The Early Three Kingdoms Period
The Early Three Kingdoms Period in ancient China, from 184 CE to 190 CE for the purposes of this article, was one of...
Wall Painting of a Man at a Banquet
This wall painting depicts a man reclining at a banquet, drinking from a horn. Said to be from near Pompeii, in modern-day...
Precious Materials in Antiquity
Certain materials have always been precious such as gold for its lustre, incorruptibility and ease to work but some ancient...
Viking Raids on Paris
Throughout the 9th century CE, Viking raids on the region of Francia (roughly modern-day France) increased in frequency, destabilizing...
Ancient Mythical Monsters
World mythology is full of weird and wonderful creatures, monsters formed from bizarre mixes of animal parts or simply...
Susa was one of the oldest cities in the world and part of the site is still inhabited as Shush, Khuzestan...
Ivar the Boneless
Ivar the Boneless (Old Norse Ívarr hinn Beinlausi) is known from Old Norse and medieval Latin sources as the...
Unsolved Ancient Mysteries
We know a lot about our past but some things, despite research, archaeology and endless debate, still remain largely unknown...
Kaupang was a Norwegian Viking Age town with a seasonal emporium established around c. 780 CE and abandoned around...
Battle of Ad Decimum
The Battle of Ad Decimum near Carthage, North Africa took place in September 533 CE and was the first major battle...
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