Image of ancient Celtic Cross
Ancient History

Pictish Language and Symbols

April 22, 2020

The Language and Symbols Used by the Pictish Peoples. The different meanings of inscriptions and symbols employed by the Pictish people. […]

A Medieval map of Hadrian's Wall.
Ancient History

The Celtic World after Rome

April 22, 2020

A deconstruction of the constant power struggles between the Pictish, British, Irish, Scotti, and other Celtic Tribes during and after Rome’s withdrawal from Britain. […]

Medieval queen with her knights on guard.
History

The Status of Women in Medieval Europe

April 19, 2020

Gender discrimination was prevalent in the High Medieval Era. During this period, women faced substantial challenges in all aspects of their lives, including religion and economy. But there were also some curious opportunities. […]

Roman architecture has uniqueness which sets it apart to stand tall
Ancient History

Rome and Its Architectural Marvels

April 18, 2020

Rome has imitated Greek art and traditions for long which showed in their monuments and portraits but what are the greatest contributions Rome made on its own in the areas of building structures, sewers and roads? […]

Emperor Augustus' love for art reflected in his portraits
Ancient History

Emperor Augustus and the Art of Fusion

April 18, 2020

Roman art has had a great influence from Greek traditions which Emperor Augustus used for publicity purposes. But what was it that set Rome apart as a great architectural contributor? […]

Stairway near the Step Pyramid of Saqqara
Ancient History

The Search for Horus Sekhemkhet

April 17, 2020

Horus Sekhemkhet’s pyramid and burial is unique in many ways. The pyramid offers valuable insights into early pyramid construction. Sekhemkhet’s empty sarcophagus raises question’s about the function of the structure. […]

Saqqara Step Pyramid
Ancient History

Zoser, the First Pyramid Builder

April 17, 2020

Egyptian Pharaohs were buried in mastaba-like structures for a number of years. It was in the Third Dynasty that pyramids became a reality. […]

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