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Erik the Red – From Exile to Founding of Greenland 

Erik Thorvaldsson, or Erik the Red, is one of the most legendary and historically pivotal Norse explorers. A discoverer of Greenland and the father ...

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Viking Girls’ Names and Their Meanings (History) 

Vikings had several naming conventions that they followed whenever a newborn arrived in this world. These traditions, which affected both boys and girls, ...

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Traditional Persian Names for Boys and Their Meanings

Persian culture is one of the oldest existing civilizations, and as such, it has experienced many changes across time.  Through the ...

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A Brief History of Abortion Around the World

When it comes to controversial socio-political topics, few are as contentious as abortion. What sets abortion aside from many of the other hot-button ...

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Women Rights Movement – A Brief History 

The Women's Rights Movement is one of the most influential social movements of the past two centuries in the Western world. In terms of its social impact ...

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History and Origins of Easter – How This Christian Holiday Evolved

Easter, Pascha, or just “The Great Day” as the holiday is called in many cultures, is one of the two biggest holidays in most Christian denominations, ...

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15 Interesting Facts about the Cold War

The United States and the Soviet Union emerged from World War II as the only nations with enough resources to consolidate themselves as the world's new ...

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A (Very) Brief History of China 

China is one of the oldest civilizations in the world, boasting over four thousand years of history. Granted, many of those years were spent as a ...

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History of Australia: From the Days of the Terra Incognita to the Modern Times

Australia is a land of superlatives – it has the world’s oldest continuous culture, the largest monolith, the most venomous snake, the largest coral ...

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History of Yoga: From Ancient India to Modern Times

In today’s world, yoga is well-known for its physical and physiological benefits. However, this low-impact activity also has a long history that seems to ...

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History of Slavery – Over the Ages

Different people imagine different things when they hear the word “slavery”. What you understand by slavery can depend on where you’re from, what type of ...

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History and Facts of Valentine’s Day

Every February 14th is Valentine’s Day, and people celebrate it worldwide by exchanging gifts, such as greeting cards (best-known as valentines) or ...

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