An Roman empire was in a state of chaos.
It was in what is familiarly called as its Third Century Crisis.
This officially began with the the assassination of Severus Alexander in 235 A.D. 797 more words
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I have never traveled to a place that hasn’t got a ‘tale of the undead’ of some sort. Stories of beings neither alive nor dead consuming the blood of living beings can be found in nearly every culture around the world in many different varieties spanning over many centuries. 488 more words
One of the most vexing questions about Alexander the Great is whether he thought he was a god or not, and Alexander (2004, dir. Oliver Stone) certainly digs into that question. 3,222 more words
Darius the Great (549-486 BCE) was a king of Persia who ruled according to Herodotus the ancient Historian for 35 years,(522-486 BCE.) He was the third Achaemenian king and was considered by many to be “the greatest of the Achaemenian kings.” (Hence the word great, in his name) During his reign, Darius held together the empire and expanded it in every direction beyond anything the world had yet to see. 158 more words
he Achaemenian/Achaemenid Army is well known through descriptions by Herodotus, Xenophon, and Arrian as well as by illustrations on Persepolitan and Greco-Persian monuments. Of particular importance for the topic are the Greek representations of Persian warriors and the evidence of the so-called Alexander Sarcophagus from Sidon. 2,507 more words