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  • The Great Empire: The Byzantine Empire

    The Byzantine Empire was a great empire. The Emperor of Rome Constantine, moved the capital of Rome to Byantium, a small seaside town in Turkey. He named it after himself, it was called Constantinople. Constantinople built up lavishly , the city soon grew to 500,000 people. It later was the home of Hagia Sophia and much more great archetechture. Some things that were important to the Byzantines were trade, law, and religion. One thing that was important to the Byzantine Empire was law. Justinian the Emperor made a detailed easy to understand and, updated list of laws. This list was called the Justinian Code. He made it so all of his people could understand it. The two main languages in Constantinople were Greek and Latin. With the Justinian…

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  • Successful Empires: The Mongol Empire

    The Mongol Empire made an impact on the world as we know it today. They are considered one of the most successful empires to ever rule. The Mongols were ruled by Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan, who is the grandson of Genghis. They ruled somewhere between 1200 and 1360 B.C. The Mongols ruled for a very short period of time, but ruled very effectively. They ruled throughout central Asia and China. The Mongols made a very positive impact on the world. For example, they allowed religious freedom,…

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  • Ottoman Empire: The Decline Of An Empire

    The Decline of an Empire The word ottoman is a western term for the name Osman I, who was the first ruler and creator of the Ottoman Empire in 1299. This Empire later on overthrew the last remainder of the Roman civilization and evolved to be one of the superpowers, and was the center of communications between the West and the East countries. But as its mighty grew also its weakness began to appear, and as a result of decades of influences such as historical events (wars), economic factors…

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  • Rise Of The Western Empire: The Ottoman Empire

    The Ottoman Empire was once a very successful and powerful empire. Its prime location allowed for control along the borders of the Mediterranean Sea, the Middle East, some of North Africa and some of Europe. The Ottoman Empire experienced some success, but along with success came hardship with colliding with the Western Nations. During the Ottomans fall, the Powers of the West looked at the Ottoman Empire as the “sick man of Europe” due to the weakness showed. Having this reputation surely was…

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  • Compare The Safavid Empire To The Ottoman Empire

    The Ottoman Empire was motivated by an interest in spreading their religion which is Islam. Gaining more territory was a big thing for them because they wanted to get bigger and to gain more land for farming to keep the people feed. The more important reason to the mass expansion was to improve trade for the empire. Seeking glory was also a big thing with emperors just as a personal goal and for the empire they’ll get more of the glory status by taking city 's or having a massive empire and big…

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  • Roman Empire Vs Umayyad Empire

    The rise and collapse of the empires rely heavily on its polity. Among it, centralization is an essential instrument, which the government or emperor holds sufficient authority to control politics, military, religions and so forth. And a variety of rules built the direct centralized authority to concentrate the power, such as the Qin Dynasty and the Umayyad Empire. As for the Roman Empire, Augustus used a lot of indirect methods to satisfy people’s needs and his power at the same time. The main…

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  • The Mughal Empire: The History Of The Mughal Empire

    LITERATURE REVIEW HISTORY PROJECT Mughal empire: Origin and Administration Submitted by Shweta meena 1st year, Roll No. 79 Submitted to Mr. Hota Agni Kumar Beginning of the Mughal Empire The history of Mughal’s in India started when Baber conquered India. He was the founder of the Mughal dynasty in India. He invaded India several times. In his final invasion he became the master of Delhi after the war in Panipat in 1526. Baber fell seriously sick and died in 1530. His son Humayun…

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  • The Inca Empire: The Characteristics Of The Incca Empire

    To define topography is by thinking about the arrangement of natural or artificial materials of an area. There is the geographic component as part of the definition, but for locations like the Inca Empire had a much deeper meaning. The topography of the Inca Empire was what formed the culture; therefore it discusses the way of life and adaption for the people. As the definition of topography is defined as the natural material and what is illustrated from the map, there is an important aspect to…

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  • The Impact Of The Mongol Empire On The Russian Empire

    The impact and legacy of the Mongol Empire carried both negative and positive impacts on the Russian empire. These impacts have shaped not only the history of Russian’s but even modern day Russia and its role in world history today. The Mongols ruled over Russia for over 200 years and within this time, they managed to acquire the largest land empire in history. Founded by Genghis Khan in 1206, the Mongols tactics were both ruthless and impressively successful. Seeing the Mongol empire as both…

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  • The Western Empire: The Contributions Of The Roman Empire

    The Roman Empire lasted for a very long time. It was the most “extensive political and social structure in western civilization” (Mark). The Roman Empire was at its height in c. 117CE and by 285 CE it had grown too large to be ruled by a central government. This is when it was divided into a Western and Eastern Empire. There were many rulers and many dynasties during this time. The Roman Empire influenced much of western civilization and left many and lasting contributions to western…

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