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The ancient Egyptian empire during the rule of Thutmose III (1479–26 bce)

Alexander the Great's conquests freed the West from the menace of Persian rule and spread Greek

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Ancient Egypt

Roman trade with India and China

Middle Ages (c. 400 C.E. to c. 1400 C.E.)

Persian Empire

Pre-empire context[edit]

Population density of Africa (2000)

Simele Massacre and World War II (1930–1950)[edit]

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The mysterious collapse of the Hittite empire

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Shunga Empire[edit]

Angelid dynasty

Mesopotamia

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Map 1.1 "The Ancient Near East, 4000-1000 B.C.E."

Ottoman Empire

Han Empire[edit]

Silk Road

[Map Caption:] "Like the people of Mesopotamia, the Egyptians took advantage of a water source, the Nile River, to irrigate arid land and produce a surplus ...

... showing the partially intact outer wall (left) and the mostly intact inner wall (right), one of the most well-known symbols of the Roman Empire.

The Yuan (Mongol) empire (c. 1300), showing the extent reached

Ancient Greece.

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Ancient Benin city.

The third century AD was a bad time to be a Roman emperor

Monolith Ponce viewed through the massive door of Kalasasaya from the Semi-Subterranean Temple,

Superimposed on modern borders, the Achaemenid Empire under Cyrus's rule extended approximately from Turkey, Israel, Georgia and Arabia in the west to ...

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The maximum territorial extent of Kush circa 700 BC.

Map 1.6 "Roman Expansion, 500-44 B.C.E."

Map of the Aztec city Tenochtitlan

[Map Caption:] "At its height in the second century CE, the Roman Empire incorporated the entire Mediterranean basin, including the lands of the ...

The Akkadian Empire stretched across all of Mesopotamia. You can see the military campaigns of both Sargon, and his grandson, Naram Sin.

Superimposed on modern borders, the Achaemenid Empire under Cyrus's rule extended approximately from Turkey, Israel, Georgia and Arabia in the west to ...

It might also be considered how long it took to march entire armies some thousand to two thousand miles on foot from one point of the empire to another, ...

Julius Caesar conquers Gaul

Map of Mughal Empire

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25) Christianity spreads throughout the empire

Caesar wins the civil war

Nimrud, once the capital of an empire stretching across the ancient Middle East, is one of several historic sites looted by IS

... Sicambri warriors; 38. 39 The ancient ...

great wall of china

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Roman conquest of Britain

Qin Dynasty Great Wall Map

Alexander's Empire

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Though imperialism is now held in disrepute, empire has been the default means of governance for most of recorded history, and the collapse of empires has ...

The empire is divided between East and West

The ancient Romans were one of the most advanced civilizations in history. At its peak, the Roman Empire stretched across Europe, North Africa and Asia and ...

By 720 the Islamic Arab empire stretched from India to Spain. It was more scientifically and culturally advanced than the struggling agricultural areas of ...

The Inca Empire, c. 1532

Achaemenid Empire

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The barbarian kingdoms of Europe in 526

Constantine takes power and Christianizes the empire

Here's the Roman Empire at its greatest extent, in 117AD during the reign of Trajan.

... one of the principal entrances to ancient Hattusa. From the 17th to the early 12th century B.C., Hattusa served as the capital of the Hittite empire .

Aztec Empire circa 1519

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Alexander the Great (pictured) is arguably one of history's most successful military commanders.

Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey.

3) Traveling around the empire was excruciatingly slow

Persepolis, the former capitol of Persia, got

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Sites associated with ancient Mesopotamian history.

The Mughal Empire (also Moghul) Empire in traditional English usage, was an imperial power in the Indian subcontinent from about 1526 to 1757 (though it ...

British Empire

Ancient Greece

A mile castle along Hadrian's wall, ca. Hadrian's wall was an extremely sophisticated fortification stretching 80 Roman miles.

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