The acropolis is in fact an unfinished monument - originally called the "National Monument". Initiated in 1816, a year after Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo, it was meant to be a replica of the Parthenon in Athens, as a memorial to those who had died in the Napoleonic Wars.
During July and August 1796, Austria sent a fresh army under Wurmser into Italy. Wurmser attacked toward Mantua along the east side of Lake Garda, sending Peter Quasdanovich down the west side in an effort to envelop Napoleon. Napoleon was forced to abandon his siege of Mantua to meet the threat, and attacked the two armies in detail, defeating Quasdanovich at Lonato on August 3 and Wurmser at ...
In the Battles of Jena and Auerstedt from October 10th to 14th 1806 the French Army (133,200 men) under command of Napoleon Bonaparte fought against the Prussian/Saxonian Army commanded by the Duke of Braunschweig (120,800 men).
Casualties on French site: 14,920
Casualties on Prussian site: 33,000
In the Battle of Austerlitz on December 2nd 1805 the French Army (73,100 men, 139 cannons) under command of Napoleon Bonaparte fought against the Russian Army commanded by Czar Alexander I. and the Austrian Army commanded by Emperor Franz II (together 85,700 men, 278 cannons).
Casualties on French site: 1,288 dead, 6,993 wounded
Casualties on Allied site: 16,000 dead and w...