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In the 16th-century, there was a ground-breaking discovery of a large source of pure and solid graphite in Cumbria. This article was first published in the March 2016 issue of History Revealed
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Stonehenge, which began to be built around 3000 BC, continues to mystify historians, archaeologists and geologists. This article was first published in the March 2016 issue of History Revealed
For more than a year in the late 17th century, a small village in colonial Massachusetts was the scene of a series of trials and executions of people accused of witchcraft. Nige Tassell explores how group hysteria gave rise to a horror that shocked the world. This article was first published in the February 2016 issue of History Revealed
Martin Luther King and the March on Washington, the Crusades, Anne Boleyn, history’s biggest blunders, Shackleton and the Endurance, the Industrial Revolution and Tolpuddle Martyrs, the story of Barbie, Lincoln Cathedral, Dalai Lama, the Sopwith Camel, Alexander the Great and much more!
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A sickness of biblical stature, leprosy is one of the most documented diseases in ancient history, and was mentioned in Ancient Egyptian, Chinese, Greek, Roman and Indian texts. This article was first published in the February 2016 issue of History Revealed
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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