The Huns attack the Alans.
Ancient History

The Goths and the Huns: The Barbarian Pressure on Rome

November 12, 2020

The ‘barbarians’, including Goths and Huns, were not one unified society or civilization, but were instead dozens of separate tribes. During the 4th century AD, the Huns began to migrate westward. It was this steady migration that later had disastrous consequences for the Roman Empire. […]

Illustration by Fotokvadrat, depicting the gladiator fight. There are many stories about different gladiators, some of whom were not ready to fight in the game, especially those who were captured while fighting against Rome. They preferred to commit suicide instead.
Ancient History

Making of Gladiators and Humongous Preparations for the Big Game

October 6, 2020

In some gladiator games, nearly every contest resulted in the death of the loser, while in others, almost everyone was spared. From the 1st century A.D., details of about 100 fights were preserved on tombstones or inscriptions, and out of the 200 gladiators involved, 19 were recorded as killed. […]

Bronze statue of Constantine I in York, England.
History

The Rise of Constantine, the First Christian Emperor

September 19, 2020

For three centuries, after its birth, Christianity was spreading very slowly. The conversion of Emperor Constantine was one of the most influential factors that helped Christianity become the official religion of the Roman Empire. The motivations behind his conversion are as remarkable as his path to becoming an emperor of the Roman Empire. […]

The Bible is the sacred book in Christianity.
History

The Main Causes Contributing to the Spread of Christianity

September 19, 2020

Although early Christianity had not succeeded in attracting many converts, it gradually began to spread among people. It was particularly appealing to certain segments of the social hierarchy because of the features and promises it made. […]

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