Counted as one of the greatest tragic events in the world history, the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki has many facts related to it that are unknown still. In the year 1945 during the final stages of World War II, the U.S. dropped two nuclear bombs on the Japanese cites namely Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Ancient History & Civilizations
If you truly wish to understand the ethos of various religions, do read these 13 holy books showcased below. Religions are based on strong foundations that we know as holy or religious books. It is in these books that one can find the true essence and meaning of philosophies that helped create religious beliefs. Every
The Italian Renaissance art began and refers to the era of painting in the period of late 13th century and went upto the 15th and 16th centuries that occurred around Italy and its neighbors. In Tuscany, the city of Florence is considered to be the birthplace of Renaissance and specifically of the paintings. The Italian
Most of us identify the Egyptian pyramids as massive, impressive structures, built centuries ago in the midst of nowhere. They served as the main burial sites of pharaohs, the ancient Egyptian kings. The most recent pyramid was discovered as late as November 2008, when Zahi Hawass, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, informed
Hannibal Barca, also known as Hannibal The Conqueror, was a Punic military commander from Carthage. He is regarded as one of the greatest military commanders and stands tall among the great military men like Alexander the great, Napoleon Bonaparte, Genghis Khan and Sun Tzu. Also known as the “Elephant Commander”, the following are some amazing
Travel broadens the mind. And what could be more fulfilling than a trip to some of the most sacred places on earth? For centuries, people battled hardships to visit these places, guided by the belief that religious and spiritual powers can get rid of their wrongdoings. Yet others have traveled miles simply to soak in
Indian temples are renowned for their elegance, superior architectural style and beauty. The country ‘Bharat’ as we call it is a diverse land, with diverse cultures, traditions and religions. Hundreds of temples dot the length and breadth of India and are all unique. The temples in the northern fringes are different than those of the
Today, we are dedicating a post to such great historical figures that we wish were still alive today. There are a few personalities that have not merely made the human race take notice of them. But, have also made themselves unique examples to show us how a person must be in order to be referred
They say it takes love for the country, compassion for humanity, and a strong advocacy of mercy and justice to emerge as a revered leader. However, there have been numerous instances where these leaders who were once the symbols of justice and equality, turned out to be the worst dictators in their lust for power.
We now know China as a gigantic superpower and a country that is the leading manufacturer of various products that sell worldwide. It is no wonder that China’s current scenario and model of development and progress had roots in its glorious past. Chinese inventions hundreds of years ago took over the world then and even