Alexander the Great & the Burning of Persepolis
In the year 330 BCE Alexander the Great (l. 356-323 BCE) conquered...
The Secret History of the Mongols
The Secret History of the Mongols is a chronicle written in the...
Harper's Songs of Ancient Egypt
Harper’s songs were lyrics composed in ancient Egypt to be...
Book of the Heavenly Cow
The Book of the Heavenly Cow is an ancient Egyptian text dealing...
Immortality of Writers in Ancient Egypt
For the ancient Egyptians, life on earth was only one part of an...
Curses & Fines on Epitaphs
The concept of a curse laid on a tomb or gravesite is best known...
Donation of Constantine
The Donation of Constantine (Donatio Constantini or the Donatio...
Unam Sanctam: Spiritual Authority & the Medieval Church
The medieval Church developed and retained its power by encouraging...
The Donation of Constantine Read Aloud from Text in English
The document known to us as the Donation of Constantine is one...
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