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...
Neolithic Community. Illustration by Francesc Ràfols. Source:

Neolithic Society

Neolithic people had a completely different life experience compared to their hunting predecessors from...

Ancient History

Athens Acropolis (Citadel)

Athens pentecontaetia

It was a fifty-year period between the Greco-Persian and Peloponnesian wars. In this period,...
Neferhotep statue found in Karnak. More info:

Second Intermediate Period of Egypt (1.773 – 1.650 B.C)

The history of this period is almost impossible to write exactly. In the sources...

Medieval history

Drawing shows bishop Ulfilas talking to Goths

Short historical facts about origin of the Goths and their migration

The Goths were part of the East Germanic tribes. Their ancient homeland was in...
Wotan takes leave of Brunhild (1892) by Konrad Dielitz.

Short about Viking religion

The Viking society of the seventh to eleventh centuries, when Viking raids and ocean...

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