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10 Known and Less Known Kings from Africa

1. Shaka Zulu: Perhaps the most widely known king of Africa is Shaka Zulu. Born into the Zulu kingdom, he had lived his childhood with...

Shields Throughout History Which Were Key in Life or Death Situations

1)Round shield: The most common shield in history, having examples in every corner of the world in antiquity, is the round shield. Shaped to resemble...

The Weapons, Armor and Tactics of the Fearsome Huns Which Dominated Europe and Asia

What do we know of the Huns? The Huns first appeared at the end of the fourth century when they attacked barbarian tribes living to...

The Berbers, Inhabitants of Northwestern Africa’s Mediterranean coast

The Berbers are the earliest known inhabitants of northwestern Africa’s Mediterranean coast, plains, and mountain ranges. Living as nomadic herders or farmers in Morocco’s Atlas...

Story of the Abandoned City of Teotihuacán – The Mesoamerican Jewel

Where is this great City ? Located some 25 miles northeast of Mexico City in the Basin of Mexico, the massive ruins of the great...

Kongo Kingdom of Africa – The History of Kongo

The kingdom of the Kongo (Kongo dya Ntotila) flourished along the Congo River in the west-central coast of Africa from about the 14th century....

Systematic Exploration of Africa by Europeans

Systematic exploration of Africa by Europeans began with James Bruce, who was born at Kinnaird in Scotland in 1730. After a century of bloody...

5 Things You Might Not Know About the American War of Independence

The War of American Independence is one of the most important checkpoints in American History, it began on 19 April 1775 with firefights at...

The History of the Declaration of Independence – The birth of the American Republic

A document of extraordinary importance for the American statehood is the Declaration of Independence published on the fourth of July 1776,written by Tomas Jefferson,with...

The First Settlement of the Americas (c. 15,000 Years Ago)

Biological and cultural roots of the Native Americans Dental morphology, genetics, and archaeology show that the biological and cultural roots of the Native Americans lie...

History of The Vandals, The Germanic Kingdom Located in North Africa

Who were the Vandals and where did they came from ? Vandals belong to the group of Eastern Germanic tribes. The main Vandal tribal groups...

Reasons for the American Civil War In Short

Why did the War Began The American Civil War of 1861-1865 was a conflict between the Northern and Southern citizens brought about by sharp differences...

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