Essays Tagged: "Persian"

Spartan Leadership During The Persian War.

ays counted for more than naval power." --Hammond.Furthermore, Sparta was known for her strong anti-Persian sentiments. Sparta was also able to contribute significantly in terms of strategies and orga ... but to follow their example.".Sparta's leaders were of significance as well. Pausanias defeated the Persian cavalry at Plataea, displaying brilliant leadership and cleverness. Herodotus praises Pausan ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This essay is about Food As Magic, How food helps someone to get cure.

ginger as a medicine and a spice appear in ancient Chinese and Sanskrit writings, and in surviving Persian, Arabic, Greek and Roman texts. Medieval writings from many European countries indicate that ...

(3 pages) 38 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

HSC Ancient History Assessment Task 1 Greek World 500 - 400BC

e respected son - in - law and representative of King Darius the Great. He was the commander of the Persian troops during twp expeditions to Greece in 492 and 480/479 BCE. Modern and Ancient Historian ... uctions set out to him by Darius, as his successor, and contributing as a commander for a number of Persian expeditions. He also played the role of a strategic thinker and leader and is portrayed as s ...

(4 pages) 45 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Alexander "The Great"

urces materials and humans (4 Bosworth.) One of Alexander's large accomplishments was defeating the Persian kind Darius III. This was a good thing because it gave him more power and eventually causing ... m by doing this. One thing that was had eventually had a good outcome was how Alexander adapted the Persian customs. Many of Alexander's soldiers were upset at the thought of him doing this. He solved ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Assess the reasons for the Greek victory over the Persians in 490 to 480/479 BC. Make a judgement based on outcome, results and values.

Assess the reasons for the Greek victory over the Persians in 490 to 480/479 BC. Make a judgement based on outcome, results and values.The reasons for ... Make a judgement based on outcome, results and values.The reasons for the Greek victory against the Persians in 490 to 480/479 BC was a mixture of exceptional leadership, skilful tactics and strategy, ... erfect moment. Also, with each victory the Greeks grew more confident of success and defiant of the Persian attempts to invade. The poor organisation and disarray of their enemy led to an undermining ...

(11 pages) 75 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander the Great administration

Alexander governs his administration using techniques of Macedonian and Persian's. The Persian satrap in Asia enabled Alexander to govern a large amount of territory. In In ... e Macedonia practice of founding cities to encourage loyalty with the natives. While he allowed the Persians and Indians to move up in his administration, he primarily used Macedonians.Alexander took ... e Greek in Asia from Persia. Alexander challengers to the throne were killed and others fled to the Persians. (Hamilton 44) He quickly acted by force against the uprisings of barbarians at Macedonia's ...

(9 pages) 91 0 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Athens lose the Peloponnesian war.

avy. Their only true strength was a strong ground force. Sparta is able to win the war by obtaining Persian monies as support, a strong leader (Lysander), and reaping the rewards of the Athenians mish ... re. In the end the Spartans won the war because the Athenians arrogance, error in judgment, and the Persians assistance. The Spartans with the aid of Lysander and Cyrus was finally able to stabilize t ...

(5 pages) 58 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Searching for Hope

id not let him teach any more. Consequently, he started his own business. My mom, like many typical Persian moms is a home-maker. As I grew older, I realized that things were changing around me. Peopl ... p and dream of the way our lives used to be and what it would be in such a few short hours."Are you Persian?" a man asked. We both smiled and with great pleasure and replied "yes." He was from the ref ...

(7 pages) 33 0 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Account for the victory of the Greeks in the Persian invasions of 490B.C - 480B.C

military state of Greece. They achieved this status by outnumbering the power and resources of the Persian Empire, in a number of successful victories, and driving the Persians out of Ionia and other ... over the wars. There were a number of factors which contributed to the victory of the Greeks in the Persian invasions, which included their various strategies of geographical knowledge, superior leade ...

(9 pages) 64 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Economy India

e name 'India' was applied to the country by the Greeks. It corresponds to the "Hi(n)du" of the old Persian epigraphs. The spirit of India has fascinated the world with its very mystique. A civilizati ...

(24 pages) 341 0 4.2 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Literature response for "living in sin" by Adrienne Rich.

ifficulties and differences between men and women. First, she has "A plate of pears, a piano with a Persian shawl," in her life. A plate of pears represents the sweetness of life. She expects she will ...

(1 pages) 41 1 3.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Who am I? A Personal Statement.

myself. "What am I?"Maybe A little background information on me is needed before I proceed.I am of Persian ethnicity, 2 months after being born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. I was brought to China. I gr ... oreign view, yet I am still able to understand the Chinese fully.What else would I be? I could be a Persian, since I speak Persian at home and understand its history and culture, due to strong influen ...

(2 pages) 129 2 4.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Admission Essay

t influence that has shaped the person I am today is my upbringing in a traditional family-oriented Persian and Zoroastrian culture. My family has been an important source of support in all of the dec ...

(2 pages) 189 0 3.2 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Crash": Evaluation paper for WRI

"A Brentwood housewife and her DA husband. A Persian store owner. Two police detectives who are also lovers. A black television director and his ... oman sees the black man's betrayal, the black man sees the fear in the white people's eyes, and the Persian man sees hate wherever he looks. All we see is hate, betrayal, and darkness. It made me wond ...

(5 pages) 183 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Explain the significance, to Old Testament study, of the Cyrus Cylinder

depicts his policies toward the people he ruled, and describes their gods.It gives a picture of The Persian displacement of Babylon, the organisation of Persian provinces and also to the religious and ... ative lands. His decree is also recorded on the Cyrus Cylinder. In Ezra1:1-4 it is evident that the Persian King decides to help the Jews. Here God moved Cyrus to do this. Also, not only did the Persi ...

(1 pages) 20 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

History on the Taj Mahal

assed a design combing different cultures and was built with a sophistication unknown to the period.Persian for crown and palace, the Taj Mahal was built for the wife of Shah Jahan to memoralize her. ... Pradesh on the banks of the Yamuna River.The design of the Taj Mahal was a combination of Islamic, Persian, Hindu and earlier Mughal architecture. Hindu craftsman, sculptors and stonecutters were inv ...

(2 pages) 48 1 4.3 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

What factors explain the Persian empire's survival for two hundred years?

What factors explain the Persian (Archaemenid) empire's survival for two hundred years?Until the sixth century BC, they were ... BC, they were a people shrouded in mystery. Living in the area east of the Mesopotamian region, the Persians were a disparate group of Indo-European tribes, some nomadic, some settled, that were devel ... about ideas, and nothing more clearly emphasizes this aspect of history than the sudden eruption of Persians on to the world stage, or at least the world stage as it centered around Mesopotamia. For t ...

(5 pages) 46 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Great Muslim Empires

Historians agree that the three greatest Muslim Empires had to be the Ottoman, Persian, and Indian. All three of these shared some common aspects, and also had many differences. F ... ir merit and their ability to do the job how it needed to be done. It seemed that in the Indian and Persian territories, that more people were selected for their position based on their social status. ... lp fight the wars, but one of the most unique ideas was that all of the men were treated equal. The Persians seemed to not treat everyone as equals and relied more on the idea that everyone was in a d ...

(2 pages) 520 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Contradicting Herodotus and Tacitus' Writings as seen from the Greek views against Persia, and the Romans views against the Germanic People

ptance of other civilizations customs and ways of life.Herodotus, a Greek, focused his writings the Persians, the Greek enemy at the time. Since Herodotus is Greek, he has a profound belief in the God ... the Gods and the proper way to respect and give praise to them. When Herodotus is writing about the Persians, it can be sensed that he has a great distain for them because of the way they worship in h ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What advantages did Xerxes enjoy when he invaded Greece in 480 BC and why did he not gain victory over the Greeks?

ain victory over the Greeks?Cormac Griffin (A1177407)IntroductionThe victory of the Greeks over the Persians in the Second Persian War is, to this day, one of the peaks of Hellenic history. Arguably, ... . The disjointed and fragmented Greeks, divided by rivalry and infighting, took on the might of the Persian Empire, the greatest Empire the world had yet seen. Further, Xerxes, the Persian ruler, had ...

(11 pages) 36 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies