Top 10 Biggest Empires In History - PEI Magazine
We should start off by saying that the word ‘big’ in this context doesn’t refer to how large these empires were, but to how important they are to this day from a historical perspective. Also, from a cultural standpoint, we are hearing the echoes of mankind’s greatest empires every single day, the industrial revolutions they
The Ottoman Empire still existed when Paramount Studios was founded.
The Ottoman Empire was founded around the year 1300, but it lasted all the way until 1922. Paramount was founded 10 years earlier in 1912.
Mary Beard: why ancient Rome matters to the modern world
Failure in Iraq, debates about freedom, expenses scandals, sex advice … the Romans seem versions of ourselves. But then there’s the slavery and the babies on rubbish heaps. We need to understand ancient Rome, but should we take lessons from it?
L’impero romano: ascesa e declino in 30 mappe
Durante la sua massima espansione l’impero romano arrivò a comprendere un’estensione territoriale di quasi 6 milioni di km². Dalla Gran Bretagna all’Iraq, un quarto della popolaz…