All of the Persian citizens looked up to Alexander’s greatness, and followed in his footsteps. The citizens of the Persian Empire believed Alexander was a descent of the god Hercules. Alexander the Great was a big icon himself but also looked up to other rulers such as Julius Caesar and George Patton. Admiring these big icon helped Alexander become a better ruler and warrior. He conquered vast amounts of land which ran through the east and west of Rome.
are a lasting contribution of The Ten Commandments. Moving on, Persian civilization became significant when one of the Persian kings, Cyrus II, began conquest of the Asia Minor in 550 B.C. Years later, the Persian Empire becomes an immensely dominant and powerful civilization due to its conquests. One of the achievements of the Persians was maintaining a vast empire which would require a vast
Julius Caesar was a powerful dictator supported by a strong army behind him. He went to war against Pompey and won using his strong military to force his dictatorship. Chancellor Palpatine also had power and eventually became a single ruler after he wiped out most of the Jedi Council. He took control of the Clones and used them to enforce his rule similar to Julius Caesar. Both leaders extended their rule for much longer than they should have and were very ambitious.
Ancient India had amazingly efficient and amazingly strong empires. India had two main empires the Mauryan and the Gupta. They affected India greatly by creating many amazing features. These empires were the roots for the rest of the Indian civilizations. Ancient India’ first civilization was so important since it influenced ancient and modern day India.
Alexander the Great Alexander the Great was an ancient Macedonian ruler and considered one of history’s greatest military minds who—as King of Macedonia and Persia—amassed the largest empire the ancient world had ever seen. By turns charismatic, ruthless, brilliant, power hungry, diplomatic and bloodthirsty, Alexander inspired such loyalty in his men they followed him anywhere and, if necessary, died in the process. Though Alexander the Great died before realizing his dream of uniting a new realm, his influence on Greek and Asian culture was so profound it inspired a new historical era—the Hellenistic Period. Alexander the Great was born in Pella, Macedonia, in 356 B.C. to King Philip II and Queen Olympias.
Introduction The meteoric rise of the Ottomans began in 1300s as they expanded throughout the Muslim World. By 1520, the Ottomans had reached their peak under the rule of Sultan Suleyman. Their rise saw them become the most powerful and influential entity in Europe and the Middle East. In fact, Sultan Suleyman was considered to be a leader of the golden age if the Islamic and Ottoman history is anything to go by. Everyone including non-Muslims recognized the glory of Suleyman and it is evident by the fact that they nicknamed him “the Magnificent”.
He was adopted by Tiberius, even though he speculated the emperor murdered his father, Germanicus. During this time, Caligula is said to have taken part in incest with his sister Drusilla, and took delight in watching executions and torture, and spent his nights in wild orgies.
The ‘evil in the ruler’ comes out of Atreus when he gains revenge by brutally murdering his brother’s two sons, cutting them up and serving them to Thyestes in an act of cannibalism and a form of sacrifice. ‘Let the father with joyous greed rend his sons, and his own flesh devour’ (1917, 278). This proves Atreus’ vaulting ambition to keep the throne. This act of cannibalism parallels to Tantalus, who killed his son, Pelops and served him to the gods. That event caused the house of Atreus to be under an eternal curse by the gods.
For example, the death of King Duncan. They invited King Duncan over for dinner at their castle. Lady Macbeth verbally assaults Macbeth, so he will kill King Duncan. She told him that if he did not succeed in killing Duncan, that he did not love her. Macbeth attempts to stand up for himself by saying “I dare do all that may become a man” (Macbeth, Act 1, Scene 7, Lines 51)Their plan to kill Duncan was to get his two attendants drunk, so they would pass out and be blamed for the death of King Duncan.
A distinct shift in the mindset of Muslims in the Middle East was found at the doorstep of every ruling regime of the late 1970’s. Although the 20th century from the view of the Middle East could have been characterized by colonialization and foreign presence from the world superpowers, the Iranian Revolution sparked a dramatic flip to the opposite. The immense diversity of the populations of nations such as Iran, Afghanistan, and Iraq gave the strong ideals of an Islamic future of the regions a prime environment for accomplishment. While the Iranian Revolution was largely a Shiite success story, it inspired a slew of other ethnic and religious groups to support its ambitions. Sunni Muslims of these nations were particularly encouraged.