Essays Tagged: "military genius"

Hannibal Barca

Hannibal Barca was his name and despite losing the Second Punic War the Carthaginian general was a military genius.'Everything known about Hannibal Barca has come from his deadly enemies the Romans' ... like he had planned all along. The only explanation was, 'Hannibal's real aim was the relation that military operations bear to politics and of the character of the man himself. The object of his whol ...

(10 pages) 120 1 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History


OLEON        Napolen Bonaparte was born in 1769 and died in 1821. Napoleon was a militarygenius for the loyalty of his troops, and for his spectacular victories. The many change ... change ofthe government in France, against the background of war, made possible the rise of amilitary dictator. Since childhood, Napoleon was taught stratagies and tactics to help himsuccee ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Julius Ceasar's life.

Gaius Julius Caesar was a powerful military leader who changed the course of the Greco-Roman civilization decisively and irreversibly. ... and studied the two most successful Roman's of his day, Pompey and Crassus. With this envy and his military genius Caesar was determined to leave his mark in the world. Caesar won power with his incr ... yearned for eventually led to his assignation in the end. Julius Caesar is best remembered for his military leadership, reforms, and infamous death.First, Caesar was famous for his amazing military l ...

(6 pages) 79 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander the Great as a Soldier and a Statesmen.

Alexander was a great military genius and elements of this were his speed of movement, his military tactics and ability to ... ck of foresight and judgement in areas unrelated to warfare.The view that Alexander was a brilliant military tactician is undoubted; Napoleon's verdict suffices. In the space of twelve years, Alexande ... roys the Persian plans by forcing them to fight on his own terms.Alexander has been criticised as a military strategist. His decision to disband his fleet (334 BC), his failure to cover Darius' moveme ...

(5 pages) 64 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The extroardinary life of Hannibal Barca. It gives you, the reader insite on his military atchievements and biography.

HannibalHannibal Barca: Military GeniusByIntroductionCarthage Before Hannibal Carthage, one of the most famous cities of ant ... should swear eter-nal enmity to Rome. No man ever kept a promise more faithfully. Hannibal's first military suc-cess was in Saguntum, which precipitated the Second Punic War. It is quite clear that H ...

(10 pages) 60 1 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Nathan Bedford Forrest. This biography tells about his involvement in the Civil War, KKK, and other important information.

Forrest was born on July 13, 1821 near Chapel Hill, Tennessee. Many people described him as a "born military genius." A famous quote that was his motto was "Get there first with the most men." He was ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

It is on Genghis Khan.

, brave and a skilful fighter. Genghis conquered Mongolia and china. He was seen as a political and military genius.2.2.Struggle to Power!!Although Genghis Khan had many victories, getting to that sta ... wning seven sheep.Temujin was speaking with some of his ex-tribesmen. He was telling them about his military and political views. The tribesmen liked his ideas, and more and more people came to listen ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Napoleon Bonaparte: His life, and takes you through his rule in Frane, though all his victories and finally to his downfall.

Napoleon Bonaparte was a military genius who became the master of France andforever changed its history. He was a strong ... 1769 on the Mediterranean Island of Corsica. At theyoung age of nine, his parents sent him to a military school in France and by age 16 hebecame a lieutenant in the artillery. While in the art ...

(3 pages) 60 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A 3-5 essay on otto the great

was considered by many historians to be the founder of the Holy Roman Empire. Otto was an effective military warrior who encouraged military colonization and missionary activity eastward into the Slav ... He held a campaign to restore kingship on the Carolingian model. Because of his effectiveness as a military warrior, he led the Battle of Lechfield.The Battle of Lechfield began in 955 AD. His Milita ...

(1 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Life and times of Charlemagne

rovingian Empire had been building up lands little by little over the previous years, thanks to the military genius of Charles "The Hammer" Martel and the ambitious Pepin the Short. However, there wer ... tactics destroyed the army, and Charlemagne captured the "Ring of the Avars" in 791. This was their military stronghold, which held the accumulation of two centuries worth of plunder. It took fifteen ...

(7 pages) 100 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Reasons for Hitler's Short Term Sucess

asons for Hitler's success? Hitler was successful during the early part of the war because he was a military genius, he eliminated his opposition, and knew how to use propaganda to please and impress ... nd knew how to use propaganda to please and impress people with whom he wanted support.Hitler was a military mastermind. He paid a lot of attention to military research and the selection of the milita ...

(3 pages) 56 1 3.1 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


tribes and an intense struggle to retain his leadership, but the Mongol ruler soon demonstrated his military genius and conquered not only his intractable subjects but his hostile neighbors as well. B ... nd Dnepr rivers and from the Persian Gulf almost to the Arctic Ocean.The greatness of the khan as a military leader was borne out not only by his conquests but by the excellent organization, disciplin ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Napoleon Bonaparte

on two things about Napoleon. First, he was an extraordinary man, a self-made man. His drive, will, military genius and charisma made him a great man, a world historical figure, a man who made history ... indisputable: Napoleon was a brilliant strategist and a larger-than-life leader. He revolutionized military strategy in two ways. First, he broke with military tradition and formed the corps d'armée ...

(9 pages) 61 0 3.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Homer's "The Odessy"

to escape from the Cyclops. No ordinary man can come up with a plan like Odysseus; it takes a true military genius, with plenty of courage, to accomplish a plan like his. Yet another example of Odyss ...

(2 pages) 11 1 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

The 3rd Crusade

n hands for 88 years. The Saracen sultan, or leader of that time, was Saladin; through his dazzling military genius and after defeating the army of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, proceeded to capture Jerus ... n being the champions of justice. Though overall, the outcome of the Third Crusade depended more on military genius and leadership than the prowess in the battlefield, in the end many thought the thir ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson; a born leader and self-taught military genius; became the hero of New Orleans when he led a band of Tennessee frontiersman southwa ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


NapoleonNapoleon was a military genius who conquered most of Europe. He was often sickly and weak, and may have had stomach ... his idea to put odd numbers on one side of the street and even on the other. He made France a large military force and empire. We still use some of his systems and military tactics to this very day. ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Cortes' 2nd Letter Back To Spain

To systematically rid the world of a civilization takes not only military genius and advanced weaponry, but also a lot of something else. This "something else" ... her hand, mainly credit Cortes' destruction of the Aztec empire to the Spaniards' advanced weapons, military intelligence, and a hint of luck. While the Spanish were using guns to slowly mow down the ...

(1 pages) 4334 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History


ight place at the right time gave Napoleon his opportunity.        Napoleon had a military oriented mind. He thought tactically, strategically and most importantly he thought ahead. ... lic a sense of security and trust in him as a leader. felt that nothing could go wrong. Napoleon's military genius also helped him gain support and his many victories made him quite famous and respec ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History