Notorious Rulers

An Overview Of The Most Notorious Rulers of the Ancient World

History highlights some iconic and notorious rulers to us. These rulers caused unimaginable horror in their quest for power and recognition. They governed with absolute power and ruthlessly suppressed all potential threats. The prospect of a crazy monarch wielding unlimited … Continue reading An Overview Of The Most Notorious Rulers of the Ancient World

William Shakespeare

An Overview of the Life of Poet and Dramatist William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was a remarkable English poet and playwright widely regarded as one of the finest poets and dramatists. He is also the most well-known playwright globally, with his works having been translated into over 50 languages. In addition, Shakespeare, … Continue reading An Overview of the Life of Poet and Dramatist William Shakespeare

Persian Wars

Ancient History: An Overview of the Historic Persian Wars

The Greco-Persian Wars, often known as the Persian Wars, lasted nearly half a century and were fought between Greek states and Persia. Persia launched two invasions against mainland Greece between 490 and 479, which saw the most fierce combat. Although … Continue reading Ancient History: An Overview of the Historic Persian Wars

Trojan War

The Trojan War: An Overview of the Greatest War in Greek Mythology

The Trojan War is likely the greatest war in classical mythology, and it is one of the most well-known stories ever told (most famously in Homer’s “Iliad”). The Trojan War was a mythological struggle in western Anatolia between the early … Continue reading The Trojan War: An Overview of the Greatest War in Greek Mythology

Cold War

Ancient History: A Comprehensive Overview of the Historic Cold War

As key events fade over time, history must gather all the facts and feelings and present them to future generations. One such event, possibly the most significant of the twentieth century, has lost relevance in many people’s daily lives: the … Continue reading Ancient History: A Comprehensive Overview of the Historic Cold War

Molecular Palaeontology

Anthropology: An Overview of Molecular Palaeontology

Molecular palaeontology is the study of ancient complex biomolecules associated with deep-time fossils. The field may provide important information for understanding organisms’ evolution and fossilization processes at the molecular level and make preserved biomarkers easier to recognize to identify life … Continue reading Anthropology: An Overview of Molecular Palaeontology

Knossos

Anthropology: An Overview of the Archaeological Town of Knossos

Knossos, an ancient Greek city-state, is Europe’s oldest city and is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete. The name Knossos persists from ancient Greek references to the principal metropolis of Crete, which was settled as early as the … Continue reading Anthropology: An Overview of the Archaeological Town of Knossos

Alan Turing

Anthropology: How Alan Turing’s Work Shaped the Future of Computers and Encryption 

Alan Turing was one of Britain’s most significant figures in the twentieth century. Turing created the computer in 1936 as part of an effort to solve a perplexing question known as the Entscheidungsproblem. This monstrosity gave mathematicians a headache as … Continue reading Anthropology: How Alan Turing’s Work Shaped the Future of Computers and Encryption