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Flag Tower of Hanoi

The Flag Tower of Hanoi is a tower in Hanoi, Vietnam. It is one of the symbols of the city. It is part of the Hanoi Citadel, a World Heritage Site. The tower is 33.4 metres tall, not counting the flag.

                                               

Battle of Route Coloniale 4

Battle of Route Coloniale 4 was a campaign in the First Indochina War carried out by the Viet Minh Army from 16 September to 17 October 1950 to break the isolation of the Viet Bắc base, clear the Vietnam-China border Bridge to receive aid. Anothe ...

                                               

My Lai Massacre

The My Lai Massacre was the killing of hundreds of civilians by United States troops at the village of My Lai, Vietnam on March 16, 1968. A memorial in My Lai lists the names of 504 victims. Before the massacre, U.S. troops were told that all of ...

                                               

Peoples Army of Vietnam

The Peoples Army of Vietnam is the military of modern-day Vietnam. It was also the military of communist North Vietnam during the First Indochina War and the Vietnam War. Non-communist fighters called it the Viet Minh during the First Indochina W ...

                                               

Vietnam War

The Vietnam War lasted from 1 November 1955–30 April 1975. It was fought between North Vietnam and South Vietnam. North Vietnam was supported by the Soviet Union, China and North Korea, while South Vietnam was supported by the United States, Sout ...

                                               

Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone

The Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone was the border between North Vietnam and South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. In 1954, after the Viet Minh defeated France during the First Indochina War, France gave up control of Vietnam, but France also split ...

                                               

Mayan civilization

The Maya civilization and Maya religion. They lived there for a long time and some of the Maya people live there even today The Maya lived there 4.000 years ago about 2000 BC. At that date complex societies were living in the Maya region. The sta ...

                                               

Isra and Miraj

The Isra and Miraj are two parts of a story that Muslims tell about Muhammad. They say that in the year 621, while he was resting in the Kaaba in Mecca, an angel came to him, with an animal called a Buraq. The Buraq carried Muhammad to a mosque t ...

                                               

Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy

The Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy is a controversy about a series of cartoons. They were first published in a Danish newspaper. The publication led to an outcry, and sparked violent protests in the Islamic world, with many people ...

                                               

Fatimid Caliphate

The Fatimid Caliphate was ruled by the al-Fātimiyyūn dynasty from 5 January 909 to 1171. It was an Arab Shia dynasty It ruled the fourth and final Arab caliphate. In different times different areas of the Maghreb, Egypt, and the Levant belonged t ...

                                               

History of colonialism

The history of colonialism goes back thousands of years, colonialism is the taking over of one country by another. In ancient times peoples such as the Hittites and the Incas were involved in colonialism. However people usually use the word colon ...

                                               

Imperialism

Imperialism is a policy in which large or powerful countries seek to extend their authority beyond their own borders. The policy of imperialism aims at the creation of an empire. Imperialist countries take control of other countries. They may use ...

                                               

Discovery doctrine

The discovery doctrine or doctrine of discovery is a legal term. It means that if a country was not under the control of a king who was from Europe and Christian, then any European Christian country could take control of the land. The discovery d ...

                                               

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women is a convention and one of the international human rights law adopted by United Nations General Assembly on 18 December 1979 and entered into force 3 September 1981 establ ...

                                               

Genocide Convention

The Genocide Convention is a treaty of the international human rights law on genocide created on 9 December 1948 by United Nations. This is to prevent all form of genocide and its incitation and to show how the actors of those must be punished. T ...

                                               

Millennium Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals are the eight targets of the United Nations. They were decided in 2000. All 189 United Nations member states, and at least 23 international organizations, said they would try to help achieve the goals by 2015: To ...

                                               

History of Christianity

The history of the Christian religion and the Christian church began with Jesus and his apostles. Christianity is the religion that is based on the birth, life, death, resurrection and teaching of Jesus Christ. Christianity began in the 1st centu ...

                                               

Impact of Christianity on western civilization

Christianity has been historically intertwined with Western civilization. However, it is difficult to decide what its effects were. Through its long history, the Church has been a major source of social services such as schooling. Several univers ...

                                               

Martinism

Martinism is a form of Christian mysticism following with the fall of the first man, his state of material divine source, and the process of his return, called Reintegration or illumination. As a mystical tradition, it was first transmitted throu ...

                                               

Hakoah Vienna

S.C. Hakoah Wien was a football club which played in Austria. The club was part of the Jewish sports club Hakoah which is still existing.

                                               

SC Hakoah Graz

The Sportclub Hakoah Graz was a Jewish sports and football club from the Styrian capital Graz. It was beside Sturm and GAK the third top league team from Graz.

                                               

Nefertiti

Nefertiti was the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten. She was the mother-in-law and may have been stepmother of the Pharaoh Tutankhamun. After her husband died, Nefertiti may have also ruled as pharaoh under the name Neferneferuat ...

                                               

Euclid

Euclid of Alexandria was a Greek mathematician who lived in Alexandria, Egypt and worked at the Library of Alexandria. Little is known about this person, but people think he lived there when Ptolemy I was Pharaoh. It is not known where and when h ...

                                               

Autolycus of Pitane

Autolycus of Pitane was a Greek astronomer, mathematician, and geographer. He was born in Pitane, a town of Aeolis, in Asia Minor. His works were probably completed in Athens between the years 335 BC and 300 BC. Autolycus surviving works include ...

                                               

Pythagoras

Pythagoras of Samos was a famous Greek mathematician and philosopher. He is known best for the proof of the important Pythagorean theorem, which is about right angle triangles. He started a group of mathematicians, called the Pythagoreans, who wo ...

                                               

Cleopatra VII

Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, was one of the most famous women in history. Her full name was Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator. She was the last of the Ptolemaic dynasty of Pharaohs set up in Egypt after the death of Alexander the Great. By descent, she ...

                                               

Hotepsekhemwy

Hotepsekhemwy was an early Egyptian king, the first ruler of the Second Dynasty. It is not known how long he ruled. The Turin King List has him ruling for 95 years. The Ancient Egyptian historian Manetho reports that the reign of "Boethos" lasted ...

                                               

Menes

Menes was a pharaoh of the first dynasty of ancient Egypt. He lived ca. 3100-3000 BC. He brought together Upper and Lower Egypt to make an empire. He wore the Pschent or double crown: the white crown of Upper Egypt and the red crown of Lower Egyp ...

                                               

Nectanebo II

Nectanebo II ruled in 360–342 BC. He was the third and last pharaoh of the Thirtieth Dynasty of Egypt, and the last native ruler of ancient Egypt. Under Nectanebo II, Egypt prospered. During his reign, the Egyptian artists developed a style on th ...

                                               

Pyramid of Neferirkare

The Pyramid of Neferirkare was built for the Fifth Dynasty pharaoh Neferirkare Kakai in the 25th century BC. It was the tallest structure on the highest site at the necropolis of Abusir, between Giza and Saqqara. It still towers over the necropol ...

                                               

Ramesses II

Ramesses II was one of the greatest Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt. He was the third Pharaoh of the Nineteenth dynasty. His successors and later Egyptians called him the "Great Ancestor". When he was 14, Ramesses was appointed successor by his father ...

                                               

Seti I

Menmaatre Seti I was a pharaoh of the New Kingdom 19th Dynasty. He was the son of Ramesses I and Queen Sitre, and the father of Ramesses II. As with all dates in Ancient Egypt, the actual dates of his reign are unclear. Various historians claim d ...

                                               

Thutmose I

Thutmose I was the third Pharaoh of the 18th dynasty of Ancient Egypt. He became pharaoh after the death of Amenhotep I. During his reign, he sent his armies into the Levant and Nubia, pushing the borders of Egypt further than ever before. He bui ...

                                               

Thutmose II

Thutmose is really cool he stopped a rebbelion from the middle east Thutmose II was the fourth Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. He built some small monuments and began two small military campaigns but did little else during his rule an ...

                                               

Thutmose III

Thutmose III was the sixth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty. Thutmose III was pharaoh in name for almost 54 years 24 April 1479 BC to 11 March 1425 BC from the age of two and until his death at age fifty-six. For the first 22 years of his reign, ...

                                               

Tutankhamun

Tutankhamun was a Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. He reigned from when he was nine years old to when he died. He became Pharaoh of the 18th dynasty during the New Kingdom. Tutankhamun was the son of Akhenaten and one of Akhenatens sisters, or perhaps o ...

                                               

Milo of Croton

Milo of Croton was a 6th century BC Greek wrestler. He came from the Greek city of Croton in southern Italy. He had great success as a wrestler. He won many times in the most important sports festivals of ancient Greece. He also led the people of ...

                                               

First Jewish–Roman War

The First Jewish–Roman War was the first and biggest of the Jewish–Roman wars in the Judaea province. It is often called The Great Revolt. It happened from 66–70 AD, and ended with the Empire winning. It began in 66 AD in Caesarea, where there wa ...

                                               

Gallic Wars

The Gallic Wars were military campaigns waged by the Roman proconsul Julius Caesar against tribes in Gaul between 58 BC and 50 BC. The wars gave Rome rich farmlands in Gaul. Caesars sub-commanders included Mark Antony, Titus Labienus, Quintus Tul ...

                                               

Second Punic War

The Second Punic War was a war led by Hannibal for Carthage and Scipio Africanus for Rome. They fought in 218 BC-202 BC. Hannibal scared the Romans by invading them over the mountains from Hispania with war elephants. He won the Battle of the Tre ...

                                               

Third Punic War

The Third Punic War was the third and last of the Punic Wars. It was fought between the former Phoenician colony of Carthage, and the Roman Republic. The war was a much smaller engagement than the two previous Punic Wars, and was mostly just the ...

                                               

James the Just

James the Just, also called James Adelphotheos, James, 1st Bishop of Jerusalem, or James, the Brother of the Lord and sometimes identified with James the Less, was an important figure in Early Christianity. According to tradition, he was the firs ...

                                               

Paul the Apostle

Paul the Apostle, previously known as Saul of Tarsus and now often called St Paul, was a Messianic Jewish-Roman writer and rabbi. He was a convert to Christianity. It is believed that he wrote thirteen books of the Bible, together called the Paul ...

                                               

Saint Peter

Saint Peter also called Simon Peter is one of the twelve apostles of Jesus. He is often talked about in the New Testament. Most of what we know about Peter comes from the Bible. In the Gospel it is written that Jesus Christ would make Peter the " ...

                                               

New Testament

The New Testament is part of the Christian Bible, and the most important religious writing of Christianity. It tells the story of Jesus Christ, his followers, and the beginnings of Christianity. It was written in Koine Greek.

                                               

Seven trumpets

Seven trumpets are sounded, one at a time, to cue apocalyptic events that were seen in the vision of the Revelation of Jesus, by Jonh, as written in the Book of Revelation of the New Testament. The seven trumpets are sounded by seven angels and t ...

                                               

Hammurabi

Hammurabi, was the sixth king of Babylon from 1792 BC to 1750 BC. He became king after his father abdicated, and was the first ruler of Babylonia. By winning wars against other kingdoms in Mesopotamia, Hammurabi created a large Babylonian empire. ...

                                               

Sargon of Akkad

Sargon was one of the first people in recorded history to create an empire, or multi-ethnic state. His empire included the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, and part of what is present-day Turkey. His capital was called Agade in the A ...

                                               

Australopithecine

The term Australopithecine refers to any species in the related genera Australopithecus or Paranthropus. These genera occurred in the Pliocene–Pleistocene era, and were bipedal. The arrangement of their teeth, especially the dental arcade, was si ...

                                               

Ardipithecus

Ardipithecus is a very early hominid genus, which lived during the late Neogene. Two species are known: A. kadabba, dated to about 5.6 million years ago late Miocene, and A. ramidus, which lived about 4.4 million years ago during the early Plioce ...