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Explore 33 Surprising Facts about Viking Age

Where did the Vikings come from? This one question haunts each one of us that has had an interest in Norse culture and has grown up with many a riveting stories about their gods like Odin and Thor. So…for the answer…Vikings were seafarers who came from Scandinavia between the late 8th century to early 11th

15 Adorable Ancient Greek Vase Paintings You Will Love

Ancient Greeks were experts in pottery making and used different types of potteries like krater, amphora, pilike, hydria, pyxis, dinos and pithos for storing wine as well as oil. Various archaeological digs conducted over the years have helped historians unearth and discover Greek vases dating back to 1st and 2nd century BC. And one common

15 Interesting Facts About Norse Mythology

Norse mythology is rich, its vast, its intriguing and can take a considerable amount of time to study and understand it thoroughly. If you are a comics fan and are a die hard fanatic of Thor, the Lightening God, you would know something about the many riveting stories about Norse folklore. Norse was the culture

33 Unknown Facts about Pompeii Destruction

Pompeii, aka The city of the Dead is one of the most visited archaeological sites, but do you know that it remained lost for centuries after it was buried by the great eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD? The city is perhaps the most well known places today, but there are many unknown facts

15 Marie Curie Facts You Should Know

Who was Marie Curie, and what exactly did she do? Well, if you wish to know more about her, read these 15 Marie Curie facts to know about her life, her inventions and discoveries and her awards. Born in 1867, Marie Curie was a pioneer chemist and physicist. Europe’s first woman recipient of a PhD,

15 Ancient Greek Philosophers and Their Contributions

Modern day mankind must thank these great ancient Greek philosophers that introduced a fresh outlook to humanity and helped them see the world and life from a different perspective rather than relying blindly on myths and folklore to arrive at conclusions. The post today will throw a deep light on the amazing 15 Greek philosophers