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History is the study of the past, particularly how it relates to humans. It is an umbrella term that relates to past events as well as the memory, discovery, collection, organization, presentation, and interpretation of information about these events.Stories common to a particular culture, but not supported by external sources (such as the tales surrounding King Arthur), are usually classified as cultural heritage or mythology, because they do not show the “disinterested investigation” required of the discipline of history.

Remember that time the Vikings put Paris under siege? It spelled the end of the Carolingan empire.

Migration: Immigration vs. Invasion

Tensions in America over immigration are, once again, reaching a fever pitch. Nativism has been a problem since the founding of our country; even Franklin …

Battle of Kurukshetra from the Bhagavad Gita.

Religion & War in Myth Cycles

As I research background for my novel, I’ve noticed that many of the stories from which we’ve gained our understanding of ancient cultures have …