Fertile Crescent
Scour the write-up to explore the depths of this historical concept called fertile crescent. This would indeed be an interesting read for all those, whose forte revels in the study of excavation and exploration of civilization.
Where Did We Really Come From?
The Ancient Astronaut Theory sounds very silly - until you start looking at possible evidence.
13 Historical Cities That Once Ruled the World
Fact about Egyptian metropolis of Thebes
The people in ancient times were largely disorganized in nature, and were distributed in small settlements, which had little contact or influence with the rest of the world. However, some of the cities far exceeded the others in...
Important Inventions of the Sumerian Civilization
Invention of the Sumerian civilization
From writing to a system of time and mathematics, the world owes a lot to the numerous discoveries made by the ancient Sumerians. In this article, we shall study the various important inventions and achievements of the Sumerian...
History of the Indus Valley Civilization
Indus valley civilization is a rich civilization and one of the most important civilizations that existed in the world. The power, beauty, richness, prosperity, unique culture, etc., of this civilization has always fascinated the...
Historical Time Periods
The following article attempts to cover some of the important historical time periods of the world that has helped shape the world today. Continue reading for more information related to history by period.
History of Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia was the first civilization in ancient history. This civilization has achieved far beyond anyone's expectations, as the inventions in those days were very much ahead of their time.
History Of Baroque
The word Baroque is a relatively broad term which finds its roots in the early 17th century. The origins of Baroque can be traced to Rome, Italy. The term incorporates various forms of art such as painting, literature, music, and...
OAS: The World's Oldest Regional Organization
The International Union of American Republics, later renamed to the Organization of American States, was formed more than a century ago to unify the nations of Latin America. This write-up tells you more...
Persian Empire
Persian Empire, one of the most powerful empires of the ancient world, was created through a combination of leadership skills, military tactics, and efficient governance.
History of Castles
Castles form an important part of ancient architecture. They were an integral part of old cultures and they continue to attract tourists from different parts of the world. Here's something about their history.
Nietzsche's Thoughts on Virtue
It is probable that people still have virtues, although they are probably not as simple as the virtues held by our grandfathers.
The Rise and Fall of the City of Babylon
When was the ancient city of Babylon founded? How did meet it meet its end? What future does it have?
Captain Bligh's Voyage of Survival
You may have heard the story of the mutiny on the Bounty. But what happened to Captain Bligh and the men that refused to join the mutineers? This is their story.
Marco Polo - Venetian Traveler
The Venetians nicknamed him Messer Marco Millioni and marveled at his million-watt imagination. This article is dedicated to the legendary traveler Marco Polo, who set a benchmark in exploration that we, till today, not only...
The Ancient and Modern Use of Chainmail
Chainmail has a long history. The art of creating this ancient form of body armor is very accessible to historical reenactors today. In addition, it is being used to create unique pieces of jewelry.
Herodotus - Father of History
Travel in ancient times was not for the faint-hearted and this makes the extent of Herodotus's travels even more remarkable.
Martin Waldseemuller - The Man who put America on the Map
The Ptolemaic description of the world had seemed sufficient and satisfactory, until the Western Powers began sending out navigators to discover new sea-routes to India and China, spurred, of course, by tales of great wealth in...
Andreas Vesalius
Andreas Vesalius (Andries Van Wesel), a Belgian/Flemish anatomist and physician, is widely considered to be the father of anatomy. His anatomical research and writings were responsible for modernizing the field of medical research.
The Mauryan Empire
Extending from Afghanistan to Bengal to Mysore, the Mauryan Empire became the subcontinent's first centralized power and also its most extraordinarily well-administered one, guided as it was by the authoritarian statecraft...
The Voyages of Captain Cook
The purpose of the 'Endeavor' was to record a rare event in which Venus was to pass before the Sun―the transit of Venus of 1769. Captain Cook was appointed the Lieutenant, and the commander of the ship. Thus began the journey...
The Marquis de Sade: A "Sadist"?
The Marquis de Sade is known the world over for the alleged cruelties that he committed. This article travels down the line through the life of the Marquis, and attempts to segregate fact from fiction.
The Great Jewish Revolt
In 66 B.C. the Jewish people revolted against the tyranny of Rome and put up a remarkable resistance before they were finally crushed. This story is of the bravery displayed by the Jewish for hope, humanity, mankind and peace.
Historical Events During the Baroque Period
The Baroque period
History is fascinating. The idea of so many events having taken place over the years can be very intriguing. One of the most significant era in history was the Baroque era, that lasted for more than a century.
Oldest Civilization in the World
Ancient civilizations
It is very difficult to accurately give a single answer, as to what was the oldest civilization in the world. As per the research done by archaeologist and historians these five were the earliest civilizations of the world, which...
Oldest Country in the World
Oldest countries in the World
Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq), Egypt, Vietnam, India, and San Marino are believed to be some of the oldest countries in the world.
Tools Used in the Mesolithic Era
Mesolithic era tools
The Mesolithic era or the Middle Stone Age was a period roughly around 9,600 BCE. During this time, the Earth underwent massive changes. Man found it necessary to change and adapt accordingly.
Are Ancient Astronauts Real?
Was mankind the beneficiary of advanced knowledge? Were we visited by well-meaning aliens who traveled great distances to our little planet amongst the stars? Science fiction and alien documentaries aside, there are some weird...
Rohonc Codex: The Historical Mystery Book
Rohonc Codex - the historical mystery book
Rohonc Codex is a book which literally cannot be read, at least till now! Confused? Read this Buzzle write-up to find out why.
Barter Services - History of Barter System
The barter system facilitated exchange of goods and services before the advent of the monetary system. Let us take a closer look at the history of this age-old system.
Political Events of the 1950s
The 1950s laid the foundation for many of the political crises threatening the world today. Read on to know more about the major political events of this eventful decade.
Family Life in the 1950s
In the 1950s, America underwent some major changes in the political and economic spheres, which in turn were responsible for its social makeover. Family became a powerful unit, efficient enough to subdue the demons of war that were...
Agoge: The Education and Training System of Spartans
Agoge structure
The famous education and training system of the Spartans, the agoge, was a subject of controversy even back in the ancient world. Mystifying and rigorous, this system strove hard to produce citizens who were worthy of Spartan...
Historical Facts About King Leonidas I of Sparta
Fact about King Leonidas I of Sparta
Leonidas I was without doubt the most influential and valorous of the Spartans. Buzzle features some interesting facts about the life and times of one of the greatest Spartan rulers of all time.
Intriguing Facts About the Ishtar Gate of Babylon
Fact about the Ishtar Gate of Babylon
The Ishtar Gate is one of the most striking discoveries from ancient Babylon. King Nebuchadnezzar II constructed and named this gate in honor of goddess Ishtar. Buzzle reveals a plethora of intriguing facts about the Ishtar Gate of...
Tools and Weapons Used During the Neolithic Era (New Stone Age)
Fact about weapons used during the Neolithic era
The Neolithic era or the New Stone Age was approximately from 10,000 to 3,000 BCE. The end of this era brought with it the end of the Stone Age and the rise of the Copper Age. However, neolithic tools and weapons laid the...
Greatest Empires in the History of the World
Expanse of the Mongol empire created by Genghis Khan
Numerous empires in the history of the world have shaped the modern world in more ways than we can imagine. This Buzzle article describes some of the largest, most powerful, and most influential empires in world history.
Similarities and Differences in Mohenjo-daro and Harappa Civilizations
Zebu bull symbol in artifacts of Harappa and Mohenjo-daro
Mohenjo-daro and Harappa, of the Bronze Age, depict an era that boasts of human development in architecture and city planning. A civilization that was hidden underground for many years was accidentally found, and excavations...
All You Need to Know About the Mesolithic Era
Fact about mesolithic era cave painting
The end of the Ice Age and Paleolithic Age brought along with it the rise of a new age called the Mesolithic era. In this era, man was compelled to adapt to his new surroundings by changing his lifestyle and the tools and weapons...
Neolithic Revolution: Timeline, Effects, and Other Facts
Fact about neolithic revolution
Neolithic Revolution transformed the human society from mere gatherers to cultivators, which further brought along profound changes to human culture and society. This further built the framework of permanent civilization.
Comparison of Hellenic and Hellenistic Greek Civilization
Difference between Hellenic and Hellenistic Greek civilization
The concept of 'Hellenization' is widely debated and controversial. The term represents the spread of Greek culture through the conquests of Alexander the Great, but historians speculate whether this was a deliberate policy or mere...
Historical Facts About the Hittite Civilization
Fact about the Hittite civilization
Very little is known about the Hittite civilization, a progressive empire in its own right, which existed during the same era as the ancient Egyptians. This Buzzle post sheds some light on the life and times of these people, and...