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The rise of the Byzantine Empire

While the Western Roman Empire had already decayed, the Eastern Roman Empire survived for centuries. Part of this remainder was the Byzantine Empire, which moved geographically in the direction of Asia and the inhabitants, however, always understood as a Roman and continued to retain the old legionary structures even after the collapse of the Roman...
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The conquests of Alexander of Macedonia (Alexander the Great)

King Philip II of Macedon developed after his takeover in 359 BC, the backward state of Macedonia within a short time to a leading power in Greece and laid the foundation for the future empire of his son Alexander of Macedon or known as Alexander the Great which is about Greece, the Middle East to...
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The Persian campaigns

The clashes between the Greek city-states and the Persians are more than known since the films "300" and "300 Rise of an Empire". Against a crushing superiority, the Greeks fought at Marathon, Thermopylae and Salamis and proved their courage and skill. But not only the Greek courage came to the fore at the time, also the...
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