What is Qasr al-Farid, and Why Was it Abandoned?

The Mada’in Salih

In the middle of the vast desert landscape of northeastern Saudi Arabia, you’ll find a rock standing tall, but once you look around, you’ll see a tomb carved on that very same rock. Also known as the “lonely castle,” Qasr Al-Farid is one of the well-known monuments of the Madain Saleh archeological … Read more

Learn the Interesting History of Teotihuacán

Ancient pyramid of Teotihuacan

Our world contains the strangest things and places that somehow leave people breathless with how well preserved and simply passing the test of time. Stonehenge, Pyramid of Giza, and Moai are some of the few places that piqued the majority’s interest, and for a good reason. Unraveling strange places like this always … Read more

The Amazing History of Aboriginal Art

Aboriginal rock art

Among the classic forms of artistic expressions in the world, Aboriginal art is the oldest. They are also referred to as indigenous Australian art. They are made by Aboriginal Australians, who were the various Indigenous people of the Australian mainland. You will see an artwork on the museum roof of the Musee … Read more

What were Roman Marching Camps?

One of the most iconic symbols of the Roman martial prowess is their military camp. Rome’s armies are not just made of warriors, they also include skilled and talented engineers and workforce that is able to work on construction. And it was one of the reasons why they were so successful in … Read more

Guide to Ancient Greek Fashion

Guide to Ancient Greek Fashion

The ancient Greeks were not that to elaborate when it comes to their clothing. In fact, the clothes they wore were made for comfort and function and they were made simply. The ancient Greeks are very creative they could style and restyle a single piece of fabric to be suitable for any … Read more

Strange and Unusual Ancient Cults

Ancient mystery religions and secret cults who worshipped little-known gods outside of more mainstream and official temples and practices. Their groups were so secretive that in many cases members were banned from discussing their practices and beliefs with people who were not also members. Because of this secrecy, many details about their … Read more

Amazing Discoveries and Facts About the Sumerian Civilization

Amazing Discoveries and Facts About the Sumerian Civilization

The Sumer civilization is known to be one of the oldest civilization in Southern Mesopotamia, which is now known as Southern Iraq. Studies showed that the Sumer civilization was established between c.5500 and 4000 BC. The Sumerians are known to developed trade, weaving, leatherwork, and agriculture. Let’s take a look at some … Read more

Amazing Discoveries and Facts About the Persian Civilization

Amazing Discoveries and Facts About the Persian Civilization

The Persian civilization is considered to be one of the scientific civilizations they created many ingenious and revolutionary things we still use today like the battery, refrigerator, postal service, and sulfuric acid. These inventions go to show that the Persian civilization shows a high degree of advancement and intelligence of its citizens. … Read more

Amazing Discoveries by the Ancient Chinese

Amazing Discoveries by the Ancient Chinese

The ancient Chinese are often credited for inventing many things that are still relevant until today. Aside from inventing the gun powder, printing, the compass, and papermaking the ancient Chinese civilization contributed several other inventions that changed the world. Let’s take a look at what these inventions are. 1. Paper Money in … Read more

Amazing and Unusual Roman Mythology Stories

Aside from their great architectures and astounding sights, Rome is also known for its mystical stories about their origination and their legendary Gods which they represented through visual arts and literature. From heroism and divine law to supernatural elements, Roman mythology has them all. Here’s an article about the famous, amazing, and … Read more

Ancient Sports Heroes

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If you are amazed by our modern day athletes just like Lebron James, Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt, Cathy Freeman and Mark Spitz, then we are here to show you a list of ancient sports heroes. These are ancient athletes who also had their way on how to capture the public’s attention. They … Read more