Cyrus the Great and the Persian Empire

Cyrus the Great and the Persian Empire

The term Persian Empire refers to the various dynasties that ruled Persia, today Iran. Cyrus II, known as Cyrus the Great it the founder of the Persian empire.

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Ancient World - Egyptian Tombs to disappear in 150 years

Egyptian Tombs to disappear in 150 years

12.09.20090527

In 150 years time, the Tombs of the Ancient Pharaohs and Emblems of Egypt will be erased from the world maps. According to Zahi Hawass, lichens and humidity corrode the walls of the tombs.

Ancient World - Tutankhamun died because of blood poisoning

Tutankhamun died because of blood poisoning

12.09.20090698

Tutankhamun, The Pharaoh of Upper and Lower ancient Egypt, died when he was barely 19. Mummified remains of Tutankhamun were found by the British archaeologist Howard Carter in 1922.

Ancient World - Attila the Hun

Attila the Hun

12.09.20090788

Across the lobby of a violent history gush legends of Attila, the King of the Huns. Attila was quite different from most of the emperors who relied on a great deal of pomposity.

Ancient World - Historical Chronicles: Giants inhabited the land before us

Historical Chronicles: Giants inhabited the land before us

10.09.200901972

The historical chronicles of the XIX century often present reports of skeletons of unusually large sizes from various parts of the world. Anthropologists discovered large footprints in Australia. . .

Ancient World - Angola was a dinosaur nursery

Angola was a dinosaur nursery

10.09.20090394

Angola was a huge kennel for dinosaurs. In the bowels of the earth in the country lie the remains of many ancient inhabitants of the planet. Funds of Plesiosaurs, turtles and other skeletons.

Ancient World - Who was it that actually built the pyramids?

Who was it that actually built the pyramids?

31.08.200901350

How did this ancient Egyptian civilization build detailed pyramids with simple technology? Beliefs and explanations - the pyramids in Giza, the tomb of Tutankhamun, the Great Pyramid.

Ancient World - Stonehenge and the 47 Lunar Months

Stonehenge and the 47 Lunar Months

05.08.20090547

Stonehenge was built more than 3, 500 years ago and have been used for predicting lunar eclipses. Bluestone horseshoe was a monument collective of 19 upright columns. Stonehenge and the moon.

Ancient World - Queen Nefertiti, from birth to her death bed

Queen Nefertiti, from birth to her death bed

05.08.200904226

At age of 12 Nefertiti was sent in ancient Egypt as a present for the Pharaoh Amenhotep III. The Pharaoh died and she married Akhenaten. The birth of Tutankhamen.

Ancient World - Mayan Civilization and Pyramids

Mayan Civilization and Pyramids

03.08.200904981

The Mayan Civilization began to build its pyramids 3000 years ago. The most popular of them are Chichen Itza, Tulum, Uxmal, Tikal, Cholula, Copan, and Calacmul. Mayan Civilization and culture.

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