Top 10 famous Roman Gladiators

Roman Gladiator Carpophorus

Roman gladiators or the swordsmen entertained the audience, both regular people and Emperors, by fighting in the arena. Most of them were slaves or the captured ones who were specially trained to fight in the …

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Top 10 Best Carolingian Architecture

Corbie Abbey

Sometimes, an event echoes through history, its reverberations felt for hundreds of years and exploring one of those echoes, is a  Carolingian architecture.  Charlemagne, the king of the Franks from 786 to 814, is one …

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Sumerian language: Cuneiform

Cuniform found in Clay Tablet Sumer

Sumer, the southernmost region of ancient Mesopotamia(modern-day Iraq) is the earliest known civilization in history. It is known for numerous innovations and inventions which result in being significant for every region of ancient Mesopotamia. The …

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Top 10 Ancient Greek Philosophers

Greek Philosophers Anaximander

One of the cornerstones of Greek civilization and culture was the Greek philosophers. An old, traditional, long-held belief was prevalent in ancient Greece that things were manifested purely according to the whims of the Gods. …

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Ancient Mesopotamia Geography

Mesopotamia Geography

Mesopotamian civilization began during 4000 and 3000 BC. It derived its name and existence for lying between the two rivers Tigris and Euphrates which is modern-day Iraq and Kuwait.  The history goes back to 5800 …

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Ancient Mesopotamia Economy


The idea and significance of money were first felt in ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt. The history of money in Mesopotamia civilization goes back to 2500 BC when the use of money began with the wealthy …

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