First a small amount of background on the emperor is needed. Before he was even born there had been “hundreds of years of open warfare between the different feudal lords, referred to as the Warring States period.” His rule was no exception he spent a large portion of his life conquering the 7 kingdoms. By 230 BC, Qin was making the final push to conquer all of the states, and in 221 BC the final state of Qi fell. This was the first time that all of china was unified under one power. He wanted to truly unify all the kingdoms into a true state.
For four centuries the Doge Palace was the most powerful piece of real estate in Europe. The Doge Palace was used as a political and judicial hub where elected leaders passed laws, debated, convicted criminals, and traded with neighboring countries. There were 120 Doges in 1100 years, these men were the shrewdest nobles in the city and, of course, were elected by other nobles. This vast hall would hold meetings of up to 2500 nobles at a time. Unfortunately the Doge Palace has seen some hard times, with a fire that completely destroyed the 9th century Gothic masterpiece of the first Doge Palace.
Egyptian pharaoh, King Tutankhamen, is the most well-known and studied Egyptian pharaoh. It was not until Egyptologist Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter discovered the unmarked tomb in the valley of the Kings in 1922 that anyone knew the young pharaoh. When Carter discovered Tut’s tomb, his tomb was dazzling with golden artifacts capturing the public imagination resulting in one of Egypt most famous and intensively studied mummies. Studying Tut’s tomb has contributed to public’s knowledge of what ancient Egyptian life, culture, and religion were liked. Tutankhamen also known as King Tut, was born in 1341 BC.
Many historians and english writers consider this book the first great work of literature, this book was written in the third dynasty. This epic talks about Gilgamesh and his late life, from meeting his brother Enkidu to the quest for immortality. This book has 11 tablets, till now, they are still discovering more. These tablets originated in babylon. Gilgamesh, The Great King of Uruk as displayed a remarkable and gradual change in himself.
Pericles, the author of the speech, was a general of Athens in the fifth century BCE. Often regarded as the greatest ruler of Athens and even all of Greece, Pericles fostered the famous democracy of Greece and supervised countless theater, statue, and infrastructure building projects. However, the majority of his rule occurred during the initial crumbling of Greece–the Peloponnesian War. In this deadly conflict between the city states of Athens and Sparta, both militaries fought for the title of the overarching ruler of the Mediterranean. Pericles gave this legendary speech after a major loss with the Spartans, in combination with funerals honoring the dead, hence the speech’s title.
Introduction 1. Alexander became the ruler of Macedon in 336 BC taking over from his father Phillip II. Immediately after taking over, he conquered all of Greece defeating powerful armies of Sparta and Athenia. His greed for wealth, power, recognition and prestige took him to the mighty Kingdom of Persia and on the pretext of avenging attack by the Persian ruler Xerxes in 480 BC, he engaged the mighty Persians in three major battles. The brilliant strategist and ferocious commander Alexander was, he was knocking the doors of India by 326 BC.
Likelyhood of Julius Caesar, one of Romes most feared leaders, and Abraham Lincoln, one of Americas greatest presidents having much in common, wasn't much I thought. With more research I realized they had more in common like, they both had statues erected in their honor, there empires say a civil war close to there rain there's more I became fascinated on. In 60 BC, Caesar, Crassus and Pompey formed a political alliance that dominated Roman politics for several years. Their attempts to amass power as Populares were opposed by the Optimates within Romes Senate, among them Cato the Younger with the frequent support of Cicero. After assuming control of government, from dominating in the Gallic Wars, Caesar began a programme of social
After this defeat, they both committed suicide. In 27 BC the Roman Senate gave Octavian the title of Augustus. So he now was Emperor of Rome. He was a great leader of Rome because he built many buildings, roads, and bridges in Rome, he brought peace to the land, and strengthened the army which conquered the Mediterranean Sea. Pax Romana, “Peace of Rome”, was a time where Rome sustained internal peace for about 200 years.
By 51 BCE Caesar had conquered 800 cities and subdued 300 tribes (Bishnoi.) By the end of Caesar’s leadership he had conquered a lot of people and places, which meant all that land belonged to the Roman Empire. All in all, Caesar may have been egotistical, but he was truly the greatest military leader in European history due to his astounding military IQ, the way he cared for and fought with his men, and how he expanded the Roman Empire to its great lengths that we know today. His success gained the Roman Empire its wealth, provided a stable economy so there could be specialization, which allowed them to invent things such as roads, highways, plumbing and sewage, concrete, and even the calender. Julius Caesar’s legacy lives on through these innovations that are used in everyday life to this
Cyrus the Great, also known as Cyrus II, began ruling after the death of his father, Cambyses, in 559 B.C (Frye, 2016). While Cambyses was a noble leader, his son succeeded him in expanding the empire and creating what is now known as the Achaemenid dynasty (Evans, n.d). The Achaemenid dynasty, or Ancient Persian Empire, was not created over a set of days, weeks, or months. Cyrus conquered significant portions of land for many years before being able to establish the great dynasty. But, Cyrus could not have conquered on his own; he needed followers to assist him in battle and