The Shield of Achilles

The shield of Achilles plays a major part in the Iliad. It portrays the story of the Achaeans and their fight against the Trojans in a microcosm of the larger story. Forged by the god, Hephaestus, who was a crippled smith, it depicts the two cities and the happenings within, as well as Agamemnons kingly … Read more

Aztecs Essay

Around 1168 AD, a Nahua tribe called the Aztecs left their mysterious homeland known as Aztln and migrated south to Central Valley. At first the Aztecs were practically enslaved by the other Nahua tribe, but they continued to struggle for power. By the 1300’s the Aztecs had founded two different settlements on Islands in lakes. … Read more

Canadian Birds

The Branta Canadensis, better known as the Canada Goose is a bird which can be found all over North America. People from all over America look towards the sky when the Canada Geese go honking overhead their trademark “V” formation, and because they nest all over Canada the United States many people have a chance … Read more