Her era of reign in Georgia is described as the “Golden Age” of the medieval Georgian Monarchy.
She was the first woman who ruled Georgia in her own right. She was widely accepted and... More > conferred the title mep’e (king).
Her father, the reigning king George IIII, proclaimed Tamar and heir and co-ruler in the year 1178, but after the death of her father she had to face a strong opposition upon her ascension to full ruling powers.
She did succeed in neutralizing this opposition and then she started a very energetic foreign policy which was helped by the downfall of the rival powers of the Seljuqid and the Byzantine empires.< Less
Timur the Great
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Early History
Chapter Three: Timur’s Personality
Chapter Four: Timur as a Military Leader
Chapter Five: Rise to... More > Power
Chapter Six: Period of Expansion
Chapter Seven: Timur’s Campaign against the Tughlaq Dynasty
Chapter Eight: Campaigns in the Levant
Chapter Nine: Timur’s Attempts to Attack the Ming Dynasty
Chapter Ten: Timur as a Patron to the Arts
Chapter Eleven: European Exchanges
Chapter Twelve: What Europeans Think about Timur
Chapter Thirteen: Timur’s Legacy< Less
Valentinian was the Roman Emperor from 364 to 375. He is also called Valentinian the Great. He is remembered as a great Roman warrior and ruler.
He was born in 321 at Cibalae in southern Pannonia,... More > which is now called Vinkovci, in Croatia.
Having become the Roman Emperor, Valentinian made his brother Valens his co-emperor. His brother began to rule the eastern provinces and Valentinian ruled over the West.< Less
Theodosius I is also known as Theodosius the Great. He ruled the Roman Empire from 379 to 395. He is more famous because he happened to be the last Emperor of the Roman Empire. He ruled over both the... More > eastern and the Western parts of the vast empire.
While he was ruling the Empire, the Goths established their dominance over Illyricum after the Gothic War. They made their homeland south of the Danube within the empire’s borders.< Less
Umar The Great
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Early Life
Chapter Three: During Muhammad's Era
Chapter Four: Converting to Islam
Chapter Five: Migration to Medina ... More >
Chapter Six: Death of Muhammad
Chapter Seven: Foundation of the Caliphate
Chapter Eight: Caliph Abu Bakr's Era
Chapter Nine: Appointment as a Caliph
Chapter Ten: Initial Challenges
Chapter Eleven: Political and Civil Administration
Chapter Twelve: Reforms Brought About by Umar
Chapter Thirteen: Natural Calamities
Chapter Fourteen: Umar’s Assassination
Chapter Fifteen: After Umar
Chapter Sixteen: Umar’s Personality
Chapter Seventeen: Umar’s Family< Less