world history

  • Scimitar

    A scimitar is a type of saber with a curved blade mainly used in West Asia (Middle East). » There is very little information on the exact geographical origin of the scimitar. But everything seems to indicate that scimitar-shaped weapons were developed from those used by the Macedonians under Alexan

  • Wigtownshire | former county, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Wigtownshire | former county, Scotland, United Kingdom

    Wigtownshire , also Called Wigtown , historic southwest tip county Scotland , looking at the Irish Sea to the south and the North Channel to the west. It is the western part of the historical region Galloway and is entirely within the municipality of Dumfries and Galloway .

  • Gabriela Silang, the Generala
    Gabriela Silang, the Generala

    María Josefa Gabriela Cariño Silang (1731 – 1763) was the first woman to lead a revolution in the Philippines against the Spanish occupier. When her husband died, she took over to lead the movement, until her own arrest and execution. A youth under the Spanish occupation María Josefa Gabriela Ca

  • From Bartering to Trading
    From Bartering to Trading

    Barter Mariangela Lavecchia, a girl with a degree in Law, sent Pills of History an article that briefly traces the salient stages between the barter and the sale. Happy reading. Barter in antiquity In our legal system the sales contract is governed by art. 1470 cc, pursuan

  • Poor Kastelorizo:Venizelos &how he didn t join Greece in 1912
    Poor Kastelorizo:Venizelos &how he didn't join Greece in 1912

    In 1911 the Italy-Ottoman Empire war broke out. In the spring of 1912 the Italians began to occupy the Greek Dodecanese. The Italians reached Kastellorizo ​​on April 29, 1912 but did not occupy it because they considered it too far from the other islands and could not hold it, despite the request of

  • Marco Polo and the true history of pasta
    Marco Polo and the true history of pasta

    Pasta, the pride and pride of us Italians. Pasta is the symbol of Italy in the common imagination, it is our greatest wealth, and according to legend, it was we Italians who exported it all over the world, after having imported it, thanks to Marco Polo, from the East. The truth, however, is slight