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Ancient and modern history

Between legend and reality

Ancient eastern Semitic people of Assyria

Charlemagne and the Sacred Roman
Empire Strongly catholic, in some kingdoms he was venerated like a saint.

A singular labyrinth According to archaeologist Evans, who discovered it, it was the royal palace, but...

With a snake body, bat wings, eagle claws and lion teeth, dragons flied across the skies of myths and legends scaring the inhabitants of towns and villages with their fierceness.

Ilos: the deportees of Diego Garcia
In the middle of the Indian Ocean, between Africa and Asia, Britain wrote one of the most shameful pages of its history

Born to fight heretics applying spiritual punishments only, it ended up inflicting tortures and condemning to the stake just on the basis of vague suspicions

Middle Ages and Hell
To understand the medieval mentality it is first of all necessary to understand the hereafter, and in the Middle Ages the hereafter was mainly occupied by Hell

The movement of the Apostolic Brothers of Gherardino Segalello and Friar Dolcino
Year 1300 is the year of Jubilee and of universal forgiveness, but not for everybody. Not for Gherardino Segalello, who is burnt on the stake in Parma Knights Templar The Rules of the Order .... despite all the blood spilled in the Holy Name of Christ …

Shaka Zulu
King of Zulu and a great strategist, he is remembered as the “African Napoleon”

Ancient and modern history