Julius Caesar and Cleopatra

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The heroine of literary figure Shakespeare’s tragedy and one of the most famous historical Egyptian monarchs today, Cleopatra’s legacy lives on through the stories of her beauty, deceit, power, and most of all, her bold …

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Rome vs. Sparta

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Two of the most famous locations in ancient history have cemented themselves as ancient power-houses that left social marks so strong they persist today in various forms.  As a polity, Rome comprised significant territorial assets …

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Classical Antiquity vs. Late Antiquity

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Also famously known as the Classical Era, or the Classical Age, Classical Antiquity lasts between the 8th century BC and the 6th century AD. Rooted around the Mediterranean Sea, classical Antiquity comprised interlocking civilizations of …

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The Thirteen Colonies

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Founded in the 17th and 18th centuries, the Thirteen Colonies, were a group of British colonies on North America’s Atlantic coast. They were the first foreign colonies to form the United States. The colonies started …

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Top 10 Ancient Greek Foods

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Characterized by its frugality, ancient Greek food habits reflected the period’s agricultural hardships. Despite the sparingness of food, there existed a great diversity of ingredients. Wealthy Greeks were even known to celebrate ceremonies with elaborate …

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Top 10 Ancient Mayan Architecture

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The ancient Maya Empire was centered around the tropical lowlands of present-day Guatemala, reaching the peak of power and influence around the sixth century A.D. They were the first great civilization of North America, excelling …

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Top 10 Ancient Painting Techniques

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Humans have always harbored the innate urge to leave a mark on the world, and one of the best ways to do so is in the form of art. We have initiated ancient painting techniques …

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Top 12 Medieval Knights

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In a medieval battlefield, the knights were the best-protected and most-feared warriors. Often clad in high-fashion armor, medieval knights were supposed to uphold the notion of chivalry, justice, and heroism. As the sands of time …

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Top 20 Ancient Greek Demons

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Ancient Greek Demons or Daimon, sometimes also spelled as “Daemon,” originally referred to lesser deities. In fact, it was an umbrella term that also covered guiding spirits of the Hellenistic religion and philosophy. The word …

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