanks to their high demand and good pay. Whether you’re looking to become a personal injury lawyer or a criminal defense lawyer, every legal profession plays an important role in serving the citizens. As a lawyer in this discipline, your responsibility is to defend individuals and organizations that have[…]