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The worst torture methods in medieval times

Some of history's most cruel and painful torture devices were invented during medieval times.

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Mystery of the origin of the great people who conquered Europe in the 7th century: the Avar Empire

At the beginning of the 6th century AD, a mysterious warlike people came to Europe from the East and conquered…

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What is known about formidable Byzantine Empress Theodora?

Theodora looks, as befits such a brilliant Byzantine ruler. She was once one of the most influential and powerful women.

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How traditional Chinese Qipao dress became the Elegance of the Middle Kingdom

The origin of Qipao, also known as cheongsam, can be traced back to the early 20th century, against the backdrop…

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Egypt, the haven of the mysterious Queen

In the burial complex of Pharaoh Djedkara Isesi, Egyptian archaeologists identified the only grave of an official who lived 4,400…

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The Great Sphinx of Giza is not just the largest sculpture

Probably, the Great Sphinx of Giza is not only the oldest but also the most famous monument in the world.…

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The Salem witch trials

Salem witch trials were a series of prosecutions for witchcraft starting in 1692 in Salem Village, Massachusetts.

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William Dampier: the adventurer who made history

William Dampier was an explorer, pirate and naturalist. He was the first Englishman to visit parts of what is now…

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Sweyn Forkbeard – the King of Denmark, who managed to seize the English throne

Sweyn, known as Forkbeard due to his long, cleft beard, was the son of Harald Bluetooth, king of Denmark and…

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“Baltic UFO” or “Baltic Anomaly” – about a strange object at the bottom of the Baltic Sea

There are many mysteries on the territory of our planet. Some of them attributed to the part of UFOs. It…

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Easter Island: scientists think they have unveiled the greatest mysteries

The mysterious images on Easter Island are among the most famous sculptures in the world. The sculptures from volcanic rock…

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The golden age of piracy

The Golden Age of Piracy was when robbery on the high seas and in colonial ports reached unimaginable levels.

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