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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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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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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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10 black women who married royalty

There are plenty of women outside of the British monarchy who have married men with royal blood. Here are other…

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Secrets of the Kingdom of Shambhala

Shambhala is a mythical paradise spoken of in ancient texts, including the Kalachakra Tantra and the ancient writings of the…

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Hattusa: the capital of the Hittite Kingdom

Hattusa is the ancient capital of the Hittites, also known as Hattusas and Hattushash. Its ruins are now located on…

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5 myths of antiquity based on real events

Sometimes the myths and legends of the many peoples of the earth include more than simply fantastical elements of imagination.

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How Henry VIII became paranoid and tyrant over a fateful knightly tournament

Henry VIII is one of the 100 Greatest Britons and one of history’s most renowned kings. When he reached the…

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King Pyrrhus, a great military leader who hasn’t lost a battle or won a war

Probably everyone has heard the expression “Pyrrhic victory”. It came from Pyrrhus, king of Epirus. However, he was not worried…

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Medieval bullying: why Margaret Maultasch went down in history as the ugliest Duchess

Even though in the 21st century, such terms as bullying, abuse, and harassment have become widespread, people have constantly bullied…

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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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