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25 Akhenaten Facts That You Should Know

One of ancient Egypt’s most controversial pharaohs, Akhenaten was also known as Amenhotep IV. Ancient Egypt was ruled by this heretic pharaoh for 17 long years and he belonged to the 18th Dynasty. The pharaoh was known by many interesting names like the Rebel Pharaoh, The Heretic Pharaoh and the Great Heretic. Akhenaten believed in

18 Blaise Pascal Inventions And Facts That You Should Know

The man who gave us the world’s first mechanical calculator Pascaline – Blaise Pascal was a child prodigy, a great scientist, a philosopher, a prolific writer and a mathematician of French origin. From discovering Pascal’s Theorem at the tender age of 16, to inventing the first mechanical calculator at 19 to help his father, Pascal

25 Stunning Facts About Medieval England Life

There are so many cliches that are associated with medieval period, specially England that usually spring up in history textbooks, and end up presenting loads of hilariously wrong and misconstrued ideas about the Dark Ages we all refer to as the ‘Medieval Period’. Seriously, you must know that medieval England was not all about Knights

Mesopotamian Religious Beliefs : 15 Gods and Goddesses Worshiped in Ancient Mesopotamia

Ancient Mesopotamians like the Akkadians, Sumerians, Assyrians and Babylonians believed in worshiping various gods and goddesses. Before Syriac Christianity took over Mesopotamia, these people had unique sets of Mesopotamian religious beliefs that included worship of main gods and deities like Ishtar, Marduk, Anu, and Tiamat among a host of others. It was between 3500 BC

History of Sex in Ancient Rome : 17 Facts About Roman Sex Life

Ancient Rome was the birthplace of a great civilization, that, like us, had its own sexual predilections. Much like the modern day humans, they too had fondness for prostitutes and brothels, loved being in homosexual relationships, and enjoyed marital sex to the hilt. Sex, in their times was not a dispassionate affair. Instead, Romans indulged