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Peirene Fountain at Corinth

Peirene Fountain at Corinth

Beautiful Fountain at the end of four manmade underground reservoirs and an intricate system of water pipes. Added to and changed throughout the Classical period right down to the Christians

The British Empire and Slavery

The British Empire and Slavery

A detailed account of the British Empire and Slavery that includes includes images, quotations and the main facts of the issue. GCSE: The Industrial Revolution. A-level - (OCR) (AQA)

Review: Volume 12 - Slavery

Review: Volume 12 - Slavery

Review, Volume 12: 10th February, 2008, Slavery

Surprise Discovery Reveals Ancient City of Troy is 5,500 Years Old

Surprise Discovery Reveals Ancient City of Troy is 5,500 Years Old

The city of Troy has fascinated people for millennia. Once thought to be purely mythological, the lost city emerged as a real place in history when it was discovered in Turkey by Heinrich Schliemann in the 1870s.

Chester Arthur - History

Chester Arthur - History

Chester ArthurChester Arthur, who before his elevation to the Presidency was considered the very epitome of patronage politics. Ironically his major accomplishment the reform of the civil service system..The Early YearsChester Arthur was born in North Fairfield, Vermont. His father was a preacher. During his childhood, he moved seven times.

2,000-year-old Mayan queen's body found

2,000-year-old Mayan queen's body found

The skeleton of a Mayan queen, with her head mysteriously placed between two plates, is one of the treasures found in a 2,000-year-old rodent-infested tomb at the Nakum ruins in Guatemala. Jade necklaces, beads and ceremonial knives They were also discovered in the grave, found under another grave of a 1-year-old boy.