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Picture of Ancient Thinkers

Picture of Ancient Thinkers

5th Century Greece and Rome thinkers and writers.......[Read More]
Biography: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberia's 'Iron Lady

Biography: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberia's 'Iron Lady

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, described by some of her rivals as an Americo-Liberian, the descendant of Liberia's ex-American-slave colonists, has reached the pinnacle o her political career. Awaiting the results of an investigation into alleged (by her main political rival George Weah) election fraud......[Read More]
Sarcophagus of King Tut

Sarcophagus of King Tut

Sarcophagus of King Tut......[Read More]
Newspaper Editor Horace Greeley Prodded Lincoln Over Slavery

Newspaper Editor Horace Greeley Prodded Lincoln Over Slavery

Legendary editor Horace Greeley sharply criticized President Abraham Lincoln over the issue of slavery.......[Read More]
How to Create Art Typing Designs

How to Create Art Typing Designs

In the days before HTML email, creative minds used the 95 printable ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) characters on the keyboard to design graphics for any number of purposes--email, chat rooms, IMs or just to print and hang on the refrigerator. Though graphics software and ......[Read More]
Today in American History - February 22

Today in American History - February 22

Learn what happened today - February 22nd - in American History.......[Read More]
Traditional Mexican Folk Art

Traditional Mexican Folk Art

Traditional Mexican folk art is a beautiful, varied, and rich collection of various crafts. Folk art is not a genre which is limited to a specific time period. Mexican folk artists still create products today. Most folk art is produced by tribal villagers across the country. There are different type......[Read More]
Macedonian Kings

Macedonian Kings

Macedonian Kings from Alexander the Great to the end of the monarchy. Macedonian kings list from A Smaller History of Greece from the earliest times to the Roman conquest, by William Smith.......[Read More]
Learn About the History and Location of Singapore

Learn About the History and Location of Singapore

Learn the answers to frequently asked questions about Singapore, including Where is Singapore? What is Singapore? and Why is Chewing Gum Banned in Singapore?......[Read More]
The Royal Castle

The Royal Castle

The Royal Castle - The Tower of London......[Read More]
Today in American History - May 23

Today in American History - May 23

Learn what happened today - May 23rd - in American History.......[Read More]
What Is Surrealist Style?

What Is Surrealist Style?

Surrealism was an important cultural and artistic movement in the early 20th century. It grew primarily from the cafe scene, where surrealist artists would meet to engage in discussion and games. It developed out of Dadaism, an anti-war cultural movement that ridiculed traditional art standards and ......[Read More]
This Day in African History: 7 February

This Day in African History: 7 February

A chronicle of events in African history on 7 February.......[Read More]
Roman Magistrates

Roman Magistrates

Glossary entry on the Roman magistrates.......[Read More]
Why did Weimar democracy fall and Hitler's dictatorship rise?

Why did Weimar democracy fall and Hitler's dictatorship rise?

A contents page for our narrative of Germany from 1919 to 1934.......[Read More]
Sidi Bou Zid

Sidi Bou Zid

Operation Frühlingswind, 14 February 1943, was to be a multi-pronged attack by Arnim's forces against the Americans at Sidi bou Zid.......[Read More]
10 Essential Facts to Know About Martin Van Buren

10 Essential Facts to Know About Martin Van Buren

Learn ten important things that you should know about Martin Van Buren, the eighth president of the United States.......[Read More]
Chapter 2 - The Black Ships Sail

Chapter 2 - The Black Ships Sail

Trojan War: A New History, by Barry Strauss, re-examines the Iliad of Homer and other works of the epic cycle, as well as archaeological evidence and written material about the Bronze Age in the Near East, to present evidence that the Trojan War actually did take place much as Homer describes it.......[Read More]
Ovid's Metamorphoses Book XV

Ovid's Metamorphoses Book XV

Paintings inspired by Ovid's Metamorphoses.......[Read More]
Tenney Frank

Tenney Frank

Tenney Frank was an ancient historian who taught at Bryn Mawr and Johns Hopkins.......[Read More]