THUTMOSE III (D. 1426 B.C.) Egyptian king of the 18th dynasty (reigned 1479-26 BC), often regarded as the greatest of the rulers of ancient Egypt. Thutmose III was a skilled warrior who brought the Egyptian empire to the zenith of its power by conquering all of Syria, crossing the Euphrates to defeat the Mitannians, and penetrating south along the Nile to Napata in the Sudan. He also built a great number of temples and monuments to commemorate his deeds. Thutmose's minority Thutmose III was the son of Thutmose II; his mother was one of the king's minor wives or concubines, named Isis.
Assess the impact of the Hyksos invasion on the development of ear;y new kingdom society and government. The Hyksos invasion had a great impact on the development of early kingdom society and government. After the brilliance of the middle kingdom, Egypt fell into confusion its rulers murdering and replacing each other with great speed. During this time a group of foreigners moved into the delta area from Palestine. Eventually, under the leadership of ambitious chieftains or princes they seized control of the delta city of Avaris and turned into their stronghold.
God later parts the Red Sea to allow the Hebrews to flee from the Egyptian army. After the deliverance of the Hebrews, God calls Moses to Mount Sinai and gives him his law. Later, The Hebrews move toward the promised land of Canaan. There they send out Spies from all twelve tribes, ten come back and say there is no chance of conquest and two say to follow God’s will. The Hebrews choose to follow the majority of tribe leaders and this leads to forty years of wandering for rebelling against Gods wishes.
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. However, this expansion hurt Rome more than it helped Rome. The Romans had an ever changing government to meet the demands of a growing empire. At first Rome had harsh Etruscan kings, but they soon had enough of these cruel tyrants and eventually ran them out of Rome. In there place they created the Roman Republic, which was modeled after the Greek Democracy.
The reign of Ramses 2 was marked by numerous military battles and he became one of the famous Egyptian pharaohs known for his military strength. Much of his reign was occupied with taking back territories that were lost to Egypt during the rule of other ancient Egyptian pharaohs, most notably
Denise Sanders Management 4424 November 4, 2013 Section 476 “MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND FAILURES” Alexander accomplished a great deal during his lifetime. One of those accomplishments was becoming the ruler of Macedonia after the death of his father in 336 B.C. In 334 BC, Alexander defeated the Persian king Darius 3rd army near the Grancius River. In 333 BC, Alexander once again defeated the Persian Army even though his army was outnumber he used military strategies to create formations that ultimately gave him the advantage that ultimately win the war. Alexander declared himself King of Persia after capturing Darius the 3rd and making him a fugitive.
The massive expansions made it so that Darius I’s empire was the largest the world has ever seen. The Romans expanded their empire much during the Punic Wars. In the First Punic War, Rome annexes Sicily, Sardinia, and Corsica. Rome conquers Spain, Macedonia, and Greek in the Second Punic War, and Egypt becomes a protectorate of Rome after the war. Paranoid of the constant rivalry with Carthage, Rome sieges it during the Third Punic War.
His performance on the battlefield earned him noteriety as a warrior king in the Frankish history, one who would make the Franks a force in the world once contained in the Roman Empire. Charlemagne began his conquest soon after his brother died. He began taking out all threats. Charlemagne’s most demanding military undertaking waged him against the Saxons, longtime enemies of the Franks, whose wars lasted more than 30 years (772 to 804). This long battle, which led to the combining of a large block of territory between the Rhine and the Elbe rivers, was marked by destruction of property, broken truces, hostage taking, mass murder, deportation of rebellious Saxons, forcing people to accept Christianity, and occasional Frankish defeats.
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
Bryan Kurtz Professor Anderson SOC 130 ME 5/12/11 The Rise and Fall of Revolutions in Egypt Egypt is the world’s oldest complex civilization and has been one of the greatest centers of Arab culture during the past thousand years. A byproduct of this legacy has been that Egypt has had extensive experience with regime change and shifts in its social ideologies. Amongst these changes, Egypt was particularly volatile from the 1950’s to the present, where its political landscape had virtually traversed all ends of the spectrum. In 1952, radical nationalist officers led by Gamel Abdel Nasser known as the Free Officers movement, had successfully ousted the last pro-British king, in what is known as the Egyptian Revolution. During this time, Nasser created a strong nationalist government which enacted a wave of various social reforms that for the most part benefited the lower classes and gave distribution of land to the peasants.