Category: History

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.

Martin Luther King, Jr. have a dream that his four children would one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. That dream has not yet been met.
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Today in History: MLK, Rasputin, & Lenin

Sometimes I like to do a little research on holidays, not only to discover interesting things I didn’t know already about the reason for the celebration, but also to see...

The Carthage of the Punic Wars was founded by the Phoenicians of Tyre.
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Maritime Empires: the Phoenician Gap

We in the West seem to spend a lot of time tracing our cultures back to the maritime empires — thalassocracies — like the Greeks and the Vikings, but we spend very little time talking about the civilization that inspired Greece to consolidate its military power.