History of medieval philosophy
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(Dialectic and rhetoric are among the seven liberal arts (illustration of Hortus Deliciarum, v. 1180).) The medieval philosophy of the West and the Middle East derive from the same current. It is the Muslim and Christian thinkers, then between Muslims … Read More

Christmas during the Renaissance
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Before the Christianization of the West, Christmas was called Dies Natalis Solis Invicti and corresponded to the birth day of Sol Invictus. The date of 25 December has been set as the great feast of the undefeated Sun (Sol Invictus) … Read More

Short book history
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The history of the book is that of a series of technical innovations that have improved the quality of access to information, portability, and the cost of production. But considered from the artistic or collection point of view, the book … Read More

Short history of London
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London in Roman times The regions around London (now within the boundaries of Greater London) seem to have been inhabited by Britons islanders since prehistoric times, but no archaeological evidence has been unearthed in north of London bridge, where the … Read More

History
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(History by Frederick Dielman (1896)) History is the science that studies the past of human society. The object of history is not limited to political events, such as for example battles or deeds of kings and emperors. It includes economic, … Read More

Japan Memoirs of a Secret Empire – Full Documentary
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Japan blossomed into its Renaissance at approximately the same time as Europe. Unlike the West, it flourished not through conquest and exploration, but by fierce and defiant isolation. And the man at the heart of this empire was Tokugawa Ieyasu, … Read More

History of Easter eggs
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The red eggs (Easter eggs from Belarus, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Belarusian_Easter_Eggs.jpg) The custom of the Easter egg was found among Coptic Christians from the late fifth century, it is perhaps in memory of ardent eggs (ova ignita) with which the martyrs were tortured … Read More

Modern history of lottery
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Harvard Lottery Ticket 1811 American lottery The numbers game operated out of “Policy shops”, exactly where bettors decide on numbers, have been inside the U.S. before 1860. In 1875, a report of a pick committee with the New York State … Read More

Yahoo! – The rise
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January 1994: Jerry Yang and David Filo create “Jerry’s Guide to the World Wide Web” while studying at Stanford University. April 1994: “Jerry’s Guide to the World Wide Web” is re-named “Yahoo!” March 1995: Yahoo! is incorporated. 1995: Ziff Davis … Read More

Dice history
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Dice were probably originally made from the ankle bones of hoofed animals (such as oxen), colloquially known as “knucklebones”, which are approximately tetrahedral. Even today, dice are sometimes colloquially referred to as “bones”, as in “shake them bones”. Ivory, bone, … Read More

History of Drobeta Turnu Severin
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The modem town of Tumu Severin has a relatively new history, if it is to be compared to other Romanian towns. It made its appearance on the map of our country and on that of the world following General Pavel … Read More

History of gambling in China
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The first account of gambling in China could be found in the feudal states in the late Chou Dynasty (800–256 B.C.), although some researchers have pushed the origin even further back to the Shang (1700–1027 B.C.) and the Xia (2000–1500 … Read More

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