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The Rule of Byzantine Emperor Justin I

Justin, I was Byzantine emperor from 518 to 527. His reign was a prologue to the brilliant reign of his nephew, Justinian I. The...

The Amazing and Unique Chimu Civilization or Culture

The Chimu civilization or Chimor Kingdom, was located in the Andes, on the northern coast of Peru. They are usually overshadowed by the Incas...

Early Egyptian Dynastic Period c. 3150 BC – c. 2686 BC

Following the Predynastic period (c. 6000-3150 BC), the Early Dynastic period began with the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt. The rulers of unified...

Elizabeth I Queen of England – The Virgin Queen

Elizabeth I was Queen of England and Ireland from 1558 to 1603. She was the daughter of the King of England, Henry VIII Tudor,...

The Life of Eumenes of Cardia

Eumenes from Cardia was born in 362 BC and died in 315 BC. He was a commander, and Alexander the Great’s private secretary. Eumenes...

Historical Profiles

Maria Theresa, The Last Emperor From the Habsburg House - The Biggest Family in the World

Maria Theresa, The Last Emperor From the Habsburg House – The...

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Maria held the following titles: Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, Transylvania, Mantua, Milan, Lodomeria and Galicia, the Austrian Netherlands and Parma. Plus by marriage, she was Duchess of Lorraine, Grand Duchess of Tuscany and Holy Roman Empress.
Catherine The Great - The First Woman to be Called "The Great"

Catherine The Great – The First Woman to be Called “The...

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Catherine came from German heritage.  She had a disturbing childhood, but her family pulled the right strings, and along with the help of Fredrick the great she was soon to be marrying the future King of Russia, Peter III.

Wars and Battles

Biggest Misconceptions About European Knights And Crusaders

Biggest Misconceptions About European Knights And Crusaders

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Here we list some of the biggest misconceptions that people had about European knights and crusdaers during the medieval period.
History Of British Battle Equipment Over 1000 Years

History Of British Battle Equipment Over 1000 Years

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From 1066 to 2014, we have created a short gallery of images depicting the many items soldiers had to carry to war. 

Ancient History

Early Egyptian Dynastic Period c. 3150 BC – c. 2686 BC

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Following the Predynastic period (c. 6000-3150 BC), the Early Dynastic period began with the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt. The rulers of unified...

The Life of Eumenes of Cardia

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Eumenes from Cardia was born in 362 BC and died in 315 BC. He was a commander, and Alexander the Great’s private secretary. Eumenes...

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