Sunday, October 2, 2022

Ancient History

Welcome to Ancient History! Here you will learn about the Ancient Classical History of the Greeks and Romans, as well as the Egyptians and other ancient civilizations that helped shape Western culture. From decisive battles to cultural and social revolutions, we’ll examine the most interesting and unique aspects of ancient times.

Beauty from Egypt

Whether for hygiene, smelling good, preventing wrinkles, aiding in healthy skin or trying a winged out eyeliner style the Egyptians certainly had a...

Philip V – The Butcher of Hellas

In the spring of 205, Philip began to rebuild his navy. He concentrated his efforts upon amassing a sea power far larger than the...

The Destruction Of The Harrapan Civilization

Early in the 2nd millennium B.C.E., a series of disasters, or perhaps one cataclysmic event, may have brought an end to the thriving Indus-Saraswati...

Romans And Barbarians – Part 1

People who had not been actively civilised by the Romans themselves or the Greeks before them were viewed by the Romans as barbarian. The...

The Golden Millennium: From Buddha to Muhammad

In a period just over one thousand years the world witnessed the birth of two world saviors, four religions, and the great philosophical minds...

Heliopolis, Center of Learning

The ancient Egyptian religion only died when Christianity came into the ascendant with the emperor Constantine under the Roman Empire. The Sun god, Ra, woke...

Egyptian Artisans Strike: First Recorded Labor Strike in History

The workmen who built the tombs of the New Kingdom Kings and Queens, were not ordinary laborers. Some, like Sennedjem, had their own tombs...

Ramesses II’s “Little” Temple

Son of Seti I and one of the last pharoah's of the New Kingdom's 19th Dynasty, Ramesses II is one of the most widely...

Amazons – A Race of Women Warriors

Since classical times, the word 'Amazonian' has been applied to strong, self-sufficient women who eschew the company of men. Recently, a member of the British...

Spread from Italia

The question of the legionarii origo (legionaries origin) in the I century is very complex and connected with the linguistics romanization of the not...