Deil El-Bahri: Uncovering the Secrets of Queen Hatshepsut’s Mortuary Temple 

On the west bank of the Nile, directly across the Karnak Temple Complex at Luxor, lies Deir el-Bahri, a complex of mortuary temples and...

The Crusaders: Causes and Goals of the Medieval Holy Wars

The crusaders were at the forefront of the holy wars in medieval times. To become a crusader, one had to take a vow, proposed by Pope...

Achievements of Mesopotamians: Invention After Invention

You couldn’t be reading this without having a knowledge of what these combinations of letters indicate; for that, you have one of the most...

Egyptian Light Bulb: What You Need To Know To Separate Fact...

A wall inscription in the Temple of Hathor at Dendera seemingly depicts an ancient Egyptian light bulb which some interpret as evidence that the...

Gift of the Nile: A Remarkable Story of Egypt’s Rise to...

Gift of the Nile is an expression that you have surely heard if you ever read about ancient Egypt. Ancient Egyptians believed that the...

The Talysh People, The Forgotten People of Old Northern Iran and...

The Talysh is a tiny minority group of people in northern Iran and southern Azerbaijan who speaks a language called Talysh and has a...

Why Is Golan Heights so Important to so Many People?

The Golan Heights refers to a fertile mesa in southwestern Syria with political and strategic importance, belying its size. Israel confiscated the Golan Heights...

How Did Egypt Fall: The Death of a Civilization

When we think about ancient Egypt, we often reflect on how old it is; from the beginning of its Dynastic Period to the Fall...