History's Most Magnificent Rulers: From Ramses II to Napoleon
History's Most Magnificent Rulers From Ramses II to Napoleon Author:Hywel Williams In surveying the lives and achievements of over 50 glorious monarchs, History's Most Magnificent Rulers provides a fascinating survey of kingship and an overview of over 3,000 years of world history. — 150 full-color illustrations display the grandeur and propaganda of their dazzling reigns palaces, monuments, portraits and symbols of office. D... more »etailed timelines set each ruler's achievements in their full historical context.
The Magnificent Rulers covered in these pages are not just kings and princes, but emperors and sultans, queens and popes, including: Ramses II, Nebuchadrezzar II, Croesus, Darius I, Alexander the Great, Augustus Caesar, Constantine the Great, Charlemagne, William the Conqueror, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Kublai Khan, Cosimo de' Medici, Montezuma II, Henry VIII, Charles V, Suleyman the Magnificent, Elizabeth I, Pope Urban VIII, Louis XIV, Peter the Great, Frederick II, Catherine the Great, Napoleon and Queen Victoria.« less