This page is a list of important subjects for which wikipedia should have a corresponding high-quality article, and ideally a featured article. The short biographies of darius hystaspes, hannibal barca and constantine the great pages 3 words 1,408 view full essay more essays like this: darius hystaspes, constantine the great, hannibal barca, second punic war not sure what i'd do without @kibin - alfredo alvarez, student @ miami university. Had a successful military career that included fighting against hannibal barca in the second punic war as consul he lead the romans to defeat antiochus the great and the seleucid empire at the battle of thermopylea. The project gutenberg ebook of armenian legends and poems, by various this ebook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the united states and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.
Discover alexander the great famous and rare quotes share alexander the great quotations about army, victory and greek i would rather live a short life of glory than a long one of obscurity alexander the great short life, long, obscurity darius i king attila the hun political leader marcus tullius cicero philosopher. Gaius marius: gaius marius, roman general and politician, consul seven times (107, 104–100, 86 bce), who was the first roman to illustrate the political support that a successful general could derive from the votes of his old army veterans gaius marius was a strong and brave soldier and a skillful general. Bloody confusion reigned until a group of persian aristocrats put forward one of their own members, darius hystaspes, to bring order to the realm hannibal barca ( -182 bc) constantine the great (311-337) 273-337 constantine was a roman emperor ruling jointly with licinius from 311 to 324 and solely thereafter until his death in 336. Xerxes i (ruled 486-465 bce), also known as xerxes the great, was the king of the persian achaemenid empire he was the son of darius the great (550-486 bce) who, he married the princess amestris, daughter of otanes, who would become mother to his sons darius, hystaspes, artaxerxes i, achamenes, and daughters amytis and rhodogune.
The great military commander hannibal barca came to nicomedia in his final years, the historian arrian was born there nicomedia was the metropolis of bithynia under the roman empire, nicomedia remained as the eastern capital of the roman empire until co-emperor licinius was defeated by constantine the great at the battle of chrysopolis in 324. The historian's hut: did you know home articles quote pictures. Alexander iii, known historically as alexander the great, was the undefeated ruler of macedon who quelled uprisings in thebes, athens and thessaly upon his father's death and conquered persia, anatolia, syria, phoenicia, judea, gaza, egypt, bactria and mesopotamia.
Barca (500), a turkish province in the n of africa, between name of a carthaginian family to which hamilcar, hasdrubal, and hannibal belonged, and determinedly opposed to the ascendency of on which there are rocks covered with inscriptions, the principal relating to darius hystaspes, of date about 515 bc, bearing on his. The short german wiki article notes a story, that euphrastes lost his position cause of an accusation of arianism during a synode in cologne in the year 346 for the hatred felt by the persians at the magian usurpation of the government by the false smerdis in the time of darius hystaspes was the fear that this move might lead to a. The wrathful tale of amestris, wife of the persian king xerxes although xerxes i (r 486-465 bce) is mainly remembered for his massive invasion of greece, his reign continued for around fourteen more years after his greek ambitions were crushed at the battle of plataea in 479 bce. Xerxes lived from 520 - 465 bc he was the grandson of cyrus and the son of darius like them an achaemenid, xerxes i or xerxes the great was king of the persian empire this is the greek transliteration of his name in old persian, his name is khshayarsha and in hebrew, this is transliterated as. Hellenistic philosophy overlaps the hellenistic period (from alexander the great, d323, to cleopatra, d30 bc) and the early roman empire (30 bc to the death of alexander severus, 235 ad) plato's school at the academy and aristotle's school (the peripatetics) at the lyceum continued, joined by several other schools, including the cynics and.
The battle of cynoscephalae ( greek : μάχη τῶν κυνὸς κεφαλῶν ) was an encounter battle fought in thessaly in 197 bc between the roman army, led by titus quinctius flamininus , and the antigonid dynasty of macedon , led by philip v. Cyrus the great was the founder of the achaemenian empire his empire, stretching from the aegean sea to the indus river, was the largest that had ever existed at the time of his rulecyrus pieced his kingdom together using a mixture of conquest and diplomacy, attesting to his skills as a warrior and a statesman. Thrace experiences a very short lived notoriety as a great power lysimachus is a major player among the diadochi and receives thrace as his share of the spoils in those terms, the nobility and genius of hannibal barca shine out even from the pages of hostile roman historians he was morally superior to his enemies, and they richly. Constantine the great: and the christian revolution by g p baker: cyrus the great by harold lamb: hannibal: one man against rome by harold lamb: herod the great by michael grant: history of darius the great by jacob abbott: history of pyrrhus by jacob abbott: history of romulus by hannibal barca mago barca hasdrubal barca pyrrhus, king.
Born on july 20, 356 bc, in pella, macedonia, alexander was son of king philip ii of macedon and queen olympia a clever tactician and successful general, he went undefeated in battles for an unprecedented period of over 15 years – a period of time in which he led his army in numerous victories. The successor of the founder of the achaemenid dynasty, darius i united and improved the new empire, by irrigating, building roads, including the royal road, a canal, and refining the governmental system known as satrapies his great building projects have memorialized his name. World history pt 2 study darius was the son of hystaspes he married atossa, daughter of cyrus ii (the great) apparently killed bardiya (522) and assumed the throne, although darius claimed that he had actually killed constantine i (the great) on the death of his father contantius i in 306 at eboracum (york) the army proclaimed.