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  • Compare And Contrast Safavid And Islamic Empires

    Throughout history there have been several great empires. However, the Ottoman Empire, the Mughal Empire, and the Safavid Empire were the last of these great Islamic Empires. Their accomplishments, culture, and various leaders have all helped pave the path for modern society. The Ottoman Empire was one of the most monumental and well established Empires of all time . The Ottoman Empire replaced the Byzantine Empire as a major power in the Eastern Mediterranean. The empire was located in southeastern Europe and Asia Minor, which in the modern era is called the Balkans, Greece, and Turkey. After the death of his father, the previous ruler of the Ottoman Empire, Mehmed II began developing strategies to conquer the very much desired Constantinople.…

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  • Essay On The Safavid Empire

    Empire, the Safavid Empire experienced a rise and fall and began its reign with the Islamic religion. Members of the Safavid tribe were the founders of a sunni sufi religious brotherhood in Azerbaijan, which was popularly fought over by other empires including the Ottoman Empire. A major differentiating factor for the Safavids was that their making of Shiite Islam the state religion of Iran made it very different from its neighboring Sunni Muslim empires. This established their unification and…

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  • Suzanna Blier's Art And Risk In Ancient Yoruba

    Suzanna Blier’s Art and Risk in Ancient Yoruba: Ife History, Power and Identity examines the creation and expression of sculptures and other arts in the ancient city of Ife. The novel provides an interesting lens into the early civilization’s culture by examining the often perplexingly technical sculptures that have intrigued historians for centuries. The first chapter specifically address Blier’s theory that the looming potential of different risks bolstered the quality and technical complexity…

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  • Marble Statue Of A Youthful Hercules Analysis

    The development of sculpture are closely associated the emergence of human society. It is the history of human identity recording the thoughts, culture, and aesthetic concept of the people at that age, also reflects the pursuit of one generation to another generation. Commemorative Portrait of a Chief (Lefem), an African wood sculpture from 19th to early 20th century, is a portrayal of one of the ruler of Bangwa chiefdoms . In contrast, The Marble Statue of a Youthful Hercules, a Roman marble…

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  • Effects Of The Silver Trade

    The silver trade of the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries was a major historical process. The global flow of silver had many effects on the multitude of societies that participated. There were many economic effects, such as the heavy global economic involvement of many Asian nations in this trade (Documents 2,4,6,7,8) and greater monetary pressure in China during the Ming Dynasty (Documents 1,3,5), and some social nuances because of this trade, such as a greater European desire for Asian goods…

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  • The Rise Of The Qing Dynasty In China

    During the 17th century, the Manchus founded the Qing Dynasty in China. The Qing Dynasty ruled for more than 260 years, and expanded the borders of China to include Taiwan, Mongolia, Tibet, and Chinese Central Asia. While they were initially resisted for being non-Chinese, their adherence to traditional Chinese Confucian beliefs and social structures earned the respect of the people. Under the Qing emperors, particularly Kangxi and his grandson Qian-long, China 's prosperity was restored. Kangxi…

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  • Religious And Social Causes And Continuities In Confucianism In China

    rule of the Yuan dynasty. By 1750 C.E., despite the rise and fall of the Yuan and Ming dynasties, Confucianism…

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  • Genghis Khan And Kublai Kh An Analysis

    When looking back on history of the greatest rulers in history, it is difficult not to mention the names of Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan. Genghis Khan, of course, is known for the creation of the Mongol Empire, the largest in the world, through the destruction of tribes in Northeastern Asia. While Kublai Khan, who was Genghis Khan’s grandson, was an emperor of the Mongol Empire and found of the Yuan Dynasty in China. In the 13th century, it is an incredible feat that these figures led invaders…

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  • Great Wall Of China Essay

    significant during its initial construction in the Qin Dynasty (221BC), as it is today. Built over nine years to protect China from Northern invasion, at its peak, this section of the Wall spanned an estimated 5,000 kilometres from Lintao to Liaoning. During its construction under Emperor Shi Huangdi, it was a central focus which had enormous repercussions on its people, both to China’s benefit and detriment– mostly detriment, in regards to: Military: Shi Huangdi’s general, “Meng Tian[,] was…

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  • Symbolism In The Forbidden City

    built by Han dynasty. Later after collapsed of the Han dynasty, the first emperor of Ming dynasty moved the capital to Nanjing, but it then moved back to old palace in Beijing and the constructions began again in 1406 A.C. The Forbidden Palace was a Chinese imperial city during Ming and Qing dynasties. It was a home for twenty-four emperors. The palace consists of nine hundred buildings and nine thousand nine hundred ninety nine rooms. In additional, the palace was not only the center of…

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