Shell Exploding iin YpresThe Battle of Ypres was a month long series of battles where each side attacked counterattacked and when it was over both sides were close to where they started but 100,000 men had become casualties of war.The Battle of Ypres was a month long battle in the Flanders part of Belgium that occurred at the end of the “Race to the Sea” .
Image Credit: ShutterstockFramlingham Castle in Suffolk was built in the 12th century as a medieval fortress, and today provides an atmospheric walk around the spot where Mary I was first proclaimed Queen of England.Framlingham Castle historyThe exact date of the first Framlingham Castle’s construction remains unknown, however the earliest records of its existence date to the year 1148.
Third Mithridatic War, 74-63 B.C.IntroductionMithridates Moves West Lucullus in PontusLucullus in ArmeniaPompeyAftermathIntroductionThe Third Mithridatic War of 74-62 B.C. was the last of three clashes between Mithridates VI of Pontus and the Roman Republic. A war that began in western Asia Minor ended with Roman armies campaigning in Armenia, to the east of the Black Sea and in Syria and saw Roman power extended into completely new regions.
Characteristics - Village community (society producers); - Despotic state above the village community (production organization); - Tax collection; - Agricultural surplus control; - regime of collective servitude; - Location: Northeast Africa and the Middle East; - No (unnecessary) trade and crafts; - Tendency to social stagnation; - political storms; - Theocratic Irrigation Empires (Asian Modes of Production); - Exceptions: Persians, Hebrews and Phoenicians; - Polytheists (except Hebrews); - Elite-dominated Stratified Societies;