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By Judson Knight

ISBN-10: 0787639850

ISBN-13: 9780787639853

Profiles of sixty women and men who formed the traditional civilizations in Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel, China, Asia Minor, and different areas.

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Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1981. Langley, Andrew. Alexander the Great: The Greatest Ruler of the Ancient World. Illustrated by Alan Marks. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. Lasker, Joe. The Great Alexander the Great. Illustrated by the author. New York: Puffin Books, 1990. Macdonald, Fiona. The World in the Time of Alexander the Great. Parsippany, NJ: Dillon Press, 1997. html (accessed on July 11, 1999). Alexander the Great. com/Athens/1358/). html (accessed on July 11, 1999). C. C. Greek philosopher O ne of the most famous paintings of the Italian Renaissance is The School of Athens by Raphael (1483–1520), which shows a white-haired Plato (see entry) standing beside his pupil Aristotle.

C. Died c. C. Indian emperor The chiefest conquest is the conquest of Right and not of Might. Rock Edict 13 I n 1921, novelist and social critic H. G. Wells wrote: “Amidst the tens of thousands of names of monarchs that crowd the columns of history . . ” It was not because of Asoka’s conquests that Wells wrote these words, though in fact he ruled over India’s Mauryan Empire at its height. Rather, it was because of Asoka’s kindness as a leader and his sincere godliness as a follower of Buddha (see entry).

This arrangement fell through when Commodus died. D. 138–161). D. 130–169) as sons. When he became emperor, Antoninus made Marcus consul, one of the chief leaders of Rome. Marcus was only eighteen at the time, below the minimum age. This appointment illustrated the trust Antoninus placed in the young man. Five years later, Marcus married Antoninus’s daughter Faustina (faw-STINE-uh). When he was twenty-five years old, just after the birth of their first child, a daughter, Marcus was given even greater political power.

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