It was the first time the Greeks had beaten the Persians, meaning the Persians were not invincible. Ten years later, Persian ruler, Xerxes, Darius’ son organized a huge invasion force to take revenge on Greece. The Persians encountered the Spartans at the mountain pass of Thermopylae. At this battle, the Spartans fought but lost to the Persians. Northern Greece had been conquered by Persians.
his son, Hippias took over. The people of Athens started to revolt with Cleisthenes as their leader. Under Cleisthenes’ rule, all levels of society are given the equal opportunity to become heroic. Cleisthenes is exiled by Isagoras, whom searched for help from the Spartans to gain power, which resulted in a revolution introducing democracy in Athens. In part two, Persia is defeated as they try to invade Greece in 490 BCE.
George main idea is that the Greek’s philosophies were stolen from Egyptian’s ideas. The author mentions how “Egyptian mystery system” is the same concepts/ideas as the Greek’s philosophy. The author is stating that Egypt could be the foundation of the Greeks culture and philosophies. The reason for this is the Greeks may have stolen ideas from Egypt according to the author. He argues that Alexander the Great "invaded Egypt and captured the Royal Library at Alexandria and plundered it", that Aristotle 's ideas came from these stolen books and that he established his school within the library.
Have you ever experienced conquering the world? One man did. In his youth, educated by Aristotle (a famous Greek philosopher), and taught by Leonidas II (a great general) to ride a horse and fight. Also, the inheritor of his father’s ,King Philip II of Macedon, massive army that he would use to conquer the known ancient world. Alexander achieve a feat as great as they say it to be, he would defeat the ever growing mighty Persian empire.
It is well known for its politics, history, culture, and especially art. Alexander the Great: Alexander the Great began to rule Macedonia in the year, 336 BCE, after the assassination of his father. His plan was to follow in his father’s footsteps and invade Persia. Alexander and his army were successful with the expedition and were able to explore more of the unknown
The Celts: The People Who Came Out Of Darkness 'The Celts: The People Who Came Out of the Darkness ' the author Gerhard Herm tells an epic story of the Celts who attacked Rome and Greece for the possession of wealth, power and diversity. Even though, in the beginning the author spends most of his time giving more detail than he should about the Romans, Greece, and Atlantis, moreover, the story portrays how the Celts Warriors collected the heads of their enemies and regarded them as war trophies. The Celts later extended their influence to the Atlantic and the Middle East. In these regions, they brought a unique mythology and culture. They also introduced a style of art that was regarded as the greatest accomplishment of the north of Alps
Firas N. Bashir Hellenistic Time Period Hellenistic art all started with the death of Alexander the Great following the Greek world and the Persian Empire’s incorporation into it. Alexander is considered one of the greatest military geniuses of all time, he is also the conqueror of the Persian Empire and the king of Macedonia. The Hellenistic art had spread all around the cultivated world. The Greek culture was utterly dominant. But the instant death of Alexander the Great quickly decreased the Greek’s and their imperial power, following the separation of his massive empire between the three generals: Antigonus I, was given Greece and Macedonia; Seleucus I had took control of Anatolia, Mesopotamia, and Persia; and last but not least, Ptolemy I was given the opportunity to rule Egypt.
Intelligence, bravery, and leadership, are all characteristics you look for in a hero, that’s what Alexander the Great is but, is he really great or just a power hungry king.. Alexander the Great was King Philip 's son who took over the world, he became the leader of Macedonia in 336 BCE. He was destined for power and started his strike in Asia Minor, this strike led him to take over most of Europe. Alexander was a great leader that used his intelligence and bravery to take down civilizations. Alexander was an intelligent leader that used his strategies to take over most of Europe in only 11 years, that is including the 3 most significant territories, Egypt, Greece and Persia (DOC A). He was very intelligent because out of all of his territories he took over, only 5 of the territories had a battle with him.
With fall of Constantinople in 1453 came the fall of a great empire that soon lost basic political rights under the reign of the Ottoman Empire. Greece after being conquered by the Turkish. The Greek War of Independence reestablished Greece as a singular entity without the oppression of the Ottoman Empire. Much like the nationalism that had been all over Europe the Greeks had a powerful sense of pride in their cultural values and religion; this was called Hellenism. Throughout centuries, the Greeks had attempted several times to gain independence from the Ottoman Empire since their conquer.