Trials of Germany’s Impregnable Königstein Fortress
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 01:33

Due to its turbulent history, Germany has many impressive military fortresses. One of the best known and most spectacular is the Königstein Fortress, located in the free state of Saxony Switzerland and therefore also known as the ‘Saxon bastille’. 

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 01:24

The Fairy Queen is a famous mythological figure featuring in Irish and British folklore for at least 1000 years, who after Shakespeare's influence, was often named Titania or Mab. 

A Deadly Formula - Why Viking Weapons and Armor Were So Effective
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 23:07

Nothing continues to be so inspiring and thrilling from early medieval history such as the Viking Age. This exciting historical period turned the nations of Europe upside down, and ushered in a new, revolutionary age.

Human-Neanderthal fertility gene discovered in recent study. Source: Dimid / Adobe Stock.
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 18:47

Are you in the “one in three” group of European women with the special Neanderthal gene required for fewer pregnancy issues?

How the German House of Hanover ruled Britain for 200 Years
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 14:01

The House of Hanover (formally known as the House of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Hanover line) is a German royal house that came to rule Great Britain. The Hanoverians, as they are known, gained the British throne in the 18th century, and held on to it until the early 20th century. 

The Rosetta Stone: One of Archaeology’s Greatest Treasures
Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 22:45

The Rosetta Stone is one of the most significant discoveries in the history of archaeology. This artifact was created during the Ptolemaic Period, and was rediscovered at the end of the 18th century.