Gustave Dore by Felix Nadar

10 Gustave Dore Illustrations for Dante's Inferno

Gustave Dore famous works include the Divine Comedy by Dante. This is a hand-picked list of Gustave Dore's illustrations that show us the most interesting...Read More

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9 Levels of Purgatory (Dante's Purgatorio)

Purgatorio ("Purgatory" in English) is the second section of the Divine Comedy, which is an epic poem written by the great Italian poet, Dante....Read More

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10 Famous Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs

Pharaohs were the mighty political and religious leaders who reigned over ancient Egypt for more than 3,000 years, from around 3150 BC. until 30 BC...Read More

Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette by Edward Renoir

20 of the World's Most Famous Art Pieces

Art history has delivered us with some amazing paintings and sculptures and limiting it to twenty pieces is no small feat. Certain works will always rise to the top...Read More

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Top 10 Historical Monuments from the Ancient World

The ancient world is one that is laden with marvels - from philosophy and politics to technology and architecture, the ancient Greek and Roman influence is...Read More

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10 Famous Roman Generals

The rise and fall of the mighty Roman Empire continues to intrigue, even 1500 years after its demise. The Roman Republic took shape in a time when formidable empires...Read More

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Complete List of Norse Gods and Goddesses

In Norse Mythology the original inhabitants of Valhalla were the Æsir (gods) and Ásynjur (goddesses), but they were not the first divinities the Nordic races worshiped...Read More

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10 of the Worlds Oldest Known Civilizations

For hundreds of thousands of years, humans were nomads, hunting, and gathering, moving around the landscape, until around 10,000 and 7,000 BC, things changed...Read More

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5 Famous Snipers of World War II

The U.S.S.R. was the only country that heavily trained sniper units during the decade leading up to the Second World War. Other nations trained them, but not to...Read More

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9 Spheres of Heaven (Dante's Paradiso)

Paradiso (English: "Heaven", "Paradise") is the third and the last section of Dante's epic poem of Devine Comedy. In it, the Italian poet describes his journey...Read More

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20 Most Spectacular Art Deco Skyscrapers in the U.S.

Art Deco was an art and architecture movement which emerged in France shortly before the outbreak of World War I in 1914 and spread around the world in the...Read More

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List of 12 Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses

Ancient Greek religion and mythology recognized a number of deities but the most venerated gods and goddesses were the so-called Twelve Olympians who were...Read More

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5 Events that Led to the Russian Revolution of 1917

Starting with the so-called February Revolution in 1917 and ending with the October Revolution later that year...Read More

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