Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Learn About the Third of the Great Tragedians

Learn About the Third of the Great Tragedians

Euripides, a Greek writer of tragedy, introduced drama about love to Old Comedy. Third of the great Greek tragedians, Euripides was born c. 484 B.C. and died 406 B.C., possibly in Macedonia, although that may have been one of the many fanciful legends created about this controversial playwright.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Latin Syllables

Latin Syllables

Guidelines to help you learn to stress the right syllable in Latin.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Juno Regina

Juno Regina

Juno Regina on a denarius from 220 A.D. On the other side is Julia Soemias Augusta

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: The Ten Deadliest American Civil War Battles

The Ten Deadliest American Civil War Battles

The American Civil War was a very bloody time in American History. Many soldiers and civilians on both sides of the divide suffered greatly during this epic period of American History. Below is a list

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Zahi Hawass

Zahi Hawass

Zahi Hawass is a contemporary archaeologist and Undersecretary of the State for the Giza Monuments as of 2009.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: See Spooky Prints from Early Modern Japan

See Spooky Prints from Early Modern Japan

Yoshitoshi Taiso (1839-1892) was one of Japan's greatest woodblock print artists, but he lived a troubled life. See some of his works that depict frightening demons, ghosts and ghouls.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Lance Naik (LCpl) Albert Ekka Param Vir Chakra (PVC)

Lance Naik (LCpl) Albert Ekka Param Vir Chakra (PVC)

Lance Naik Albert Ekka displayed conspicuous bravery and determination, which was in keeping with the highest traditions of the Indian Army. Lance Naik Albert Ekka was awarded the highest wartime gall

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Indian Carpet weaving

Indian Carpet weaving

Carpet weaving has developed significantly over the centuries from its humble beginnings to its sophistication today, from the carpet piles to distinct carpet styles like Olefin that are around today.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Ned Buntline

Ned Buntline

Ned Buntline was the pen name of Edward Z.C. Judson, whose adventure stories about the West transformed American popular culture.