Author: Anshu Puri

  • Life of Slaves in Ancient Rome

    Life of Slaves in Ancient Rome

    Slavery was a prominent practice in ancient Rome, where slaves were granted no personal rights. Every form of abuse befell them as they were regarded as property under Roman law. Rome’s economy was dependent on slave labor. Slave labor ran Roman agriculture, domestic households, workshops.  The masters also used them to construct public buildings like […]

  • Stone Age Building

    Stone Age Building

    Stone Age dates back to roughly 2.5 million years ago when humans shared the earth with now-extinct hominid relatives.  Humans worked with stones, so the age got its name as the “stone age.” Humans made weapons carved from stones, agricultural machinery, household objects and even built buildings out of rocks.  Henges, Dolmens were the primary […]

  • Top 25 significant events of World War 2

    Top 25 significant events of World War 2

    World War 2, also called the War of the Nations, was the most brutal conflict recorded. It virtually dragged every aspect of the world into gruesome combat from 1939 to 1945. The principal contenders were categorized into two significant forces: the Allied powers-France, the USA, Great Britain, Soviet Union, and the Axis powers-Germany, Japan, and […]

  • Mabinogion Folk Tales

    Mabinogion Folk Tales

    The Mabinogion was the collection of Celtic folk tales featuring Celts’ mythological, traditional, and historical worlds. This Welsh anecdote, composed of literary figures like King Arthur and the wizard Merlin, were exchanged for loading and flooding by early Celtic wanderers in Britain. Much of European literature was influenced by Mabinogion, written in around 12-13 the […]

  • Who were the Celts?

    Who were the Celts?

    The Celts were a tribal collection of people residing in central Europe with a common ground of culture, language, and beliefs. Celtic origins dating back to 1200 B.C have always been a disputed issue in history.  Indo-European people in Europe and Anatolia, Celts, were linked to having come from the Upper river, the Danube. However, […]

  • Livia Drusilla: Influential female virtues of ancient Rome

    Livia Drusilla: Influential female virtues of ancient Rome

    A remarkable influence on feminine virtues in ancient Rome, Livia Drusilla was publicly idealized as one of the Roman goddesses, referring to her beauty and intelligence.  She was acknowledged as Rome’s most notable and influential personality for more than half a century. Her attributes were not based on any patriarchal power or affluence; instead, it […]

  • 10 Reasons Vikings Invaded England

    10 Reasons Vikings Invaded England

    The Medieval Period dates back to European history’s 5th to late 15th century. Vikings belonged to the same era and were profound as pirates, raiders, and colonizers.  The Viking age began during the 9th and ideally ended around the 11 th century when the Norsemen traumatized Europe and North America. The natives of Scandinavia carried […]

  • Top 10 Military Leaders of World War 2

    Top 10 Military Leaders of World War 2

    The deadliest human tussle ever recorded was World War 2, as it involved atomic bombardments, paratroopers, and poisonous gasses resulting in vast death tolls.  The world’s significant powers got divided into the Allied Powers and the Central authorities. Intense militarism helped the nations to protect themselves and compete for power which gave rise to imperialism.  […]

  • Top 10 Facts about Benito Mussolini

    Top 10 Facts about Benito Mussolini

    Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini, famously known as Benito Mussolini, was an Italian political leader commonly known as a fascist European dictator. He was credited with the inauguration of “fascism,”; a political ideology characterized by a dictatorship instead of democracy.  His family moved to Switzerland in 1902 because Italy lags in employment prospects. He started as […]

  • Top 10 Interesting Facts about Hitler

    Top 10 Interesting Facts about Hitler

    Born on April 20, 1889, Adolf Hitler was the leader of Germany’s Nazi Party. He became the chancellor of Germany in 1933, adopted the title of Führer (“Leader”) in 1934, and attained dictatorial powers through the Enabling act. He was referred to as the rebellious and ambitious leader. Hitler was regarded as the draft for […]