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Would the Fourth Crusade Have Been Successful if it Had Happened in Egypt, as Originally Planned?

Crusades The crusades gave away a good Casus Belli and successfully worked for a period of time. Many kingdoms and especially the pope profited...

Medieval Crime & Punishment – How Were Criminals Tortured?

During the Medieval Ages, there was a substantial amount of criminals. This was due to the impunity surrounding criminals which gave them the freedom to...

Twins in History – A Blessing or a Curse?

The birth of twins isn't something unusual. Historically, it was accepted in many cultures.

Glima – The Nordic Martial Art Practiced by the Vikings

What is Glima? Glima is a Scandinavian martial arts system used by the fearless Vikings. Strength wasn't the only way to dominate your opponent even...

A History of Global Pandemics

  A History of Global Pandemics   The coronavirus of 2019 put the world to a halt, making people curious as...

The Year of The 4 Roman Emperors – The Ultimate Fight for Power

The year of the 4 Emperors took place in 69 A.D. It signified the period in which three leaders had been changed over the...

Who Founded Stoicism

Initially, it was known as "Zenonism". It was a philosophical school that arose in Athens in 300 BC. What made it so popular?

Who Invented the Chariot?

The earliest recorded stage of the use of chariots is the Sintashta culture - 4100 years ago. So how did it rise to prominence?

Pharaoh Menes and the Unification of Egypt

The story of Pharaoh Menes is surrounded in folklore and mystery. Was he really the first pharaoh that united the country of Egypt?

The History of Typography – The Process of Creating Printed Materials

Typography was invented twice: once in China and Korea and in medieval Europe. In China, printing was invented, according to some data (Julien, "Documents...

Julian The Apostate and The Fight For Paganism

Path to Power Born in Constantinople, the son of Julius Constance, brother of Constantine the Great, and his second...

The Persian campaign of Julian the Apostate, Stages 2, 3 & 4

Stage II (from the battle of Ctesiphon before the start of the retreat) Here - under the walls...

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