Top 10 Biggest Secrets And Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptians have enthralled and mesmerized us for centuries. We westerners love to portray them in books, TV and movies. From mummies to alien civilizations that built the pyramids, the Egyptians have captured the public imagination and refused to let go. Yet, with all our modern knowledge and know-how, there are still many elements of […]

Hittites – Ancient Empire That Vanished

The Hittites are mentioned in the Bible as contemporaries of the ancient Egyptians. They were a powerful civilization based in modern day Anatolia. Yet unlike other such mighty empires, they disappeared so quickly as to have become something of a mystery. But tenacious archaeologists searching for their capital city made a startling discovery in Turkey. […]

Ozymandias – Shelley & Smith Poems Of Competition

Ozymandias is a famous poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), the English poet and husband of the novelist¬†Mary Shelley who wrote¬†Frankenstein. Percy Shelley died at the young age of 30 in a boating accident off the Italian coast. The title of the poem is thought to refer to the pharaoh, Ramesses II who ruled Egypt […]