Snaking its way through the Chinese countryside, it is one of the most impressive pieces of architecture and engineering in history – a project that was ongoing for 2,000 years. This article was first published in the May 2015 issue of History Revealed
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The Palace of Versailles, France’s extravagant former royal residence and centre of government, was one of the most expensive building projects in history. This article was first published in the February 2016 issue of History Revealed
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Bikini-like breast-bands are known to have been around in the ancient world. This article was first published in the February 2016 issue of History Revealed
For nearly 80 years, Rome and Carthage fought for supremacy at sea, on land and from the backs of elephants. This article was first published in the February 2016 issue of History Revealed
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There are no prizes for guessing the origin of this phrase – meaning ‘the whole thing’ – has to do with guns. This article was first published in the February 2016 issue of History Revealed
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A finely ground smokeless tobacco inhaled through the nostrils, ‘taking snuff’ originated in the Americas. This article was first published in the February 2016 issue of History Revealed
History Revealed magazine explores some of the strangest things that happened in February through history. This article was first published in the February 2016 issue of History Revealed
Built on an island in the middle of a lake, the Aztec capital grew into an awe-inspiring mega-city that stunned its European discoverers. This article was first published in the February 2016 issue of History Revealed
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Freeborn Roman women were not able to vote, hold political office or serve in the military, and only rarely owned land or businesses in their own right. This article was first published in the February 2016 issue of History Revealed
It was a company of traders and merchants but it became an imperial power, which ruled much of India with its huge army. This article was first published in the February 2016 issue of History Revealed
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