Whilst in the office as praetor Sulla demonstrated his administrative ability and would later demonstrate his military ability this enabled Sulla to secure absolute power of Rome for many years. The fundamental basis for Sulla’s rise to power was his success in the military, through his military ability he was able to win various wars for Rome gaining him favour from the senate leading to his rise to power. Sulla showcased his military ability in the Mithraic war, the social war and the civil war. In the Mithraic war Sulla was sent by the senate to defeat the Mithridates as they had extended in the Roman province of Asia.
Alexander, the young king of Macedonia, was the greatest military commander in all of history to ever to drive an army into battle. He was not only inspiring, but he also patient, brave, clever, and never went into battle without strategic planning, which is what made him The Great Alexander. He believed he could unite people, through the sheer force of his will, and he did just that. Alexander the Great also conquered huge territories during his reign. Why was he so successful?
He said that “lame king” meant the king who was a bastard. Agesilaus turned out to be a great king. He was a very “successful general” and lead the Spartans in many battles, but “was unable to prevent the slow decline of Sparta from its position of dominance at the end of the Great Peloponnesian war”. Agesilaus led many raids in the Asia Minor area and won the battles but Lysander was also a great help. The two went into several battles together.
It accurately demonstrates the importance of honor and how that affected how the army fought in battle. The novel also correctly portrays the discipline of the army within the battle, and how that discipline led to vastly successful battle strategies. Finally, the novel accurately reveals the significance behind the weapons that the Macedonians used against their enemies, and how this contributed to their success. Ultimately, Pressfield’s novel not only reveals why Alexander the Great and his army were so successful, but how Alexander and his army affected the rest of the ancient world in the years after. Alexander’s glory and virtue continues to be remembered, and his militaristic
After that battle, Stonewall jackson was promoted to major general because of his tactics and great quick thinking while fighting on the battlefront. The Valley of virginia was started by stonewall jackson in spring. It was a campaign he started and he helped defend some of the western virginia parts from the union. After stonewall jackson had very many victories he was ordered to join General Robert E. Lee's forces in 1862. Stonewall jackson had made up and organized many successful military fighting tactics at the battles he had fought.
King Leonidas was remembered not only his battle strategy, but for his bravery. Leonidas was a Hoplite. They carried a spear,shield,and a sword. The spartans wore a foot of fur standing up on their helmets to make them appear bigger to their enemy. Leonidas was brave and strong until the Battle of Trampathoy.
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.
Both Carthage and Rome fought long and hard for the victories of the Punic Wars. . The Punic Wars were an example of Rome's great wealth and size, and Cartridges leaders, strategies and government. Hannibal strategies, bravery and determination led him to be very successful in the first Punic War, but because of his lack of support from the council and small army, gave rome a great leg up, leading them to victory. If Rome's wealth and size was removed they would not have had conquered Carthage.
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
The novel emphasizes the strategic military intervention of King Ramses, as he forms his armed forces to confront the powerful Hittite forces of the ancient world at the battle of Kadesh. Ancient Egypt and the Hittites are two neighbouring nations constantly at war due to their geographic proximity and relentless desire to expand their empire.The great King Ramses, son of King Seti was a warrior with charming attributes and strong decisions. Although he was not popular like his father, his commitment towards egypt aided him to protect his borders and establish peace. Despite the enemies outside Egypt and within Egypt, he managed to acquire the strength and stability necessary for his armies to advance successfully. Author Christian Jacq presented