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Explanation of Diktat.

Testing the Wire

Charles Blondin, the tightrope walker crossed Niagara Falls after overcoming local objections.

Pepy I

Pepy I was a pharaoh of the 6th dynasty in ancient Egypt.

Battle of Chantilly

Want the fast facts about the Battle of Chantilly? Learn about the battle, its outcome, and its significance.

Greek Timeline

Browse through this ancient Greek timeline to examine a millennium of Greek history.

Failure in the North: The Penobscot Expedition

The Penobscot Expedition took place in July and August 1779 during the American Revolution and was a failed attempt by American forces to expel the British from Maine.

Robert Hunter

Robert M.T. Hunter, Secretary of State of the Confederate States of America During the Civil War

Primary Sources E-Texts

English translations of primary texts mostly in the public domain, Classical literature, translations and ancient history texts.


Find out more about the Islamic year and calendar as used in Africa