SECTION I: Alexander III of Macedon who is also known as Alexander the Great. He was born in July of 356 BC to Queen Olympias and King Phillip II of Macedon. As a young child Alexander the Great was tutored by the famous Greek philosopher, Aristotle. At a very young age he aided in the Battle of Chaeronea alongside his father. Also, at a young age his father King Phillip II of Macedon, Alexander’s father, was assassinated and subsequently died.
The choices we make determine our fate. Beowulf’s choices to fight the battles and risk his life determined his fate. Beowulf’s first battle was against Grendel. He heard about Hrothgar’s people getting slaughtered and knew he had to help. He gathered fourteen men to sail with him to Hrothgar’s land.
The dirt removed from the construction of the foundation was used to raise the ground level by several meters to turn the marshy valley that once was a lake into a tall hill so that his amphitheater would be seen by all. Although Vespasian ordered the amphitheatre to be built, he was unable to see it completed because he died of natural causes in 79 A.D. After his death, Vespasian’s son, Titus, took over as emperor and dedicated the amphitheatre in 80 A.D. He held a great gladiator spectacular that lasted one hundred days and nights although still under construction. Titus’ reign ended in 81 A.D. when he died from a fever. As Titus had no children, Vespasian’s younger son was next in line to be emperor.
The 82nd Airborne Division was tasked with the stretch between fields and the city of Nijmegen. This included the road and bridge that went over the Mighty River Bar at Arnhem. More importantly, the British First Airborne Division’s main goal was to capture and hold the last bridge over the lower Rhine River or the entire mission could fail. More than 10,000 British and Polish troops were charged with holding the bridge for 48 hours, regardless of how the enemy retaliated. The operation also called for the armoured relief division to rapidly move onward and was spearheaded by 30 Corps.
Sharif, the auto driver, makes his first halt at Arcot Gate. Unknowingly, I had stumbled upon a little known historical facet. Arcot had played a big role in the English conquest of India and, it was here, after the Battle for Arcot that the British established their supremacy over other Europeans powers, especially French, their main rival. Further, it also led to the rise of Robert Clive, a young clerk in the East India Company, who later became instrumental in the conquest of Bengal and ended his career as Governor of the province and retired a wealthy man. The conquest of Bengal and its immense wealth helped the English eliminate every other European rivals and established British rule in the subcontinent.
Strategic demolition on parts of the bridge so that each section was manageable and thoughtful since lead paint containment was a large concern for them. In Facing a challenging 42 month construction schedule, planning how to transport cars across the river while the bridge was being demolished and rebuilt, weather delays, lead removal from ½” layer and containing the construction debris, having two trailers on either side of the lake (depending on where they were on the bridge), constructing while designing the bridge, figuring out the flow of traffic and schedule to move cars across, operating at certain times to use explosive demolition of bridge, procuring materials well in advance to make sure they were ready
What would you do if you were the king of a giant country like Spain? King Philip was just that and for a long time. He was king of Spain for fourth-two years and accomplished many great tasks. Philip II was a great ruler of Spain and helped the country out a lot. He influenced Spain by making Madrid, Spain’s capital, starting the Spanish Golden Age, and defeating the French army at St. Quentin.
Afonso de Albuquerque arrived in Malacca in June 1511 and rescued the Portuguese who were imprisoned in the 1509 expedition. At the moment, Sultan Mahmud Shah tried to build up a stronger town defenses but he was self-assured because of his capable army of 20,000 men mostly from Persians, Turkish and Jarvanese warriors. There were also 2,000 guns and twenty elephants. At that time, the Chinese merchants offered their crews and five junks to the Portuguese. The Malacca river divided Malacca into two parts which
On April 16 Paul Revere rode to 20 miles to concord to advise local compatriots to secure the military stores before the British soldiers arrive. During the battle of Bunker Hill, George Washington was appointed with 15,000 American troops. After the Boston tea party, the British responded with the intolerable acts. Thomas Gage had 4000 American Soldiers under his command. During the winter of 1775 to 1776 George Washington’s Soldiers lagged so bad they needed fresh soldiers to maintain the siege.
The autocrat king Ranajit wanted to bring Shivtarai under his control and decides to subjugate the people by damming the waterfall thus denying them water. The King employs the royal engineer Bibhuti to build a sturdy dam to prevent the water reaching the plains below. This play was written when India was in the clutches of British. Tagore is comparing the people of Shivtarai with Indians. In the similar manner, Indians were also exploited by the Briitshers as King Ranajit was tormenting Shivtarai citizens.