Philip VI Presiding Over the Lawsuit of Robert of Artois
A 14th century CE manuscript illustration showing Philip VI of France (r. 1328-1350 CE) presiding over the lawsuit of Robert III of Artois. (MS fr: 18437, National Library of France, Paris)
King Philip Meeting with Colonists
King Philip (Metacomet) of the Wampanoags, (1638-1676), meeting colonists, print by S. N. Wood, 1911. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.
Roman Coin of Philip the Arab
A Roman Antoninianus coin from the reign of Marcus Julius Philipus, otherwise known as Philip the Arab, r. 244-249 CE.
Battle of Bloody Brook, 1675
Battle of Bloody Brook, 1675, a 19th-century engraving by F.O.C. Darley (1822-1888).
The Sea Dogs - Queen Elizabeth's Privateers
The sea dogs, as they were disparagingly called by the Spanish authorities, were privateers who, with the consent and sometimes financial support of Elizabeth I of England (r. 1558-1603 CE), attacked and plundered Spanish colonial settlements...
Coin of Demetrius I of Macedon
Tetradrachm portraying Demetrius I of Macedon (ruled 294 – 288 BCE). On the reverse, Poseidon stands left, foot on rock, holding trident. The Greek inscription reads ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ "King Demetrius". (Archaeological Museum, Pella)
Visual Chronology of Roman Emperors: Augustus to Constantine
The Julio-Claudian Dynasty Augustus 16 Jan 27 BCE - 19 Aug 14 CE Tiberius 18 Sep 14 CE - 16 Mar 37 CE Caligula 18 Mar 37 CE - 24 Jan 41 CE Claudius 25 Jan 41 CE - 13 Oct 54 CE Nero 13 Oct 54 CE - 11 Jun...
Causes of the Hundred Years' War
The Hundred Years' War (1337-1453 CE) was an intermittent conflict fought between England and France that started when king Edward III of England (r. 1327-1377 CE) squabbled with Philip VI of France (r. 1328-1350 CE) over feudal rights concerning...
Ptolemy I Soter (366-282 BCE) was one of the successor kings to the empire of Alexander the Great. He served not only as king of Egypt but also the founder of the Ptolemaic Dynasty, a dynasty which included the infamous Cleopatra VII...
Alexander the Great and Hellenization in the 4th Century BCE
Alexander the Great was the son of Philip II of Macedon and the man who started the hellenistic era during the 4th century BCE. After inheriting the Macedonian Empire when Philip II died, Alexander the Great extended it into the largest empire...