Ancient History

Greece in the Fifth Century – An Athenian Perspective

September 4, 2020

Greek males were extremely belligerent and politics for the Greeks was a continuation of war by other means. Athenians of the 5th century B.C. often engaged in intense wars and raised citizen soldiers called hoplites for waging amplified battles, which had momentous consequences for Greece. […]

Ancient Egyptian writing on stone
Ancient History

How are the Various Proto-World Families Linked?

September 4, 2020

The theory that there is a single source of origin of all the world’s languages is susceptible to analysis in historical linguistic. American linguist, Joseph Harold Greenberg attempted to show the links between various Proto-World families. […]

A portrait of Robert E. Lee, Commander of the armies of the Confederate States of America.
American History

Robert E. Lee, the Greatest Confederate General

September 2, 2020

Robert E. Lee faced a tremendously difficult situation when he took command of the Confederate army. In many ways, the most intimidating part of this situation lay not in the military sphere but in the civilian sphere. […]

A stone mountain Confederate memorial, depicting three Confederate heroes of the Civil War: Jefferson Davis, Generals Robert E. Lee, and Thomas J. Stonewall Jackson.
American History

American Civil War: Seven Days’ Battles

September 2, 2020

Th Seven Days’ Battles is a series of battles fought during the American Civil War. The battles began on June 25, 1862, when the Confederate army, under General Robert E. Lee, made it a point to drive back General George B. McClellan’s Union forces and thwart their attempt to gain control of Richmond, Virginia. […]

An image of Joseph E. Johnston, a senior general of the Confederate States Army.
American History

The Battle of Fair Oaks

September 2, 2020

The Battle of Fair Oaks led to some major changes in the configuration of the Civil War, changes that nearly ended up changing the trajectory of the war. […]

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