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Epaminondas

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Epaminondas was a Theban general and statesman of the 4th century BC who transformed the Ancient Greek city-state of Thebes, leading it out of Spartan subjugation into a preeminent position in Greek...

What contributed to the power of Thebes? | ChaCha

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Oct 7, 2010 ... What contributed to the power of Thebes? ChaCha Answer: From the 10th century, Thebes became a centre of the new silk trade, its silk...

Thebes | ancient city, Egypt | Britannica.com

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Thebes, one of the famed cities of antiquity, the capital of the ancient Egyptian ... After their invasion of Egypt and seizure of dynastic power about 1630, the Hyksos .... Few other sites have contributed more to the store of knowledge about early ...

Tutankhamun - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Apr 1, 2014 ... He moved his seat of power from the traditional palace at Thebes to one he built at the city he founded, Akhetaten (`The Horizon of Aten', later ...

Ancient Egypt

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Power was centralized in the hands of a god-king, and, thus, Egypt became the first ... The Nile caused the great productivity of the soil, for it annually brought a .... Around the year 1600 B.C., a semi-autonomous Theban dynasty under the ...

Why Did Ancient Egypt Decline? – Nat Geo TV Blogs

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Feb 26, 2011 ... The Egyptians generally allowed local rulers to remain in power, but took their ... He also moved the empire's capital from Thebes to a new city, ...

BRIA 25 1 What Caused Egypt Old Kingdom to Collapse ...

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What Caused Egypt's Old Kingdom to Collapse? .... No major foreign powers threatened Egypt, so the Old Kingdom had no permanent army. .... Finally in 2055 B.C., King Mentuhotep II of Thebes reunited Upper and Lower Egypt under his rule ...

Philip of Macedon Philip II of Macedonia Biography

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The Thracians were already in possession of eastern Macedonia, the strongest Greek military power of Thebes continuously intervened in the internal ...

Hatshepsut - Ancient History - HISTORY.com

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Cleopatra, who also exercised such power, would rule some 14 centuries later. ... undertook ambitious building projects, particularly in the area around Thebes.

BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: The Fall of the Egyptian Old ...

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Feb 17, 2011 ... Professor Hassan discovers the true cause behind the collapse of the ... Nothing prepared Egypt for the eclipse of royal power and poverty that came after ... The war lasted for several years and ended when the Theban king ...

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Ancient Egypt (Rawlinson)/The Rise of Thebes to Power - Wikisource

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Apr 15, 2012 ... The Rise of Thebes to Power, and the Early Theban Kings .... he "gave to the humble, and made the weak to live;" he "caused the afflicted to ...

The rise of Alexander the Great - Public Bookshelf

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Thebes and other cities rose, and called for help from Athens, their former foe. ... of Spartan dictation by Thebes and the tremendous check to her power inflicted at ... the contest with her neighbours, which had been the ostensible cause of the  ...

The end of the Old Kingdom

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The collapse of the central authority and its possible causes. ... Nomarchs, free from supervision by an effective central power, may well have neglected these ... I was a great pillar in the Theban nome, a man of standing in the Southland.