10 Epic Ancient Battles

Battle of Djahy The Battle of Djahy was a major land battle between the forces of pharaoh Ramesses III and the Sea Peoples who intended to invade and conquer Egypt. The conflict occurred somewhere on the Ancient Egyptian Empire’s easternmost frontier in Djahy or modern day southern Lebanon, in the eighth year of pharaoh Ramesses…

The Best Historical PC Games

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Chivalry is a 3d fighting game, it lets you jump into the shoes of a solider in the medieval era. You can chose from a variety of weapons like one handed swords two handed swords maces axes bows cross bows and many more. Medieval II: Total War The campaign allows the player…

10 Ancient cities that no longer exist

Memphis,Egypt Memphis was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit Rahina, 20 km (12 mi) south of Giza. It was then largely abandoned and became a source of stone for the surrounding settlements. It was still an imposing set of ruins in the 12th…

The Rise and Fall of the Roman Civilization

Roman Kingdom-Regnum Romanum  753 BC–509 BC The site of the founding of the Roman Kingdom and eventual Republic and Empire had a ford where the Tiber could be crossed. The Palatine Hill and hills surrounding it presented easily defensible positions in the wide fertile plain surrounding them. All of these features contributed to the success…

The greatest military commanders in history

10. Mehded the Conqueror Mehmed II  30 March 1432 – 3 May 1481 , best known as Mehmed the Conqueror, was an Ottoman sultan who ruled first for a short time from August 1444 to September 1446, and later from February 1451 to May 1481. At the age of 21, he conquered Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul)…