This article describes Derinkuyu, the largest ancient underground city in Turkey. The story also offers a short history of this archaeological site and theories why it was built.
Was Pharaoh Ramesses III killed in a Harem Conspiracy led by one of his own wives and courtiers? Can modern science reveal what really happened to this powerful Ancient Egyptian pharaoh?
Sargon of Akkad was the founder of the Akkadian Empire. (3rd millennium BCE) Explores the history of the Empire and two art pieces which remain from this era.
In ancient Egypt there were seven female heads of Egypt named Cleopatra, six queens and one pharaoh. The pharaoh was the ruler of Egypt who claims the lion's share of the fame and glory. Cleopatra VII Philopator (69 BC -30 BC) was Egypt's last...
The history of the Israel-Palestinian conflict can be difficult to understand, but the amount of destruction and lives lost is very clear.
The 1973 Yom Kippur War was a war of retribution of the Arab world against Israel in a long series of wars that date back 6,000 years. It is based on the concept of retribution that guided both sides, found in previous wars and hostilities based in history and religious scriptures of both.
Narmer was the first Pharaoh that united Upper and Lower Egypt, started to produce surplus food and set up a standing army. Without him, the over 3000 years of ancient Egyptian history would not have been possible. Narmer started Egypt. Learn about the Narmer Palette, Egyptian makeup, and the...
This articles tries to answer the question of whether the Hanging Gardens of Babylon were actually constructed in Babylon or another place such as Nineveh, both of which located in modern Iraq.
Learn a bit about Ancient Egypt's gods and goddesses.
Prior to the period of reform know as the Tanzimat (1839-1876), slavery was alive and well within the Ottoman Empire, and in fact, was necessary to ensure the inner machinations of the Ottoman government, administration, and military for nearly...