What Were Africans Doing During the Life of Jesus Christ?
Jesus Christ of Nazareth lived from around 6 B.C. when Augustus Caesar was Emperor of Rome to around the year 30 A.D.
Hatshepsut: The Female Pharaoh Who Ruled Egypt as a Man
Scholars of Ancient Egypt knew little of Hatshepsut’s existence until 1822 when they were able to decode the hieroglyphics on the walls of Deir el-Bahri.
Imhotep: The Real Father of Medicine is from Africa
What made Imhotep stand out, particularly in the world of Egyptian medicine at the time, was that his medical discoveries were not based on magic.
Ancient Egypt: From Roman Rule (30 B.C) to Arab Conquest (639 A.D)
The Romans would go on to rule Egypt for nearly 700 years before the Arabs, in December 639, conquered the ancient African kingdom.
Mansa Musa: The Financial Recklessness of the Richest Man in History
Mansa Musa amassed so much wealth that he has been described by historians as the richest man in history...
10 Strange Facts about the Love Life of Ancient Egyptians
Among the ancient Egyptians, women were respected, birth control was used, and premarital sex was rampant.
How King Nebuchadnezzar Destroyed Jerusalem in 587 B.C.
Nebuchadnezzar barricaded Jerusalem for nearly two years and eventually breached the walls of the city in the month of Tammuz, that is, July 587 B.C.
Regulus and the Great Serpent of Bagradas
The serpent was so huge that it denied Regulus and his army access to the Bagradas. With its large mouth it seized many soldiers and crushed them to death.
Top 13 Interesting Facts about Alexander the Great
In 15 years of conquest, Alexander the Great never lost a battle. His military tactics and strategies are still studied in military academies today.
The Seven Wonders of Ancient Africa
The Great Walls of the Benin Kingdom built by the Edo people c.1055, is one of the Seven Wonders of Ancient Africa.
How Pope John XII turned the Vatican to a Whorehouse
John XII preferred battles to Bible study, hunting to holiness, and was a notorious adulterer and liar. The prestige of the papacy was at its lowest ebb.
Athena: 5 Amazing Facts About the Greek Goddess of Wisdom and War
Athena also played a vital role at the beginning of the Trojan War, as she along with Hera and Aphrodite involved themselves in a feud.