Essays Tagged: "Darius I"

Persian Wars

The Persian WarsIn 519 BC Darius I ascended the throne of the expanding empire ofPersia. A group of people called the Ionians, ... etus, one of the city-states,organized a revolt of all the rest of the city-states along the coast. Dariusmanaged however, to subdue things in a five-year campaign. After thislong sought victory, Dari ... eless the Athenians defeated the Persian archers and cavalrythrough a series of ingenious maneuvers.Darius died in 485 BC before his plans for another attempt reachedfruition, so it was left to his so ...

(2 pages) 104 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Darius Milhaud

DARIUS MILHAUDDarius Milhaud est un composer très fameux. Il a habitè dans le Bras d'O ... ans ce période. Quand il est un bébé, il a reconnu les sons. Le père de Darius a eu un buisness de famille, exporter les amandes. Quand il est très jeune, il a les m ... e; l'extérieur. Dans l'Enclos, il a composé les compositions très brilliantes! Darius s'est amélioré les tunes quand il est très jeune; une activité fa ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Alexanders empire

ly a semibarbarous and fragmented power, Macedon became tributary to Persia under the Persian kings Darius I and Xerxes I and thereafter struggled to maintain itself against Thracians and other barbar ... had reached the coast of Syria. There, in a fierce battle at Issus, he defeated the king of Persia, Darius III, but could not capture him. Alexander's army them marched south into Phoenicia to capture ...

(8 pages) 39 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Greece-Persia wars.

ek civilization first flourished. The Persian Wars began when some of these cities revolted against Darius I, Persia's king, in 499 BC.Athens sent 20 ships to aid the Ionians. Before the Persians crus ... nians. Before the Persians crushed the revolt, the Greeks burned Sardis, capital of Lydia. Angered, Darius determined to conquer Athens and extend his empire westward beyond the Aegean Sea.In 492 BC D ...

(3 pages) 55 0 2.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Ancient Greece: The Kings.

Judah, Mesopotamia, and Egypt.The loss at Marathon was no more than an irritation to the Persians. Darius was unable to respond immediately to his defeat because of rebellions on the other end of his ... e other end of his empire. While he was quelling these, he was killed in battle.King Xerxes, son of Darius, ascended to the throne of Persia after his father's death in 486 BC. After securing his thro ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Essay-Exam on The Boy Who Loved Transit: How the system failed an obsession by Jeff Tietz

After reading the report on Darius McCollum and having taken both a legal and psychological context into consideration, I feel t ... some degree of punishment for him. A determining factor that needs to be made known here is whether Darius' mental state was impaired to such an extent that he failed to understand the moral and the c ... moral and the criminal element of his crimes. With that stated, what needs to be made clear is that Darius was legally sane prior, during, and after he was arrested. On account of his capacity to unde ...

(7 pages) 33 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Assess Darius 1 as a Persian King

When assessing Darius as a Persian King there are four main categories that we can assess him in:AdministrationCons ... four main categories that we can assess him in:AdministrationConstructionMilitaryImageAdministrationDarius's most significant contribution to the Persian Empire was the refinement of administration. W ... of administration. While Cyrus created an effective administrative basis as Jennifer Lawless said "Darius perfected it". The system of administration that Darius used was followed by all the Persian ...

(5 pages) 32 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Outline Darius 1 rise to power.

Darius was one of the great Kings of Persia best known for his administrative genius and building pr ... er conspirators which included Aspathines, Gobryas, Intaphrenes, Megabyzus, Hydarnes, and of course Darius. The conspirator planned the murder of Bardiya and then completed.The Behistan inscription wa ... onspirator planned the murder of Bardiya and then completed.The Behistan inscription was written by Darius. Darius defended the murder of Bardiya and his own assumption of kingship. The inscription te ...

(2 pages) 32 0 2.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Explain the main features of Darius 1 reign.

The main features of Darius 1 reign were:Neutralizing early revoltsMilitary campaignsAdministration of the EmpireBuilding ... tary campaignsAdministration of the EmpireBuilding projectsNeutralizing early revoltsIn 522 BC when Darius gained the throne he was faced by major revolts throughout his empire. Sources tell us that t ... s much of the empire was benefited by tax, military, and religious reforms. In little under a year, Darius was able to quell all the revolts which existed in almost every province of the empire. Dariu ...

(4 pages) 47 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

(i.)Explain Themistokles' contribution to Athens before and during the Persian invasion of 480/479 BC.

hat the Athenians built triremes "at the persuasion of Themistokles" to meet the possible threat of Darius and these were used to defeat the Persians at sea. Themistokles "turned them,[Athenians] to u ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What was the significance of the victory at Issus for Alexander the Great and the defeat for Darius? Give detail on preparation for battle and the battle itself.

ghout his life, and all held some significance in his long term plans, but his first battle against Darius, the Persian ruler, was very important for both his campaign, and his men's morale. Although ... n were out numbered, Alexander proved once again his prowess on the battlefield, eventually forcing Darius to flee.In 333BCE Alexander had won his first major battle in Persia, at Granicus, but he had ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander the Great

ed the mighty Persian Empire with ruthless aggression. He was immovable and didn't even blink after Darius's peace offering in Tyre. Then even after he had beaten the Persians, he realized that it wou ... en even after he had beaten the Persians, he realized that it would not be safe until he had killed Darius. According to Document 3, that was when he found out that Darius had already been killed by h ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Make up a myth story that explains why something in our world happens the way it does.

tant rule, which was to never travel to the land of the Sea People. There was a bird by the name of Darius who despised these rules because he thought it was unfair to not be able to travel to the lan ... hese rules because he thought it was unfair to not be able to travel to the land of the Sea People. Darius was part of the group called The Elks, which was lead by the tribe leader Elkanson. So it all ...

(3 pages) 4485 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Alexander the Great

us River on the south-eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea.9 The battle was between Alexander and Darius, the Persian general. The Persians had 600,000 men and Alexander only had 75,000. Alexander h ... battle, 110,000 Persians, 450 Macedonians died and 4500 were wounded, and 10,000 Greek mercenaries. Darius and the Persians allied with Greek mercenaries, and the Kardakes. The Kardakes were allies of ...

(10 pages) 51 0 4.5 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Effects Of The Persian Wars On Sparta And Athens

world had yet seen. It had grown into a stronger empire through the reigns of Cyrus, Cambyses, and Darius. Just before Darius's death the Ionian cities revolted, causing the beginning of the Persian ...

(1 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


ebel against Persians. By the year of 494B.C., Miletus was destroyed and all the people left. Then, Darius the Persian King, decided to move against the Greeks on the main land. The invasion began (49 ...

(2 pages) 885 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


the Achaemenid Empire. The city ruins are in the Zagros Mountains in the country now known as Iran. Darius founded Persepolis shortly after 518BC. This was to replace an old capital that was called Pa ... orable things, of the Persian Empire. The largest buildings in Persepolis are called the Apadana of Darius and the throne of Xerxes. Both were kings of the Persian Empire that did something important. ...

(3 pages) 41 0 5.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Twas a bleak and barren world of SClub7, Westlife and

ow much love is there in this room?" he said, and the wise among the people cried, "Hail the mighty Darius, for he shall show us the way! His triple-platinum album will blaze with the light that will ... our souls! Join us in finger-clicks and hand-claps of celebration, for he is here! 'Tis the Dawn Of Darius! He is here!"

(1 pages) 644 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Greece: The Greek World 500-400BC The Ionian Revolt

rection as they lacked unityDirect CauseHistiaeus (tyrant of Miletus and successful commander under Darius) was summoned to Susa and detained indefinitely by the king who suspected his ambitionsIn His ... #146;s empire as far as the rich island of EuboeaArtaphernes submitted the plan to his half-brother Darius and gained his consentThe plan misfiredThe Naxians were warned of the attack and prepared for ...

(5 pages) 2318 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Battle of Gaugamala (Alexander The Great)

r. He then stayed up late at night planning how to attack, and didn’t get to sleep until late. Darius, however, was expecting a night attack and kept his troops up all night, a decision that caus ... emy. While this was happening, Alexander led his cavalry to the right flank and they charged right. Darius sent his cavalry to follow them. When Alexander’s cavalry reached the troops he had sent ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History