Ancient History & Civilizations

13 Famous Gay Couples in Ancient History

While lesbian and gay couples have legal and social sanction in today’s emancipated societies, the situation was not the same even a century ago. Homosexuality in ancient times was largely forbidden and scorned. Several leading historians are still reluctant to acknowledge that many famous people in history were in fact homosexual. But notwithstanding the social

13 Chinese Emperors And Their Crazy Stories

Some Chinese emperors left behind rich legacies for us – the modern humans to know them and their dynasties in depth, while others left nothing but crazy, sometimes sordid stories that can surprise or repel anyone. China had over 2000 years of emperor rule, beginning with the very first Qin Dynasty that started in 221

15 Famous Greek Goddesses in Ancient Greece

Earlier, we wrote about famous Greek gods that astounded us with their heroics, but today it’s the turn of the 15 famous Greek goddesses in ancient Greece that were equally worshiped and were attributed with unique symbols and powers. When we think about Greek gods, the names of Zeus, Poseidon and Apollo come instantly in

15 Weird Facts about Sex in Ancient World

Sex in ancient world had a largely oxymoronic status. While it was a taboo in many societies, sex in ancient times often bordered on the bizarre and unbelievable, where it was liberally practiced. The Greeks, Romans, Arabs and several other communities had their own traditions. Let’s take a look at some of the strange ancient

15 Amazing Facts About The Ancient Olympics

There are various interesting facts related to ancient Olympics which we are sure our dear readers would like to know about. But before we start with this awesome post, let us first offer a quick glance at this ‘gargantuan sporting event’ that put ancient Greece on the world map. We all know how our ancient