The Fascinating Ancient History Collection
16 Underrated Historical Monuments That Should Be Wonders of the Ancient ... 4.1k VOTES There are only seven official Wonders of the Ancient World, but considering all of the amazing things you can find on ... Weirdly Gruesome Ancient Deaths That Wouldn't Happen Today 781.5k VIEWS Death in the ancient world was rarely a dignified prospect. While this was certainly true for ordinary people, kings and ... 12 Ancient Health Practices That Killed People Quicker Than Just Doing ... 92.4k VIEWS The history of the medical profession is a history of trials and errors. As doctors, researchers, and barbers have searched for ... Bizarre Samurai Traditions Almost Nobody Knows About 14.5k VIEWS Samurai dominated the country of Japan from the 12th to the 19th century. The fierce, disciplined warriors lived according ... The Most Beautiful Historical Artifacts Destroyed By Terrorists Around The ... 42.6k VIEWS The practice pillaging perceived treasures from conquered territories and destroying what remains is nothing new. Throughout ... In Memoriam: All Members of the Human Family Tree That Were Bested by ... 44.9k VIEWS A glance at the evolutionary family tree of humans reveals that the three earliest-known branches ae full of ... 14 Hardcore Ancient Olympic Athletes Who Would Easily Smoke Modern Athletes ... 32.4k VIEWS We like to think we’ve made a lot of social, scientific, and technological progress throughout the last few centuries, but ... 10 Mysterious Ancient Inventions Science Still Can't Explain 1.4M VIEWS Googling "mysterious ancient discoveries" or "unexplained ancient inventions" leads to dozens of sites ... 17 Eerie and Incredible Unsolved Ancient Mysteries from Around the World ... 1M VIEWS At last count, the world contained about 7.4 billion people. That's quite a lot already, and it's impossible to say ... This Ancient Child Sacrifice Found Perfectly Preserved In Ice Is Fascinating ... 904.2k VIEWS Part of the morbid allure of mummies lies in their surreal out-of-time physicality. Mummies from around the world offer people a ... Incredibly Weird Weapons From History That Would Still Kill You Dead 1.4k VOTES Humans are predictably violent, and certain weird weapons from history prove how creative and dangerous they can be. Medieval ... The Oldest Foods Ever Discovered By Archaeologists, Ranked By How Terrible ... 13.8k VOTES Archaeologists often make gruesome, significant, and fascinating discoveries, but some of their finds are downright repulsive – ... 15 Basic Facts Most People Don't Know About The Actual History of Ninjas ... 119.3k VIEWS Are ninjas real? While they seem like a part of Japanese folklore, they are, in fact, real. While most people think of the ... 25+ Fantastic Pre-Modern War Movies That Take Place a Long Time Ago 2.7k VOTES Pre-modern war movies feature epic battles and hand-to-hand combat to create some of the bloodiest wars ever caught on film. The ... The Strangest Ancient Philosophies Ever Conceived 32.4k VIEWS Broken down linguistically, philosophy means "love of wisdom." But what was considered wise at one point in history ... What the Police Looked Like in Different Ancient Societies 34k VIEWS The modern police force is a relatively new institution. It was only in the 1800s that uniformed, paid police began enforcing ... Fascinating Facts About China's Terracotta Army 10k VIEWS Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China, built the huge Terracotta Army to protect him in the afterlife. An ... 10 Fascinating Alcoholic Drinks From Ancient Societies 19.3k VIEWS Today's alcoholic beverages range from canned Strawberritas to expertly crafted cocktails, but modern bartenders aren't the ... These Are The Fascinating Pets Of The Ancient World 13.1k VIEWS The relationship between humans and animals has been evolving for thousands of years, and animal companions are just as loved ... The Story Of Lucy - A Humanoid Skeleton That Is Approximately 3.2 Million ... 4.1k VIEWS The discovery of a skeleton called "Lucy" in 1974 sent waves through the scientific community, as she ...