Achaemenid Empire - Documentary 1/5
Well this video is a documentary episode of the Engineering an Empire series from the History channel. The video is presented by Peter Weller and it is reg...
Achaemenid Empire
The Persian Empire was one of the most mysterious civilizations in the ancient world. Persia became an empire under the Cyrus the Great, who created a policy...
Achaemenid Empire - Ancient Persia
An ancient superpower! Persian empire had control over the entire middle east for hundreds of years.for sure in the future, Iran (a free Iran)will gain back ...
Conquest of the Nanda Empire
The conquest of the Nanda Empire under Dhana Nanda by a small state, somewhere in north western India under Chandragupta Maurya in the 4th century BC led to the establishment of the Maurya Empire. Lit...
Classical Athens
The city of Athens during the classical period of Ancient Greece (508–322 BC) was the major urban center of the notable polis (city-state) of the same name, located in Attica, Greece, lead...
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Ancient Corinth
22°52′49″E / 37.9053455°N 22.8801924°E / 37.9053455; 22.8801924Corinth (/ˈkɔrɪnθ/; Greek: Κόρινθος Kórinthos), was a city-state (polis) on the Isthmus of Corinth, the narrow s...
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Sahadeva of Magadha
Sahadeva (Sanskrit: सहदेव) (not to be confused with Sahadeva, the youngest of the Pandavas) was a ruler of the Barhadratha dynasty of Magadha. In the Mahabharata, he is mentioned as the son of Jar...
Li Ji (concubine)
Li Ji (Chinese: 驪姬; pinyin: Lí Jī; died 651 BCE) was a concubine and later wife of Duke Xian of Jin, ruler of the State of Jin between 676 and 651 BC during the Spring and Autumn Period of anc...
Asaeli Driu
Asaeli Driu (born January 1, 1930) is a former Fijian cricketer. Driu was a left-arm fast-medium bowler.Driu made his first-class debut for Fiji in 1954 against Otago during Fiji's 1953/54 tour of New...
Corinth
Corinth (/ˈkɔrɪnθ/; Greek: Κόρινθος, Kórinthos, [ˈkorinθos]) is a city and former municipality in Corinthia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality ...
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Acamantis
Acamantis (Greek: Ακαμαντίς) was one of the phylai (tribes) of classical Athens, created during the reforms of Cleisthenes. It was named after the legendary hero Acamas, and included the demes of ...
Zheng (state)
Zheng (simplified Chinese: 郑国; traditional Chinese: 鄭國; pinyin: Zhèng) was a vassal state in China during the Zhou Dynasty (1046–221 BCE) located in the centre of ancient China in modern-d...
Tobiah (Ammonite)
Tobiah was an Ammonite official (possibly a governor of Ammon, possibly also of Jewish descent) who incited the Ammonites to hinder Nehemiah's efforts to rebuild Jerusalem. He, along with Sanballat t...
Achaemenid Empire
The Persian Empire is any of a series of imperial dynasties centered in Persia (now Iran) with boundaries that fluctuated around that core, extending far into regions that would later become Pakistan,...
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Haryanka dynasty
The Haryanka dynasty was the second ruling dynasty of Magadha, an ancient kingdom in India, which succeeded the Barhadratha dynasty. The reign of this dynasty probably began in the middle of 6th centu...
Haryanka dynasty - Wikipedia
Lot (biblical person)
Lot (/lɒt/; Hebrew: לוֹט,  Lot,  Lôṭ ; "veil" or "covering") is a person mentioned in the biblical Book of Genesis chapters 11–14 and 19. Notable episodes in his life include his tr...
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Shensheng
Shensheng (Chinese: 申生; pinyin: Shēnshēng, died 20 February 655 BCE), ancestral name Ji (姬), was the eldest son of Duke Xian of Jin and the Crown Prince of the State of Jin before being replac...
Kingdom of Upatissa Nuwara
The Kingdom of Upatissa Nuwara (sometimes referred to as Vijitapura) was the second administrative center in ancient Sri Lanka and Kingdom of Rajarata. It was established with the death of Vijaya by h...
Roman Greece
Roman Greece is the period of Greek history (of Greece proper; as opposed to the other centers of Hellenism in the Roman world) following the Roman victory over the Corinthians at the Battle of Corint...
Ammon
Ammon (Hebrew: עַמּוֹן,  Ammon,  ʻAmmôn ; "People"; Arabic: عمّون, translit.: ʻAmmūn; Greek: Αμμονιοι) is a Semitic kingdom from the Bronze Age period occupying the east of...
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Mahapadma Nanda
Mahapadma Nanda (Sanskrit: महापद्मानन्द; IAST: Mahāpadmānanda) (c. 400-329 BC) was the first king of the Nanda dynasty. He was the son of Mahanandin, a Kshatriya king of the Shishunaga dynasty and a S...
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S. M. Koya
Siddiq Moidin Koya (1924–1993) was a Fijian Indian politician and Opposition leader. He succeeded to the leadership of the mostly Indo-Fijian National Federation Party (NFP) on the death of the party'...
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Battle of Jinyang
The Battle of Jinyang (Chinese: 晉陽之戰) was fought between the elite families of the State of Jin, the house of Zhao and the house of Zhi (智), in the Spring and Autumn period of China. The other hou...
Sycophancy
Sycophancy is flattery that is very obedient, or an indication of deference to another, to an excessive or servile degree. A user of sycophancy, is referred to as a sycophant.Alternative phrases are ...
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Brihadratha
Brihadratha (Sanskrit: बृहद्रथ; IAST: Bṛhadratha), also known as Maharatha, was the founder of the Barhadratha dynasty, the earliest ruling dynasty of Magadha. According to the Mahabharata and the...
Ba (state)
Ba (Chinese: 巴; pinyin: Bā; literally: "a pictograph for 'snake', linguistically meaning "cling" and "handle"") was an ancient state in eastern Sichuan, China. Its original capital was Yic...
Ba (state) - Wikipedia