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A boy sitting in front of a Christmas tree with a girl to whom he is whispering about Christmas traditions.

Why We Kiss Under the Mistletoe — And Other Christmas Traditions Debunked

Christmas, more than any other time of the year, is a time for tradition. Whether you celebrate or not, we are all surrounded by ... Read More

Cosplayer, Author and Ancient Egypt Expert: The Life and Learning of Victoria Avalor

Victoria Avalor is a preschool teacher in her thirties who lives in Central Pennsylvania. On paper, it may not seem as though ... Read More

Looking Ahead: How Historical Analysis Can Help Us Predict The Future

The ability to predict the future is a controversial art. Some would rather not know if artificial intelligence will take over ... Read More

Eros - The Greek god of love and sex

Why Greek Mythology is Still Relevant

You may well wonder at the continuing popularity of Greek mythology in the twenty-first century. The term ‘Greek Mythology’ ... Read More

Two young followers of Buddhism walking through the a Buddhist temple

Buddhism in Brief

Buddhism is a religion and a spiritual practice originating from the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, also known as The Buddha, ... Read More

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Cleopatra – The Last Queen of Egypt

Cleopatra VII Philopator was a world-renowned leader who was one of the most prominent figures of the Macedonian Greek Dynasty ... Read More

Stature of Boudicca in London, Big Ben is in the Background

Boudicca: Celtic Warrior Queen

Boudicca was the queen of the Iceni people, a Celtic tribe that lived in the east of England. In AD 60/61, she led a major ... Read More

The point at which life was created and the beginning of the Norse Gods: Two fists punching one another, one of ice representing Niflheim and one of fire representing Muspelheim

A Guide to Norse Gods and Goddesses

Before the beginning of time, there was Ginnungagap – a bottomless abyss, which separated the icy land of Niflheim and the ... Read More