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.
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.
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.
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.
There is a high probability that Shishak sacked Jerusalem by taking their gold, silver, and other precious treasures to Egypt while simultaneously making Jerusalem subordinate to Egypt.
Ancient Egypt lasted from 3100 B.C. when Narmer reigned as Egypt’s first king and ended in 30 B.C. when it fell to the Roman Empire and became a Roman province.
Among the ancient Egyptians, women were respected, birth control was used, and premarital sex was rampant.
The Great Walls of the Benin Kingdom built by the Edo people c.1055, is one of the Seven Wonders of Ancient Africa.
Mansa Musa amassed so much wealth that he has been described by historians as the richest man in history...
The Romans would go on to rule Egypt for nearly 700 years before the Arabs, in December 639, conquered the ancient African kingdom.
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.