11 Legendary Military Rulers of the Ancient Past
Leonidas I (c. 540 BC - August 11, 480 BC) The ruler of the Ancient Greek city-state of Sparta and commander of the famed 300 Spartans is considered the very embodiment of courage and endurance, the image of a fearless leader.
Quiz: What Type of RULER Are You?
Quiz: If You Were a Ruler, What Kind Would You be? quiz What kind of leader hides within you? Who could you have been? Take our test to find out.
Trivia Quiz: Do You Know These Famous Rulers?
There were many rulers in history. After all, up until relatively recently (in historical terms), humans were almost always led by a king, queen, emperor, or some other kind of totalitarian ruler.
QUIZ: Which Famous Ruler Would You Have Been?
Content Personality Test: Which Famous Ruler Are You? quiz Would you have been a Julius Caesar or Louis XIV? Elizabeth I or Genghis Khan? Take our quiz and find out!
Eccentric Rulers: 6 Bizarre Monarchs Throughout History
The monarchy has seen it's fair share of eccentric individuals, let's take a look at 6 of history's most eccentric rulers: 1. Nero (ruled AD 54–68) Source Rome's emperor Nero has long been written off as mad. Yet, there has been a misreading of his intelligent, and eccentric ways.
25 Amazing Facts About the Great Genghis Khan
Genghis Khan was one of the most feared (and accomplished) rulers in all of human history. During his lifetime, his empire stretched across much of Eurasia - he tended to crush any opposition to his conquests, terrifying commoners who knew that he was coming their way.
Genghis Khan: Brutal Mass Murderer, or Enlightened Ruler?
Though destined for greatness from birth, the Mongol Temujin, who would become the great Genghis Khan, had a long and winding road before he became the greatest conqueror in history. This is his fa..
Concerns Over Kim Jong-un’s Health Put Spotlight on Sister
Image Source: Jorge Silva/AP In these extraordinary circumstances, the loss of a ruler could be an extreme blow to the regime of the country, especially in the absence of a known direct male descendant.
Personality Test: What is Your Jungian Archetype?
Try Again Share Result You Are the Ruler The ruler is found in many myths, like Zeus, the father of the gods. Turned on by success and order, you’re a self-confident, self-reliant control-freak. You are a reliable mentor who’s always on the lookout for your love ones’ best interests.
10 Richest People From History You Should Know About
. #1 Mansa Musa (1280-1337, king of the Mali empire): wealth 'beyond description' A 14th-century West African ruler, Mansa Musa is believed to be the richest man who ever lived. According to noted researchers, present accounts of Musa’s wealth are so staggering that they are impossible to describe.
The 10 Greatest British Monarchs in History
He was brave, brutal and cunning in equal measure, and became the ruler of a land containing some 1.5 million inhabitants at the time.
How Good Are Your Reflexes? Try These Exercises with Kids
For this exercise you need a ruler holding it at the end (the highest number) and letting it hang down. Another person should put his or her hand at the bottom of the ruler, having them ready to grab it. This person, however, should not be touching the ruler.
6 Ancient Kingdoms You Were Never Taught in History Lessons
These rulers may have not made it into modern popular knowledge, yet they forged powerful empires which thrived for centuries. These ancient monarchies benefited from their resource-abundant corners of the world.
The Future Looks Bright, and Full of Gadgets.
Wearable wireless mouse Hoodie BackPack Hidden Power Outlet Unique umbrella design Ruler with holes for precision Eco friendly Toilet Solar rocking chair Digitally precise protractor You will have no problem finding the keyhole For smart parents Bicycle Parking Digital Measuring Cup Built-in Wall extension
These Pictures Prove We Live In an Amazing World.
A young Saddam Hussein, former ruler of Iraq, with his "female companion". The World’s largest Cave - Hang Son Doong Cave in Vietnam. Amazing prosthetic leg made by Scott Summit, an industrial designer.
Explore the Past With This Interactive History Lesson!
All you have to do is click on an area in the world, and choose the time period in the horizontal ruler above. Then you can pick and read about any of the major historical events that took place there and then.
Christian, Jewish or Muslim - Jerusalem is Holy to All
It has seen many rulers and has accumulated more than 100 names over the years. It has been called the city of light, the city of gold, the city of peace. There is none other like it. This is the ancient city of Jerusalem.
History Can Be Ironic & These 12 Stories Prove Just That!
The life of an individual and history at large can truly take an unexpected and often ironic direction, and no one, not even the greatest rulers and minds in history are safe from it.
Joke: The Cat Catastrophe Instructions
Get spouse to hold head firmly with one hand while forcing wooden ruler into mouth. Drop pill down ruler and rub cat's throat vigorously. Retrieve cat from curtain rail, get another pill from foil wrap. Make note to buy new ruler and repair curtains.
What Insightful Caricatures Can Teach Us
The seat of a ruler has its own dangers. One knowledge sacrificed for another. What we think we want and what we really want aren't always the same.
48 Hours in Edinburgh: Exploring the Ancient Scottish City
Visitors can go up to the Edinburgh Castle overlooking the city, home to the crown jewels and Stone of Destiny - jewels used in the coronation of Scottish Rulers for centuries.
9 Facts About Ancient Egypt You Probably Didn’t Know
., and all subsequent rulers were portrayed in this fashion. Even Pharaoh Hatshepsut, one of the most prominent female rulers of ancient Egypt, often appears with a fake beard.
Who Is the Richest Person in History?
It is a relatively unknown 14th-century West African ruler, Mansa Musa. It is estimated that Musa’s wealth was around $400 billion! Isn't that astounding? Watch and learn about the fascinating and little-known life of Mansa Musa and how he went on to become the wealthiest man the world has known.