Julius Caesar is known for winning his victory in Gaul. Making one of his victories most important new territories to the empire. Later on his “Dictatorship” Caesar went to war against Pompey, leading his troops across the river Rubicon. By then of 48 BC he had pushes his enemies away from Italy and trapped Pompey, and he ended up in Egypt. Eventually Pompey gets killed in Egypt.
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.
If the people of the prince were Romans, what of this prince that will come? Most Premillennial scholars suggest this prince is not the historical prince of the people that destroyed Jerusalem, but rather, a prince that will ascend at the end of the age. Daniel 9:27 describes the yet future seven-year peace treaty made by none other than The Antichrist, the Prince over a revived empire built on elements of the ancient Roman Empire.
The War Between Octavian and Cleopatra In 36 B.C. Octavian had declared war on Cleopatra in late 32 B.C.. Octavian had done this because after the defeat in Parthia, instead of of accepting Octavia’s wanting to rejoin Mark Antony, he went back to Egypt to Cleopatra and Octavian felt that Mark Antony was under Cleopatra’s control. Also in that time the Roman Senate had taken away Mark Antony’s titles.
In search for military glory, Claudius personally led his army through Gaul and across the Channel into Britain where, with little opposition, he reduced much of the island into submission. Claudius died on October 13th 54 after being poisoned, probably on the orders of Agrippina who was afraid Claudius would appoint Britannicus. Claudius undertook the conquest of Britain. He visited the island for 16 days, to preside over the capture of Colchester, the capital of the new province, and then returned to Rome. As well as Britain, Claudius added North Africa, Balkans, part of Turkey to the Roman Empire.
He was the first person to win against Persia since 646 BC when king Ashurbanipal of Assyria raids the Elamite capital (Susa) in Persia. Alexander the Great, III, of Macedon was an important leader and left an inspiring legacy because he was a military genius,a liberator and connector, and an admirable king. Alexander was a genius, showing exquisite knowledge of battle tactics and strategy. In the battle of
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. Greek art was influenced by Egyptian art when comparing sculptures.
After three years, Crassus was killed in a battle in Syria while Pompey was still concerned about Caesar. Being a threat to one another, civil war eventually broke out between Caesar and Pompey. Pompey proved to be no match for Caesar and his army. He pushed them back and Pompey fled into Egypt where he eventually died. While there, Caesar allied himself with Cleopatra and had a son named Caesarion.
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.
Greek and Roman Timeline This timeline shows how the ancient Greek Empire fell to the Roman Empire. The Greeks fight the Persians in the Greek/Persian Wars and win in 490 BC. The temple of Athena is completed in Athens in 432 BC. The Peloponnesian Wars begin in 431 BC., and in 404 BC.
Pharaohs during the 30th dynasty maintained Egypt’s independence. During this time they were still battling the Persians in alliance with the Sparta and Athens. Egypt tried to reassemble the new kingdom by invading Syria. After many attempts the Persians finally reconquered Egypt (341B.C.). The Persians did not rule Egypt for very long.
Antony confronted Octavius, declaring that Caesarion was Julius’s true son and that Caesarion was the rightful heir to the throne. Octavius fought back and claimed that he’ll seize Antony’s will, and had told the people of Rome that Antony had given Cleopatra Roman possessions and that the couple planned on making Alexandria the new capital of Rome. In 31 B.C. Cleopatra and Antony fought Octavius’s forces in the raging battle of Actium, which was on Greece 's west coast. The battle ended with a costly defeat for the Egyptians, forcing the couple to flee back to Egypt.
Alexander III, posthumously revered as Alexander the Great, son of Philip II of Macedonia and archaic military genius and conqueror, uncovered a city west of the Nile River in Egypt; he called his newly taken territory Alexandria, in honor of himself and historic legacy. Alexander reigned as the ferocious and emphatic pharaoh of ancient Egypt until his suspicious death, in 323 B.C., which remains one of the greatest mysteries in history. Before his death and world-changing conquests, Alexander was a commander in the Macedonian military and played a crucial role in Macedonia’s victory over the Greeks. The Grecian way of life, particularly the Hellenistic period, influenced Alexander deeply and he sought to Grecian-ize all the lands he’d soon
From the moment he was born in late July, 357 B.C., Alexander the Great was destined to make his mark on history. The son of Philip II, king of Macedonia, and his princess wife Olympias, Alexander was practically born to be a leader. As the young prince grew, those around him came to realize he would someday be known far beyond the reaches of Macedonia, as evidenced in a famed interaction between Philip II and his son, in which Philip tells Alexander, "O my son, find yourself a kingdom equal to and worthy of your ambitions, for Macedonia is too little for you." At the age of 20, Alexander was chosen to rule Macedonia following the assassination of his father.