Viking Treasure Trove Unearthed From English Field
A hoard of 1,100-year-old silver coins and Viking jewelry discovered by an amateur treasure hunter with a metal detector could rewrite English history.James Mather was giving up hope of getting a birt...
Hotel To Open At The Palace Of Versailles As Castle Needs Funding
For an overnight stay fit for a king or a queen, look no further than France's Palace of Versailles. More than seven million people visit the opulent gilded masterpiece each year, but that hasn't kept...
Discovery of oldest Qur’an fragments could resolve enigmatic history of holy text
For the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, the idea that the Qur’an is a seventh century text disseminated by Islam’s founder, the Prophet Muhammad, is neither news, nor particularly controversial. But in ...
2 Suspects Dead After Gunfire Outside Muhammad Cartoon Exhibit
GARLAND, Texas — Two suspects were killed after they opened fire Sunday in a parking lot outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad, authorities said. Garland's city ...
Capetian dynasty
The Capetian dynasty /kəˈpiːʃ(i)ən/, also known as the House of France, is a dynasty of Frankish origin, founded by Hugh Capet. It is among the largest and oldest European royal houses, consisting of ...
Heraklonas
Heraklonas (Greek: Κωνσταντῖνος Ἡράκλειος, Latin: Flavius Constantinus Heraclius (Heraclianus) Augustus), alternatively known in English as Heraclonas, Heracleonas, or rarely, Heraclius II (626...
Heraklonas - Wikipedia
Viking Treasure Trove Unearthed From English Field
A hoard of 1,100-year-old silver coins and Viking jewelry discovered by an amateur treasure hunter with a metal detector could rewrite English history.James Mather was giving up hope of getting a birt...
Hotel To Open At The Palace Of Versailles As Castle Needs Funding
For an overnight stay fit for a king or a queen, look no further than France's Palace of Versailles. More than seven million people visit the opulent gilded masterpiece each year, but that hasn't kept...
Discovery of oldest Qur’an fragments could resolve enigmatic history of holy text
For the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, the idea that the Qur’an is a seventh century text disseminated by Islam’s founder, the Prophet Muhammad, is neither news, nor particularly controversial. But in ...
Khosrau II
Khosrau II (Chosroes II in classical sources, entitled "Aparvez"; later garbled into Parviz), "The Victorious" – (Middle Persian: 𐭧𐭥𐭮𐭫𐭥𐭣𐭩 Husrō(y); also Khusraw Parvēz, New Persian: خس...
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Conall Crandomna
Conall Crandomna was king of Dál Riata (modern western Scotland) from about 650 until 660.The Senchus fer n-Alban makes him a son of Eochaid Buide and thus a member of the Cenél nGabráin. The Duan Alb...
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Cathal mac Muirgiussa
Cathal mac Muirgiussa (died 839) was a King of Connacht from the Uí Briúin branch of the Connachta. He was the son of Muirgius mac Tommaltaig (died 815), a previous king. He was of the Síl Muiredaig s...
Cathal mac Muirgiussa - Wikipedia
Anacaona
Anacaona (from Taíno anacaona, meaning "golden flower"; from ana, meaning "flower", and caona, meaning "gold, golden") was a Taíno cacica (chief), born into a family of chiefs, ...
Quran
The Quran (/kɔrˈɑːn/ kor-AHN; Arabic: القرآن‎ al-qur'ān, [qurˈʔaːn], literally meaning "the recitation"; also romanised Qurʾan or Koran) is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslim...
Quran - Wikipedia
Al-Mansur Nasir al-Din Muhammad
This article is about the Ayyubid Sultan of Egypt. For the Ayyubid Emir of Hama, please see Al Mansur Muhammad, Emir of Hama. For notable figures in Yemeni history please see Al-Mansur Muhammad or A...
Al-Mansur Nasir al-Din Muhammad - Wikipedia
Battle of Lechfeld
The Battle of Lechfeld (10 August 955) was a decisive victory for Otto I the Great, King of the Germans, over the Hungarian harka Bulcsú and the chieftains Lél (Lehel) and Súr. It is often seen as the...
Battle of Lechfeld - Wikipedia