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Famous Paintings in The World and What Makes Them Great

Ever since the first humans decided to start depicting their surroundings in one way or another, the world of drawing and painting never stopped developing ...

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Omphalos – History and Symbolism

One of the symbols that dominated the world of classical antiquity was the omphalos—powerful artifacts made from stone, viewed as facilitating communication ...

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What is the Rosetta Stone and Why is It Important?

Napoleon Bonaparte’s campaign of 1799 in Egypt led to one of the most important discoveries of all time. In a bid to get back at Britain, Napoleon led an ...

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13 Main Battles of World War 2 – A List

After the Great War, European countries were looking forward to a long period of peace. France and Britain did not want to engage in combat against other ...

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Ancient Greek Philosophers and Why They’re Important

Philosophy is a way for us to try and grasp the immense complexities of the world we live in. Humans have always asked the big questions. What makes us ...

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Oldest Civilizations in the World

According to cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead, the earliest sign of a civilization that has been found so far is a 15,000 old, fractured femur that had ...

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Top 20 Inventions and Discoveries of Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece flourished at the crossroads of many different civilizations. It was not a completely unified state or an empire and was made out of many ...

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Top 20 Inventions and Discoveries of Mesopotamia

Ancient Mesopotamia is often called the cradle of modern human civilization as it was here that complex urban centers grew, and highly significant ...

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Joan of Arc – An Unexpected Hero

Joan of Arc is one of the most unexpected heroes in the history of western civilization. To grasp how a young, illiterate farmgirl came to be the patron ...

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Great Roman Emperors List

The Roman Republic survived for several centuries before the decline of its institutions gave rise to the Roman Empire. In ancient Roman history, the ...

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The Aztec Empire – Rise and Fall of One of Mesoamerica’s Greatest Civilizations

The Aztec empire was one of the greatest cultures and civilizations of Central America. One of the two most famous Mesoamerican cultures, together with the ...

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7 Most Important Chinese Inventions in History

Several of the most important inventions of human history, which still have an impact on modern society, had their origin in ancient China. Apart from ...

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