Historical studies and the ulama (Muslim religious scholars) of the time portray Mubarak as a Sunni during the reign of Sultan Ibrahim Lodhi, became a Mahdavi during the Sur period, as a Naqshbandi during the reign of Humayun and an advocate of liberal thought under Akbar 's rule. As he was accused of being a Mahdavi, he was persecuted and driven from home to home. This left a major mark on Abū al-Fażl who became skeptical of the ulamas’ dogmatism and bigotry hence he, himself, assumed a
During Suleyman’s reign the Ottoman Empire reached its maximum power. Suleyman made the Ottoman Empire the most powerful empire in history by concurring three different continents and constructing the Golden age of the empire. This magnificent sultan had it all and his amazing legacy is still told today, which is remarkable(Hays 1). Suleyman was born September 6, 1494 in Trabzon, In addition “Suleyman was born two years after Columbus have sailed to America”(Hays 2). Suleyman had a hard
The purpose of this essay will primarily focus on how artillery played a pivotal role in the success of this battle. Additionally, it will highlight information on artillery pieces used during battle, ammunition, and tactics. Finally, it will cover the strategic tactics with combined armed forces, in which paved the way to ensure the future success of artillery in today’s military. The Revolutionary War was a devastating war, leaving almost 70,000 U.S. and British soldiers dead or wounded. The war lasted eight long years with America, France, Spain, and the Dutch on one side and the Great British Empire on the opposite.
Vladimir and Kublai Khan both had many achievements dealing with aspects of their empire and reputations and legacy, but also possessed differences in religion and declining end. Rising to power wasn’t easy for Vladimir or Kublai Khan. They both had a family tree that restricted instant heritage of the throne. Vladimir was banned by his older brother who took the position of ruler after their father’s death. He had to return after gathering support and military power to overthrow and claim the title of emperor.
Carthaginian warlord Hannibal is regarded as the greatest military warlord in history. The Carthaginian had a long battle for supremacy with the Roman both in sea and on land which ended with the roman becoming hegemonic power at the time. In this essay, I will give a brief analysis of how Carthage almost became equal in power with Rome; highlight their strengths and the conflict that led to Rome becoming a naval power. Body. Rome was already world power after defeating the Latins, Samnites and Etruscans; they had acquired a great deal of strength and experience from the long battle with the aforementioned city-states.
Weakened by their internal strife, they were divided into different factions. They could not stand the strength of the crusaders, until Sultan Salahuddin appeared on the scene. He reunited the Muslims and served a fatal blow to the crusaders, forcing them to eventually give up their crusades against the Muslims. Born in 1137, to the ruler of Tikrit (Iraq), Najamuddin, of a prominent Kurdish family, Salahuddin
CONQUESTS DURING HAZRAT UMAR'S KHILAFAT: It was during the khilafat hazrat umar thats the muslim conquered the two great empires of the time.Rome and Persia,and the flag of islam was hoisted in iraq,syria,palestine,egypt and persia.By following the principles of islam,the muslim ensured fair dealings and justice among the people of the occupied territories and islam soon spread throughout those countries. THE CONQUEST OF IRAQ: When hazrat umar bacame khalifah,the muslim forces were already engaged in war with iraq and syria.In those days the persians governed iraq while the romans ruled over syria.after becoming the leader of the muslims,hazrat umer devoted his attention first of all to iraq.Hazrat khalid bin waleed,who had made spectacular
The causes of the Civil War could be traced back the 15th century. In the 15th century was Spain was one of the potential countries of Europe in that time. They had the hegemony and the power of Europe and lots of colonies in Filipinas, in North Africa and in South America because it was the first country to discover it. However in the 17th century Spain begun to decline and to lose colonies. In that time Spain had very serious internal problems, and in the 18th century there was a war called the War the Spanish Succession, where two dynasties (from France and Austria) clashed for the throne.
Almost a century ago in 1916-1919, when the events unfolded the long history of the colonial powers (Britain) struggled to dismantle the Ottoman Empire. The Ottoman Empire though controlled by the Turks-promised the Arabs to for control over the Middle Eastern region when prompted to revolt against the Empire. Many analysts are of the view that had Turkey remained neutral Middle East would have presented a completely different scenario. To strike the deal-in 1916 a young officer in the British army-Thomas Edward Lawrence commonly known as T.E Lawrence with his knowledge and love for Arab deserts and the world the term wholly encompassed was given the task of such nature. Lawrence on the other hand had already developed a love for the Arab world and worked towards the goal-of a free region that had
The Abbasid Caliphate, for instance, was headed towards its decline. It had lost all of its political influence and was only a religious and spiritual office, under the control of the Seljuk Sultans, who had become the most powerful military, if not political, force. The entrance of the Turkic forces into the Abbasid Empire had resulted in ethnic tensions within Baghdad, which had been the traditional capital of the empire since 762 CE, as well as the regions surrounding it. With their entrance into the Middle East, the Seljuks brought with them a new form of kingship based on the idea that a particular family was singled by God to rule over not just the Turkic tribes, but also the lands beyond their traditional region. According to this form of rule, the Caliph was not seen as the sole ruler who ascends the throne, but rather as part of a single family who shared the sovereignty and had the right to have a say in how to administer the empire.