Akhenaten, a name that stands alone in Egypt’s ancient past, isolated from history, enigmatic, dark and misunderstood. Many pharoahs stand in splendour for their achievements, Rameses the Great, warrior king, Khufu, supposed builder of the most famous pyramids, Cleopatra, the young queen who sold her dying empire for love, but all of these stand tall and proud, names to invoke pride in human achievement. 694 more words
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An amazing series that delves deeper into the history of South America.
“Archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper embarks on an epic journey into the remote Peruvian Andes in search of the mysterious Chachapoya people. 162 more words
For many of us, Byzantium remains “byzantine”—obscure, marginal, difficult. Despite the efforts of some recent historians, prejudices still deform popular and scholarly understanding of the Byzantine civilization, often reducing it to a poor relation of Rome and the rest of the classical world. 939 more words