He used his honorable position to launch a project his father had previously planned. The plan was called “Panhellenic project” and it was to lead the Greeks on a conquest to rule all of the land including Persia. He invaded the Achaemenid Empire in 334 BC,
After King Philip’s death, many countries under the control of Macedonia started to rebel and try to gain independence. Alexander quickly invaded Greece and showed that his authority would be respected. He then did the same thing to Thrace, establishing himself as an authority figure now known to all countries. Alexander then sought out to conquer all of Asia. At this time alexander was 22 years old.
In one historical document it says "Long did this noble animal share the toils and dangers of his master; and this was the horse that Alexander delighted to honor." (Steinmetz 2011) At thirteen he was tutored by the famous philosopher Aristotle. (History.com Staff 2009) At the young age of sixteen Alexander’s father went off to fight the Byzantiums and left him in charge of the country. Alexander saw the opportunity to prove his
He first learned his operation of the environment by learning the history of Mosul, and he learned that Mosul was an ancient city and was once walled bastion dating back to like 3,500 years. Mosul had thousands of military leadership generals who were native sons. Mosul was once a university town, a center for oil, and commercial crossroads (Lundberg, 2006). Major General Petraeus also found out that Mosul was a cosmopolitan city that was ethnically diverse. After General Petraeus arrived to reform Mosul, he met with all the formal Generals to form a new government to build a rapport to see who the big influencers were and who held power.
She had romantic as well as military alliances with the Roman leaders Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Cleopatra VII is believed to have been born in 70 or 69 B.C., the daughter of Auletes (Ptolemy XII) and Cleopatra V Trypheana. After the death of her father in 51 B.C., the throne of Egypt was passed on the Cleopatra, age 18, and her 10 year old brother, Ptolemy XIII. His advisors stood against Cleopatra, forcing her to flee to Syria in 46 B.C. She returned
Many factors helped influence and inspire the writing of the song. The “Star-Spangled Banner” is a powerful anthem for the United States because of the inspiration of one battle, one man, and one flag. The Battle of Baltimore, taking place during the War of 1812, was the event that inspired the writing of the “Star-Spangled Banner.” Not long after the United States won its independence from English, the young country was once again at war with England in the War of 1812 (Georgiady and Romano 6). After destroying Washington, the capital, the British continued towards Baltimore, seeking revenge for the 500 ships they lost to the city’s privateers (Poole). Following its successful attack on Alexandria, Virginia, the British naval force entered Baltimore Harbor and prepared to attack Fort McHenry (The Star-Spangled Banner Project), located in the Baltimore Harbor (Edwin).
Introduction Saddam (“The one who confronts” in Arabic) Hussein, is a former president of Iraq and one of the most prominent human rights violators the world has known. It appears as though his choices of action in life had much to do with the truly dark childhood he endured, and due to the influence of the uncle that raised him. The following paper will attempt to write a short profile, using the basic concepts studied throughout the course “Terror Profiling”. Background Saddam Hussein was born on April 28th, 1937 in to an impoverished, peasant family. His biological father either died prior/close to his birth or abandoned the family sometime during Hussein’s his first days of life (there appears to be a divided discourse in the
The Minoan civilization is an Aegean Bronze Age civilization that arose on the island of Crete and flourished from approximately 2000BC. It is credited as the first European civilization to use a written language – known as Linear A. It is renowned for the series of great palaces, beautiful frescoes, and distinguished carved stone vases, which reveal it was highly artistic and sophisticated. For about six centuries they prospered, exercising a cultural hegemony over more or less the whole of the Aegean Sea, until the abrupt demise around 1380 BC. The factors to bring about the end of the Minoan period are still intensely debated, though many theories seem to go along with Jared Diamond’s theories regarding a collapse of a civilization—his 5-point
The Trojan War, part of Greek history, was a war between Greek soldiers and the Trojans. This war took place after Paris, King of Troy abducted Helen, the wife of the Spartan ruler, Menelaus. The ruler and his Greek citizens demanded the return of Helen, yet the abductor refused. Greek troops gathered and went to war against Troy. After nine years of fighting and war, the Greeks who were led by Odysseus finally conquered Troy.
I been riding horses for as long as i can remember my daddy taught me everything i need to know about these majestic animals. His daddy before him taught him an so on and so forth. We been using these horses for everyday life and honestly i wouldn't know what i would do without