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The Crimean War

The Crimean War lasted from October of 1853 to February of 1856. The war began as Russia fought against the Ottoman Empire …


The Black Death

In the late 1340′s, the Black Death spread like wild fire throughout Europe. It was a result of a virus carried by …


Mongol Empire

The Mongol Empire existed during the 13th and 14th centuries, and was the largest contiguous land empire in human history. Genghis Khan …


Byzantine Empire

After the division of the Roman Empire into two halves, Western and Eastern, the western half was sacked by Barbarian tribes and …


Ancient Europe

Ancient Europe, with the exception of the classical realm of Rome and Greece, was a wild and uncivilized place, populated by tribes …