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Top 12 Surprising and Fascinating Facts about Ancient Greece

The ancient Greek period lasted for about a thousand years and ended with the advent of Christianity. It is considered by certain historians to be the first Western civilization. Greek culture had an amazing impact on the Roman Empire, which allowed it to be adapted and brought to the rest of Europe. The ancient Greeks had a huge influence on … Read more >>

Sun Tzu Status

Top 10 Contributions of Sun Tzu

When life gives you lemons, should you make lemonade? Interesting question. All through life, we face many situations which we wish we had a guide book for. And that’s where Sun Tzu comes into the picture. But who is he, you might ask? Sun Tzu was a Chinese general, military strategist, author, and thinker who lived during the Eastern Zhou … Read more >>

Confucius Father of Confucianism

Top 10 Contributions of Confucius

Our civilizations have been built on the hard work of our ancestors, and the heritage we cherish is the result of years of learning and knowledge. Countless battles have been fought and numerous expeditions have taken place to explore the planet and create a better world for future generations. History does not do justice to the efforts of our predecessors, … Read more >>

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Top 10 Interesting and Fascinating Myths in Ancient China

As well as being the most densely populated country in the world, China has one of the richest histories and cultures. China’s history can be divided into prehistoric, ancient and imperial China and each subsequent dynasty provides us with an insight into how this mighty country has developed over the years. The country’s myths and legends are a rich vein … Read more >>

Ptolemaic Empire

Top 10 Most Important Events in Ancient Egypt

The history of ancient Egypt dates back to 3100 BC when nomads arrived and created the first settlements in the northern region of the Nile valley. It is believed the civilization lasted for about 3,000 years during which several invasions took place. These invasions resulted in a blend of cultures and traditions, one of the most famous being the victory … Read more >>

Book of the dead

Top 10 Most Iconic Pieces of Art in Ancient Egypt

The job of the craftsman is to catch a fleeting moment in time and preserve it in history, and while a piece of art is undoubtedly of its time, it should also transcend it and be able to speak to us across the generations. One of the greatest examples of this is the craftsmanship and art of ancient Egypt. Egypt … Read more >>

Crossing the Red Sea with Moses

Top 10 Most Famous People of Egypt

In ancient times, Egyptian rulers were called pharaohs. Pharaohs were the equivalent of kings and were the only people who were significant and celebrated. They ruled Egypt for about 3,000 years. Pharaohs had to maintain the royal bloodline and as a result, they often had to marry their siblings. Egypt’s pharaohs were treated as gods and the Egyptians had the … Read more >>

Thutmose III statue

Top 10 Fascinating Facts about the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt

Most countries and regions have been subjected to the dominance of a single person at one time or another. This person was the head of the system and his decrees were unalterable and had to be followed by everyone under his rule. Although the names change from location to location, the authority of this person is the same everywhere. The … Read more >>

Hatshepsut Egyptian Pharaoh

Top 10 Greatest Pharaohs in Ancient Egypt

The pharaohs of ancient Egypt reigned supreme. They were regarded as both gods and political figures. The pharaohs inherited the crown through the royal bloodline where the king, the father, left the throne after his death to his eldest son. Countless pharaohs have ruled over Egypt making it one of the greatest civilizations ever. Not all of these played a … Read more >>

The Great Pyramid at Giza, Egypt

Top 10 Fascinating Facts about the Egyptian Pyramids

When archaeologists started looking for fragments of previous civilizations they discovered many pyramids in China and other places. The pyramids in China were recently built and had no historical significance but the pyramids of Egypt were fascinating, very old and much historical value could be extracted from them. These pyramids had been built with care and thought, and to demolish … Read more >>