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
They were the first group of people who conquered Sumer and made it a great place. The Akkadians were controlled by King Sargon. Sargon created a formation called the tsudo. The tsudo was when there was men with shields and then behind them men held spears and then behind the spears men were archers with bows and arrows. Sargon also used many political strategies to help him rule the empire.
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.
Kublai Khan, once leader of the Mongols, is known best for being a successful conqueror of the Old World. As ruler of a reunified China since for the first time since the Tang Dynasty, Kublai Khan was great in his victories, yet his efforts to obtain control over the southern China, and what is now northern Vietnam, were failed. This paper will take a look at the three attempts Kublai made on Vietnam, and why the state with such a weak sense of national identity was able to defeat the great conqueror on every strike. By 1225 the Mongols had controlled most of China and Manchuria. Kublai Khan began his rule around the year 1260, replacing his older brother Qan Mongke.
Lastly, the both of them killed off all potential successors to the throne, even Alexander’s baby boy, Caranus. 2. How did Alexander the Great expand his empire following his rise to power? Alexander the Great expanded his empire following his rise to power because Alexander was a great conqueror of other lands. He conquered much of Asia as well as Egypt, Turkey, Greece and Persia.
The historian Thucydides described himself as a wealthy Athenian general whose exile to the Peloponnese allowed him to personally observe, from both the sides of the conflict, a comprehensive account of the Peloponnesian War. Book 1 in Thucydides’ “History of the Peloponnesian War” is dedicated to explaining over fifty years of the events and proceedings that led to the abandonment of the Thirty Year’s Peace and subsequent war. In Book 1 he identifies four main incidents, which I shall refer to as ‘grievances’, regarding the conduct of Athens towards both their Delian members and the Peloponnesian allies. Yet he also mentions what he deems to be a more ‘real’ truth than these four grievances that led to Sparta and the Peloponnese going to
Diocletian was an emperor that rose to great power through an empire/monarchy, and he later lead to oligarchy. He was born on December 22, 245 CE in Balkan Province of Dalmatia. Diocletian started rising to power when he became part of the top group in the Illyrian army. Next he even served as part of the imperial bodyguard, which got him more attention. Sadly after, the emperor ruling was murdered, but that ended up gaining Diocletian the power he needed to take over emperor.
The Persian empire was established by Cyrus the Great. Cyrus the Great controlled areas from Asia Minor to India up until his death in 530 b.c. At the time the Achaemenid Empire, in which he founded, was the largest empire in the world. The Persian Empire lasted from 539 b.c., to 330 b.c. While he was ruling the Persian Empire, he conquered most of Southwest Asia and much of Central Asia as well.
The Assyrians governed lads closest to Assyria as provinces and made them dependent territories. The Assyrian kings chose their rulers or had supportive kings who aligned themselves with Assyria. The Assyrian system of having local governors report to a central authority became the fundamental model of administration, or system of government management. Additionally, military campaigns added new territories to the empire. These additional lands brought taxes and tribute to the Assyrian territory.