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The Islamic Conquests
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The sudden explosion of the Islamic Empire out of Arabia in the Seventh century has been of interest to scholars since the beginning of modern historiography (Gibon VI, 282-363). There are two possible categories of explanation for the phenomenal success of the Islamic expansion out of Arabia in the seventh and eighth centuries.… In Empire to Commonwealth…
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Roman and Mongol Conquests
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The Empire stretched from the central parts of Europe to the Japanese sea. It extended north into Siberia and South to the Indian Sub-continent to the Arabian Peninsula and the… The leaders crafted policies that ensured continued survival and expansion through ruthless crusades and strategic treaties. It may also have been their dogged determination and…
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Cultural Effects of Alexander's Conquests
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Alexander is considered one of the most powerful and successful commanders of all the times, conquering most of the known world before his death. Alexander conquered the Persian Empire, Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Central Asia, and India. He integrated foreigners in his army and followed the policy of fusion.… The people of Asia were quick to adopt the culture of the…
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Alexander the Great--Vision beyond Conquests
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(Add (Add (Add Date) Alexander the Great – Vision Beyond Conquests Introduction The name of Alexander the Great brings into mind a special experience of a winning spirit as there is no other name as prominent as his in the history of wars and valor of great personalities.… During the years of his fearless and ferocious life span, Alexander conquered almost a…
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How do you explain Alexander the Great's militaryachievements and conquests: How would you sum up his legacy
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Alexander the Great occupies a special niche in history as “Ruler of the World” who conquered much of ancient civilization through his military genius and political savvy, traits he inherited from his father and honed to perfection by experience. He lived one of the most… In the middle of the fighting, he was not above abandoning a carefully laid-out battle…
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To what extent was religion behind the successes of the great Arab conquests of the seventh and eighth centuries
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Historians have long sought to answer the question of what defined the rapid success and territorial gains that the Islamic Empire was able to effect within the first few decades after the faith itself was established. The ultimate question that pervades this discussion is… The importance of this particular research question is contingent upon the role of…
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Western European superiority - better than Indians, the Chinese and European neighbors- imperialist conquests and World War I
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World War 1 was as a result of various factors, amongst them the Western European feelings of superiority. In the argument of Perry, et al it is clear that the Western Front fronted a series of wars till the end of the war (365).… The western part involved the N.E part of Belgium and France, whilst Netherlands opted to remain neutral throughout the war, and…
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What economic advantages did the Europeans gain from their conquests in the new world
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The conquest of the new world can be in other words be described as colonialism and as such, it a situation entailing implementation of social aspects including the economic, political as well as social policies in an efforts towards assisting a country to experience a… The 19th century can be attributed to the big boost in regards to the economic power…
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HISTORY
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Among the ancient rulers two names stand out one a Greek in Alexander the Great, and the other a Roman in Julius Caesar. Of the two Alexander is more, as he extended Greek influence into… Alexander thus was a far better war tactician than Caesar. However when comparing merits as a ruler, it is not just war exploits and successes that need to be considered, but…
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History
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In a reflective analysis of the important reasons behind European imperialism and conquests in the 1500s, several pertinent explanations come up and there are various essential reasons which drove European civilization to get involved in imperialism and conquests. A historical… ent nations were motivated to dominate other nations by the need to enlarge and…
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World History Before 1500 Chapter 5
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In as much as military conquests have resulted in the expansion of some elements of civilization, there are many more accruing from the early occurrences of colonization. Colonialists brought numerous civilization elements to their colonies, which entail changes that are evident… Other elements include important civilization tools like introduction of writing.…
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Quiz 1
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Article Analysis The formation of Christendom and The Early Islamic Conquests Subject Date Question # 1: Condition of the Byzantine Empire The Byzantine Empire was weak and busy grappling with eminent cracks within its ranks, following endless wars to reclaim vast communities to its control from the West.… Government officials in Constantinople disregarded the…
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The battle of Yarmuk (636) and the arab conquest of syria and palesine
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The Battle of Yarmuk (636) and the Arab Conquest of Syria and Palestine The victories that Muslim Armies achieved when they battled with the Byzantines helped the latter cease the hold of the Byzantine Empire on Arabia, Palestine and Syria (Kennedy 142). The Muslims gained the upper hand in the important battle of Yarmuk in 636 A.C.E.… One of the deciding…
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Alexander The Great as a Military Leader
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When one contemplates about conquests and reigns, the first image that strikes us, is that of Alexander The Great. The epithet attached to him itself speaks volumes about the sheer greatness of Alexander, the King of Macedonia, who went on to conquer most of the most known to Ancient Greeks. … He was trained in rhetoric, literature, philosophy, science…
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World history and american history
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The foundation of Islamic conquests along the nations in the Middle East mainly occurred between eleventh to fifteenth century that marked the decisive starting point in the long historical process by which Islamic religion became the prominent religion and began to spread… In sum, the conquests of Islam in the Middle East set the stage for the birth and…
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The Byzantine Empire was weak and busy grappling with eminent cracks within its ranks, following endless wars to reclaim vast communities to its control from the West. At the core of the regime, there were challenges of inconsistent policy and lack of formidable resources to… The renewed struggles to win over Ravenna, for instance, failed to deter the setting…
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Alexander the Great
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The intention of the paper "Alexander the Great' is to analyze how Alexander the Great conquests affected all the territories. Beginning as the king of Macedonia, Alexander became a great emperor in his thirties and his territory stretched from the Ionian Sea to India… By the time Alexander ascended to the throne of Macedonia, the main cities of Greece were…
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Pericles and Julius Caesar
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Pericles and Julius Caesar have come to be recognized by historians as two of the seminal figures of antiquity. While it’s clear both individuals share many similar traits, it’s perhaps in the differences that reveal the most about these individuals and the cultures of which they were apart. … As two of the preeminent civilizations of antiquity, the…
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The Umayyads expanded the borders of the Dar Al-Islam from Syria to North Africa, Central Asia and Spain in all directions and… But, the unsuccessful attack of Constantinople in 717 AD destabilized the realm. The Abbasid Cliphate (750-1258 AD) shifted the capital from Damascus to Baghdad. In Abbassid Dynasty, Spain and much of Africa did not come under the…
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Argument based on one of the controversies discussed in Mitchell, Joseph R and Helen Buss Mitchell, Eds Taking Sides: Clashing v
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Argument based on one of the Controversies discussed in Mitchell, Joseph R and Helen Buss Mitchell Name: Course: Professor: Date: Alexander the great is a man who merits his exalted historical reputation. Alexander died very early at the age of thirty-two years whereby his career ended.… Due to this fact alone, people from all corners of the world have…
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Mehmed the Conqueror
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This is an imperative source because it provides the history of Mehmed II. Additionally, the source covers conquest of constatinople, campaigns and the code. This will assist in formulating a background of the… The article talks about early reign, Constantinople conquest, Asia and Europe. Additionally, the author covers administrative actions, personal life…
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Arabic ceramics art
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In art history, ceramics art refers to art objects detailing aspects such as tableware, figures, and tiles fashioned from clay plus other raw materials by the procedure of pottery. A significant collection of traditional ceramic products is made from clay (or a combination of… over, most cultures remain principally noted for their ceramics such as Chinese,…
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Analysis of Early Roman civilization
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Tiber River is a significant mark of Roman civilization as the society grew from the hilly parts of the region at the center of Italian peninsula (Forsythe, 30). Rome civilization began with traders and shepherds who created the republican society where the citizens shared… For instance, the practicality of the Roman civilization is evident from the many roads…
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Native Americans in the Colonial Era
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For example, in 1674 in the southeastern India Pondicherry was introduced. The French were in conflict with other traders who were interested in the Indian market. For example,… The French who were Christians tried to convert the native Indians so that they could abandon their religion to Christianity but due to fox wars they were not successful. The Huron…
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European Colonization of the Americas
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The colonization of the Americas by European countries took place around 1492 after Christopher Columbus set sail and discovered rich resources like spices and thought about trade in America. This paper helps to discuss how Europe was both weakened and enriched by its colonization in America. … Some say that many of these diseases even occurred because of…
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