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9 Highly Effective Ancient Egyptian Weapons

Ancient Egyptians were pioneers in many fields, one of them being weapons. Egypt's history is divided into three kingdoms and two intermediate periods. Ancient...

12 Evil Gods you should steer clear of!

A God or a deity is a supreme being who is conceived as omnibenevolent(all-good). Different beliefs and religions have different perceptions of God. He...

The Parthenon frieze- History| Interpretions| Facts

The Parthenon frieze is a marble sculpture which adorned the upper part of the Parthenon temple. It was constructed between c. 443 and 437...

110 Important historical facts that you must know!

History is littered with amazing historical accounts and facts. However, did you know that almost 97% of human history is lost? Hence we have...

History of Christmas- Facts, Traditions and Origin

Christmas or Xmas, however you say it, is a widely celebrated festival. It is celebrated on the 25th of December annually to commemorate the...

8 Mighty Ancient African Empires

Africa has a vast and extensive history which spans over many centuries. Its history consists of mighty African Empires who were instrumental in shaping...

Battle of Camden- Key Facts & Brief Summary

The Battle of Camden marked a devastating defeat for the Americans. It was a battle between the British forces and the Patriots which took...

Castles in England- History and Significance

Castles were built as a defence against the enemies and even served as royal residences. The first proper castles in England were built by...

22 Interesting Facts about Tudor Fashion

The Tudors belonged to the Welsh-English royal house 'House of Tudors'. Their house ruled over England and Wales for almost 118 years. The royal...

Medieval English Surnames- Origin and History

A surname indicates a persons tribe or community. A surname is also known as the last name or the family name. In Europe, up...

The House of Plantagenet- Key facts and Brief Overview

The House of Plantagenet is a royal house of England. The royal house held the English throne from 1154 to 1485. The house originated...

The Top 7 Worst Kings and Queens of France

From "Charles the mad" to the downright "wicked Catherine de' Medici". The French monarchy certainly saw some of the worst kings and queens of...

Top 7 French Kings and Queens Who Ruled France

The French Monarchy has famous kings and queens who brought in key changes during their reigns. As with other things in history, we have...

12 major Romans gods you need to know about!

Most of the 12 major Roman gods identified with their Greek counterparts, they had many similarities and were drawn from Greek iconography, myths and...

The onna-bugeisha – 8 Facts About Japan’s Female Warriors

Most of us think of samurai at the mention of Japan. However, we’re going to be talking about their female counterpart who proved just...

Four Ancient Roman Gladiators – 19 Facts

Although the ancient Romans weren't fans of philosophy or inventions like the Greeks and Egyptians, they sure did do one thing best, which was...

13 most effective Ancient Roman weapons

The weapons used by the Ancient Roman army played a key role in securing their victories in battles. They used a variety of weapons...

Lucretia- The woman who ended the Roman monarchy

Lucretia was a virtuous Roman noblewoman. She was an epitome of morality. Her vengeance upon the Roman monarchy began when she was raped by...

Famous Egyptian Pharaohs – 11 Facts For You

Since times immemorial, we know that power and remarkable sophistication came naturally to the Egyptian empire. Sadly, however, most of us know only about...

Best Roman Emperors in History – Here are 10 of them

Roman emperors were the ones who ruled over the Roman Empire. They were mighty rulers and conquerors. As they kept conquering lands the Roman...
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