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Articles about ancient and modern civilizations including facts about them as well as their accomplishments.

Olmec Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts On The Ancient Olmec Civilization

  The Olmec is the earliest known major civilization of Mesoamerica or Pre-Columbian America. It is thought that early Olmec culture appeared around 1600 BC and it flourished from 1200 BC to 400 BC in...
Ancient Egypt Religion Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About Religion In Ancient Egypt

  Religion was deeply rooted in the life of ancient Egyptians. It may be fair to say that most aspects of their lives were guided by religion. The Egyptians practiced polytheism with close to 2000...
Inca Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of The Ancient Inca Civilization

  The term Inka means "ruler" or "lord" in Quechua, the main language of the Inca Empire. It was used to refer to the ruling class of the empire but the Spanish, who conquered and...
Inca Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Inca And Their Empire

  The Andean civilization, which is estimated to have developed from as early as 4th century BC, is regarded as the first civilization in South America. It is one of five civilizations in the world...
Aztec Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of The Ancient Aztec Civilization

  The term Aztec comes from the word Aztecah which means "people from Aztlan". Aztlan is a legendary place, which the Aztecs referred to their ancestral home. The Aztecs arrived in the Valley of Mexico...
Aztecs Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Aztecs And Their Empire

  Mesoamerica is a term used to describe the region roughly corresponding to modern day Mexico and Central America which was inhabited by various societies before Spanish colonization following the famous discovery by Christopher Columbus....
Assyrian Empire Facts Featured

10 Facts On The Ancient Assyrian Empire of Mesopotamia

  The Assyrian Empire was one of the major kingdoms in ancient Mesopotamia, which is a historical region situated between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates. Assyria was located in the northern part of Mesopotamia, roughly...
Egyptian Pyramids Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About Ancient Egyptian Pyramids

  Although pyramids have been built by civilizations in many parts of the world including China and Mesoamerica, the pyramids built in Egypt are the most famous. The first Egyptian pyramid was the Pyramid of...
Mayan Civilization Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Ancient Maya Civilization

  Mesoamerican civilization comprised of a number of indigenous cultures that developed in parts of Mexico and Central America prior to Spanish conquest in the 16th century. Part of Mesoamerica, the Maya civilization encompassed an...
Qin Dynasty Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of the Qin Dynasty of China

  Qin dynasty was the first imperial dynasty of China and its reign lasted from 221 to 206 BC. Lasting only 15 years, it was the shortest dynasty in Chinese history. Though it ruled for...

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