Sharif Hussein Ibn Saud and the Fall of the Ottoman empire
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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… 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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...Persian empire Analysis of The Epic of Gilgamesh
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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