Dionysus | 10 Interesting Facts On The Greek God Of Wine

Dionysus Facts Featured

In the ancient Greek religion, Dionysus was the God of winemaking, grape harvest and religious frenzy. He was also closely associated with festivity, theatre, celebratory processions, ecstatic dance, fertility and insanity. The origins of Dionysus remain a mystery though the mysterious ecstatic rituals associated with him may be observed in other more ancient cultures. In … Read more

10 Most Famous Russian Novelists And Their Best Novels

Famous Russian Novelists Featured

  The roots of Russian literature can be traced to the Middle Ages. During this period, works were composed in Old East Slavic or Old Russian. Russian literature was at its peak in the 19th century. During this period, some of the indisputable masterworks of world literature were produced in Russia. Alexander Pushkin is widely … Read more

10 Interesting Facts On The Mekong River

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  The Mekong River, formerly known as the Mae Nam Khong, is one of the most important rivers in the world running across six major South-East Asian nations. It originates in the Tibetan Plateau, moves southeast into Yunnan Province in China, runs its course through multiple countries; including Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam; before … Read more

10 Most Famous Filipino Artists And Their Masterpieces

Famous Filipino Artists Featured

  The art of the Philippines is reflective of the diversity, richness and uniqueness of Filipino culture. It began during the pre-historic era which is signified by the various paintings and artworks found on the walls of the caves discovered throughout the region. However, Filipino Art, as we know today, began with colonization of the … Read more

10 Interesting Facts About The Real Story of Pocahontas

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  Pocahontas was a native American woman who remains one of the best known cultural icons in the United States. However, her biography has been constructed through her association with the English colonists in America. Due to this, most of the parts of her life are still disputed or hotly debated among historians. First of … Read more