By Edward Cortright
Offered along with the fortieth anniversary of the lunar touchdown, this new version of an reputable NASA booklet provides the exciting inside of tale of the Apollo software. Written in direct, jargon-free language and that includes a variety of illustrations, this compelling event positive aspects essays through engineers, directors, and astronauts that keep in mind the demanding situations linked to placing males at the moon.
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After two years on the throne he was murdered by Bagoas, who now supported another claimant to the throne, Artashata (=DARIUS III). Briant 1996:794–6; Kuhrt 1995:675 Artaxerxes III Achaemenid king, son and successor of ARTAXERXES II (359–338). According to Plutarch his succession was the result of a violent struggle with several of his brothers. The most important event of his reign was the re-conquest of Egypt, which had rebelled against Persian rule during his father’s lifetime. He first subdued a revolt of Cyprus and the Phoenician cities that was supported by a large contingent of Greek mercenaries.
21st century); the earliest Hurrian king attested so far. He left an inscription Gurney 1990:38–9 21 Arsaces I Artaxerxes II Arsaces I (=Parthian Arshak) Parthian king, from the Iranian, nomadic tribe of the Parni, founder of the Arsacid dynasty (c. 247/238– 217). His history is mainly known from classical sources, although his name appeared on coins and ostraca from the period. Against the background of an internecine Seleucid war in the west, some of the eastern provinces of the Seleucid empire rebelled.
According to the Assyrian King List he was the son and successor of ASHUR-BEL-NISHESHU (1408–1401). A single building inscription on a clay cone records the restoration work on the inner city wall at Assur. Grayson 1976:70–1 Ashur-resha-ishi I Assyrian king, son of MUTAKKILNUSKU, eighty-sixth in the Assyrian King List (1132–1115). He managed to reverse the ill fortunes of Assyria during his reign by taking decisive action against pastoralist tribes on the eastern and western borders of the realm, such as the Lullume, the Guti and the Arameans.
Apollo Expeditions to the Moon by Edward Cortright