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  1. Ancient Greece: Corinth - A Brief history

    Corinth is an ancient city with a long and varied history; it has experienced periods of great wealth ...
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  2. Asian History: The Battle of Tarim Basin

    The lands of Central Asia have long appeared to be somewhat more attractive to would-be conquerors than ...
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  3. Stories Behind the Throne: Was King Tutankhamun Murdered?

    Was King Tut murdered? That question is posed by Bob Brier's book "The Murder of Tutankhamun." ...
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  4. Stories Behind the Throne: 20th Century Queen - The Life of the Queen Mother

    The Honorable Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon was born on August 4, 1900. Queen Victoria was ...
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  5. Asian History: Migration in Southeast Asia

    Throughout known history, people have been migrating into and across Southeast Asia. Bands of people ...
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  6. Stories Behind the Throne: Lafayette and Marie Antoinette

    Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, better known as the marquis de Lafayette, was born in ...
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  7. Charles Francis Adams: Unsung Hero

    Jun 2, 2000 - © John S. Cooper

    Charles Francis Adams was the son of a President and ...
  8. Ireland's Mythical History: Kylemore - Romance and Devotion

    Set comfortably into the Connemara mountains, mirrored by a tranquil lake, and framed by hedges of fuchsia ...
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  9. Stories Behind the Throne: The Real Anna and the King

    If you've seen the movie "Anna and the King" starring Jodie Foster, you're probably wondering ...
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  10. Asian History: The Koguryo War

    Korea was for many centuries known as the Hermit Kingdom, since it prevented anyone entering or leaving ...
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  11. Ireland's Mythical History: The Mystery of Newgrange

    Mysterious. That's a word that, without question, describes Ireland, and particularly the area of the ...
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  12. Stories Behind the Throne: Good King Wenceslas

    Good King Wenceslas looked out on the Feast of Stephen,
    When the snow lay round about, deep
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  13. Asian History: Aceh

    Freedom fighters or terrorists? It is often difficult to be sure. Political, religious and ethnic history ...
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  14. Medieval England and Vikings: The Culmination of the Viking Influence on England - 4

    The result of the disagreement over the crown led England into two decisive battles, one with an outlawed ...
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  15. Stories Behind the Throne: The Marriage of William the Conqueror

    When William was in his early twenties he asked Count Baldwin V of Flanders for his daughter Matilda's ...
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  16. Medieval England and Vikings: The Culmination of the Viking Influence on England - 3

    The nobles were receptive to Edward's request at the time, but future circumstances worked to the detriment ...
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  17. Stories Behind the Throne: Royal Valentine's Day Quiz

    How much do you know about the romantic side of royal history? Take this quiz and find out.
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  18. Medieval England and Vikings: The Culmination of the Viking Influence on England - 2

    In the Danelaw and Northumbria, a sense of independence from the rest of England evolved that would ...
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  19. Medieval England and Vikings: The Culmination of the Viking Influence on England

    According to renowned historians, English history began in 1066 when William the Conqueror invaded England ...
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  20. History Blog: Scipio of Rome and Hannibal of Carthage

    Although Scipio, the Roman general was ultimately the victor, Hannibal Barca of Carthage was likely ...
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