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Regarded as a genuine military genius, Alexander the Great is responsible for establishing the largest empire of the ancient world, and his militaristic exploits imparted a lasting influence on society and culture that remains renowned even today.
Though many of the features of this list have not withstood the test of time, even the ruins depict their impressive construction and influence. Spanning from Europe to Africa, these ancient structures shed light on the brilliant minds of the past and demonstrate why they would have been considered wonders of the world in their prime.
Originally, the list detailing the wonders of the ancient world consisted solely of Greek constructions. However, after the initial list was lost, non-Greek monuments were featured in addition to some of the original pieces. Comprising this list are examples of human...
Regarded as one of the most prolific and competent military leaders in history, General Hannibal Barca was a dominating force of the Carthaginian army.
Wars have been waged throughout history. With political, economic, religious, and moralistic reasons behind them, these often-lengthy periods of fighting resulted in the deaths of many individuals, both soldiers and citizens alike. However, wars were orchestrated for a purpose.
Before invading Britain, the Roman Empire was strong and expansive, spanning across continents; the age of conquest had ended centuries before the invasion of Britain, but the Roman forces had their reasons for their desire to conquer the nation.
Best known for his conquest of the Aztec empire in 1521, Hernán Cortés was a Spanish conquistador who was also, in part, responsible for the colonization of Cuba.
Known and celebrated as a key figure in the liberation of Cuba, José Martí fought for the values of independence, unity, and justice.
The life of a gladiator was dangerous, violent, and ultimately fatal. However, much of the information presented in media today is misleading.
There have been a number of powerful women throughout history who have wielded great authority, military might, and political prowess. However, few can hold a candle to the force that was Eleanor of Aquitaine.