In fact, Aurangzeb was one of the last Mughal emperors and after his rule, India was taken over by Great Britain who took advantage of the turmoil and divisions that existed because of the lack of unity and religious tolerance that had existed under the rule of Akbar. King Akbar shows us that when religious tolerance is practiced, empires flourish and its people remain united, and when it ceases to exist, conflict increases, causing societies to fall into decline and empires to
Throughout the 12th and 14th centuries, Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan were both Mongol leaders. Genghis Khan was a great Mongol leader from around 1205 to 1227. Kublai Khan ruled after Genghis Khan’s death from around 1260-1294. During their lives, Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan both were addressed by several different names. Genghis Khan was called Temüchin, Temujin, Chingiz, Chinggis and more.
Alexander the great was a king, leader, and conqueror. Throughout his time as king, his empire prevailed. He was a strong fighter and a good leader. His ruling and fighting have been remembered for thousands of years. But he also failed to create a stable government, or pass away the throne before his death.
Despite the circumstances, the reign of Marcus Aurelius was relatively successful, and thus, is appropriately referred to with the phrase “the five good emperors”. As even though such a term is partially subjective, the selflessness and benevolent nature of Aurelius lead him to bring further peace and prosperity to Rome. Marcus Aurelius was born in Rome in the 26th of April 121AD as Catilius Severus to the three-time consul, and prefect of Hadrian, Annius Verus, and Domitia Lucilla, the daughter of a former consular. (Historia Augusta) At the age of six, he would attract the interest of Hadrian by the frankness of his character, who would nickname him ‘Verissimus’ (meaning most true, or sincere). From an early age Aurelius was educated by the best teachers as prescribed by Hadrian, discovering philosophy, more specifically stoicism, and becoming greatly devoted to his study.
Sennacherib and Nebuchadnezzar worked hard to better their empire. According to The Cambridge Ancient History, “His letters, dealing with affairs on the northern borders, show that his duties as crown-prince entailed a share in the cares of government” (Page 61). Sennacherib cared about how he
One of the most powerful and influential Muslim ruler was Mansa Musa. Mansa Musa helped Islam spread by leaving to pilgrimage and introduced the empire to the Islamic World. He encouraged learning to read the Arabic language to read the Qur’an. He hired architects to build mosques as well. Another example is the Songhai empire.
Both Norman Roth’s and Stephen H. Haliczer’s thesis’s, state their opinion as to why the Inquisition was instituted. They both believe different things about why hatred towards the Jews originally started, which led to Jewish conversions and the Inquisition itself. Stephen H. Haliczer believes that the original hatred towards the Jews began because of the way the Jews were living. Prior to the time of the Inquisition, there were multiple urban oligarchies who came into conflict with the Jews. Because the Jews were independent and were not under the control of the oligarchies even though they lived within their regions, hostility towards them arose.
On Radanil’s refusal to join the Harem, Aurangzeb had her imprisoned. She would spend hours singing songs in memory of her lost lover, which infuriated Aurangzeb. It is well known that Aurangzeb, albeit a deeply religious man, was a connoisseur of music. But Ranadil’s open defiance did not go well with him, he would torture and torment her and she continued to turn a blind eye. One historian recounts how Ranadil’s music reminded Aurangzeb of his wrath and cruelty on his people, to the extent that Aurangzeb had reached his wit 's end and threatened to cut her body into pieces