Gladiator

In 264 BC, the Gladiatorial games began. During these games professional fighters fought each other for show . Two men would go in a group and attack each other. These fights usually took place in amphitheaters, especially the famous colosseum. They gladiatorial games were most likely introduced from Etruria. They were originally funeral games. In …

The Rosetta Stone

During one of the French soldiers occupations of Egypt in July 15 1799, they discovered a stone with three different columns of writing. Each column of the Rosetta Stone was written in different languages, Hieroglyphics, Egyptian Demotic, and Greek. The stone had puzzled scholars for centuries. It was the key to deciphering hieroglyphics, few people …

The Minotaur

The story of the minotaur is an old myth from ancient Greece. He had a bulls head with the body of a man. His mother was Queen Pasiphae of Crete, King Minos’s wife. King Minos had to sacrifice a bull to Poseiden on sometimes, and one day when Posieden gave King Minos the most precious …

The Bermuda Triangle

  Between Bermuda, San Juan in Puerto rico and Miami, is 500000 of square miles of sea where ‘hurricane alley’ is. In Spanish and Portuguese galleons lie millions of pounds of treasure sunken in this area. The currents at ‘hurricane alley’ are strongly affected by the Gulf stream, which flows northeasterly from the tip of Florida. …

Tutankhamun

 Tutankhamun was the son of whom was believed as Akhenaten and Kira. He was born in ancient Egypt and grew up to become the twelfth king of the eighteenth dynasty. When he became pharaoh he was only at the age of nine or ten, he married his half sister Ankhesenamun. With his wife he had …