Cataphracts: Armored Warriors and their Horses of War
By the 7th and 8th centuries B.C., the role of the chariot in battle was gradually being replaced by cavalry units in the Near East. Some were armed lightly and were used to harass the enemy from afar...
8 Things You May Not Know About The Gallipoli Campaign
On April 25, 1915, British-led troops poured onto the Ottoman Empire’s Gallipoli Peninsula in what was then the largest amphibious assault ever attempted. The plan, thought up once World War I’s Weste...
Death of Tamerlane
In January the Scourge of God caught a cold. One of history’s most brutal butchers, now perhaps in his seventies, had set out with an army 200,000 strong from Samarqand, his capital, to try conclusion...
Seleucid Empire
The song is Λιανοτράγουδο - Lianotragoudo from Eleftheria Arvanitaki (ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΑ ΑΡΒΑΝΙΤΑΚΗ). After Alexander the Great conquered Northern India, defeating Po...
Islamic State of Afghanistan
The Islamic State of Afghanistan (Persian: دولت اسلامی افغانستان‎, Dowlat-e Eslami-ye Afghanestan) was the new official name of the country Afghanistan after the fall of the communist state. Dem...
Hephthalite
The Hephthalites (or Ephthalites), also known as the Sveta Huna (in sanskrit), White Huns, were a nomadic confederation in Central Asia in Late Antiquity. At the height of its power in the first half ...
Hephthalite - Wikipedia
Khanate of Kokand
The Khanate of Kokand (Uzbek: Qo'qon Xonligi) was a Turkic state in Central Asia that existed from 1709–1876 within the territory of modern Kyrgyzstan, eastern Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, and southeast...
Khanate of Kokand - Wikipedia
Pashtun dynasties
The following is a list of Pashtun empires and dynasties. It includes states, princely states, empires and dynasties in the history of Central and South Asia which were founded by Pashtun rulers. The ...
Pashtun dynasties - Wikipedia
Cataphracts: Armored Warriors and their Horses of War
By the 7th and 8th centuries B.C., the role of the chariot in battle was gradually being replaced by cavalry units in the Near East. Some were armed lightly and were used to harass the enemy from afar...
8 Things You May Not Know About The Gallipoli Campaign
On April 25, 1915, British-led troops poured onto the Ottoman Empire’s Gallipoli Peninsula in what was then the largest amphibious assault ever attempted. The plan, thought up once World War I’s Weste...
Death of Tamerlane
In January the Scourge of God caught a cold. One of history’s most brutal butchers, now perhaps in his seventies, had set out with an army 200,000 strong from Samarqand, his capital, to try conclusion...
Lodhi dynasty
The Lodi dynasty (Lodhi) (Persian: لودی‎) was an Pashtun dynasty that ruled parts of northern India and Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of modern-day Pakistan, from 1451 to 1526. It was f...
Lodhi dynasty - Wikipedia
Zunbils
Zunbil, also written as Zhunbil, was a dynasty south of the Hindu Kush in southern Afghanistan. They ruled from the early 7th century until the Islamic conquest of Afghanistan in 870 AD. The Zunbils a...
Hotaki Empire
The Hotak dynasty or the Hotaki dynasty was an Afghan monarchy of the Ghilji Pashtuns, established in April 1709 by Mirwais Hotak after leading a successful revolution against their declining Persian ...
Hotaki Empire - Wikipedia
Mongolia during the Manchu Qing rule
Mongolia during the Manchu Qing rule (Period of the Manchu rule of Mongolia) refers to the period of Qing dynasty's rule over the Outer Mongolian 4 aimags and Inner Mongolian 6 leagues. The last Khaga...
Mongolia during the Manchu Qing rule - Wikipedia
Zunghar Khanate
The Dzungar Khanate was a khaganate on the Eurasian Steppe. It covered the area called Dzungaria and stretched from the west end of the Great Wall of China to present-day eastern Kazakhstan, and from ...
Zunghar Khanate - Wikipedia
Banu Ilyas
The Banu Ilyas (Persian: بنو الیاس‎) or Ilyasids was an Iranian dynasty of Sogdian origin which ruled Kerman from 932 until 968. Their capital was Bardasir.
Abu 'Ali Muhammad b. Ilyas was a ...
Banu Ilyas - Wikipedia
Timurid dynasty
The Timurid dynasty (Persian: تیموریان‎) was a Sunni Muslim Persianate dynasty of Turco-Mongol lineage that ruled over an empire comprising modern-day Iran, the Caucasus, Mesopotamia, A...
Timurid dynasty - Wikipedia
Chobanids
CEThe Chobanids or the Chupanids (Persian: سلسله امرای چوپانی‎), were descendants of a Mongol family of the Suldus clan that came to prominence in 14th century Persia. At first serving under t...
Northern Alliance
The Afghan Northern Alliance, officially known as the United Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan (Persian: ‏جبهه متحد اسلامی ملی برای نجات افغانستان‎ Jabha-yi Muttahid-i Islāmi-yi Mil...
Northern Alliance - Wikipedia
Mughal-Rajput War (1525)
The Mughal-Rajput War was a campaign into the Punjab region of India by the forces of the Timurid ruler Babur. In 1525, after the conquest of Transoxania, Babur invaded the Punjab several times. To ca...
Mughal-Rajput War (1525) - Wikipedia