On the bank of the Euphrates lies one of the ancient world’s most powerful and mythical cities. This article was first published in the January 2016 issue of History Revealed
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Recent analysis of clay pipes found near William Shakespeare’s house revealed that they contained traces of narcotics, leading to wild media speculation that the Bard’s famed imagination was stimulated by drugs. This article was first published in the January 2016 issue of History Revealed
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The honest answer is that we’re not really sure as armour changed a lot over the centuries and every knight had his own technique. This article was first published in the January 2016 issue of History Revealed
It was a building blunder that became Italy’s engineering marvel. This article was first published in the January 2016 issue of History Revealed
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At the moment that the US President was shot by John Wilkes Booth, Ford’s Theatre was ringing with hysterical laughter. This article was first published in the January 2016 issue of History Revealed
Nobody expected it, but the brutal period of religious persecution, torture and burnings at the stake raged for over 350 years. This article was first published in the Christmas 2015 issue of History Revealed
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Fans had been a staple of the fashionable lady’s wardrobe since the Elizabethan period. This article was first published in the Christmas 2015 issue of History Revealed
In the Victorian era, London was quickly growing into the world’s mightiest metropolis, with trade and commerce rising at an exponential rate. This article was first published in the Christmas 2015 issue of History Revealed
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It’s nearly impossible to translate amounts spent on Elizabethan clothing into modern money, as it represented so much more of someone’s overall income than today. This article was first published in the Christmas 2015 issue of History Revealed
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With 282 laws, the Code of Hammurabi affected all areas of life in ancient Mesopotamia, including proper medical care and practices. This article was first published in the Christmas 2015 issue of History Revealed
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