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How were board games in ancient times and which ones are still popular

Board games are tabletop games that use pieces that are moved or placed on a pre-marked board (playing surface).

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Sidesaddle: why did ladies ride their horses sidesaddle?

Sidesaddle riding is a type of horseback riding that uses a saddle that lets the rider (usually a woman) sit…

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Medieval art

Medieval art evolved from simple book miniatures and icons to magnificent paintings by Italian masters.

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Africa

How did Africans resist European imperialism?

African resistance began to develop because of Western Europe’s prolonged colonial rule and economic exploitation. The Africans said they would…

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Health

Medical cannibalism: how in medieval Europe people ate people and it was the norm

Medical cannibalism is the consumption or use of the human body, dead or alive, to treat diseases.

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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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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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The mysteries of the palace of Knossos

At the end of the third millennium, around the 17th century BC, the Mediterranean island of Crete was home to…

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7 weird and ridiculous practices that were once considered normal

The world is changing, and for all its shortcomings, the past was worse, at least in terms of the quality…

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Secret codes and dangerous makeup: Dating in the past was terrible

A couple of hundred years ago, meeting a girl and asking her out on a date was much more difficult…

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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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How the weather has changed world history

Whether it's forced migration or the outcome of a war, weather has had a role in significant events throughout human…

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