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  • End Of A Truly Great Empire
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    Genghis Khan's original name was Temujin. He was born in 1167 near lake Baikal in Russia, born the son of Yesukai. His father was a tribal chief. At the age of 13 he succeeded his father as tribal chief. In his early reign though he had trouble with many of his subjects revolting bu the soon proved his military and political worth by successfully suppressing and conquering not only his revolting subjects but his hostile neighbors also. By 1206 he was the master of much of Mongolia and was named ...
  • Founding Of Constantinople As A New Rome
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    This essay will attempt to analyse and explain all the causes and factors that lead to the choice of Constantinople as eastern capital of the empire. From the very outset the reasons for such a catalytic "move", which provided the impetus for the creation of a new era, will be examined as lucidly as possible. To conclude, having appraised the above, much light will be thrown on the choice of Constantinople, amongst other locations, as the eastern capital of the empire in terms of geographical po...
  • Incan Emperor
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    The first place, on my exploration of time, I arrived was in Cuzco the center of the Incan civilization in the year 1505 A.D. Their was much to observe on arrival. The first thing one notices is that Cuzco is in the center of the "four quarters" of the Incan Empire, Tawantinsuyu. The surrounding four quarters or the four "suy us" were to the north Chincasuyu, to the west Cuntisuyu, to the east Anitsuyu, and to the south Chinasuyu the largest quarter. Cuzco sat at the center of these four quarter...
  • Known As Ramses II
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    "Ramses the Great" In the Egyptian pyramids of Giza, Ramses the Great ruled as the greatest pharaoh of all times. Ramses the Great, also known as Ramses II, or just Ramses, was born in 1304 B.C., and was given the name the Justice of Ray is Powerful. He had the knowledge of the kingdom, and became the focus of the court at an early age. Ramses and his father spent most of their time together, and at age ten, Ramses became heir to the thrown. He took the thrown in the year of 1292 B.C. The pharao...
  • Greatest States And The Greatest Men
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    (63) 'Once more, you are bound to maintain the imperial dignity of your city in which you all take pride; for you should not covet the glory unless you will endure the toil. And do not imagine that you are fighting about a simple issue, freedom or slavery; you have an empire to lose, and there is the danger to which the hatred of your imperial rule has exposed you. Neither can you resign your power, if, at this crisis, any timorous or inactive spirit is for thus playing the honest man. For by th...
  • Great Examples Of Empires
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    Throughout time, the term Empire has been one to describe great power and wealth. It describes a bringing together of people from one race, culture, or area of the world. It also deploys people under a power so overcoming that millions become part of an idealistic society. There have been some empires built on conquest and others on creativity. Athens, Persia, and the Chou in China are three empires in history that have made a tremendous impact on the world. Through their examples much has been ...
  • Carolingian Renaissance Charles The Great's Rule
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    Carolingian Renaissance Charles the Great's rule made a lasting impression on Europe. His rule began in 768 A.D. As he defeated many enemies, he compelled them to accept the Church of Rome. In 800 A.D., Pope Leo crowned him Holy Roman Emperor. During his reign Charlemagne dedicated himself to strengthening the church and bringing learning to his empire. Across The Centuries page 259. This dedication affected Europeans for centuries to come. Although Charles the Great was illiterate, he encourage...
  • Ghana Empire
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    Cleopatra was 17 or 18 when she became the queen of Egypt. She was far from beautiful, despite her glamorous image today. She is depicted on ancient coins with a long hooked nose and masculine features. Yet she was clearly a very seductive woman. She had an enchantingly musical voice and exuded charisma. She was also highly intelligent. She spoke nine languages (she was the first Ptolemy pharaoh who could actually speak Egyptian!) and proved to be a shrewd politician. In compliance with Egyptian...
  • Advanced Army Of The Ch In State
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    Shi Huangdi, self-named the First Emperor of China, was responsible for some of the greatest advancements of Classical China, due to his erratic and selfish style of governing. The Ch " in (or Qin) Empire lasted from only 221-206 BC however in those few years Huangdi made unprecedented advances in technological and political philosophies, which stayed intact for many years following his reign. Huangdi's methods were very harsh and controversial, however his success as an absolute power advocate ...
  • Greatest Achievements Of The Gupta Empire
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    Before the nearly 200 year reign of the Gupta's, Northern India was considered dead. In fact, many Indian priests actually believed that the end of the world was near. There was no official leader of India, all of the land was broken down into many small and unhappy kingdoms. There was absolute chaos. There were no laws and crime was so widespread it seemed like there would never be an end to it. It was as if there was no hope for India. Then out of the darkness a light shone through. That light...
  • Conclusion The Babylonian Empire
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    In what today is! as Iraq there once was a great civilization! as Babylonia, which at one time could have! the world and was home to the second wonder of the world. Babylonia! an ancient region! the Tigris and Euphrates river! what is now southern Iraq near the end of the Fertile C resent. This great civilization first! around 3500 B.C. and! to crumble after the year 323 B.C. The Babylonian culture was sucessful because of the people! in Babylonia's cities, their technology, and political and le...

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