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Sanctuary

Sanctuary

Learn about the Greek sanctuary.
Abraham Lincoln: The 16th President of the United States

Abraham Lincoln: The 16th President of the United States

Although no president has left the country untouched by his own politics and beliefs, Lincoln went further than most in creating the changes that he believed in, and even though his legacy was already
Good Ways to Make Face Jugs

Good Ways to Make Face Jugs

Face jugs are whimsical pieces of pottery art well known for their funny faces implanted into traditional pottery jugs. Folklore has it that the ugly faces on the jugs were originally designed to scare children away from the moonshine that the jug contained. You may wonder why someone would want su
7 Interesting Things to Know About New Amsterdam

7 Interesting Things to Know About New Amsterdam

New York City was originally New Amsterdam. These seven interesting facts can help you learn more about this colonial Dutch port city.
Brennus

Brennus

4th Century Greece and Rome
Van Gogh Art Ideas

Van Gogh Art Ideas

Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) was a Dutch artist who revolutionized the European art scene in the late 1800s. Van Gogh's style became what we now refer to as post-Impressionism. Van Gogh used vigorous brush strokes and thick paint. His brother, Theo, was an art dealer in France and sold his brother's
Fallen Hero: Major General Richard Montgomery

Fallen Hero: Major General Richard Montgomery

Richard Montgomery was a career soldier who served as a major general during the American Revolution. After service in the French & Indian War with the British, Montgomery moved to America. Leading American forces at the Battle of Quebec, Montgomery was killed in the assault.
Iranians' role in formation and development of Shiism

Iranians' role in formation and development of Shiism

In this paper, there is tried to look at the relationship between Iranians and the Shiite religion, also to Iranians' role in the growth and consolidation of that religion. And how was that t
Historic Controversy - Did the Afghan War Bring Down the USSR?

Historic Controversy - Did the Afghan War Bring Down the USSR?

Did the decade-long war in Afghanistan bring down the Soviet Union? Learn more about the historical controversy here.
The Guys Behind the Ides

The Guys Behind the Ides

What happened to the many men who killed Caesar? Here are the stories of the most important of the numerous guys who bumped off Julius.
Comparative Method for Languages

Comparative Method for Languages

What is the Comparative Method for Languages?
Quotes from Rutherford B. Hayes

Quotes from Rutherford B. Hayes

Check out these quotes from Rutherford B. Hayes, the nineteenth president of the United States.
History of the Olympics

History of the Olympics

The 2000 Summer Games in Sydney began with an impressive opening ceremony that highlighted Australian history from the aboriginal people to the settlers of the outback.
History of the Sri Lankan Civil War

History of the Sri Lankan Civil War

Sri Lanka's bloody civil war lasted more than 25 years, and claimed up to 100,000 lives before it ended in 2009.
Top 10 Legendary Greek Mothers

Top 10 Legendary Greek Mothers

Legendary Greek Mothers. Helen of Troy, Jocasta, Clytemnestra, Andromache, Agave, Alcmene and Penelope were among the most famous of the legendary Greek mothers.
Today in American History - July 17

Today in American History - July 17

Learn what happened today - July 17th - in American History.
President Ford meet with George Harrison and Billy Preston in the Oval Office.

President Ford meet with George Harrison and Billy Preston in the Oval Office.

President Ford meet with George Harrison and Billy Preston in the Oval Office.
Claude Monet's Famous Painting Styles

Claude Monet's Famous Painting Styles

Claude Monet (1840-1926) was the French artist who fathered the Impressionist movement in art. Monet was the rebellious son of a marine supply store owner who often found himself in trouble for painting the locals without their permission. Monet's rebelliousness, however, would eventually bloom into
The Cold War in Africa

The Cold War in Africa

Newly independent African states came into being in the midst of the Cold War, at a time when foreign support could be easily tapped, by leaders and rebels.
Location of the Lodge

Location of the Lodge

Bushmans Kloof, a luxury lodge in the Cedeberg region of South Africa, with a significant number of rock art sites on its property, sits protected in a small side valley.