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...
Pompeii Fresco of a Woman Playing a Lyre
This panel, once identified as a music lesson, probably depicts a scene of love, set inside a house. A woman playing...
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...
Rollo of Normandy
Rollo (l. c.860-c.930 CE, r. 911-927 CE) was a Viking chieftain who became the founder and first ruler of the region...
Battle of Nicopolis
The Battle of Nicopolis in September 1396 CE, also known as the Nicopolis Crusade, was an attempt by French, Hungarian...
Nebuchadnezzar II (r. 605/604-562 BCE) was the greatest King of ancient Babylon during the period of the Neo-Babylonian...
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