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Cyrus The Great: Birth, Relationships, and his Victories

Cyrus The Great: Birth, Relationships, and his Victories 1

In this topic, we will provide an accurate idea of Cyrus's early life, his relationship with the king Astyages, and The most significant accomplishments and victories of this famous leader. Cyrus, the great king of Persia, is regarded as one of history's greatest figures, and many historians, who are not hostile toward eastern civilizations or ... Read more

The Early Landscape of Iberia and the Spanish Peoples

The Early Landscape of Iberia and the Spanish Peoples 7

The area that is Spain today covers an Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea shoreline. In a period of Spain’s early history, it was called the Iberian Peninsula. Its connections to the pre-Romans, the Greeks, Phoenicians, and Carthage during the Classical Antiquity period on the Iberian Peninsula where open frontiers existed. The Iberian Peninsula was annexed ... Read more

The Ancient Landscape of the British Isles

The Ancient Landscape of the British Isles 11

The modern-day British Isles has an ancient history very similar to other European nations on the continent. The prehistoric continents as we are now aware were linked as single land masses during the times of the early homo-sapien communities or more directly the Homo - antecessor as one known group of the more common Homo-Sapiens/Erectus ... Read more

Sparta: The Land of the Warriors (Ancient History, Society and Army)

Sparta: The Land of the Warriors (Ancient History, Society and Army) 12

One of the most significant city-states in classical Greece, Sparta was renowned for its military strength. At Thermopylae and Plataea in the 5th century BCE saw the professional and well-trained Spartan hoplites engage against the Persian army with distinction. They were recognizable by their distinctive red cloaks and long hair. They were arguably the greatest ... Read more

Genghis Khan and the creation of the Mongol Empire

Genghis Khan and the creation of the Mongol Empire 13

Genghis Khan, the leader of the Mongols (1162-1227), grew up with a humble beginning and built the biggest land empire in history. He unified the nomadic tribes of the Mongolian plateau before capturing major portions of China and central Asia. His descendants continued to grow the empire, conquering distant lands. Between 11 and 12 million ... Read more