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French and Indian War: Causes

French and Indian War: Causes

The French & Indian War began in 1754 as the British and French began to clash along the frontier in North America. The focus of these early engagements was control of Fort Duquesne at the Forks of the Ohio. The first campaigns of the French & Indian War saw British efforts against the fort as well
Robert Graves

Robert Graves

Robert Graves - a biography of Robert Graves
Sun Gods in Ancient Mythology

Sun Gods in Ancient Mythology

Names of major sun gods of various world mythologies.
American Civil War: H.L. Hunley Sinks USS Housatonic

American Civil War: H.L. Hunley Sinks USS Housatonic

The H.L. Hunley became the first submarine to sink another ship when it attacked USS Housatonic off Charleston on February 17, 1864. Plagued by problems during its development, Hunley successfully placed its spar torpedo on Housatonic, destroying the Union ship. The submarine was lost at sea while r
This Day in African History: 6 September

This Day in African History: 6 September

A chronicle of events in African history on 6 September
This Day in African History: 12 March

This Day in African History: 12 March

A chronicle of events in African history on 12 March.
Taking Driving Lessons Portsmouth

Taking Driving Lessons Portsmouth

If you live in or around the Portsmouth or Gosport area and want to take driving lessons then you will need to find companies who offer driving lessons in these places.
Treaty of Kanagawa

Treaty of Kanagawa

Definition of Treaty of Kanagawa
The Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens by Mike Ashley

The Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens by Mike Ashley

The Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens by Mike Ashley - A Review
Collection of book jackets cover showing Attila the Scourge of God.

Collection of book jackets cover showing Attila the Scourge of God.

Collection of book jackets cover showing Attila the Scourge of God.
The Great Trek: The British Evacuations of World War 2

The Great Trek: The British Evacuations of World War 2

How and why millions of children were evacuated in Britain during World War 2.
The invention of glass blowing in Pompeii

The invention of glass blowing in Pompeii

During the middle and later Hrst century Bc: glass ceased to be merely a rare luxury product and came into very general use in the Roman world.
Ancient Roman Terms for Students of Early and Republican Rome

Ancient Roman Terms for Students of Early and Republican Rome

A list of basic ancient Roman terms for students of early and Republican Rome to know.
Osiris

Osiris

Osiris was an Egyptian god of the dead.
How to Paint Semi-Abstract Landscapes

How to Paint Semi-Abstract Landscapes

A semi-abstract landscape is a landscape that is broken down into its essential elements, shapes or colors. The landscape is identifiable as a landscape, but allows the viewer to see beyond the physical reality that traditional landscapes depict. Semi-abstract landscapes explore natural beauty in a
Balbus

Balbus

Balbus is a Roman cognomen
Actors Bando Mitsugoro and Bando Minosuke portraying samurai, c. 1777-1835

Actors Bando Mitsugoro and Bando Minosuke portraying samurai, c. 1777-1835

Actors Bando Mitsugoro and Bando Minosuke portraying samurai warriors, woodcut print by Toyokuni Utagawa, c. 1777-1835.
Map of Babylonia and Assyria

Map of Babylonia and Assyria

Map of Babylonia and Assyria, From Myths of Babylonia and Assyria, by Donald A. Mackenzie
Carlo Buonaparte

Carlo Buonaparte

Carlo Buonaparte - Biography of Carlo Buonaparte
This Day in African History: 23 February

This Day in African History: 23 February

A chronicle of events in African history on 23 February.