The Huns were a nomadic tribe prominent in the 4th and 5th century CE whose origin is unknown but, most likely, they...
Roman Fresco Fragment with Nilotic Landscape
This fragment of a Roman fresco was made in Italy c. 1-79 CE and depicts a Nilotic setting. Images of scenes set on...
Siege Warfare in Ancient India
Forts and sieges held a key position in ancient Indian warfare. Built on considerations of strategic location, topography...
The Siege of Antioch, 1097-98 CE
The siege of Antioch in 1097-1098 CE occurred during the First Crusade (1095-1102 CE) when the western Crusader knights...
A medieval Teutonic Knight was a member of the Catholic military Deutscher Orden or Teutonic Order, officially founded...
Women in the Viking Age
Although women in the Viking Age (c. 790-1100 CE) lived in a male-dominated society, far from being powerless, they...
Ptolemy XV Caesar “Theos Philopator Philometor” (“the Father-loving Mother-loving God”) (c...
John I Tzimiskes
John I Tzimiskes was Byzantine emperor from 969 to 976 CE. Although he took the throne by murdering his predecessor Nikephoros...
The First Crusade (1095-1102 CE) was a military campaign by western European forces to recapture Jerusalem and the Holy...
Nikephoros II Phokas
Nikephoros II Phokas was Byzantine emperor from 963 to 969 CE. Known as “White Death of the Saracens,” Nikephoros...
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