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Mongol Empire

The Mongol Empire existed during the 13th and 14th centuries, and was the largest contiguous land empire in human history. Genghis Khan …


Islamic Empire

In the centuries following the death of Muhammed, Muslim armies poured out into all of the surrounding kingdoms, controlling the lands from …


Alexander the Great

After the death of his father, Alexander became the ruler of Macedonia. Not content to reign a small country, Alexander went on …


Greco-Persian Wars

Looking to expand their territory still further, Persia, under the rule of King Darius first, then later King Xerxes, made three attempts …


Persian Empire

The ancient lands of Iraq and Iran have been fought over for several millennium. Assyria fell to Babylon and Babylon fell to …