Medieval History


$26 painting reassessed as Raphael artwork worth over $26 million

A Renaissance painting, which was valued at around $26 until recently, has been appraised at a staggering $26 million, thanks to a new discovery that the artwork was actually created by Raphael. Originally attributed to Innocenzo Francucci da Imola, an artist of minor stature during Renaissance, it is now believed to be the work of…

Board Games Kept Viking Warriors Entertained In Afterlife-1

Board games kept viking warriors entertained in afterlife, archaeologists reveal

By early 9th century, the Orkney Islands, an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, pretty much became the headquarters for pirate raids and expeditions mounted by the Vikings against both Norway and mainland Scotland. In fact, the area later became embroiled in the dynastic politics of the Norsemen, and as such was under Norse…


10 famous historical figures who may not have existed as we know them!

History is replete with renowned heroes, villains, generals and leaders. However, it has not always been easy on the part of the historians to 'cleanse' the shreds of truth from the copious scope of fiction. As a matter of fact, documentation of various literary sources have shown that larger-than-life characters were required for the numerous…

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