Julius Caesar was a colossus but many thought he was too autocratic and they conspired to kill him but it led only to a further dictatorship as Octavious Caeser put the nail in the coffin of the conspirators.
This fight is taught in all the schools of Europe but in our country no one knows it... On one side 12 thousand Afghani robbers... and on the other side 21 Sikhs...
After the end of World War II the USA has been involved in 3 major wars in Korea, Vietnam and now Afghanistan. This article discusses the capabilities of the US generals in charge and why they lost all 3 wars.
His influence expanded all throughout Europe. Some say perhaps the entire world. He was passionate and driven to achieve the unattainable. But at the same time he was a megalomaniac. European monarchs feared him while the French people and his soldiers loved him. That was Napoleon Bonapart.
The first deep-water rescue in history was 5/23/1939 using the Momsen Bell and the rescue of the crew in 240 feet of water. The USS Squalus sank off Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Isle of Shoals, but the courage of the crew and rescuers is one of history.
Pol Pot is one of the unique figures of world history. He brought killings and retribution on his own people. Even Adolf Hitler and Mao Tse-Tung did not indiscriminately kill their own people but Pol Pot did.
In July 1518, residents of the city of Strasbourg suddenly started dancing themselves to death. And within three months, it claimed 400 victims in the city of Strasbourg. The plague also spread to the Netherlands and Belgium and then stopped suddenly. Why did it happen? No one is certain.
If you have interested in mystical information about ancient temples and the history associated with them, then today you will know the history of an ancient temple related to the Kalchuri dynasty of Indian history.
Both sisters inherited a fortune with The saint, Jane Fleming, Countess of Harrington, and her scandalous sister Seymour Fleming, Lady Worsley were as night and day. Lady Worsley is known for her 27 lovers and a famous trial
August Revolution Day has a special significance in the history of modern India. The August Revolution was an anti-colonial, anti-racist and anti-capitalist revolution. The August Revolution saw the power to inspire and inspire Indian nationalism.
The United States can be classified as the biggest supporter of terrorist organizations all over the world either by design or accident
Fieseler Flugzeugbau began developing the Fieseler Fi 156 Storch (Stork) in 1935. The Fi 156 made its first flight on May 24, 1936. The saying went the Storch went wherever the Wehrmacht went. The Fi 156 was used by at least 23 countries.
The Amber Room is considered the most famous valuable piece of art ever looted by the Nazis after WW II. If found today the value is estimated at 300-500 million dollars. Thus far, it has never been found.
A king's treasure worth 70 million dollars buried in the Wash, Norfolk, U.K. Is still buried there beneath years of tides and sand? Could it still be found? Or was it found and never divulged? What a historical find it would be.
This is part 11 of a 12 part a hands-on unit study on China. Dramatize the Great Leap Forward using rice & cake, make jam to learn about steel production, and more while learning about China's Revolutions under Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek, & Mao Zedong. Children's book suggestions and video clips.
Faberge Eggs were opulent, extravagant, jeweled, and symbolized wealth, power, and self-indulgence worth millions. Fifty Faberge eggs were made exclusively for the Royal Imperial Family of Russia. Eight of the Faberge Eggs are still missing.
This is part 9 of a 12 part a hands-on unit study on China. Practice Kung Fu, compose Chinese poetry, dramatize the Opium Wars, sketch Pekingese, & more while learning about Ancient Chinese History and the Qing Dynasty. Children's book suggestions and video clips. Chinese New Year ideas.
Anandibai Joshi is known as the first woman doctor in India. But as the first female doctor in all of South Asia, She is not familiar with such a novel. 18th July was celebrated as her 160th birthday. Let's take a look at her personality and work today.
This is part 8 of a 12 part a hands-on unit study on China. Paint Ming porcelain on paper plates, construct the Forbidden City using Legos, sketch Zheng He’s treasure ship, & more while learning about Ancient Chinese History & the Ming Dynasty. Children's book suggestions & video clips are included.
The Bü 181 prototype made it first flight in February 1939. Production began in 1940. It was the Luftwaffe’s primary trainer. Egypt’s Heliopolis Aircraft Works also produced Bü 181’s, named Gomhouria 181 Mk 6, after the war. Bü 181’s remained in active service into the 21st century.
A National Historic Landmark. Confederate POW camp and cemetery and attempted rescue of the prisoners by Confederate volunteers.
Historians invariably assess Hitler as a commander by reverting to the fact that he was a corporal in the German army during World War I but this is a fallacious way of looking at the issue. There is much more to Hitler.
Many theories of the origin of the Melungeons exist. There is no single theory or absolute proof of their origins. Ostracized by the white neighbors they choose to live in a community of their own. They lived in poverty mostly around Newman Ridge dependant on no one but each other.
Saving archaeological sites is like washing the mirror regularly on which you see your face. But archaeology faces threats from human activity and it needs to strike a balance between preserving the past and nurturing the present
The Totem Pole is an icon of the Naive Americans, but not all tribes carved them. The many types of Totem commemorate different actions, people, and events. A resurgence in the carving of these structures began with a pole dedicated to the victims of 911,& another for restoration of Native rights.
The 16th Century, the Catholic Church was unrivaled and held much power in the affairs of man. It was this power later translated into indulgences which became the tipping point. Sooner than expected, the Reformation was born challenging the consensus and beyond.
This is part 7 of a 12 part a hands-on unit study on China. Trace the route of Marco Polo, perform a play, & more while learning about Ancient Chinese History and the Yuan Dynasty. Children's book suggestions and video clips. Chinese New Year ideas.
This is part 7 of a 12 part a hands-on unit study on China. Create tangrams, paint landscapes, set off firecrackers, watch traditional Chinese opera, & more while learning about Ancient Chinese History and the Song Dynasty. Children's book suggestions and video clips. Chinese New Year ideas.
Q. Can you name three empires? A. Roman, British, Russian. Q. How about naming six Emperors? A. Napoleon, Alexander the Great, Genghis Kahn, Augustus, Hirohito and Charlemagne. But what of other emperors, those that have ruled empires that are little known to the British.
This is part 6 of a 12 part a hands-on unit study on Ancient Chinese History & the Sui Dynasty & Tang Dynasty. Create woodblocks, participate in a tea ceremony, dig a miniature canal, & more! Children's book suggestions & video clips. Chinese New Year ideas.
Bogs are crucial to archaeology and serve as unique records of ancient history. More important today to the ecological system and climate control. Hundreds of bog mummies have been excavated in Denmark, Netherlands, Ireland, Europe, and America.
There are few battles in history where the course of events tipped so dramatically as they did in the battle for Midway. The Japanese Empire's carrier fleet, the mightiest in existence, would be utterly destroyed giving Japan its greatest defeat in three hundred years forcing them on the defensive.
For decades the theory has been the Clovis people were the first to migrate to North America crossing the Bering Strait. However, new evidence challenges that theory.
The caste system is like an anchor around the neck of the Indian state and hits at the root of meritocracy and development and could well sow seeds that may have a calamitous effect on the Indian state.
Massive wildfires burning in the state of Oregon and “across twelve states in the west.” Catastrophic flooding in some of the richest countries in the world such as Belgium and the Netherlands where many have been killed and numerous people are missing. Is this global warming and the last days?