Persian Empire Essays (Examples)

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Ottoman Empire And The Arabs

Pages: 6 (1859 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:40041022

Sharif Hussein Ibn Saud and the Fall of the Ottoman empire
Introduction
The Ottoman empire was served by a strong military and centralized political structure, but with territory that stretched into both the East and the West, the … served by a strong military and centralized political structure, but with territory that stretched into both the East and the West, the Ottoman empire was also greatly served by its geography and the diversity of this realm. At the heart of its rule was the power of … Ibrahim Pasha and his Sons, the Sharif of Mecca and Ibn Saud in Central Arabia all contributed to the strength of the Ottoman empire. This paper will examine these relationships, the geographical and diverse characteristics of the empire and the role that Mecca played in holding it all together. Ultimately it will show that the Ottomans lost the empire as a result of……

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Anderson, Scott. 2014. Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East. Atlantic Books.

Faroqhi, Suraiya. 1994. Pilgrims and Sultans: The Hajj under the Ottomans 1517–1683. London: I. B. Tauris. 

Faroqhi, Suraiya. 2004. The Ottoman Empire and the World Around It. London: IB Tauris.

Khaled Fahmy. 2009. Mehmed Ali: From Ottoman Governor to Ruler of Egypt (Oxford:Oneworld Publications.

Murphy, David. 2008.  The Arab Revolt 1916–18 Lawrence sets Arabia Ablaze. Osprey: London.

Wilson, Mary C. 'The Hashemites, the Arab Revolt, and Arab Nationalism' in The Origins of Arab Nationalism (1991), ed. Rashid Khalidi, pp. 204–24. Columbia University Press.

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Alexander The Great War Tactics

Pages: 6 (1804 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Essay Document #:14983431

… from his father. It was Philip II who trained the men to be the best in the world, capable of taking on the persian. As Roos (2019) points out, “Philip II left Alexander the Great a fierce army.” Philip II made the army the most important aspect … military. It was similar to today’s elite cadet families in the West. The Royal foot companions were Philip’s idea as were…[break]…it caused the persian to open a gap where they were vulnerable. Alexander did this by sending his phalanx to attack on the left while he rode … did this by sending his phalanx to attack on the left while he rode to the flanking position on the right, drawing the persian to him and making Darius vulnerable. It was then that the Macedonians had to attack at the right moment with speed. Their superior ……

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Archeology. (2013). Kamehameha. Retrieved from  https://www.archaeology.org/issues/95-1307/features/1094-kamehameha-moku-ula-maui-oahu 

Classics Dissertation. (n.d.). The Military Revolution: What were Philip II’s Reforms of the Macedonian Military and how Revolutionary were they? Retrieved from  https://www.ed.ac.uk/files/atoms/files/the_military_revolution_-_what_were_philip_iis_reforms_of_the_macedonian_military_and_how_revolutionary_were_they.pdf 

Hughes, T. (2018). Was Alexander’s army destined to conquer? Retrieved from  http://turningpointsoftheancientworld.com/index.php/2018/08/02/why-alexander-was-destined-to-conquer/ 

Prensky, M. (2001). Digital natives, digital immigrants part 1. On the horizon, 9(5), 1-6.

Roos, D. (2019). How Alexander the Great Conquered the Persian Empire. Retrieved from  https://www.history.com/news/alexander-the-great-defeat-persian-empire 

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The Epic Of Gilgamesh Analysis

Pages: 5 (1430 words) Sources: 8 Document Type:Essay Document #:52314401

...Persian empire Analysis of The Epic of Gilgamesh
Introduction
The Epic of Gilgamesh is one of the few great literatures that survived the ruin of ancient civilizations, more particularly the ancient Mesopotamia. It is a poem that tells the story of two great heroes, friendship, adventure, and the gods. Comprised of twelves tablets, each depicting a section of the overall tale, the Epic of Gilgamesh exists in various versions—with the Akkadian and Old Babylonian versions being the most prominent. This essay considers various parts of the Epic and seeks to examine/illustrate a few details about the heroes “Gilgamesh and Enkidu”, their relationship, the actions of the gods, and the overall significance of this Epic—as regarding its depiction of the ancient Mesopotamian civilization.
Gilgamesh and Enkidu
Gilgamesh was the first character, of the two, to be introduced. In the introduction, Gilgamesh was described as one who had exceptional qualities that transcends that of……

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Abusch, T. \\\\\\\\\\\\"The Development and Meaning of the Epic of Gilgamesh: An Interpretive Essay.\\\\\\\\\\\\" Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol. 121, 2001, pp. 614-622, doi:10.2307/606502. Retrieved from: https://sci-hub.tw/https://doi.org/10.2307%2F606502

Al-Rawi. F. N. H., and A. R. George. \\\\\\\\\\\\"Back to The Cedar Forest: The Beginning and End of Tablet V of The Standard Babylonian Epic of Gilgameš.\\\\\\\\\\\\" Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 66, 2014, pp. 69-90, doi:10.5615/jcunestud.66.2014.0069. Retrieved from: https://sci-hub.tw/https://doi.org/10.5615%2Fjcunestud.66.2014.0069

Christman, J. \\\\\\\\\\\\"The Gilgamesh Complex: The Quest for Death Transcendence and the Killing of Animals.\\\\\\\\\\\\" Society & Animals, vol. 16, 2008, pp. 297-315, doi:10.1163/156853008x357649. Retrieved from: sci-hub.tw/10.1163/156853008X357649

Dickson, Keith. “Looking at the Other in ‘Gilgamesh.’” Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol. 127, no. 2, 2007, pp. 171–182. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/20297248.

George, Andrew R. \\\\\\\\\\\\"The Mayfly on the River: Individual and collective destiny in the Epic of Gilgamesh.\\\\\\\\\\\\" KASKAL: Rivista di storia, ambienti e culture del Vicino Oriente Antico, vol. 9, 2012, pp. 227-242. Retrieved from:  https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/15817/1/Kaskal_9%20227-242%20George.pdf 

Khan, Anika. “Gilgamesh and medicine’s quest to conquer death.” Hektoen international: A Journal of Medical Humanities, vol. 11, no.4, June 2019, Highlighted in Frontispiece pp. 1-3.

Kline, J. \\\\\\\\\\\\"The Oldest Story, the Oldest Fear, the Oldest Fool: The Religious Dimension ofThe Epic of Gilgamesh.\\\\\\\\\\\\" Jung Journal, vol. 10, no.2, 2016, 24 – 36, doi:10.1080/19342039.2016.1157411. Retrieved from:  https://sci-hub.tw/https://doi.org/10.1080/19342039.2016.1157411 

 

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