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Sekonyela's downfall is commonly attributed to his personal defects-to the love of war by which he alienated his neighbours, and to the rough treatment by which he alienated his own people, Conversely, Moshweshwe's rise to power is commonly attributed to his love of peace and to his benevolence.
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Thereafter his wealth far surpassed Sekonyela's, and it was mainly because of this that he was able to attract and hold so many followers.
downfall and is
As Jacques Revel notes, the success of the Annales School, especially its use of social structures as explanatory forces contained the seeds of its own downfall, for there is " no longer any implicit consensus on which to base the unity of the social, identified with the real.
Atë, Greek for ' ruin, folly, delusion ', is the action performed by the hero, usually because of his / her hubris, or great pride, that leads to his / her death or downfall.
Herwig Wolfram opens his chapter on the eighth Visigothic king, " Alaric's reign gets no full treatment in the sources, and the little they do contain is overshadowed by his death in the Battle of Vouillé and the downfall of the Toulosan kingdom.
* Tragedy: a drama in which a character's downfall is caused by a flaw in their character or by a major error in judgment.
The term is derived from the ancient Greek noun (), which means " the abandonment ", " the downfall ", or " the darkening of a heavenly body ", which is derived from the verb () which means " to abandon ", " to darken ", or " to cease to exist ," a combination of prefix (), from preposition (), " out ," and of verb (), " to be absent ".
Lilith as serpent then proceeds to trick Eve into eating the fruit from the tree of knowledge and in this way is responsible for the downfall of all of mankind.
It is thought that Shakespeare never read Gesta Danorum, and instead had access to an auxiliary version of the tale describing the downfall of the Prince of Denmark, whose real name-Amleth-was used in anagram by Shakespeare for Hamlet.
Urquhart also receives support from Collingridge, who is unaware of Urquhart's role in his own downfall.
Atë, ancient Greek for " ruin, folly, delusion ," is the action performed by the hero or heroine, usually because of his or her hubris, or great pride, that leads to his or her death or downfall.
The downfall of the regime is attributed to its embezzlement of millions of dollars in foreign aid that was given to the country in response to the devastating 1972 earthquake.
* 1967 – London criminal Jack McVitie is murdered by the Kray twins, leading to their eventual imprisonment and downfall.
It is apparently not until Prometheus reveals this secret of Zeus's potential downfall that the two reconcile in the final play, Prometheus the Fire-Bringer or Prometheus Pyrphoros, a lost tragedy by Aeschylus.
Although he is full of ideas, his lack of practical knowledge of how to implement them and his total unfamiliarity with the technology and customs of the period lead to his downfall.
But the ultimate potentiation of every passion is always to will its own downfall, and so it is also the ultimate passion of the understanding to will the collision, although in one way or another the collision must become its downfall.
This is generally the most unstable point of sail, but the easiest for a novice to grasp conceptually, making it a common downfall for beginners.
Dorian's " poisonous French novel " that leads to his downfall is believed to be Joris-Karl Huysmans ' novel À rebours.
It is not to be wondered at that one who held to the old faith should attribute the downfall of the Roman Empire in great part to the religious innovations attendant upon the spread of Christianity.
* 1410: The Battle of Grunwald is the decisive battle of the Polish – Lithuanian – Teutonic War leading to the downfall of the Teutonic Knights.
** London criminal Jack McVitie is murdered by the Kray twins, leading to their eventual imprisonment and downfall.
The opera, written in the genre of opéra comique with musical numbers separated by dialogue, tells the story of the downfall of Don José, a naive soldier who is seduced by the wiles of the fiery gypsy Carmen.
The film is sometimes cited, as on the DVD release of the 1952 Singin ' in the Rain, as the movie that led to the downfall of Gilbert's career.
downfall and attributed
The downfall of the former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has, among other things, been attributed to his hubris by the international media.
Finally, just as Aeschylus gave Prometheus a key role in bringing Zeus to power, he also attributed to him secret knowledge that could lead to Zeus's downfall: Prometheus had been told by his mother Gaia of a potential marriage that would produce a son who would overthrow Zeus.
Demetrius ' downfall may be attributed to Heracleides, a surviving brother of the defeated rebel Timarchus, who championed the cause of Alexander Balas, a boy who claimed to be a natural son of Antiochus IV Epiphanes.
Analysts attributed Akhmetov's political downfall to the President's criticism of his administrative oversight of the economy.
The eventual downfall of JCP, leading up to its eventual sale to Ted Turner ( and the birth of WCW ) can be attributed to several key factors.
Though the accounting scandals are most credited with the demise of the company, it has later come out that part of the downfall was attributed to employees inflating results in part to help protect their jobs.
Weis attributed the team's downfall to his own mistakes, including his failure to use full-speed practices and to develop his players properly, his installation of two separate offensive systems, one for each potential starting quarterback, as well as to the graduation of star quarterback Brady Quinn.
downfall and personal
He was therefore unable to make any personal gain from the downfall of Walpole, to which he had personally contributed a great deal.
The two strands of action — Martha Cochrane's rise to fame and her subsequent downfall on the one hand and the launching of the project and its continuing success on the other — are intertwined when Martha applies for a job as Special Consultant in Pitman's personal staff, which she gets.
In the end ignorance, the power of the church, bitter infighting between conservatives and liberals, and the quest for personal glory were the main reasons for the downfall of the ' Federation '.
It also illustrates how negative or selfish attitudes and personal jealousies can lead to the downfall of any organization and is to be taken very seriously.
Modern historians have called William Montague Edward's " most intimate personal friend " and " the chief influence behind the throne from Mortimer's downfall in 1330 until his own death in 1344.
Xiang Yu made a speech to his men, saying that his downfall was due to Heaven's will and not his personal failure.
Al Tajir lost or resigned his position in 1981 with the downfall of Sheikh Rashid's health and the waning of his personal power, with the ascedency of Shekih Rashid's sons.
To Menelaus, this is not only a personal blow ( for it is his wife, Helen, with whom the Trojan prince Paris ran off, whose retrieval is the main pretext for the war ); it may also lead to mutiny and the downfall of the Greek leaders should the rank and file discover the prophecy and realise that their general has put his family above their pride as soldiers.
Episodes usually find them hatching elaborate schemes, conspiring against one another and others for personal gain, vengeance, or simply for the entertainment of watching one another's downfall.
downfall and love
Cleopatra, who was emotionally invested in Antony, brought about the downfall of Egypt in her commitment to love, whereas Mary Tudor ’ s emotional attachment to Catholicism fates her rule.
She remembers how Henry fell in love with her, and how her relatives ( and certain of Henry's councillors like Thomas Cromwell, Bishop Stephen Gardiner, and others ), schemed to bring about the downfall of Anne Boleyn and the subsequent rise of Jane.
His compassion for his suffering wife — who is tormented by her childlessness and her love for Lancelet — ultimately becomes his downfall.
The downfall of the Zentradi nomadic warrior civilization came during Space War I ( 2009 ), when the technologically inferior but culturally and spiritually superior " Miclones " ( humans ) were able to reach the buried emotions of the Zentradi through terrestrial culture and humane actions, especially music and acts of love and kindness.
Her petulant refusal to accept the truth of her past, in both life and love, is her downfall throughout the play.
Out of loyalty, and love, to Armando, she helps him launch a risky new business plan that could mean the downfall of EcoModa, but if successful, could bring the company back to firm financial standing.
It takes Brigitta a long time to be convinced of Murai ’ s love and tells him it will only lead him to his downfall.
It was Babington's misplaced trust of, and possibly even love for, Poley that was a large contributory factor in his eventual downfall.