Tag «Empire»

The Animated History of Italy | Part 1

The Animated History of Italy | Part 1

This video is kindly sponsored by the Great Courses Plus. Use the URL “TheGreatCoursesPlus.com/Suibhne” to support the channel and receive a free trial membership. Romulus and Remus, warrior twins from the Latin tribe, founded a city on seven hills. Enraged by jealousy and blinded by ambition, Romulus killed his brother and named the city after …

Trump: the Real Estate Empire Behind the President

Trump: the Real Estate Empire Behind the President

If there’s one thing the whole world didn’t see coming, it’s this. Despite all of the poll and projections, what the mainstream media considered impossible is now fact: Donald Trump is the President-Elect of the United States and on January 20th 2017 he will be sworn into office. He will then become the first president …

Why Was Hadrian’s Wall Built? | Animated History

Why Was Hadrian’s Wall Built? | Animated History

The Emperor Trajan presided over the greatest military expansion in Roman history. When he died in AD 117, his successor Hadrian was left with the daunting task of defending the empire. Special attention needed to be paid to the northernmost frontier in Britannia where there was resistance from the barbarian natives. Hadrian came to Britain …

History Summarized: Ancient China

History Summarized: Ancient China

This video is brought to you by Squarespace. More on that later. The Empire, long divided must unite – long united, must divide. Thus, it has ever been. So opens the famous Chinese tale “The Romance of the Three Kingdoms”, or to put it another way, China is whole again! Then it broke again! And …

What Made Emperor Nero The Most Evil Man

What Made Emperor Nero The Most Evil Man

Fictional evil leaders have been a mainstay of movies, novels, and tv shows. But when it comes to deeds of real life leaders, fiction is often no competition for fact. For example, during his reign as leader of the Mongol Hordes, it’s been speculated that Genghis Khan killed as much as 11% of the world’s …

History of France Documentary

History of France Documentary

The Northwestern country of the continent of Europe is République Française. It is one of the historically and culturally signification nations of the world all until now as France. République Française played quite a key role in the international affairs since centuries now. République Française, had colonies all over the globe just like how the …