Sistine Chapel ceiling

The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, is a cornerstone work of High Renaissance art. The ceiling is that of the large Papal Chapel built within the Vatican between 1477 and 1480 by Pope Sixtus IV after whom it is named, and was painted at the commission of Pope Julius II. The chapel is the location for papal conclaves and many important services. The … More Sistine Chapel ceiling

Constitution of the Roman Republic

The Constitution of the Roman Republic was a set of guidelines and principles passed down mainly through precedent. The constitution was largely unwritten and uncodified, and evolved over time. Rather than creating a government that was primarily a democracy (as was ancient Athens), an aristocracy (as was ancient Sparta), or a monarchy (as was Rome before and, in many respects, after the Republic), the Roman constitution mixed these three elements, thus creating … More Constitution of the Roman Republic

Men Can’t Respect You If You Don’t Respect Yourself

Men can’t respect you if you don’t respect yourself. And while you praise (mostly by men) that commonly used phrase let me continue by explaining the ignorance surrounding it. A girl who does not respect herself has most often and more likely gone through much pain in her life. It did in some sense begin with her parents and … More Men Can’t Respect You If You Don’t Respect Yourself

Vitruvian Man

You have probably seen this image & the likes of it as humoristic cartoons but do you know what it actually represent? It depicts, according to the well known creator Leonardo Da Vinci, the ideal human proportions. The Vitruvian Man, Italian: Le proporzioni del corpo umano secondo Vitruvio, is a drawing by Leonardo da Vinci around 1490. It is accompanied by notes based on … More Vitruvian Man

End of the World

The End of the World lyrics Lupe Fiasco [Hook] This world ends, this world ends This world ends, this world ends Now, now, now, now, now, now, now, now [Verse 1] She love her people so much Came to my show just to throw her flag up and Pray to God that I saw her Wonder … More End of the World