Welcome to History, the place where I will be writing about interesting events throughout history you haven’t heard of and in some cases are never talked about! They will each be separated into broad histories and categorized based on time (BC-AD for ease). Each document contains sources, my opinions, links to key terms and are subject to change over time based on new evidence or collaboration with anyone else.
The life and quotes of Scythian philosopher Anacharsis.
Among the many stories of the Greco-Persian Wars, this story has both wealth and loss.
For a time, Macedon was the refugee of slaves running away from the Achaean League.
Getting thrown off a mountain is a weird punishment.
Plutarch – Alexander
Lucan had an interesting story about a druid grove in Gaul which sounds unreal.
The Achaemenids had a very specific punishment for corrupt judges.
With 118 sons, things can get a bit messy.
Read about the stories of the last Persians to fight the Greeks as they disappeared from Europe.
After the failure of the Romans to overtake the Dacians, the emperor Domitian held a special dinner for those whom he thought were responsible.
The life of a famous man named Lars, King of Clusium.
Liguria is described by Livy as an ideal battlefield to create soldiers.
Narni is a small town in Italy which became the name for the Chronicles of Narnia.
The story of the Romans deporting people from their homeland to Samnium.
Ancient books found thousands of years ago.
A deadly pestilence spread throughout the nation, leaving so many dead that even funerals became pointless.
Learn about the revival of lyrical poetry, all originating from the Occitan region.