By overthrowing the Persian Empire and by spreading Hellenism, Greek culture, language, thought, and way of life, as far as India, Alexander was instrumental in creating a new Hellenistic era. Alexander was able to maintain the enormous territory that he conquered by never stopping or backing down, he continued to push forward no matter what. He was only thirty-two, but in just thirteen years he had created an empire that stretched from his homeland of Macedonia to India. As he plunged deeper into the East conquering lands he founded new cities and military colonies, which scattered Greeks and Macedonians throughout the East. This was how he controlled all the land he conquered.
the two cities went to war. This skirmish was the first of three wars between Rome and Carthage, which are now known as the Punic Wars. Rome’s final victory over Carthage in 146 B.C. gave Rome control of most of the western Mediterranean, but still they pushed for expansion. By 46 B.C., through the military genius of Julius Caesar, Rome conquered most of the land surrounding the Mediterranean, which was most of the known world at that time.
During the United States’ current war, the War on Terror, the Rangers are an unprecedented force controlling the pace of the fighting. Rangers are primarily on the frontlines disarming roadside bombs and other IEDs putting themselves in harms way for the preservation of
It was by the help of his primary military strategist and general, named Subedei that made the Mongols’ military so strong. He was a master mind in every aspect of warfare. It was by his intelligence, and military tactics such as mobility, alertness, speed, high intuition and military strategies that the Mongols were able to invade so many lands. This also included the ideas for protective armor, and numerous weapons. When the Mongols would decide to attack, they would have probably raided the countryside first, since it was harder to directly attack the castles and the cities, as it would have been too time-consuming.
Although the Romans would rule more land, no one man has ever conquered such a vast territory in as short period of time as Alexander III or Alexander the Great. Before his death at the age of 32 he had ruled over most of the known world. Alexander did more than just win on the battlefield. Taught in the classic traditions of Greece, he brought an enlightened form of leadership to the regions he conquered. Had he lived his empire might have been a truly magnificent one and changed the course of history.
Describe the conquests of Alexander the Great and analyze the legacy of his empire Alexander the Great was a very powerful man. He was a king, a military tactician and troop leader. He had quite an accomplished life in the short space of time he would have lived. Including in his accomplishments were his many conquests. In three hundred and thirty five B.C (335 B.C), as general of the Greeks in a campaign against the Persians originally planned by his father, he carried out a successful campaign against the defecting Thracians, penetrating to the Danube River.
Osei Tutu was not only the first ruler of the Asante Kingdom he was also the greatest ruler the kingdom had his presence lasted for over 200 years Osei started off becoming a leader of one of the many small city states in the area. He was taken into Denkyira and made into a slave for a long time before escaping, but while he was, he learned a lot about their military strategies and all kinds of war tactics this was one of his biggest advantages in the coming future. After he escaped he then realized how big of a threat they were so after getting the help of a very famous priest of the time named Okomo Anokey together by using a sacred item to the religion called the golden stool he convinced all the leaders of the states to gather under him and form the Asante Kingdom. Now that he had control over all the military, he started reclaiming small city states and other things that had been taken over by their neighbors, but he knew he needed something else, something to give him enough strength to take over the Denkyira and all the other great kingdoms surrounding him. He found this in the form of trade.
Name: kartik Patel Subject: history 101 Professor: Dr. Gilbert stack Essay: Hannibal Hannibal Hannibal, a Carthaginian general and one of the greatest generals that ever lived was renown for his strategies and courageousness, such as crossing the Alps and using the bottleneck strategy at Lake Tradesmen. He used strategies that a lot of generals at this time, especially Roman generals, would never think of and in doing this he almost destroyed the Roman republic. From the middle of the 3rd century to the middle of the 2nd century BC, Carthage was engaged in a series of wars with Rome (Dorey, P 57). These wars, known as the Punic Wars, ended
More often times than not, as you begin to put them together, they lead to more pieces of the puzzle that end up painting an enormous and complex picture. Look how long it took us to find Bin Laden, the most wanted man and number one enemy of the United States. Believe it or not, torture and harsh interrogation tactics is what eventually led our Forces to his location. USA Today (2011) tells us, “It's clear that torture played some role in piecing together the chain of information that led to bin Laden's lair in Pakistan. CIA Director Leon Panetta acknowledged as much’ (If torture led us, para.
It was Cesar who changed Roman Government drastically. Cesar also gained much of what is now the Roman Empire and proved himself as a great Warrior. Cesar learned to be a leader at the young age of 16 when his father died. “His father had reached the office of Praetor prior to his death, the office just below Consul, and at least helped set the stage for the Caesar line to return to the highest order”(Heaton). Then there is Alexander the Great.