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Ancient History

Ancient history is the aggregate of past events from the beginning of recorded human history and extending as far as the Early Middle Ages or the Post-classical Era. The span of recorded history is roughly 5,000 years, beginning with Sumerian Cuneiform script, the oldest discovered form of coherent writing from the protoliterate period around the 30th century BC.

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

1. GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZA, EGYPT The Great Pyramids, located at Giza on the west bank of the Nile River north of Cairo, are the...

How Did Egyptians Move Heavy Rocks For The Pyramids?

The pyramids aren't just old, they're really really old: We are closer in time to Cleopatra than she was to the building of the...

Punic Wars: Why the Battle of Cannae Is One of the...

One of the most pivotal battles in Western history, the Battle of Cannae, was fought 2,232 years ago to the year. The Battle of...