Who was Margery Kempe and what sort of woman was she?
Anthony Bale, editor of the new Oxford World’s Classics edition...
The Myth of Pandora's Box
Bastet is the Egyptian goddess of the home, domesticity, women's...
Lysistrata was the third and final of the peace plays written by...
Daily Life in Ancient China
Chinese culture is one of the oldest in the world today. Over 6,000...
Love, Sex, and Marriage in Ancient Mesopotamia
Medical texts from ancient Mesopotamia provide prescriptions and...
Love, Sex, and Marriage in Ancient Egypt
Although marriages in ancient Egypt were arranged for communal...
Seshat (also given as Sefkhet-Abwy and Seshet) is the Egyptian...
Foot-binding was a practice first carried out on young girls in...
The Daily Life of Medieval Nuns
Monasteries were an ever-present feature of the Medieval landscape...
Music & Dance in Ancient Egypt
Music and dance were highly valued in ancient Egyptian culture...
Tiglath Pileser I
Tiglath Pileser I (reigned 1115-1076 BCE), an Assyrian king of...