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Unlike today, there was no prize for coming second in the Ancient Greek Olympics. This article was first published in the April 2016 issue of History Revealed
It was first used for an execution over a century ago, and is still used in some cases today, but who came up with the idea? This article was first published in the April 2016 issue of History Revealed
Much like the phrase’s meaning, establishing the origins is a rough estimate. This article was first published in the March 2016 issue of History Revealed
Lush, powdered wigs had been popular since the end of the 17th century, but only for men. This article was first published in the March 2016 issue of History Revealed
Tomb at Deir el-Medina, where the first strike took place.
With so many monumental construction projects being carried out, it may not be all that surprising that the first strike was in Ancient Egypt. This article was first published in the February 2016 issue of History Revealed
In 1726, a young woman from the Surrey town of Godalming caused a medical sensation, baffling physicians with her unusual condition. This article was first published in the June 2014 issue of History Revealed
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
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
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...
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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