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    won his first triumph against Darius III, king of the Persians, after this continued marching toward Phoenicia, and site the city of Tire which defeated in the 333, once achieved this began the second phase of this invasion to reach Egypt one of the few areas that remained under the control of the Persians; the reception instead of being hostile turned out to be easy, as the Egyptians fed up of the abuses of the Persians, received the Macedonians as heroes; in the city of Memphis, Alexandro was crowned Pharaoh and the same founded the city of Alexandria (Edgar). Leaving Egypt back the Macedonians marched toward Babylon. In the 331, in this city, Alexander defeated Darius making the same flee; after this triumph is conquered the cities of Susa and Persepolis. The Macedonian youth ordered to set fire to the palace of Darius one of the architectural works more emblematic of antiquity with this fire is terminated the history of the Persian Empire (Lonsdale). Alejandro once achieved this objective commanded his army continue marching toward the East, coming to know different cultures that until that moment were unrelated to the Greeks. The nature of the sovereign begins to change this time be seduced by these new cultures by becoming a creditor of the criticisms of their own compatriots; including: came to marry young daughters of the satraps oriental. Also, at this point, he began to distrust each time more of his same officers; ordering the death of Filotas and Nicanor,…

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    Ancient Civilizations have made one of the greatest impacts in the United States of America. The Babylonian, the Hebrews, and the Persian societies left lasting impressions that have carried over to today’s society. Although each civilization’s culture and religion differ dramatically they each bring an important lesson to our world. By studying the laws and customs of these civilizations one is able to determine just how impactful these societies were. The Babylonian society believed the…

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    I think Alexander The Great did not deserve the title the Great. I think Alexander was a terrible leader, had bad character traits and only carried about himself. The main reason why Alexander did not deserve the title the great is because he only cared about his own fame and benefits. He was all full of himself and didn't care about anyone else. One reason to show that he was all about his fame is that he went out of his way 500 miles to Egypt to become pharaoh and conquer 3 of Egypt's…

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    King Ahasuerus (Xerxes I[1]) held a 180-day feast in Susa (Shoushan). While in "high spirits" from the wine, he ordered his queen, Vashti, to appear before him and his guests to display her beauty. But when the attendants delivered the king's command to Queen Vashti, she refused to come. Furious at her refusal to obey, the king asked his wise men what should be done. One of them said that all the women in the empire would hear that "The King Ahasuerus commanded Vashti the queen to be brought in…

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    Houdin Pyramids

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    Part B Beaker with Animal Motifs Susa (place where artifact was found) was fertile soil river valley, which is depicted by the animals and agriculture (as geometric lines) Beaker was found on necropolis (place of dead) as well as acropolis (hill/elevated city) Beaker has a goat (ibex), geometric symbols, repetition that gives a twisted perspective Sumerian Standing Worshipers These kinds of statues were known in the Sumerian period as votive offerings The eyes in the statue are large and…

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    Palace Of Zimrilim Essay

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    in Uruk and Susa. Question 2 1. Describe what is represented in the paintings The painting is stylized, with an abstract human figure and patterns that reflect on both side appearing almost symmetrical. 2. In what type of context was this object probably originally found? This objects was probably found in a Susa burial and could be used to carry water and transported from the Mesopotamian river. 3. What period does it belong to & what are the dates of that period? It belonged in the Early…

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    Darius The Great Essay

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    Ionian Revolt, and subjugate Greece. Although ultimately ending in failure at the Battle of Marathon, Darius succeeded in the re-subjugation of Thrace, expansion of the empire through the conquest of Macedon, the Cyclades, and the island of Naxos, and the sacking and enslavement of the city of Eretria. Darius organized the empire by dividing it into provinces and placing satraps to govern it. He organized a new uniform monetary system, along with making Aramaic the official language of the…

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    The basis for ordering actions as righteous and godly are illustrated though Esther’s character change where her fear is directed toward God. In the beginning of the book, Esther listens to Mordecai’s advice to hid her identity. Esther’s change in character occurs at the end of chapter 4, where Esther replies to Mordechai with a command. She says, “…gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and neither eat nor drink for three days, night or day. I and my maids will…

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    Neolithic Turning Point

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    The transition from the the Old Stone Age (Paleolithic) to the New Stone Age (Neolithic) marked a pivotal point the history of mankind. A revolutionary new way of life resulted in new beliefs, cultures, and artwork. The days of primitive rock drawings/carvings gave way to new, more advanced forms of art such as pots and physical structures. The Neolithic era began in modern day Iraq between 9000 to 6000 B.C. The major turning point in human history was that people settled down and developed a…

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    Hammurabi Research Paper

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    for the three classes of Babylonian society—the propertied class, freedmen, and slaves. A doctor’s fee for curing a severe wound would be 10 silver shekels for a gentleman, 5 shekels for a freedman and two shekels for a slave. Penalties for malpractice followed the same scheme: a doctor who killed a rich patient would have his hands cut off, while only financial restitution was required if the victim was a slave. Hammurabi’s Code provides some of the earliest examples of the doctrine of “An eye…

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