Ancient History & Civilizations

17 Best Books on Ancient Egypt

The ancient Egyptian civilization is known for its remarkable achievements in art and architecture, statecraft, engineering and medicine. The great buildings in and around Cairo are testimony to the vibrant life that the Egyptians used to follow. The Egyptian civilization that flourished on the banks of Nile was among the earliest in world history. The

15 Greatest Military Leaders of the Ancient World

Today we will discuss about the 15 greatest military leaders of ancient times that every one of you must know about. The ancient world saw many a great commanders and generals that won hundreds of fierce battles not merely with their tact, courage but also because these men had true virtue. The commanders that we

25 Surprising Facts About Spartans You Should Know

Time and again Spartans have been projected as a clan of ‘testosterone charged’ throat rippers with well chiseled bodies who wouldn’t think twice before kicking your bottom! But, don’t you agree there is so much more to this fascinating warrior clan that we ought to know about? Well, Spartans were not only gallant soldiers. They

15 Most Famous Rembrandt Paintings

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was a prolific painter. In fact, he was a Dutch, draughtsman, printmaker and painter. Born on the 15th of July 1606, in Netherlands, he is considered as one of the greatest visual artists in the whole world. He happens to be the most important Dutch artist in history and his work

15 Lesser Known American Mysteries

Well, curiosity could certainly kill the cat, but it sure can solve a number of mysteries as well. A number of outcomes in history have been enshrouded in mystery, which has remained unresolved for many years. On that point are some mysteries which sure can flabbergast the people, who get to know about them. Some

15 Adverse Facts About Peloponnesian War

The ancient Greek Peloponnesian War was fought between 431 to 401 BC. The war was fought by the Athenian empire against the Peloponnesian League, which was being led by Sparta. This war, which has been divided into three phases by historians spelled doom left, right and center. This was the war which completely reshaped Greek

13 Magna Carta Facts You Might Not Know

Magna Carta happens to be one of the most important documents in history. Signed by King John of England, it is believed that this document has been the basis of human rights, the American Declaration of Independence and other related important documents. The document marked its 800th birthday in 2014. Also known as the Great