In the opening lines of chapter XXI(20), Machiavelli states, "Nothing brings more prestige than great campaigns and striking demonstrations of his personal abilities". Starting with great campaigns, two rulers who had stellar campaigns are Ferdinand of Aragon and Alexander the Great. Not many can share such success in a campaign like these two greats had. Ferdinand skillfully used the military he had to attack France, Italy and more. He won with a reputation of being a man with outstanding ability.
The Impact of Alexander the Great’s Invasions Alexander III of Macedon is known as Alexander the Great. He became a king after his father’s death and tried to conquer most of the cities of that period. He was a very talented person and had impressive diplomatic and military skills. For these qualities, he is known as “the Great.” Although Alexander faced many protests, but he won many battles and extended the territory of his empire very quickly. Alexander spread his political and military influence throughout Greece, Asia, Minor, Egypt, Mesopotamia, and India.
(Drout) Due to this people believed that Beowulf is as tough as he can be and he is able to adapt to any situation that is possible. This shows that Beowulf also followed in his father's footsteps on how to be as strong as possible and being able to achieve that might with any means necessary. Due to these examples, people look up to Beowulf as a man that has more Machismo and more might than any other person possible. This shows that he is adaptable to any situation as well as someone that is an influential figure to some that want to be as strong and honorable as he
After Philips assasination many Greeks celebrated thinking that Greece woyuld regain freedom once again. But they were mistaken Alexander, the son of Philip, was most remarkable. He was only twenty years old when his father died in 336 BC and yet he was ready to go out and to do great things. He told the Greek cities immediately to obey him and followed his father 's footsteps in preparations to invade persia as his father was set to do. Alexander was a great leader and was great at winning battles.
The conquer was a success, and the Median Empire became expanded. By the year 550 BCE, Cyrus wanted to rebel against the Medes, To accomplish this he needed to unite his companions of local tribes to defeat the admirable Median Empire. As he built his men, he also had to consider in a very wise way to set up a strategy that will not fail the invasion. Successfully, he gained full control of the Median Empire with the help of local tribes, friends, and kinsmen. “The Medes ruled the Persians until 550 BCE, when the tables were turned by Cyrus the Great.” King Cyrus the Great knew that he needed to make the Persian Empire stronger, if he wished to expand
Many of his accomplishments did occur before obtaining the title of Supreme Ruler. He did this by winning the support of the people and the senate. Even when elected counsel he continued his actions to win over the populous. This intern led to his approval to gain the name Augustus, meaning revered, by the senate. With all his accomplishments of peaceful and a united empire as counsel, he was appointed Life Ruler of Rome.
It shows that no matter how extreme things can get, there is always something worth celebrating. Hephaistos decorates the shield with representation of the entire world to show that Achilles is not only fighting for himself, but also for the whole world. He is wearing the strength of the whole world on him. We know that Achilles is powerful, but now he has even more power. Not only in book 18, but throughout the whole text we are shown the polarities of human life; war and peace, city and country, and conflict and
During his life, did Alexander show enough leadership, courage, and concern for others to be considered great? By these measures, Alexander was great for at least three reasons: military genius, inspiring leader, and spread of Greek cultures. First of all, one reason that Alexander was great was because he was a military genius. He was a genius because he conquered so much land and did not stop. In document B it states, “That Alexander made a plan to trick Porus by acting like he was going over the river by making
(BGE) Was Alexander the Great really great? Based on his remarkable achievement, leadership, and concern for others, Alexander the Great was great. Alexander was great for his large empire, his influence, and his generosity to others. One reason that Alexander was great is his large empire. At just the age of 20, Alexander set off to conquer Persia.
“I shall win the gold by my courage, or else mortal combat, doom of battle, will bear your lord away” (2535-2537). This quote shows bravery because he's saying he will fight and win with his courage/bravery or he will die because it was not his fate to win. Today in modern society showing bravery is something that can be so little but mean so much to someone else. It could also mean something so big that impacts not only yourself but people around you also. Everyday a human will show an act of bravery and become brave like