Roman weaponry was an assortment of the mightiest artillery ever seen in the world. Huge catapults throwing fire balls and massive rocks at enemy positions. with 2 meter arrows impaling the soldiers.
Who would win in a one and one fight? A veteran Roman Legionnaire or an elite Spartan warrior? Here we will look at their training methods and what weapons they would have used in battle against each other.
Pharaoh Hatshepsut aka King Hatshepsut is one of the most famous rulers in Egyptian history, because she was not really a king, but a queen. She took her role very seriously despite opposition.
The Thagichu appear in Kikuyu myths as their ancestors. However, variants of this word appears in other Bantu and non Bantu communities. In this hub, I include the Osu of Nigeria - read on.
Paris was a prince of Troy in Greek mythology. Famed for his fairness he would take part in the Judgement of Paris to decide the most beautiful of goddesses; and he would also abduct Helen from Sparta
The Battle of Zama ended the Punic Wars and left Rome the sole great power in the Mediterranean Sea. Scipio Africanus defeated Hannibal and created a better world in his wake.
Few people will perhaps realise that western astrology signs can be linked to Greek mythology, as each sign of the zodiac has a story from Ancient Greece associated with it.
Ganymede was a mortal prince in Greek mythology. Catching the eye of Zeus though, Ganymede would be transported to Mount Olympus and would become immortal.
Existence; in all but a few exceptionally rare cases, justification of the state of being is the cornerstone of human culture. The need to uncover meaning in life as well as death has therefore become a timeless desire of man, one which the Ancient...
Knucklebones, known today as jacks, is one of the oldest games in the world, stretching almost 5,500 years into the past.