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Ten Great Forts Around The World

Ten Great Forts Around The World

From the beginning, the humans have learnt that defending personal land was of the uppermost importance. To defend the land, fortify it. And thanks to this, we now have many great forts around the world. The word “fortification” came from Latin fortis and facere which respectively means “to make strong”. The very first forts started […]

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Horrific History of Birthing Royal Babies

Horrific History of Birthing Royal Babies

Commonly, whatever a royal family does, it attracts the public attention. The birthing royal babies is no exception. But what we can see about the birthing royal babies is just a tip of an icebergs. Back to decades ago, birthing royal babies was truly a nightmare to the mothers because of superstitions and other royal-family-orientated […]

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Top 8 Powerful Women in Ancient History (Part 2)

Top 8 Powerful Women in Ancient History (Part 2)

In the previous chapter, we have discovered four out of 8 Powerful Women in Ancient History. They are the Trung Sisters (from Vietnam), Grace O’Malley (Notorious pirate in Ireland in the 16th century), Boudicca (Celtic Queen waging war against Roman Empire), and Ching Shih (Chinese Pirate Lord). The list is based on the Forbes 2018 […]

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Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism Explained

Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism Explained

Ashtamangala is a set of eight Auspicious symbols in Buddhism. Closely associated with religions, these symbols are not for aesthetic purposes only. Here are quick explanation of 8 auspicious symbols of Buddhism. The Eternal Knot The endless or eternal knot as the name indicates is a weaving line without ending or beginning. It presents interconnectedness, […]

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Ancient Arkaim – The Russian Stonehenge

Ancient Arkaim – The Russian Stonehenge

It was the summer of 1987 that the archaeologists discovered the ancient Arkaim which is now honored as the Russian Stonehenge. The archaeologists believed that the construction dated back to two or three thousands of years BC. “Arkaim” is a compound word of “arka” meaning sky and “im” meaning earth. The site consists of two […]

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