Subutai Genghis Khan’s greatest General

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Of all the generals of Mongol empire, none stand taller than Subutai. His reputation as a ferocious warrior was well known which earned him a place as Genghis Khan’s “4 dogs of war”. Unlike Genghis’s 4 horses who were Genghis Khan’s personal friends the 4 dogs were the deadliest of his warriors. Brutal, fearless and … Read more

Why Did Prometheus Steal Fire?

Short Answer Prometheus steals fire to give it back to humans after Zeus took fire away from man. According to the greek mythology Zeus decreed that for every sacrifice that man made to the gods, the sacrifice should be split into two portions one for man and one for god. Here Prometheus decided to trick … Read more

ARCHIMEDES – The Greatest Mathematician and Inventor

Intro Archimedes of Syracuse, Italy is the most famous mathematician, inventor, physicist, engineer and an astronomer in ancient Greece. Archimedes is a man who was both, of his time and far ahead of his time.  He was born in Greek city of Syracuse in approximately 287 BC.  In the third century BC, Syracuse was a … Read more

The Lighthouse of Alexandria

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Waters could easily  turn hostile, weather could become treacherous, deadly submerged rocks could easily tear through the ship’s hull. Navigational aids did not exist at that time. By day marines followed visible land marks by night they relied on the stars. what sailors feared most was the flat and undistinguished coast line of northern Egypt . Perilous … Read more