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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?

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

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 Gentleman Pirate – The Wealthy Man Turned Pirate?

The Gentleman Pirate was born as Stede Bonnet to a moderately wealthy family. Bonnet turned his comfortable life around and ventured towards a life of crime in becoming a pirate.

The Life of Blackbeard Pirate – Myth or Real?

Blackbeard Pirate was a real-life figure who terrorized American towns and ships around the beginning of the 18th century.

The Mystery of the Boston Art Heist – $500m in Stolen Art

It was dubbed "heist of the century": A duo of thieves stole numerous classic pieces of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston.

The Red Baron – The World’s Greatest Pilot?

Was the Red Baron the greatest pilot that took to the skies? He is a known legend that fought for Germany in WW1.

The Discovery of America

The discovery of America is an event as a result of which for the inhabitants of the Old World (Europe) a new part of...

Medieval and Modern History of Latvia

In the VII century, Scandinavian settlements appeared in western Latvia in Kurzeme. In the VIII century, the population of Latvia from dugouts moved to the...

Algeria Under French Rule

In 1848, Algeria was declared a territory of France, divided into departments headed by prefects and by the French governor-general. The February Revolution of 1848...

The Conquest of Algeria by France

In 1830, the French were equipped with a huge expedition of 100 military and 357 transport ships with a land force of 35,000 men...

Medieval History of Algeria

In the 7th century, Arabs invaded Algeria and the country's territory became part of the Arab Caliphate. Islamization occurred (and later - Arabization) of...

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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...

Were The Vikings Really As Strong As They Are Portrayed?

Who Were The Vikings? Vikings were known as one of the bravest warriors in history. But is this really true? Or do we just think this...

Twins in History – A Blessing or a Curse?

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

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...

How Were Books Made In the Middle Ages

Each of the medieval period books were written by hand, starting in the early until the medium middle age when talking about Europe, a majority...