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Ancient Rome 101 | National Geographic

Ancient Rome 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] The story of ancient Rome is a story of evolution, of how a civilization’s ability to adapt and dominate can lead to its survival for over 1,000 years. Rome began as a small village on central Italy’s Tiber River. In the coming centuries, it grew into an empire that stretched from the north …

Fall of Constantinople – Reply History

Fall of Constantinople – Reply History

In the year 1451, The 19 year old Mehmed II ascends to the Ottoman throne, and immediately begins preparation for the taking of Constantinople. Their capital and last great holdout of the Roman Empire He saw as his duty to capture the city because for him it was an essential part in the expansion and …

History Summarized: Malta

History Summarized: Malta

The history of the Mediterranean is both very long and very crowded. So it’s hard to get a big picture when we’re busy investigating individual civilizations like Egypt, Rome, or the Ottomans. However, a great way to see the whole of Mediterranean history is actually to zoom right in on the middle, to the island …