European Conquests of the Americas
After 1492, the Americas were invaded by European conquerors, who overwhelmed the Native Americans, although they were heavily outnumbered. How could so few Europeans conquer so many Native Americans?
English sailing ships were among the best ships in the 17th-19th centuries.
Legendary geographical discoveries at the beginning of the Modern Age had not only...
The name of the Russian armoured cruiser became well known during the October Revolution...
Prior to the 17th century astronomers were unable to account for the phenomenon of shooting stars.
The term ´hussar´ refers to a type of light cavalry which originated in Hungary and was...
The leader of the Ottoman Empire was the Sultan, the lord of life and death.
The fortress of Oradea in Transylvania is a good example of medieval fortress architecture.
There are plenty of exciting, interesting stories about the modern Olympic Games.