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Julius Caesar – Greatest Conqueror Ever?

Julius Caesar – Greatest Conqueror Ever?

He was a man of the people, a populist who helped military veterans and initiated land reform. He was a brilliant strategist on the battlefield, an astute politician and an avid historian. This man would become the last dictator of the Roman Republic, paving the way for the great Roman Empire. Julius Caesar was masterful, …

The myth of Icarus and Daedalus – Amy Adkins

The myth of Icarus and Daedalus – Amy Adkins

In mythological ancient Greece, soaring above Crete on wings made from wax and feathers, Icarus, the son of Daedalus, defied the laws of both man and nature. Ignoring the warnings of his father, he rose higher and higher. To witnesses on the ground, he looked like a god, and as he peered down from above, …

10 Greatest Warriors In History

10 Greatest Warriors In History

ten greatest warriors in history number ten Pierre ghoulash Dona Pierre story begins at 1515 when mercenaries hired by the House of Habsburg the royal family that ran Austria rode into town and started pillaging rather than thinking hey let’s not mess with a giant who can bend pennies the mercenaries killed his children raped …

The Bronze Age Collapse – Before the Storm – Extra History – #1

The Bronze Age Collapse – Before the Storm – Extra History – #1

Giant cities, thriving civilizations. Literacy, art, trade Wonders, temples, and palaces. Then, nothing but cinder and ash [Intro Music] The Bronze Age Collapse is one of history’s greatest mysteries. All along the crescent, from modern day Egypt to Greece, there once existed spectacular ancient civilizations. Civilizations that have lasted thousands of years. That built wonders …

Origins of the First Civilization

Origins of the First Civilization

This video was made possible by WIX. If you’re ready to create a website, head over to wix.com/go/infographics2019 to try out one of their premium plans right now. According to Greek mythology, an immortal being named Prometheus stole fire from the gods and bestowed it upon humanity, the first of many gifts to enable the …