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The mighty Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman

Sacsayhuaman is a fortress on the outskirts of Cusco, Peru, the Inca Empire's ancient capital.

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The secrets history of the Mongols

The Secret History of the Mongols is a record that covers the beginnings of the Mongols, Genghis Khan's rise to…

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Greatest rulers who changed world history

Speaking of the greatness of such rulers, we mean the scope of their actions and the impact on the world,…

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Africa

Top 10 greatest African kings in history

African kings have a long and successful history. This list includes African kings with significant political, military, and cultural power.

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In just 100 years, Inca Empire built over 40,000 km of roads

The Inca roads reached over 40 thousand kilometers in length, and they are still used by rural residents in countries…

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What was the last will of Alexander the Great? What scientists learned from the will lost for almost 2000 years

Alexander the Great is one of the greatest generals of all time and the founder of a great empire. His…

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Africa

What is know about Benin bronze and why are museums returning them?

For more than a century, Benin bronzes have been a subject of contention. Recent events in the repatriation of cultural…

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History

Harsh manners and delicious food: what was the life of the Aztecs

In popular culture, the Aztecs are less well-known than the Maya, who reportedly foretold the world's end as early as…

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10 reasons why the Mongols were able to conquer the world

By the peak of its power in the first half of the 13th century, the Mongol Empire, founded by Genghis…

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6 countries that once controlled the entire world

Today these countries are just a shadow of their past. Some of them have become ten times smaller than they…

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What was life like in the sultan’s harem?

What do most people know about harems? These were the private "brothels" of the eastern rulers, where they could relax…

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How the Incas, who had no writing, sent messages to each other: What is Quipu

The Incan Empire was the biggest in pre-Columbian America and was known for string-based recording devices called Quipu.

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