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Top 10 Facts About Hannibal Barca

Hannibal was born in 247 B.C, in North Africa. He was one of the greatest military generals of the ancient time whom led the Carthaginian army. He was widely known for his strategy of out-thinking and surrounding the enemy with a combined force of infantry and cavalry. Rome and Carthaginian were enemies for a long time. The first conflict between … Read more >>

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Top 10 Famous Clothes in Ancient Greece

Throughout human history, each age and era had certain social features that made them stand apart from each other. One such feature – and a very important one – was the clothing that people wore. When it comes to the famous clothes of ancient Greece, there were quite a few outfits that were not only popular back then, but which … Read more >>

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Top 10 Most Popular Ancient Egyptian Foods

Ancient Egypt was known for its prodigious culture, the pyramids, the sphinx, and the pharaohs of this once-majestic civilization on the banks of the Nile. And when it comes to the culinary habits of the people of ancient Egypt, it is clear that they ate much better than people of any other ancient civilization in the world, particularly contemporary civilizations. … Read more >>

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Top 10 Most Worshiped Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses

Ancient civilization in Egypt contains many facts, some of which still remain a secret, and this great land along the banks of the Nile has featured in both modern and ancient history. Around 3100 BC, after the political unification of Upper and Lower Egypt, the pharaoh was the supreme leader when it came to rituals and religion. Egyptian deities were … Read more >>

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Top 10 Religious Practices in Ancient Rome

The Romans had their own unique religion and religious observance was important for both family and state. Festival and ritual were commonplace and were occasions of great merriment. Every Roman house had a sacred fire, and people believed that the lit fire would protect the family. When the fire went out, they thought that something terrible would happen in the … Read more >>

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Top 10 Most Important People in Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece is one of the greatest civilizations in human history and it had an enormous impact on subsequent cultures that emerged after its fall. It is impossible to talk about the rich history of ancient Greece without bringing in some of the most famous Greek personalities. From creating the first works of literature and inventing huge events such as … Read more >>

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Top 10 Famous People in Ancient Rome

There was a time when the Roman Empire boasted the most extensive political and social structure in the history of ancient Western civilization. At the peak of the empire in the first and second centuries AD, ancient Rome covered 6.5 million square kilometers of land, and the number of inhabitants was estimated to be around 50 to 90 million. Ancient … Read more >>

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Top 10 Important Events in the History of Ancient Rome (BC)

According to legend, Rome was founded in 753 BC by Romulus and Remus and eventually became the largest empire of the ancient era with a population of 50 to 80 million. It started as an Iron Age hunting village in the middle of the eighth century BC and expanded to cover 6.5 million square kilometers. Its civilization shifted from a … Read more >>

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Top 10 Outstanding Ancient Egyptian Paintings

Known as one of the oldest and richest civilizations to have ever existed, the Egyptian civilization has so far stood the test of time. With its sky-scraping pyramids and monumental Sphinx that stands guard at the tombs of the pharaohs, we tend to forget another subtle but important part of ancient Egyptian culture that exists alongside the pyramids and the … Read more >>

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Top 10 Most Significant World Events After the Ancient Period

There is a hidden story behind each spectacular event in history, and these events have made the human race what it is today. War has created empires and has been fought in the name of freedom. Thousands of solders have died in wars over the last two millennia, yet despite all the terror and bloodshed, this has led to great … Read more >>