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On this day in 356 BC Alexander the Great was born

Greek City Times 20 Jul 2021
He became King of the Ancient Greek Kingdom of Macedonia and led a Pan-Hellenic military campaign against Persia and in the process spread Greek culture across the entire empire he created ... He also became the king of Persia, Babylon and Asia, and created Macedonian colonies in the region.

View on a review

Dawn 20 Jul 2021
THIS is with reference to the book review ‘Enlightenment in a box’ (EOS, July 11) ... xxvi) ... 101) ... While criticising the “statisation of Islam”, I noted that it took place in a political context with precedents, such as “the Sasanian Empire of Persia, whose political culture seems to have influenced that of Islam.” (p. 176) ... Mustafa Akyol. Washington DC ... .

Jehangir or Jehlaluddin? Saif-Kareena brutally trolled for second son’s name

The Siasat Daily 12 Jul 2021
Mumbai. Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan, who welcomed their second child in February this year, have named their newborn as ‘Jeh Ali Khan... View this post on Instagram ... Meaning of Jeh ... Reportedly Taimur was inspired by Timur – the founder of the Timurid Empire in Persia and Central Asia, who invaded India in 1398 ... .

Kareena-Saif’s second son name revealed!

The Siasat Daily 09 Jul 2021
Mumbai. The Pataudi couple Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan welcomed their second child in February 2021 ... View this post on Instagram. A post shared by Kareena Kapoor Khan (@kareenakapoorkhan) ... Reportedly Taimur was inspired by Timur – the founder of the Timurid Empire in Persia and Central Asia, who invaded India in 1398 ... .

The Long Crusades of Western Imperialism

Dissident Voice 26 Jun 2021
Arab armies not only defeated the Sassanid dynasty (which had ruled Persia and the neighboring regions for centuries) but also took over parts of the Byzantine Empire’s territories ... Syria and Egypt were part of the Byzantine Empire; Iraq was ruled by Sassanid Persia ... old empires.

Crusader Kings 3: How To Change Culture | Game Rant

Game Rant 20 Jun 2021
-�Must be of the Frankish culture group- Character or liege must be of a Christian faith- Must form the Outremer Empire decision- Must have one's capital is in the region of Africa, the Middle-East, or Persia-�Must possess or have a liege that possesses the Empire of Outremer titleEstablish Norman Culture (Adopt Norman Culture).

The mystery of Greek fire

Heritage Daily 18 Jun 2021
Greek fire was an incendiary weapon invented by the Byzantine Empire during the 7th century AD, that gave the Byzantines a technological advantage during naval and land battles ... The invention of Greek fire came at a critical period when the Empire was weakened by wars with the Sassanids of Persia ... Use of a hand-siphon – Public Domain.

This Day in History (June 14)

Kayhan 13 Jun 2021
He next went to the Caucasus, visiting Armenia and Georgia, and his interest in the eastern origins of civilization eventually led him to Iran (Persia), where he focused on the significance of Shush (ancient Susa), the capital of the Elamite Empire, to retrace the routes of the Assyrian campaigns.

The Curzonian imprint on Indian foreign policy

Hindustan Times 12 Jun 2021
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 07.22 PM IST ... In his time, the Russian Empire bore down on Persia and Afghanistan to the north while France pushed westward from Siam into Burma ... While tending to oppose the expansion of formal empire, Curzon nevertheless saw that India needed to compete vigorously for positive influence in these regions ... ....

Mohan Guruswamy | It’s not for India to clean up the Afghanistan mess

Deccan Chronicle 08 Jun 2021
This is quite nonsensical ... India has Pakistan as its buffer ... Afghanistan only emerged as a country of sorts in the mid-18th century, when Ahmad Khan, later Ahmad Shah, leader of the Abdali contingent in the Persian army of Nadir Shah, carved out a buffer zone between Persia and a crumbling Mughal empire in the Indian subcontinent ... km ... km ... ....

How Queen Artemisia I Won the Admiration of the King of Persia

Ancient Origins 06 Jun 2021
Caria was an ancient Hellenistic district of Anatolia, or Asia Minor, over which Persia took control around 546 BC. During the first years of the 5th century BC, a Carian revolt against King Darius I, the third Iranian King of Kings of the Achaemenid Empire, failed.

Mr. President, please take note of the Iranian people’s historical will!

Press TV 01 Jun 2021
By Marziyeh Kaffash. Men said to them. “A great army is gathering against you.” And frightened them ... They said ... —Sura Al Imran 3.173 ... A look at Iran’s ancient history and the trajectory of the nation’s demands show a steady movement of the population in the land of Persia toward the holy religion of Islam since the fall of the Sassanid Empire in 561 AD.

Secrets of Viking-age hoard revealed as it goes on public display

AOL 27 May 2021
“Our vessel has non-Christian symbolism on it and in particular there is a central icon which is a Zoroastrian fire altar and Zoroastrianism was the state religion of the Sasanian empire, which is much further to the east in central Asia, what was Persia and is modern day Iran, ...

This Day in History (May 22)

Kayhan 21 May 2021
Although, Alexander, who died in 323 BC, styled himself “Shahanshah” (king of kings) and adopted elements of Persian dress and customs, he destroyed the cultural heritage of Persia, and terrorized the whole empire – at times slaughtering all males and selling into slavery women and children of cities that resisted his assaults.

How fortune tellers became go-to people for business tycoons

Korea Times 14 May 2021
gettyimagesbank. Seeking counseling from soothsayers is not a Korea-specific phenomenon. By Kang Hyun-kyung ... gettyimagesbank ... "King Croesus of Lydia consulted the oracle at Delphi about attacking Persia, and was advised, 'If you cross the river, a great empire will be destroyed.' Croesus crossed the river but it was his own empire that was destroyed.".

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