By the mid-16th century it had become the capital of a very large empire.
In its day, the largest and most powerful Empire the world had ever seen.
He could not use this policy everywhere in his very large empire.
Although a small country, England became the heart of what was once the world's largest empire.
Yet many have gone on to build large empires in the economy.
It was the largest empire yet seen in Indian history.
In this way, it was easier to keep control of a large empire.
Madrid had now become the capital of a very large empire.
It was also one of the largest empires in world history.
It grew to become the largest empire in the ancient world.