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Staraya Ladoga

and Germania, areas where many navigable rivers offered access. - Staraya Ladoga Russia 753 - In the late 14th century, the Novgorodians set up the fiefs of Korela, Oreshek, Koporye, Luga (Luga, Leningrad Oblast), and Ladoga (Staraya Ladoga) as a sort of buffer state between their core dominions and Sweden. Several Lithuanian dukes renowned for their military skills were invited to rule this Ingrian duchy: Narimantas, his son


Gondar

year month publisher Brill Academic Publishers location language isbn 9-0041-2624-4 oclc doi id pages 95–96 chapter chapterurl quote of Gondar and Kassai Mircha of Tigray (Tigray Province), became respectively, Emperor Tewodros (Tewodros II of Ethiopia) and Emperor Yohannes (Yohannes IV of Ethiopia) in the later 19th century. Thus the shiftas formed the military elite and became the core of the resistance, using their military skills against

enjoyed the Emperor's affection and favor, and were greatly honored and respected at his court. Darge was especially admired for his military skills. When Emperor Tewodros eventually decided to marry his daughter Alitash Tewodros to Menelik, Darge (now titled a Fitawrari) presided as the family elder of the Shewan Royal House. - align center 1635 bgcolor #DDFFDD Fasilides (Fasilides of Ethiopia) makes Gondar the first permanent capital of '''Ethiopia''' since the fall


Nanyang, Henan

was entrusted with the custody of Emperor Xian (Emperor Xian of Han China) in Xuchang, he gave Cao Ren the position of Grand Administrator of Guangyang (广阳太守). However, Cao Ren never exercised governorship over his jurisdiction because he was retained in Xuchang as Cao Cao had better use of his military skills. Next year, Cao Ren followed Cao Cao to attack Zhang Xiu, and was authorized to lead a separate command to raid the counties around, where he hijacked and enslaved several


Xuchang

because he was retained in Xuchang as Cao Cao had better use of his military skills. Next year, Cao Ren followed Cao Cao to attack Zhang Xiu, and was authorized to lead a separate command to raid the counties around, where he hijacked and enslaved several thousand residents. Zhang feigned surrender upon Cao Cao's arrival outside Wancheng (宛城, present day Nanyang (Nanyang, Henan), Henan), but later revolted against Cao Cao in the Battle of Wancheng. Caught unprepared, Cao Cao


Taiyuan

under the Kuomintang's military pressure, it was evacuated to the base established by Xu. After World War II, Xu participated in the struggles against the nationalists and he had demonstrated his brilliant military skills, often contradictory to Mao's military doctrine. For example, when the enemy is much stronger, Mao's military doctrine emphasized on achieving local victories by concentrating the force to form absolute numerical superiority over the enemy in a particular local

in its base in Shaanxi was forced to be evacuated under the Kuomintang's military pressure, it was evacuated to the base established by Xu. After World War II, Xu participated in the struggles against the nationalists and he had demonstrated his brilliant military skills, often contradictory to Mao's military doctrine. For example, when the enemy is much stronger, Mao's military doctrine emphasized on achieving local victories by concentrating the force to form absolute numerical


Balkh

), replacing Aurangzeb's ineffective brother Murad Baksh. These areas were, at the time, under attack from various tribal oriented forces and Aurangzeb's tough military skills proved useful to deter their threats. He was appointed governor of Multan and Sindh where he gained fame during the Mughal-Safavid War (Mughal–Safavid War (1649–1653)), a protracted military struggle against the Safavid army over the city of Kandahar. Aurangzeb himself led many assaults and learned from his


Cao Wei

away from Shouchun, where Zhuge was being sieged by Sima, and did nothing. When Sun Chen instead ordered the general Zhu Yi (Zhu Yi (Three Kingdoms)) to try to relieve Shouchun with tired and unfed troops, Zhu refused—and Sun Chen executed him, bringing anger from the people, who had admired Zhu's military skills and integrity. With Sun Chen unable to do anything, Zhuge's rebellion failed in 258, and Wen's troops became captives of Cao Wei. ''Records of the Three Kingdoms'', p. 1447<


Tripoli

. Theories on the origin of Kanem Kanem was located at the southern end of the trans-Saharan trade route between Tripoli and the region of Lake Chad. Besides its urban elite it included a confederation of nomadic peoples who spoke languages of the Teda (Teda language)–Daza (Dazaga language) (Toubou) group. Kanem-Bornu peaked during the reign of the outstanding statesman ''Mai'' Idris Aluma (c. 1564–1596). Aluma is remembered for his military skills, administrative

;BBC - History - The Siege of Malta in World War Two The destroyer . Idris Alooma Idris Alooma is remembered for his military skills, administrative reforms, and Islamic piety. His main adversaries were the Hausa to the west, the Tuareg


Ming dynasty

to test military skills. Hucker (1958), 19–20. In addition to taking over the established bureaucratic structure from the Yuan period, the Ming emperors established the new post of the travelling military inspector. In the early half of the dynasty, men of noble lineage dominated the higher ranks of military office; this trend was reversed during the latter half of the dynasty as men from more humble origins eventually displaced them.<


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