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A Brief History In order to earn a passing grade on any essay in our course, you must use and cite primary and secondary sources that are course assigned readings as indicated on the syllabus and/or via Blackboard for my Ashland University students or Canvas for my Kent State University students.  Moreover, you must cite your sources using footnotes throughout your essay and on a bibliography at the end of your essay per the examples found on the “Sample Reference Formats” file provided to you on Blackboard for my Ashland University students or Canvas for my Kent State University students. …

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A Brief History This article contains a table of textual and video biographies of various Roman emperors and usurpers covered in De vita Caesarum (English: About the Life of the Caesars), commonly known as The Twelve Caesars, as well as notable works inspired by this ancient text, including the Historia Augusta (English: Augustan History) and Vita Karoli Magni (English: Life of Charlemagne). Digging Deeper Question for students (and subscribers): Who is your favorite Roman emperor or usurper?  Please let us know in the comments section below this article. If you liked this article and would like to receive notification of new articles, please feel welcome to…

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A Brief History This article presents a table of the most influential people in history with links to our recommended articles, books, and video biographies of these people.  The table is organized in chronological order as best as we can as the exact dates of some ancient people’s lives remain unknown.  It is our belief that every educated person of high school level or higher should be familiar with the lives of these influential people. Digging Deeper Question for students (and subscribers): Who do you think is the most influential person in history and why?  Please let us know in the…

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A Brief History (introduction paragraph about what comes after the emergence of Mesopotamian and Egyptian civilizations) Digging Deeper (a paragraph on the origins of the ancient Israelites) (a paragraph about Moses and the Ten Commandments) (a paragraph about Joshua’s military campaigns) (paragraph about the establishment of the Israel and Judah, including Saul, David, and Solomon) (a paragraph about the collapse/conquest of Israel and Judah) (a paragraph on the Assyrian Empire’s rise) (a paragraph on the Assyrian Empire’s fall) (a paragraph on the Chaldean/New Babylonian Empire under Nebuchadnezzar II and its accomplishments before its eventual conquest by Persia) (a paragraph on…

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A Brief History While history itself can be defined as all the actions taken by human beings and the consequences of those actions, including those events that shaped human existence, such as environmental and natural factors, people have not always had the inclination or the means to record those events and conditions, so a record of human history only dates back to Egyptian records dating to around 3200 BC or perhaps Babylonian/ Mesopotamian recordings from the same time frame.  The budding Sumerian civilization even predated other ancient nascent civilizations, by a good 1000 years or more!  The era of human…

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