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Livia Drusilla - Empress of Rome Julia Augusta aka Livia

Livia Drusilla - Empress of Rome Julia Augusta aka Livia

Livia Drusilla was the first empress of Rome and the mother of the second emperor.......[Read More]
Developing Countries And Trade:

Developing Countries And Trade:

International trade is an important source of foreign income in almost all developing economies, these countries are referred to as developing due to their low GDP level and they are faced with high l......[Read More]
What Was the Abbasid Caliphate?

What Was the Abbasid Caliphate?

Glossary definition of the Abbasid Caliphate from your About.com Guide to Asian History.......[Read More]
On an Unhappy Man

On an Unhappy Man

Greek Anthology Book I Chapter III Part VII - Epitaphs.......[Read More]
Soranus - Ancient Greek Doctor of Gynecology

Soranus - Ancient Greek Doctor of Gynecology

Soranus is the main source on ancient practiced in gynecology.......[Read More]
Fight on the Frontier: Siege of Fort Meigs

Fight on the Frontier: Siege of Fort Meigs

The Siege of Fort Meigs took place April 28 to May 9, 1813 during the War of 1812 and saw the American garrison successfully hold the post which was located in northwest Ohio.......[Read More]
What inventor is known as "Black Edison"?

What inventor is known as "Black Edison"?

Granville T. Woods is known for developing several inventions such as the multiplex telegraph, egg incubator, and power pickup device.......[Read More]
Get to Know John Quincy Adams

Get to Know John Quincy Adams

Biographical fast facts about John Quincy Adams, the Sixth President of the United States.......[Read More]
What Caused the Mau Mau Rebellion in Kenya?

What Caused the Mau Mau Rebellion in Kenya?

The Mau Mau were a militant African nationalist movement active in Kenya during the 1950s whose main aim was to remove British rule and European settlers from the country.......[Read More]
Vedas - About the Scriptural Writing of Hinduism

Vedas - About the Scriptural Writing of Hinduism

The Vedas are ancient religious writing of the Indian subcontinent.......[Read More]
Asia's Great Conquerors

Asia's Great Conquerors

Attila the Hun, Genghis Khan, and Timur or Tamerlane. They each came from the steppes of Central Asia, striking fear into the hearts of the settled peoples of western Asia and Europe. Learn more about them here.......[Read More]
Neptune

Neptune

The Romans called Poseidon Neptune. Neptune was the earthquake god.......[Read More]
Comes

Comes

Comes is the Latin term for a type of military position in the Roman Empire.......[Read More]
Biography: Antonio Agostinho Neto

Biography: Antonio Agostinho Neto

A biography of Antonio Agostinho Neto - doctor, poet and first president of Angola.......[Read More]
This Day in African History: 4 November

This Day in African History: 4 November

A chronicle of events in African history on 4 November.......[Read More]
Review: Greek Tragedy, by Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz

Review: Greek Tragedy, by Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz

Review of Greek Tragedy, by Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz.......[Read More]
The Anglo-German Naval Race

The Anglo-German Naval Race

The Anglo-German Naval Race has been cited as a key factor in the start of World War 1. Here we explain what happened.......[Read More]
Latin Declension Rules

Latin Declension Rules

Rules from Allen and Greenough's Latin Grammar on the declensions of nouns in Latin.......[Read More]
Atalanta

Atalanta

Identification of Atalanta -- the woman who went on the Argos as one of the Argonauts with Jason.......[Read More]
How Did Robert Ballard Find the Sunken Titanic?

How Did Robert Ballard Find the Sunken Titanic?

The Titanic, a huge ocean-liner that had sunk in 1912, remained lost at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean for 73 years. Robert Ballard found it in 1985.......[Read More]