Ancient History & Civilizations

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

15 Most Bizarre Deaths in the Ancient World

Though there are numerous ways in which a man can die, here we have highlighted 15 bizarre deaths that take death stories to an all new level. Many historical leaders, kings, queens and commoners met their final destination in a rather unusual and mysterious manner. The following is a list of curious and unusual deaths

15 Julius Caesar Facts You Might Not Be Aware Of

Do you wish to know some startling Julius Caesar facts that you didn’t know previously? Well, today is your lucky day as we are about to present a cool collection of amazing and little known facts about this greatest strategist and emperors of ancient times. Julius Caesar has been a topic of study in school

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