Ancient Egyptian mummy body preserved by mummification

Top 10 Most Peculiar Things and Myths in Ancient Egypt

The people of Ancient Egypt believed in signs from the natural world and much of their decision-making was based on them. Their beliefs were so great that they could be considered superstitious. For example, their belief in an afterlife was so strong that they made sure everything that the person owned went with them into their tomb. They also had … Read more >>

The Great Pyramid at Giza, Egypt

Top 10 Most Iconic Pieces of Architecture in Ancient Egypt

When we talk about the world’s greatest and longest cultures, it is natural to think of Egypt. Situated in the north east of Africa and the south west corner of Asia, Egypt has been part of the world’s longest running historical period dating back from the sixth to the fourth millennia BCE. Archaeologists have found evidence from various Egyptian sites … Read more >>

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Top 10 Inventions and Discoveries of Persian Civilization

The Persian civilization can be considered one of the most scientific civilizations of the ancient world because of its many inventions. Now present-day Iran, Persia can be credited with such inventions as the refrigerator, the battery, and sulfuric acid, all of which were very advanced for the period. These inventions were simple and made use of the available resources in … Read more >>

Diseases in WW1

Top 10 Diseases That Were Spread in World War 1

Though many innocent souls were lost to physical injuries endured in the ww1 battle, others suffered from diseases which rose out of poor living conditions, food shortages and lack of personal hygiene in the trenches. This meant that people were admitted to hospitals for sickness instead of wounds and the medics were at war- against those diseases. It was a … Read more >>

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Top 10 Sumerian Inventions That Is Followed by Other Civilizations

At some point in time, you might have thought of doing something which the coming generations would remember. The same way our ancient civilisations not only did so but also succeeded in their doings. Sumerians of ancient Mesopotamia were the birth givers to so many things that are a part of our daily life today. The World owes an innumerable … Read more >>

Benedetto Brin Battleship

Top 10 Outstanding Battleships of World War 1

“War makes good history, but peace is poor reading.” – Thomas Hardy. And sardonically enough it is true. Though war may represent a horrible time of man’s history on this earth, it allows learning about various principles, strategies, and consequences that can occur during the course of the conflict and how to handle life to bring it back to peace. … Read more >>

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Top 10 Inventions and Discoveries of Ancient Egypt

The ancient Egyptian civilization has its roots in approximately 3000 BC. It lasted until 30 BC when it became part of the Roman Empire. The duration itself shows that the civilization was provided with all the necessary things, such as natural environment and the river Nile, water, fish, fertile soil, plants, but also with rich architecture. Building the pyramids had … Read more >>

Ereshkigal or Irkalla- The Goddess of  the Underworld

Top 10 Ancient Mesopotamian Goddesses

The Mesopotamians were very religious, and their many civilizations shared the same deities with different identities and names. For example, Ishtar, the goddess of procreation, was known as Inanna among the Sumerian people. In order to throw some light on Mesopotamian mythology, here is a list of 10 goddesses from the Mesopotamian pantheon: 1. Ereshkigal or Irkalla, the Goddess of … Read more >>

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Top 10 Interesting Roman Mythology Stories

Rome has been a subject of mystical stories relating to its origination and legendary Gods. These have been represented in the works of visual arts and literature. Ovid has been the master of giving the Latin myths and legends a physical form. Romans have always believed in supernatural elements which are reflected in their beliefs. Heroism is considered to be … Read more >>

Mycenaean period 1500-1300 BCE

Top 10 Important Events of Ancient Greece History

The Ancient Greek events have played a significant role in framing the groundwork of Classical and Modern Greece. The Archaic period in Greece saw different political and geographical developments. The greatest war of all the times; the Trojan War, the composition of earliest surviving Greek literature; The Iliad and The Odyssey, the invention of Olympic games, and many such events circumscribe the boundaries … Read more >>