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.
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.
The Great Walls of the Benin Kingdom built by the Edo people c.1055, is one of the Seven Wonders of Ancient Africa.
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.
Zheng He was born to a Muslim family in the region of Yunnan during the Ming dynasty of China in 1371. His birth name was ‘Ma He’.
In 15 years of conquest, Alexander the Great never lost a battle. His military tactics and strategies are still studied in military academies today.