One of the bestselling books ever, “Anne Frank’s diary” was written during the Second World War, by the Jewish girl Anneliese Marie Frank. Anne was hiding from the Nazis with her family, in one house in Amsterdam, for more than two years. Today, Anne Frank’s house is one of the most visited places in Amsterdam.
Runes are enigmatic symbols which were left by the Vikings on a countless number of documents in wood, stone and metal. These letters, as they’re believed to have played a crucial part in the lives of the Vikings, have been attracting attention for years. These mysterious symbols seem to give us a valuable insight into
This year is a 100-year anniversary of World War I ending and important political figure gathered in France earlier in the year. It was the biggest war the world has ever seen at that point and there are plenty of things you should know about it. Here are 20 interesting facts about WWI. 20. World
Roman mythology is rich with lots of stories that originated from history, religion and perhaps other mythologies predominantly Greek. And as you already know, Roman mythology has a large number of figures, both male and female famous for various things. Baby names inspired by Roman mythology are on the rise and it is not a
Since the earliest ages of the human civilizations, humans have been waging wars, and one of the basic tools used in fighting from the earlier times of human civilizations were shields. They were made of different materials and they were shaped differently, depending on the nation that used them. This will be the story of
The 16th President of the United States of America, Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809. He was a president for 5 years, but on 15 April 1865, he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. He showed remarkable leadership skills during the American Civil War. What he is most remembered about is signing the
Roman history is full of emperors that have left some kind of mark in its history. From the ones who ate their children to the ones who burnt Rome and made grandiose buildings. This article will try to list ten Roman emperors that have left a significant mark on Rome’s history and development. Septimus Severus
Henry VIII’s wives, one of the most interesting periods of English history. He is one of most well known monarchs of England, charismatic and extravagant. He ruled for almost 39 years, and introduced radical changes to the English constitution and expansion of royal power. He is perhaps best known for the at the time controversial