Julius Caesar wanted to be apart of the Roman consul which gave immense power in government and also gave him his own province with his own military which he runs. In particular Julius Caesar was really only interested in only one province which was Gaul. Gaul provide loads of wealth, power, and he would be able to expand to the north. At this time Julius Caesar was gaining popularity with the Roman people. In his attempt at being a consul, he appealed to many normal people of Rome helped him grow in popularity but also since he was fighting for change made the aristocrats who are very conservation at this time not liking Julius
This system united the civil and military areas of the Empire into a powerful force that could once again stand up to its enemies. This new system offered land to soldiers and facilitated the spread of military might across the Empire. Heraclius’s most impressive achievement was his military successes against the powerful Sassanid Persian Empire, which threatened the Byzantine territory. Thanks to a strong navy and Constantinople’s nearly impenetrable walls, he kept the Sassanids from taking Constantinople. This also kept the Persians from attempting another conquest of Greece, as Persian kings Darius and Xerxes had tried to do over a thousand years before.
Glorious men have graced the earth and have left significant impressions on the following generations. Alexander the Great suits that profile like none other. As arguably one of the most influential military leaders in history, Alexander conquered the majority of the known world, including large-scale empires such as the Persian. Succeeding his father, Philip II, to the throne at the age of 20, Alexander commanded an already skilled military, which he schooled further in the beginning of his reign. Even militarily significant empires had no chance against Alexander 's military brilliance and so he constructed one of the largest empires in history.
Roman empire has been one of the most powerful and successful empire throughout the world history so defeat in the battle against them and being of the part of their empire were almost inevitable. Lands of that empire spread in South Europe, partly West Europe, near east and north Africa. As a normal procedure, their culture, customs, language and so many other things that belong to them had to be adopted by people of lands which were captured by Romans. It is called romanization. The main reason how roman empire could capture vast lands is their power.
Ysabelle: GUPTA: THE RISE OF AN EMPIRE After the final king of the Maurya Empire was assassinated, the whole empire collapsed! And because of this, it gave a way for a new empire to rise, the Gupta Empire. This Empire is an ancient Indian empire founded in 320 CE and survived until 550 CE. It was known to be one of the most peaceful and wealthy civilizations of its time, held by Chandragupta 1st . The Gupta period marks an important phase in the history of ancient India.
Alexander was given many hard tasks and tremendous responsibilities as a child and teen, which he carried out with ease. As an adult king, Alexander ruled over Macedonia and kept it safe from invasion and rebellion. He then sought to conquer as much of the world as possible. When Alexander was about 30, a feat in itself, he ruled over the biggest empire in the history of the world (this record
“As we all know the Roman Empire, big empires go down if the borders are not well-protected”- (Mark Rutte). This quote was chosen because it says that even big empires go down if they are not well protected. One example of this was The Roman Empire, it was a big empire and was the most extensive political and social structured in western civilization, but since they weren´t well protected it fell. The Ancient Roman Army is different from the Roman´s Army nowadays. One example of this is the Roman Army, back then they weren’t allowed to marry while they were serving the army, and nowadays they are free to marry and free to have their own rights.
During majority of its existence, it was the most powerful economic, cultural, and military force in Europe ("The Byzantine," n.d., para. 2). This empire was the greatest empire, and made countless contributions to civilization. Although some people think it was unsuccessful because of what the tax difficulty did to the empire, it was a success and lasted so long because of the army, the location, and the great emperor Justinian. In 476 AD, the empire finally fell after an Ottoman army stormed Constantinople (history.com/para1).
There was need to additional manpower in the Roman army, so the Romans themselves opened their door to barbarians. Heather indicates that “from the mid-third century, the army was so short of Roman manpower that it jeopardized its efficiency by drawing ever increasingly on ‘barbarians’.”(Heather, 2005) Heather does not say that the number of barbarians in the Roman army has increased; however, he states that “barbarian recruits now sometimes served in the same units as citizens, rather than being segregated into auxiliary forces.”(Heather, 2005) According to Drake, the Roman Army included a great degree of barbarians or soldiers from the barbarian origins. He states that “There were hardly any barbarian peoples known in the age of Justinian who were not represented in his armies.”(Drake, 2006) Drake considers the early Roman army more disciplined than the late Roman army saying that barbarians’ active participating in the army caused “additional discipline problems.”(Drake,
Julius Caesar was born in Rome on July 12 or 13, 100 BC. Julius Caesar expanded the Roman Republic through battles across Europe before he became a dictator during the end of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar was also one of the greatest military leaders in history. Through his military and political strategies, he was known to be the cause of the foundation for the Roman Empire. Through his battles, Caesar is known for his conquest of Gaul.
The military policy that these two civilizations had impacted them in different and similar ways. The Roman Empire started out small in the beginning but was able to grow into a large power. The Romans had a little amount of land when it was founded so they used their military for the purpose of expanding and gaining more land. The Romans were able to conquered the area around them and all the way to modern day England to parts of Africa and the middle east. The Roman Empire used its troops to conquer an area then use its troops to assimilate the local population into the Roman culture to help lower the chance of uprising from the locals.
Alexander v.s. Alexis, Power Hungry or Ill Witted Alexander the great, undefeated, but when put into question does he hold up against competition. Alexander the Great was a superior military leader, conquering almost al l of the Eastern continent and was undefeated the whole time.Alexis tsipras just recently resigned from office after what is said to be one of the worst terms in Greece 's history. Alexander the Great is a superior leader based on the fact that he gave the people great rich lives during his rule. Alexander the Great was a great military leader along with his life and legacy.
Rome was at one time the greatest empire in the world. They were in great times because they had Julius Caesar, who was an awesome ruler. They had a great water system that could support everyone. But what controlled the mediterranean was their army. They could march distances up to 40km a day and that was due to the extreme conditioning they had to do.
Why is the Triumvirate important? They worked with brutal precision. The Triumvirate should be considered the best Triumvirate in history because they were amazing military leaders, expanded the empire, and beat their political competitors. Julius Caesar, Pompey the Great, (106-48 B.C.) and Crassus( died 53 B.C.)