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Alexander the Great was a great military leader for many reasons. His life was filled with events that would provide him with valuable experience. The people with whom he was close while growing up urged him to try his hardest, and this also contributed to his great leadership. In the following paper, I will explain how Alexander's parents and education, among other things, helped him to gain the necessary experience and qualities of a good leader, and how he used this experience as he got

The training of Rome's Legions was very hard. The Legions were trained to obey every order given by their superior. Their drills were described to be as brutal as actual combat with their enemies. Their weapons were thrust as hard against their fellow Legions as they were in battle against their enemies. Their drill weapons were twice as heavy as their weapons used in the battle field and were made of wood. The Legions also had to train with excess baggage to make them stronger. The discip

Hypatia of Alexandria, written by Maria Dzielska is a book that highlights the fascinating life of the famous mathematician and philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria. Dzielska describes the life and time of Hypatia through many different sources and interpretations of history. She also describes the difficulties involved in producing a biography of a person about whom we are remarkably ill-informed. Dzielska through her book tries to compose an understanding of Hypatia, her accomplishments and

The Pythagorean theory is probably more widely known than any other complex mathematical idea. The theorem was first used by the Eygptians , butthey had no mathematical proof that the idea was correct. Pythagoras is credited with being the first to prove the theorem. The Pythagorean theorem, which is important in all technology, proved that the sum of the squares on the short two sides of a right triangle is equal to the square of the hypotenuse. (A right triangle has one angle of 90

History Essay The Romans once had an incredible army, consisting of many well trained, strong soldiers. Yet, as times passed and the Empires' population grew increasingly smaller, the Romans began accepting Barbarians into their army. Once these Barbarians, such as Germans began infiltrating, the Romans lost more and more control. Furthermore, these new soldiers were not as strong as the previous ones or as devoted and dedicated to Rome. The disintegration of the Roman army from the day o

My report is about Chad, it is a large country in the north-central part of Africa. These are some of the interesting statistics I learned about Chad. The republic of Chad is the largest country of the former French Equatorial Africa. It occupies 1,284,000 km and had a population of 4,752,000. It is bounded on the north by Libya, on the east of Sudan, on the south of by the Central African Republic, on the southwest by Cameroon, and on the west by Nigeria. The capital is N'Diamena, formerly

Pompeii was a city on the South West Coast of Italy. Herculeum and Neapolis where by Pompeii. Pompeii comes from a word in the Oscan Language. The Oscan people built a city around 800 - 700 B. C. . Oscan language was used up to 80 B. C. . The Ionia Greeks took over the Pompeii around the 8th century. They didn't change the city name Pompeii was a fairly large city for that time. Pompeii was built on a ridge of volcanic rock. Vesuvius is near the present Day City of Naples. 62 A.

In what today is ! as Iraq there once was a great civilization ! as Babylonia, which at one time could have ! the world and was home to the second wonder of the world. Babylonia ! an ancient region ! the Tigris and Euphrates river ! what is now southern Iraq near the end of the Fertile Cresent. This great civilization first ! around 3500 B.C. and ! to crumble after the year 323 B.C. The Babylonian culture was sucessful because of the people ! in Babylonia's cities, their technology, and

Augustus Caesar Augustus Caesar was born Gaius Octavius on September 23, 63 BC His mother, Atia, was the niece of Julius Caesar; her mother was Caesar's sister. Octavian's family was an old and wealthy one from the small town of Velitrae. Octavian's father died when he was four years old and he was adopted by his great uncle Julius Caesar. At the age of 16 Octavius traveled to Spain with Julius in his campaign against Pompey the great. During the journey Octavian suffered many hardships in

Lenin's political finesse, his understanding of the strength of the peasantry and his rewriting of the communist thought are the characteristics which made Lenin one of the greatest leaders of Russia. Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov, was born on April 22, 1870, in Simbirsk, on the bank of the Volga river. Ilya Nikolayevich Ulyanov, a man with high cheek bones, a dark complexion and dark brown eyes, all of which Lenin inherited, was Lenin's father, and was the director of scho