Essays on History

Moai

Iconic Artifact: The Moai of Easter Island

Moai. Image by Yerson Retamal from Pixabay In this article, we shall discuss one of the most iconic, mysterious, and intriguing archaeological discoveries of Polynesia, the Moai of Easter Island, with the help of a...

Olmec Colossal Head essay

Iconic Artifact: Olmec Colossal Heads

Olmec Colossal Head, San Lorenzo, Veracruz. Gary Todd, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons In this article, we shall discuss one of the most famous and iconic archaeological discoveries of ancient Mesoamerica, known as the Olmec colossal...

Dead Sea Scrolls essay

Iconic Artifact: Dead Sea Scrolls

Dead Sea Scrolls. Photograph: the Israel Antiquities Authority 1993; photographer not named., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons In this article, we shall discuss one of the most famous and iconic ancient artifacts ever discovered,...

Christopher Columbus essay

On Christopher Columbus and his Complicated Legacy

Christopher Columbus. Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay In this article, we shall discuss one of the most significant figures in world history, who also happens to be one of the most important explorers...

Terracotta Army essay

Iconic Artifact: Terracotta Army

Terracotta Army. Image by Christel SAGNIEZ from Pixabay In this article, we shall discuss one of the most famous and iconic ancient artifacts ever discovered, the Terracotta Army. What is the Terracotta Army? The Terracotta...

Great Sphinx of Giza

Iconic Monument: Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza. Photo by Hongbin on Unsplash In this article, we shall discuss one of the most famous and iconic ancient monuments ever discovered, the Great Sphinx of Giza, with the help...

Rosetta Stone Essay

Iconic Artifact: Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone. Photo by Matteo Vistocco on Unsplash In this article, we shall discuss one of the most famous and iconic ancient artifacts ever discovered, the Rosetta Stone, with the help of a few...

Mask of Tutankhamun

Iconic Artifact: Mask of Tutankhamun

Mask of Tutankhamun. Image by G.C. from Pixabay With this article, I am introducing another new series which will be known as the Iconic Artifact series, in which we will be discussing the greatest...

Alfred Dreyfus biography

On the Tragic Life of Alfred Dreyfus

Alfred Dreyfus. Henri Roger-Viollet, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons I am quite sure not many outside of France have heard of the name Alfred Dreyfus. In France, however, Dreyfus is often regarded as the...

Exodus of Indian from Uganda essay

On the Exodus of Indians from Uganda

Exiled Indians in the Netherlands after leaving Uganda. Bert Verhoeff / Anefo, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons Anyone even remotely aware of political leaders and political history has no doubt heard the name of the infamous President of Uganda,...