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Glossary entry on Odherir.


Glossary entry on argeiphontes.

Glossary - K

K - Glossary of European History

For Freedom

Then I saw it, coming in low; an old wartime bomber. Flames were gushing from one of its four engines, and only one of its undercarriage legs was down. It seemed to be heading directly for us.

Ancient History Report Outlines

The parts of the ancient history research paper, using primary and secondary sources, and some guidelines for creating outlines.


Glossary entry on Pacuvius.

A Brief History of Zimbabwe - Part 2

An introduction to the history of the African nation. This part confronts the effect of nationalistic shifts and the new constitution.

Vanishing Cultures by Peter Magubane

Although at first sight 'Vanishing Cultures' looks to be a standard coffee-table book; Peter Magubane's outstanding pictorial record is a valuable insight into traditional Black South African cultures.

Julia Domna

Julia Domna was the wife of the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus and the mother of Roman emperors Geta and Caracalla.

James Madison

Here is a portrait of James Madison, the Fourth President of the United States.

Gilles de Rais 1404 - 1440

Was Gilles de Rais a medieval serial killer or was something more political going on?


Fellegha is an Algerian word especially related to the Algerian War of Independence.


Orestes was the son of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon who revenged his father by murdering his mother.

Who Invented the First Mirror?

When was the mirror invented? Humans have probably used still water as a mirror for millions of years, but a sheet of glass with metal backing is a much more recent invention.