eBook World Monarchies and Dynasties: From Ancient Origins to Contemporary Upheavals, 1st Edition

  • John Middleton Yale University
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  • ISBN-10: 0765682869
  • ISBN-13: 9780765682864
  • DDC: 903
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2014
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Overview

Nearly 1,000 articles, supported by an extensive collection of photos, maps, lists, sidebars, and other materials, provide a complete survey of major monarchies, ruling families, kingdoms, and empires around the world, past and present. A central aim of this encyclopedia is to discuss the universal and enduring aspects of monarchy—kinship and succession, the foundations of power, duties and responsibilities—that have defined and altered human history from the first dynasty in Ancient Egypt to the Arab Spring of 2011. A chronology covering more than 5,000 years of world history, an extensive bibliography, Web links, and the search capabilities of Sharpe Online Reference help make this work is an essential library resource.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
World Monarchies and Dynasties: Table of Contents.
Introduction: Monarchies and Dynasties in History, Theory, and the World Today.
A-Z Entries.
1: Abbas the Great (1557–1629 C.E.).
2: Abbasid Dynasty (750–1258 C.E.).
3: Abd al-Hamid II (1842–1918 C.E.).
4: Abd al-Rahman (d. 788 C.E.).
5: Abdication, Royal.
6: Abu Bakr (d. 634 C.E.).
7: Accession and Crowning of Kings.
8: Achaemenid Dynasty (ca. 550–330 B.C.E.).
9: Aceh Kingdom (ca. 1515–1907 C.E.).
10: Afonso I (ca. 1109–1185 C.E.).
11: Afonso I, Nzinga Mbemba (ca. 1460–1543 C.E.).
12: African Kingdoms.
13: Ahab (d. 853 B.C.E.).
14: Ahmadnagar Kingdom (1494–1636 C.E.).
15: Ahmose I (ca. 1560–1546 B.C.E.).
16: Akan Kingdoms (1700s–1900s C.E.).
17: Akbar the Great (1542–1605 C.E.).
18: Akhenaten (ca. 1350–1334 B.C.E.).
19: Akkad, Kingdom of (ca. 2334–2154 B.C.E.).
20: Aksum Kingdom (ca. 6 B.C.E.–1150 C.E.).
21: Alaric I (370–410 C.E.).
22: Alaungpaya Dynasty (1752–1885 C.E.).
23: Albert I (1250–1308 C.E.).
24: Alexander I (1888–1934 C.E.).
25: Alexander I, Czar (1777–1825 C.E.).
26: Alexander II (1818–1881 C.E.).
27: Alexander III, the Great (356–323 B.C.E.).
28: Alexandra (1872–1918 C.E.).
29: Alfonso V, the Magnanimous (1396–1458 C.E.).
30: Alfonso X, the Wise (1221–1284 C.E.).
31: Alfred the Great (849–899 C.E.).
32: Almohad Dynasty (1130–1269 C.E.).
33: Almoravid Dynasty (ca. 1042–1172 C.E.).
34: Ambassadors.
35: American Kingdoms, Central and North.
36: Amhara Kingdom (ca. 1270–1936 C.E.).
37: Andhra Kingdom (ca. 235 B.C.E.–175 C.E.).
38: Angevin Dynasties (909–1491 C.E.).
39: Angkor Kingdom (802–1431 C.E.).
40: Anglo-Saxon Rulers (400s–1066 C.E.).
41: Anjou Kingdom (ca. 1060–1500 C.E.).
42: Ankole Kingdom (ca. 1450 C.E.–Present).
43: Anne (1665–1714 C.E.).
44: Antiochus III, the Great (241–187 B.C.E.).
45: Aquitaine Duchy (670–1453 C.E.).
46: Arabia, Kingdoms of (ca. 1000 B.C.E.–600 C.E.).
47: Arachosia Kingdom (520–155 B.C.E.).
48: Aragón, House of (ca. 1050–1504 C.E.).
49: Aragón, Kingdom of.
50: Aramean Kingdoms (1100–732 B.C.E.).
51: Arenas, Royal.
52: Arles Kingdom (933–1380 C.E.).
53: Armenian Kingdoms (ca. 500s B.C.E.–1375 C.E.).
54: Arpad Dynasty (ca. 889–1301 C.E.).
55: Art of Kings.
56: Artaxerxes I (464–424 B.C.E.).
57: Artaxerxes II (436–359 B.C.E.).
58: Artaxerxes III (d. 338 B.C.E.).
59: Arthur, King.
60: Asante Kingdom (1670–1901 C.E.).
61: Ashikaga Shogunate (1338–1573 C.E.).
62: Ashurbanipal (d. 627 B.C.E.).
63: Asian Dynasties, Central (ca. 500s B.C.E.–1600 C.E.).
64: Asoka (c. 299–232 B.C.E.).
65: Assyrian Empire (ca. 1269–609 B.C.E.).
66: Asturias Kingdom (ca. 718–910 C.E.).
67: Atahualpa (ca. 1500–1533 C.E.).
68: Athaliah (842–836 B.C.E.).
69: Athens, Kingdom of (ca. 900–404 B.C.E.).
70: Attila (ca. 406–453 C.E.).
71: Augustus (63 B.C.E.–14 C.E.).
72: Aurangzeb (1618–1707 C.E.).
73: Austro-Hungarian Empire (1804–1918 C.E.).
74: Avanti Kingdom (flourished ca. 500s–300s B.C.E.).
75: Aviz Dynasty (1385–1580 C.E.).
76: Awan Dynasty (ca. 2350–2150 B.C.E.).
77: Aymara Kingdoms (ca. 1200–1500 C.E.).
78: Ayutthaya Kingdom (1350–1767 C.E.).
79: Ayyubid Dynasty (ca. 1171–1250 C.E.).
80: Azande Kingdoms (1500s–1800s C.E.).
81: Aztec Empire (1300s–1521 C.E.).
82: Babenberg Dynasty (976–1246 C.E.).
83: Babur (1483–1530 C.E.).
84: Bagirmi Kingdom (ca. 1500 C.E.–Present).
85: Bahmani Dynasty (1347–1518 C.E.).
86: Baldwin I (1058–1118 C.E.).
87: Bambara Kingdom (1660–1893 C.E.).
88: Bamileke Kingdoms (1500 C.E.–Present).
89: Bangkok Kingdom (1700s C.E.–Present).
90: Banu Khurasan (500s B.C.E.–Present).
91: Barghash ibn Sa'id el-Busaidi (ca. 1833–1888 C.E.).
92: Baroda Kingdom (1721–1948 C.E.).
93: Basil I (ca. 813–886 C.E.).
94: Basil II (ca. 958–1025 C.E.).
95: Basque Kingdom (834–1515 C.E.).
96: Baths, Royal.
97: Batu Khan (d. 1255 C.E.).
98: Baudouin (1930–1993 C.E.).
99: Behavior, Conventions of Royal.
100: Belgian Kingdom (1831 C.E.–Present).
101: Bemba Kingdom (1800s C.E.).
102: Benin Kingdom (1000s–1897 C.E.).
103: Berar Kingdom (1490–1574 C.E.).
104: Betsimisaraka Kingdom (ca. 1751 C.E.–Present).
105: Beyezid II (1447–1512 C.E.).
106: Bharatpur Kingdom (1722–1947 C.E.).
107: Bhutan Kingdom (747 C.E.–Present).
108: Biblical Kings (1010–586 B.C.E.).
109: Bidar Kingdom (1518–1619 C.E.).
110: Blood, Royal.
111: Blois-Champagne Dynasty (928–1391 C.E.).
112: Bodies, Politic and Natural.
113: Bonapartist Empire (1804–1815 C.E.).
114: Boru, Brian (ca. 940–1014 C.E.).
115: Boudicca (Boadicea) (d. 61 C.E.).
116: Bourbon Dynasty (1272 C.E.–Present).
117: Bragança Dynasty (1640–1910 C.E.., Portugal; 1822–1889 C.E.., Brazil).
118: Brahmarsi-Desa Kingdom (ca. 1500–1000 B.C.E.).
119: Brazil, Portuguese Monarchy of (1822–1889 C.E.).
120: Bretagne Duchy (936–1532 C.E.).
121: Brooke, Sir James (Rajah) (1803–1868 C.E.).
122: Buddhism and Kingship.
123: Bulgarian Monarchy (681–1014, 1186–1396, 1878–1944 C.E.).
124: Bundi Kingdom (ca. 1300s–1948 C.E.).
125: Bureaucracy, Royal.
126: Burgundy Kingdom (300s–534; 800s–1030 C.E.).
127: Burmese Kingdoms (ca. 1 B.C.E.–1886 C.E.).
128: Buyid (Buwayhid) Dynasty (945–1060 C.E.).
129: Byzantine Empire (330–1453 C.E.).
130: Caesars.
131: Caligula (12–41 C.E.).
132: Caliphates.
133: Calukya (Chalukya) Dynasty (ca. 543–1070 C.E.).
134: Cambodian Kingdoms (ca. First Century–1800s C.E.).
135: Cambyses II (d. 522 B.C.E.).
136: Capet, Hugh (ca. 938–996 C.E.).
137: Capetian Dynasty (987–1328 C.E.).
138: Carolingian Dynasty (714–987 C.E.).
139: Carthage, Kingdom of (flourished 800–146 B.C.E.).
140: Casimir III (1310–1370 C.E.).
141: Casimir IV (1427–1492 C.E.).
142: Caste Systems.
143: Castile, Kingdom of (ca. 880–1506 C.E.).
144: Catalonia, County of (801–1479 C.E.).
145: Catherine II, the Great (1729–1796 C.E.).
146: Cera (Chera) Dynasty (ca. 20 B.C.E.–1000 C.E.).
147: Cetshwayo (1832–1884 C.E.).
148: Chakri Dynasty (1782–Present).
149: Champa Kingdom (Second–Seventeenth Centuries C.E.).
150: Champassak Kingdom (1500s–1900s C.E.).
151: Chandella Dynasty (ca. 850–1202 C.E.).
152: Chandragupta Maurya (d. 297 B.C.E.).
153: Chao Dynasties (453–228 B.C.E., 304–329? C.E., 319–352 C.E.).
154: Charlemagne (ca. 748–814 C.E.).
155: Charles I (1600–1649 C.E.).
156: Charles II (1630–1685 C.E.).
157: Charles III (1716–1788 C.E.).
158: Charles IV (1316–1378 C.E.).
159: Charles V (1500–1558 C.E.).
160: Charles VI (1685–1740 C.E.).
161: Charles VII (1403–1461 C.E.).
162: Chauhan (Chahamanas) Dynasty (ca. 600s–1192 C.E.).
163: Chavin Empire (fl. 900–200 B.C.E.).
164: Chenla Empire (500s–800s C.E.).
165: Chiangmai (1200s–1500s C.E.).
166: Ch'ien Lung (Qianlong) (1711–1799 C.E.).
167: Chimú Empire (900–1460 C.E.).
168: Ch'in (Qin) Dynasty (221–207 B.C.E.).
169: Ch'ing (Qing) Dynasty (1644–1912 C.E.).
170: Choson Kingdom (1392–1910 C.E.).
171: Chou (Zhou) Dynasty (ca. 1045–221 B.C.E.).
172: Christianity and Kingship.
173: Christina (1626–1689 C.E.).
174: Chulalongkorn (1853–1910 C.E.).
175: Class Systems and Royalty.
176: Claudius (10 B.C.E.–54 C.E.).
177: Cleopatra VII (69–30 B.C.E.).
178: Clovis I (ca. 466–511 C.E.).
179: Cnut I (ca. 994–1035 C.E.).
180: Coinage, Royal.
181: Cola Kingdom (ca. 850–1279 C.E.).
182: Colonialism and Kingship.
183: Commerce and Kingship.
184: Comnenian Dynasty (1081–1185 C.E.).
185: Competition, Fraternal.
186: Concubines, Royal.
187: Conquest and Kingship.
188: Connaught Kingdom (358–1585 C.E.).
189: Conrad II (ca. 990–1039 C.E.).
190: Conrad III (1093–1152 C.E.).
191: Consorts, Royal.
192: Constantine I, the Great (274–337 C.E.).
193: Cooks, Royal.
194: Córdoba, Caliphate of (756–1031 C.E.).