2 Reasons Why Hurrem Sultan and Empress Ki were similar
Hurrem Sultan, the first “Empress” of the Ottoman Empire; Empress Ki, the one and only Empress of China that wasn’t “Chinese”. How were their stories similar?
Underrated Generals in History: Belisarius and Yue Fei
*Disclaimer: I do not own any of the photos used in this blogpost and all credits goes to their respective owners.* Introduction Across the world, whether in the east or west, war was never absent throughout history. With war comes bloodshed, and also the tales of legendary generals. Speaking of famous generals, the first few…
5 of the Best History Channels on Youtube You Cannot Miss Out On
Do you ever find history classes boring, painful, or even gruesome? As you look at your thick notes packed with useless names and dates, your history teacher starts his/her weekly ranting about policies. You begin to ask yourself, why are people so obsessed with something that repeats itself over and over again? Why is history…
First Tsar of Russia: Why was Ivan the Terrible so terrible?
*Disclaimer: I do not own any of the photos used in this blogpost and all credits goes to their respective owners.* “It’s not entirely Ivan the Terrible’s fault for being terrible, hear me out.” Ivan IV: The First Tsar of Russia Ivan the terrible was the first tsar (also known as emperor) of Russia, and…