Prehistory

Example of living in Old stone age (Zdenek Burian)

Paleolithic – Old stone age

Palaeolithic, paleolithic (Greek: palaios-old and lithos-stone) or Old Stone Age   was period that fully...
The Palace of Knossos from the old postcard

Ancient Crete & Minoan Civilization

The Minoan civilization was named after the Greek mythical figure of King Minos, ruler...

Ancient History

Portrait of Cicero from Capitolini Museum. Source: en.museicapitolini.org/collezioni/percorsi_per_sale/palazzo_nuovo/sala_dei_filosofi/ritratto_di_cicerone

Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC)

Cicero (philosopher, lawyer, statesman and rhetorician) was born 106 BC in Arpinum (now Arpino)...
King Wu of Zhou by painter Ma Lin (13 Century AD)

The Zhou dynasty of Ancient China (1050-256 BC)

When the Zhou dynasty usurped the throne from the Shang dynasty, China itself was...

Medieval history

Moors in Spain (VIII-XI century)

The term "Moors" refers primarily to Muslim inhabitants of the Maghreb (arabian  al-Maɣréb and...
Parchment from 15 century showing mariage of Sigebert and Brunhilda. Curent location: Bibliothèque nationale de France

Merovingian dynasty of the Franks (511-714 AD)

The Frankish kingdom was elective, but the election of the king was limited to...

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