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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.

Cleopatra VII – The Last Queen of Egypt

Antony’s Cleopatra continues to captivate the western imagination but despite the legends she was a scheming seductress, just like her ancestors. Cleopatra, the last of...

The Secrets Of The Ancient Egyptian Harem

For centuries historians have imagined the harems of ancient Egypt as opulent sexual paradises, however the reality was quite different. The image of the harem...

Mongol People of the Middle Ages

Intelligent, Unruly, Superstitious, Prejudice.. The Medieval Mongol people prospered and endured harsh environments, in-spite of many traits considered to be uncivilized. The typical Mongol lifestyle...

The Great Pyramids of Ancient Egypt – Jewish Slave Myth Examined

The innovative pyramids of ancient Egypt have stood the test of time, as their architects intended, to help usher dead pharaohs into the afterlife,...

Obelisks Around the World

Usually thought to be mainly Egyptian, obelisks were created by many civilizations throughout the world. Traditionally, a narrow four-sided monument with a pyramid on top,...

The Real Cleopatra, the “Demented Queen”

How close to the truth are the myths told on stage, screen, and page about the extravagance of Alexandria and its seductive Greek queen,...

Roxane, The First Wife Of Alexander The Great: A Story Of Intrigue And Adventure...

Hidden by her father in a remote fortress, a girl whose name means "little star" would come to marry the most powerful man in...

The Theory that Thera was the Lost City of Atlantis

The "Lost City of Atlantis" has captivated many as fable. But there are theories, and even some evidence, floating around that Atlantis was real,...

Alexander the Great Conquers Persia

Frequently out-numbered, Alexander demonstrated risk-taking as well as strategy against the forces of Darius III, ultimately conquering the empire of Cyrus. Alexander the Great was...

How the Ancient Egyptians Understood the Role of the Pharaoh

In a world where the whispers of a democratic state have infiltrated nearly every nation, the concept of a successful centralized government with a...
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