King Leonidas Leonidas was the king of Sparta at one time. He is most famous for leading the three hundred Spartans against the Persian army. He lived in the Peloponnesus and the city state of Sparta. Leonidas had a major impact in his time; he led troops to eliminate Persians to defend Sparta. Doing this Sparta and Athens won the war against the Persians, but ended up losing to Rome.
battle between King Eumenes II of Pergamon and King Prusias I of Bithynia in Asia Minor, Hannibal served as commander of the Bithynian fleet. Hannibal used catapults to hurl pots filled with poisonous snakes into the enemy ships. The Pergamese panicked and fled, allowing the Bithynian’s to win. Hannibal’s Family: Hannibal was a son of Hamilcar Barca, the military leader of Carthage during the First Punic War in which he was defeated in 241 B.C. Hamilcar developed a base for Carthage in southern Spain, which helps explain the geography and transalpine adventure of the Second Punic War.
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. When he returned, he defeated the Illyrians in a single week. In Thebes, he spared only the temples of the gods and the house of the Greek lyric poet Pindar. The eight
One was led by his son, Amun-her-khepeshef, and it chased warriors of the Šhasu across the Negev to the Dead Sea, and captured Edom-Seir. Then they marched on to capture Moab. The other force, led by Ramesses attacked Jerusalem and Jericho. He, too, then entered Moab, where he joined up with his son. The reunited army then marched on Hesbon, Damascus, then to Kumidi, and finally captured Upi, reestablishing Egypt's old
Marcus Antonius Gnipho, an orator and grammarian of Gaulish origin, was employed as Caesar's tutor. Caesar had two sisters, both called Julia. In 85 BC Caesar's father died suddenly while putting on his shoes one morning, without any apparent cause. At sixteen, Caesar was the head of the family. The following year he was nominated to be the new Flamen Dialis, high priest of Jupiter, as Merula, the previous incumbent, had died in Marius's purges.
The Persians ran out of supplies and returned after the defeat of Marathon. The second invasion of Greece by the Persians happened in the year 480 BC. Xerxes was the Persian King at this time. He gathered a huge army. This army attacked the Greeks at Thermopylae, a town just north of
Alison Bechdel’s graphic autobiography, Fun Home, tells the story of Alison’s childhood relationship with her father Bruce, through a broad series of allegorical and literary references. The final page of ¬Fun Home best illustrates the entire story by referring to the common theme Greek mythology, specifically the story of Daedalus and Icarus, in the image of Alison leaping towards her father. The reoccurrence of this story throughout the book also symbolizes the gender-confused, estranged relationship between Alison and her father as they struggle to identify their places in each other’s lives. Many parallels between Alison’s life and Greek mythology appear throughout the story. A simple example of this is the fact that her mother’s name is Helen, the name of the famously beautiful woman who began the Trojan War.
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.
In the Odyssey, Odysseus is the leading Greek hero. He is King of Ithica, son of Laertes and Anticlea. Odysseus is also the husband of Penelope and father of Telemachus. Odysseus was sent to fight in the Trojan War in Troy by Menelaus. He spent many years fighting there and finally defeated them with the “wooden horse.” After the war, he set sail to return to his island, Ithica.
Skyler Souza September 21, 2011 Tracking Alexander the Great Typed Descriptions Granicus- May 334 B.C. in Asia Minor, Alexander the Great defeated the Persian satraps, including a large force of Greek mercenaries. Gordium Knot Legend- 333 B.C. At the age of 23, Alexander the Great had arrived at the town of Gordium. He went to the Gordium knot and he cut right through the middle of the knot.