Top 10 Major Battles of World War 2

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The world’s war officially started on September 1, 1939, with the invasion of the most powerful countries of WW2, Germany on Poland, and formally ended on September 2, 1945, with the surrender of Japan. Between …

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Greco-Roman Period

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The Greco-Roman period is the classical era between the 8th century BC and 6th century AD of the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome. It was when both Romans and Greeks worked together and flourished …

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Children in Ancient Rome

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Children in Ancient Rome were treated differently. Their survival chances after birth were heavily determined by their gender and the family’s financial status.  To a newborn, the ways of Rome were not all kind. They …

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Ancient Egyptian Timeline

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Ancient Egypt ruled for over 30 centuries from the predynastic period ( 6000 B.C.E ) until the death of Cleopatra VII, the last ruler of the Ptolemaic Period ( 30 B.C.E.  During the 30 centuries, …

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The Roman Republic and the Roman Empire

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The amusing foundation of Ancient Rome goes along with its historical evidence and incidents. In 509 BC, the Roman Republic’s initial outlook brought forth expectations of a new era. Its ultimate downfall devastated public screeches …

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The Last Emperor of Rome

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Romulus Augustulus, Flavius Momyllus Romulus Augustulus, was the last Western Roman emperor or Roman Emperor overall. He reigned from 31 October 475 until 4 September 476.  Born in 461 AD, he was named Romulus after …

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Government and Society in Ancient Greece

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Greeks organized themselves by forming city-states and set up different systems of governance to run those states, with democracy as the most popular.  City-states Ancient Greece was a combination of city-states. Cities of different sizes …

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Rise and Fall of the Persian empire

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The earliest of the Persians are found in the Assyrian writings, where they are labeled as “Parsua.” The Persian tribes, along with other smaller tribes, spent a long time under Syrian rule.  When powerful kings …

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