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Democracy in Plato

In Plato's Protagoras, it is argued that not everyone may be wise, but even so, everyone should have the right to vote (in a democracy).

Summary of Iliad Book XVI

In the 16th book of Homer's Iliad, Zeus seems destined to fulfill his promise to Achilles' mother, Thetis, to give glory to Achilles.

Breaking Through: Third Battle of Gaza

The Third Battle of Gaza was a successful attempt by British forces to break into Palestine during World War I. Led by General Sir Edmund Allenby, the British combined flank and frontal assaults to dislodge the Turks from the Gaza-Beersheba line. Lasting a week, the Third Battle of Gaza was a decisi

The Amazing Life of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, an anti-apartheid activist, spent 27 years in prison. Only four years after his release, Mandela became South Africa's first black president.

World War I: A Global Struggle

When World War I became a stalemate on the Western Front, the Allies began seeking secondary fronts for striking at the Central Powers. While offensives were attempted through Gallipoli and Salonika, other efforts were made to capture German colonies in Africa. While many of these had little effect

Captain Vikram Batra Param Vir Chakra (PVC)

Captain Vikram Batra was awarded with India's highest military honor Param Vir Chakra, posthumously for his sustained display of the most conspicuous personal bravery and leadership of the hi

Central Asia Timeline

Central Asia timeline, laying out the region's history from the Aryan invasion through the modern day.

Deipnon

Deipnon was a Greek meal.