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Facts About Mexican Independence Day

Facts About Mexican Independence Day

November 11, 2018

The Mexican War of Independence began at dawn on September 16, 1810, when Father Miguel Hidalgo gave the call “Grito de Dolores” and ended on September 27, 1821 (11 years later). During these years, happened countless anecdotes, stories, and legends. Read on to unravel the Mexican independence day facts, history, celebrations, parade and food, the […]

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Facts About Mount Vesuvius

Top 10 Facts About Mount Vesuvius

November 3, 2018

Mount Vesuvius is an active volcano located 9 kilometers east of modern Naples. It is known for its massive eruption in 79 A.D. when people didn’t even know what a volcano is. When it erupted in 79, it destroyed and buried under it the ancient city of Pompeii. Mount Vesuvius is the only active volcano […]

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Facts About Mars - the Roman God

Interesting Facts About Mars – the Roman God

October 30, 2018

Mars is the god of war as per the Roman mythology. He was an agricultural guardian. He was among the most prominent Roman gods, second only to Jupiter. Did you know that the term “Martial Arts” is derived from “Mars”? The god of war, Mars was identified as strong, clever, masculine, moody and vain. He […]

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Facts About Horus - The Egyptian God

Facts About Horus, The Egyptian God

October 22, 2018

Horus was a powerful ancient god in Egyptian mythology. He was worshipped in Egypt from the pre-historic era (3100 BCE) to at least Greco-Roman era (8th century BCE). Horus is represented as a man with a falcon’s head and was regarded as the god of the sky. Check out these facts about Horus – the Egyptian […]

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Facts About The Quapaw Tribe

Interesting Facts About The Quapaw Tribe

October 13, 2018

The Quapaw Tribe (“Ugahxpa” in Quapaw language) is a Native American tribe that used to live near the confluence of Arkansas and Mississippi Rivers, majorly in 4 villages along the Mississippi River. Today, most of the Quapaw Tribe live in the northeast of Oklahoma. They are recognized by the federal government as the Quapaw Tribe […]

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Sobek The Egyptian God

Facts About Sobek – The Egyptian God

October 11, 2018

Sobek was one the most iconic deities in ancient Egypt. He is known as the “Crocodile God“. Today, we have knowledge about him from ancient pyramid texts. He was also the god of Nile, which is believed to have emerged from his sweat. The farmers cultivating near the Nile Basin used to worship Sobek in order […]

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Facts About Confucius

Facts About Confucius to Add to Your Knowledge

October 10, 2018

Confucius was a Chinese philosopher who lived in the spring and autumn period of China. He is considered among the most influential people in the ancient history. Many Chinese proverbs are attributed to him. His ideals and teachings are what we call Confucianism. According to Confucius’ philosophy, a person is considered to be morally sound […]

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Unusual Facts about Egypt

Unusual Facts About Egypt

October 10, 2018

Egyptians gave many innovative things to the world including the 365 day calendar. Known for majestic pyramids, Egypt has the largest pyramid in Giza called Pyramid of Khufu. Egyptians strongly believed in after-life. Also, Eyptians used to love to do make, both men and women! Egyptians loved cats and in fact also worshipped them. Check […]

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Facts about Catherine of Aragon

Facts About Catherine Of Aragon

October 5, 2018

Catherine of Aragón was the last child born to the two ruling rulers of Spain, King Ferdinand of Aragon (1452 – 1516) and Queen Isabella of Castile (1451 – 1504). She was believed to have been brave and stubborn, and even in death refuses to accept her husband’s treachery as just. Here are some interesting […]

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Facts About Thomas More

Facts About Thomas More

October 4, 2018

Sir Thomas More was a Saint in the Catholic Church, a lawyer, a philosopher, an author, and a humanist. He was also the Chancellor of England and a councilor during the reign of King Henry VIII in the 16th century. He is known for his famous work in the book called “Utopia”. Utopia turned out […]

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