Tag: 15th century

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Joan of Arc: The Maid of Orleans.

Joan of Arc, wearing a breastplate and brandishing her banner, rode at the head of the uncrowned Charles VII’s army […]

Aztec human sacrifice.

Our earliest evidence of human sacrifice can be traced back to the Mesopotamians from around 6,000 BC. This vulgar practice […]

Amazing Women Who inspire Us: Cleopatra, the Queen of the Nile.

Cleopatra is often portrayed as a beautiful Egyptian women who used her own political shrewdness and sexual allure to secure […]

Sean Munger’s Five Favorite Byzantine Emperors

By special guest writer by Sean Munger .  Over the course of Byzantine history, which lasted more than 1100 years, the […]