Zarathushtra-The Revolutionary Iranian Prophet And First Philosopher In History
There was a time when the philosophy of oneness, one entity and one universal power emerged out of the polytheistic teachings.
Loving Vincent - Film Trailer
The ambitious animation aims to tell the story of Vincent Van Gogh’s influential but troubled life, using 12 hand-made oil paintings per second that were created in the style of the legendary painter....
How Lady Bible Hunters Made the Victorian Era's Most Stunning Scriptural Find
Scottish twins Agnes and Margaret Smith were the last people you’d expect to discover one of the earliest known copies of the gospels, but in a dusty closet...
Top 10 Paintings By Peter Paul Rubens
The Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577- 1640) was one of the foremost figures of Baroque painting. A highly prolific artist who is credited with more than 1000 works was a master of drama and col...
Eight Things You May Not Know About Picasso
Pablo Picasso died on April 8, 1973, having become arguably the most famous artist of the 20th century. His productivity was unmatched, with tens of thousands of works to his name, including groundbre...
Mystery Of Mona Lisa's Smile 'Solved' As Experts Say Da Vinci Used The Same Illusion Years Before
Scientists may have discovered the secret behind one of the most famous mysteries in the history of art – the Mona Lisa’s smile. Experts from two UK universities said that a new study of another paint...
50,000-Flower Display Marks 125th Anniversary Of Van Gogh's Death
On the 125th anniversary of Vincent van Gogh's death, institutions across the world are celebrating the Dutch artist's legacy. A portrait of van Gogh made of 50,000 dahlias is on display in Amsterdam ...
Where Did The First Americans Come From? New Studies Offer Clues
A pair of studies seek to answer questions about the first inhabitants of the Americas: Where did they come from, and how did they get here? One study, published Tuesday in the journal Science, propos...
The Origins Of Voodoo, The Misunderstood Religion
For many, the word ‘Voodoo’ conjures up images of magical dolls with pins stuck in them to inflict pain on one’s enemies and the resurrection of the dead as zombies. These images are the result of the...
Blood on the canvas: the greatest feuds in art history
In his exhibition You Were Shit in the 80s, artist Mackie imagines fictional feuds between great artists. He didn’t need to. Real art history is riddled with rivalries – from Leonardo’s attempted cast...
Meet Joseph Duveen, The Savvy Art Dealer Who Sold European Masterpieces
Duveen once observed: "Europe has a great deal of art, and America has a great deal of money." A new exhibit explores the relationship between Duveen and American mega-millionaire Norton Simon.
9 Things You May Not Know About Michelangelo
On the 540th anniversary of his birth, learn nine surprising facts about the artist often called “the Divine One.”
12 Year Old Girl Discovers That All But One US President Are Directly Related To Each Other
12 year-old BridgeAnne d’Avignon made an effort to trace back her genealogical roots in France, and decided to “branch out” to a different kind of Family T
History of religions
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Numismatics
Numismatics is the study or collection of currency, including coins, tokens, paper money, and related objects. While numismatists are often characterized as students or collectors of coins, the discip...
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Ronald E. Powaski
Ronald E. Powaski is an American historian who has written on the 20th century foreign policies of the United States and Europe.Powaski earned his Ph.D. in 1972 from Case Western Reserve University in...
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John Randolph Tucker (politician)
John Randolph Tucker (December 24, 1823 – February 13, 1897) was an American lawyer, author, and politician from Virginia. He was a member of the Tucker family, which was influential in the legal and...
Ernst Sprockhoff
Ernst Sprockhoff (1892–1967) was a German prehistorian and inventor of the Sprockhoff numbering system for megalithic monuments in Germany.
Sprockhoff was born on 6 August 1892 in Berlin. He becam...
History of religions
The history of religion refers to the written record of human religious experiences and ideas. This period of religious history begins with the invention of writing about 5,200 years ago (3200 BCE). T...
Heinrich Hubert Houben
Heinrich Hubert Houben (1875-1935) was a German literary historian. From 1907 to 1919 Houben was literary director of the publishing firm Brockhaus.
Zbigniew Załuski
Zbigniew Załuski (31 July 1926 in Kivertsi, Polish Commonwealth – 5 March 1978 in Warsaw, People's Republic of Poland) was a Polish army officer, writer and Member of Parliament.
A native of...
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John Stauber
John Stauber is an American progressive writer. Stauber has co-authored five books about government propaganda, private interests and the public relations industry. His work includes one book about ho...
History of architecture
The history of architecture traces the changes in architecture through various traditions, regions, overarching stylistic trends, and dates. The branches of architecture are civil, sacred, naval, mili...
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Where Did The First Americans Come From? New Studies Offer Clues
A pair of studies seek to answer questions about the first inhabitants of the Americas: Where did they come from, and how did they get here? One study, published Tuesday in the journal Science, propos...
John R. Commons
John Rogers Commons (/ˈkɑːmənz/; 1862–1945) was an American institutional economist, progressive and labor historian at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
John R. Commons was born in Hollansburg...
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